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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We are hiring!

The AAAC is looking for a talented and dedicated Development Manager to join our staff!

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RAP Grant Due October 12, 2018, by 5 pm

Attention artists in Avery, Buncombe, Madison, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties of North Carolina. Are you an artist interested in writing a Regional Artist Project Grant for your next big project or idea? The idea of writing a grant may seem intimidating …

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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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