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 …

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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 …

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We are hiring!

The AAAC is inviting applications for a part-time Communications & Operations Assistant.

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Regional Artist Project Grant – due Friday, October 13

RAPG is an annual grant program that provides financial support to artists to fund a project pivotal to their careers.

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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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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 Embroide …

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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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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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