• Pottery for Veterans

    Fridays, September 22 – December 15 (no session on November 24) 1:00 – 4:00 pm Odyssey ClayWorks FREE to Veterans living in Buncombe County  ...

    September 22 - December 15
  • North Carolina Ceramics Arts Festival

    Join us on September 23, 2017 for the first annual North Carolina Ceramic Arts Festival! In partnership with the City of Asheville, the AAAC is proud ...

    September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sundays Live @ Aloft Concert Series

    With the best rooftop venue in town, Aloft Asheville Downtown is hosting live performance featuring entertainment from The Caribbean Cowboys. The even...

    September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Indigo Color Ball!

The Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to announce the 2017 Color Ball color will be indigo!

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Contemporary Embroidery Workshop With Sarah K. Benning

Join us on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Refinery Creator Space from 1:00  – 5:00 pm for an exciting embroidery workshop! Abandon your embroidery expectations and embrace freestyle stitching and experimentation during a hands-on Contemporary Embroidery workshop with fiber artist Sarah K. Benning. In this 4-hour session, Sarah will help you prep your hoop […]

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Arts & Wellness program for Veterans

The AAAC is launching a collaborative Arts & Wellness program for Veterans!

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The arts mean business in Buncombe County!

On Saturday, June 17 the Americans for the Arts released the Arts & Economic Prosperity V (AEP5) study finding the nonprofit arts and culture sector is a $68 million industry in Buncombe County! 

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Studio available at The Refinery Creator Space

$200/month 92 square foot studio space available now!

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Membership

Your membership is like a personal donation which supports the work of the AAAC. Members receive FREE use of the digital Media Lab, discounts on classes and events, and special invitations.

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Donate

The AAAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by a combination of corporate sponsors, foundation and government grants, private donors and membership dues. Your tax-deductible donation will help us to continue to offer dynamic programming that supports Asheville-Buncombe’s creative sector!

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Sponsorship

Do you want to help strengthen the vitality and visibility of Asheville’s creative community through advocacy, support and exposure? Find out more about becoming an Asheville Area Arts Council Sponsor!

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Volunteer

The AAAC is often in need of volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks, including gallery hosting, assisting with installation/deinstallation of exhibitions, special events, and more!

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