Artist Business Brainstorms

Artist Business Brainstorm Sessions are free for AAAC members and offer one-on-one brainstorming opportunities for artist entrepreneurs with professionals in the business and arts business fields.

One-on-one Business Assistance

Supports Artist Entrepreneurs

Strengthen Your Art Business


Fiscally Sponsored Projects

The Asheville Area Arts Council is pleased to offer Fiscal Sponsorship as a service to individuals and organizations in the process of growing not-for-profit projects in Buncombe County that align with the arts council’s mission.

Asheville Urban Landscape

"Hello My Name Is..."

One Neighborhood


Grant Opportunities

The Asheville Area Arts Council is proud to offer 4 different grants for local artists and arts organizations at different times throughout the year. Our teams of panelists strive to provide funding for a great variety of cultural programs.

Asheville Art in the Park Grant

Grassroots Arts Program Grant

Professional Development Grant

Regional Artist Project Grant


Kids Tixx

Kids Tixx provides access to wonderful arts & culture experiences not always in the budget for some of Buncombe County’s families, while also supporting our local arts presenters!

Free Admission 1 Adult + 1 Child

Access to Cultural Opportunities

Supports Local Art Presenters