• Perception of Sense by Courtney Dodd and Nick Fruin

    June 30, 2017 – August 4, 2017 The AAAC is excited to welcome Courtney Dodd and Nick Fruin into the Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space f...

    June 30 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
  • Appalachian Magic by Noelle Miller

    An exhibit inspired by the magic and charm found in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Noelle hopes not to directly depict this environment but bring attention...

    June 30 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
  • Art & Yoga

    $12 cash non-members | sliding scale for members $5 – $12 – please bring cash with you to pay Cara directly Join local yoga teacher and artist...

    July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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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Pints for Pirouettes | a fundraiser for the local dance community

The AAAC is working in conjunction with Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance and four local breweries to raise awareness within our community for the incredible dance companies that exist right here in Western North Carolina.

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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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New Artwork for Lexington Avenue: City of Asheville Calls for Entries

Be a part of the Lexington Avenue Public Art Project–apply 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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