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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Help the AAAC at Asheville’s Half Marathon and get a free Arts Council t-shirt!

Are you an early morning person? Come help us support the participants in the Asheville Half Marathon and 10K!

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Asheville Lyric Opera needs your assistance!

The Asheville Lyric Opera is in need of temporary summer housing for its visiting Young Artists…

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2017 Asheville Art in the Park Arts & Community Grant Awards

The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) is pleased to announce the awards of the 2017 Asheville Art in the Park Arts & Community Grant.

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Purchase tickets now for the Creative Sector Summit!

We have released the full schedule of presentations for the Creative Sector Summit! Tickets are on sale now through Friday, April 14.

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Save the date for the 7th annual Creative Sector Summit!

Join us on Friday, April 21 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at The Collider as we explore Innovation in the Arts!

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