Special Recurring Events:


Color Ball

Everybody loves a party, especially one filled to overflowing with creativity and entertainment, great food, enchanting libations, cool costumes, and amazing art & music! The 2015 Onyx Ball was a rousing Halloween success!

Next Occurring: September 9, 2017

A Great Costume Party!

Overflowing with Creativity!

All in the Name of the Arts!


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Creative Sector Summit

Our annual Creative Sector Summit’s goal is to create an ever more vibrant quality of life in Buncombe County by bringing together the creative sector and its partners for the realization of collaborative opportunities in community and economic development.

Next Occurring: April 20, 2018

Creative Problem Solving

Cross-Pollination of Leaders

Galvanizing our Resources


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Upcoming Events:


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 required. To register, click here   Interested in finding unique ways to relax? Want to try your hand at s …

January 29th - March 26th, 2018

Explorative Fibers for Veterans

Explorative Fibers for Veterans Mondays, February 26 – April 30 10:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Local Cloth Studio in the AAAC’s Refinery Free, but registration is required. Click here to register today! You are one of a kind, why not create one of a kind textile …

February 26th - April 30th, 2018