The AAAC is Seeking a New Executive Director

The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to fulfill the position of Executive Director. This person will report to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mi …

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Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Jodie Hollander

Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Jodie Hollander Sunday, March 17, 2019  | 1-4 pm Refinery Creator Space   Workshop: Experience art at a new level and use it to inspire your writing. Poet Jodie Hollander teaches this workshop, in which participants …

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A Familiar Face to be the AAAC’s Interim Executive Director

Janelle Wienke has been named Interim Executive Director of the Asheville Area Arts Council. Wienke says about the transition, “I have dedicated my career to organizations which support the arts and Buncombe County’s creative sector. I look forward to continuing to serve our community by providing resources, developing quality art experiences, and advocating for the arts in Buncombe County at the local and state level.”

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$16,000 Distributed to Artists Through The 2018-2019 Regional Artist Project Grant

The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) pleased to announce the 2018-19 grantees for Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), a program of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC). The RAPG program provides the opportunity for regional consortia of arts coun …

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Arts Build Community Grant: applications due Feb 15

The Arts Build Community grant program funds innovative, arts-based ideas that inspire diverse groups of participants to be more active, involved, and civically-engaged by creating together. Supports collaborative projects that invite, create, and enri …

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What Have You Done For Me Lately, Copyright?

Thursday, December 13 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm The Asheville Area Arts Council will be hosting Board Certified Trial Lawyer, Dana LeJune, in the Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space for a workshop on Copyright Infringement. LeJune will be discussing …

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Social Media for Artists

October 24 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm  OR  October 25 | 5:30 – 7:00 pm Asheville Area Arts Council Refinery Building at 207 Coxe Ave. In this class for beginners, we will cover social media basics with artists in mind. Topics covered will include: Identifying th …

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Support the AAAC By Using AmazonSmile!

Did you know the Asheville Area Arts Council can make money every time you shop on Amazon (with no charge to you)?! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that …

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AAAC Announces a Member Art Market

The Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to be partnering with Catawba Brewing Company to present a pop up art market featuring AAAC members on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Ten Buncombe County artists will be selected by a jury to participate in the f …

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AAAC Names Buncombe County Grassroots Arts Program Grant Recipients

AAAC Names Buncombe County Grassroots Arts Program Grant Recipients The Asheville Area Arts Council is pleased to announce the results of the 2018-19 Buncombe County Grassroots Arts Program Grant. The Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) is a program of the N …

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