Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the AAAC! Your membership is like a personal donation which supports our work while giving you access to the resources that we have available for our members. Memberships afford us the ability to provide meaningful programs and services that support the arts in Buncombe County and help build the capacity of individual artists and arts and culture non-profit organizations.

Membership benefits include access to a number of our professional development services, special events, exhibition opportunities, and use of tools & resources as follows.

Please review the benefits and then join below! Membership is yearly. Upon joining, you will be sent a confirmation letter and will be reminded of when your membership is about to expire via email. We thank you for your support in the form of an annual membership!

For further information about becoming a member, please contact us at

As a non-profit the Asheville Area Arts Council will never sell your information.

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Membership Benefits Student
This includes 1 Person 1 Person 2 People in 1 Household 5+ Employees 1 Family 1 Family
Free Artist Business Brainstorms
Full access to the Refinery Media Lab
Discounts on classes
Exhibition opportunities
Invitation to VIP Members Social
Free marketing tool development on
Full access to the Refinery Common Areas
Free orientation on available resources
Discounted event space rentals
Free admission to the annual Creative Sector Summit
VIP tickets to the Color Ball (2) (4)
All philanthropic members have the right to lend their member benefits by sponsoring an artist or arts organization. Please contact Andrew Nelson for more information.