Delta House Jazz Band

Grass Roots Arts Program Grant Highlight 2018-19 Grant Applications due May 7th, 2018 at 5 PM The Delta House Jazz Band is a jazz-oriented music appreciation program. This program was created in partnership with Delta House Life Development Inc. The De …

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2018-19 Arts Build Community Grant Award

Arts Build Community Grant Awards 2018-19 The Asheville Area Arts Council has awarded grants to support five innovative, arts-based ideas in the inaugural year of the Arts Build Community grant cycle. This program is sponsored by Buncombe County and Wi …

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Art by Numbers: Understand Your Impact this year at the Creative Sector Summit

As an essential part of the Creative Sector Summit, the panel and discussion “Understand Your Impact on the Local Economy,” will be led by individuals from AAAC, Center for Craft, City of Asheville, River Arts District Artists, and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Grant Recipients Spotlight

Asheville Fringe Festival 2018   The Asheville Fringe Festival 2018 is a local festival featuring multiple artists and mediums to showcase artistic talent. The Asheville Fringe Festival received the Grassroots Grant from the Asheville Area Arts Co …

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Grant Recipients Spotlight

Asheville Creative Arts: Failure: A Love Story “FAILURE is a whimsical, modern fairy tale following 3 sisters who each fall in love before they die suddenly.  Though there are plenty of funny moments in the show (as well as neat things like live video, …

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Save the date for the 2018 Creative Sector Summit!

February 1, 2018 ASHEVILLE – The Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to announce the 8th annual Creative Sector Summit, “Rhyme or Reason: Measuring Patterns of Growth.” Presented by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, this year’s Summ …

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2017-2018 Regional Artist Project Grant Awardees

We are pleased to announce the 2017-18 grantees for Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), a program of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC). The Regional Artist Project Grant program provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts counc …

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AAAC closed for the holidays

The AAAC and the Refinery Creator Space will be closed Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1 for our staff to enjoy a week off to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year. Warmest winter wishes to all!

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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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