• My North Carolina

    My North Carolina, a hall exhibit by the Fourth Graders of Claxton Elementary. The fourth grade students at Claxton Elementary explored ways in which ...

    January 5 - March 2
  • Instant curated by Francesca Downing

    Instant, curated by Francesca Downing, explores various artist approaches on using Instant Photography in their practice. Instant Photography is inte...

    January 12 - February 16
  • Weaving for Veterans

    Weaving for Veterans Mondays, January 29 – March 26 2:00 – 5:00 pm @ Local Cloth Studio in the AAAC’s The Refinery FREE, but registration is req...

    January 29 @ 2:00 pm - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

2017-2018 Regional Artist Project Grant Awardees

We are pleased to announce the 2017-18 grantees for Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), a program of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC). The Regional Artist Project Grant program provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts councils to award project grants to artists in their regions. These grants support professional artists in any […]

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AAAC closed for the holidays

The AAAC and the Refinery Creator Space will be closed Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1 for our staff to enjoy a week off to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year. Warmest winter wishes to all!

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Today’s Holiday Market is CANCELED!

TODAY’S MARKET IS CANCELED

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South Slope Vision Plan

What is the City doing in the South Slope? The South Slope Visioning process is a planning process led by the City of Asheville with the community and business stakeholders in the South Slope to develop a long term vision for the area. Once the plan is finalized, it will be presented to City Council […]

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2017-18 Buncombe County Grassroots Arts Program Grant Awards

AAAC Announces Buncombe County Grassroots Arts Program Grant Awards The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) is excited to announce the Buncombe County North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrant awards to 15 organizations in the fiscal year 2017-18. Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access […]

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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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