WAYNESVILLE — Catch a performance of The Blue Ridge Big Band at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at at Long’s Chapel.
VIRTUAL — Catch a screening of the new WNC-produced documentary “The Spirits Still Move Them: Moonshining in the Mountains” online at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 24.
WAYNESVILLE — An online version of the popular QuickDraw event has brought together 51 artists to benefit art education in Haywood County Schools.
ASHEVILLE — An exhibit called “A Life in the Wild” chronicles the travels of an award-winning nature photographer and is on display at the N.C. Arboretum.
ASHEVILLE — Look at a painting, open an app and enter a world of movement and sound with an immersive art experience at Trackside Studios in Asheville’s River Arts District.
WAYNESVILLE — Blue Ridge Books will host a reading by mystery author Eric Lodin at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 12, featuring the debut of "Soft Hearts: A Rett Swinson Mystery."
ASHEVILLE — Galleries in the River Arts District are rolling out the red carpet this Saturday, June 12, for a day of art demos, entertainment, workshops and shopping.
ASHEVILLE — More than 20 Southern Appalachian crafters will showcase their wares during an outdoor pop-up market at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 12.
HENDERSONVILLE — Catch the rollicking tale of four loyal and determined women in a production of “Always a Bridesmaid” opening June 4 at the Hendersonville Community Theater.
ASHEVILLE — Follow the fantasy-and-romance laced story of a Scottish fairy and her suitor in a production by the Ballet Conservatory of Asheville on stage June 4-5 at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts.
ASHEVILLE — A new exhibit at the Asheville Art Museum called “Public Domain: Photography and the Preservation of Public Lands” showcases the stunning landscape photography that spurred protection of our national parks and other public lands.
ASHEVILLE — An ironic twist of fate more than a century ago set the wheels in motion for WNC’s rise to prominence as a tourist destination.
BLACK MOUNTAIN — A free outdoor concert series called “Pickin’ on the Porch” will make its debut this Friday, May 21, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts.
HENDERONSVILLE — Local artists have recreated famous masterpieces — but with a clever twist — in the exhibit Fabulous Fakes now on display at The Center for Art & Entertainment in Hendersonville.
ASHEVILLE — A private collection curated by Southern folk art collectors during a 40-year period has been gifted to the Asheville Art Museum and is on display through September 13.
ASHEVILLE — Asheville Gallery of Art opens with a new show this month, “Seeing in Color: Life on the Bright Side,” featuring the vibrant acrylic paintings of gallery artist Bee Adams.
ASHEVILLE — More than 20 Southern Appalachian crafters will showcase their wares during an outdoor pop-up market at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 8.
WAYNESVILLE — Experience the life and music of Cole Porter from the unconventional lens of his wife’s perspective in the play Love, Linda, is heading into its final weekend at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.
ASHEVILLE — Support WNC’s creative talent not only on the stage but behind the script with a production of “In the Middle of Nowhere,” opening April 30 for a three-week run at the Magnetic Theatre.
CLYDE — A Spring Craft Sale featuring jewelry and metal work, pottery, textile arts and woodworking will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Haywood Community College.
Learn how WNC’s history was shaped by The Drover’s Road, a major trade route through the Southern Appalachians, with a virtual program hosted by the WNC Historical Association at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29.
CULLOWHEE — A virtual screening of a documentary filmed over the course of 20 years reveals how one man's instinct to create enabled him to succeed against all odds — a journey from garbage dumps and prison camps to festival stages and The Met.
ASHEVILLE — Join an interactive conversation about three pieces in the Asheville Art Museum’s special exhibit Meeting the Moon at 12 p.m. Friday, April 23, over Zoom.
ASHEVILLE — A virtual concert by The Neave Piano Trio recorded exclusively for The Asheville Chamber Music Series will be aired at 7:30 p.m. April 23 and 24 and at 3 p.m. April 25.
ASHEVILLE — A virtual performance of “Changes: A Night of Dance and Media” will be presented by the University of Asheville dance and theater students at 6 p.m Saturday, April 24.
CULLOWHEE — The artistic works of Master of Fine Arts students at Western Carolina University are on exhibit at the WCU Fine Art Museum through May 7, surveying a range of conceptual themes and creative approaches within contemporary art practice.
ASHEVILLE — A virtual production of “The Three Pigs & The Red Line” — inspired by a history of ‘redlining’ and urban renewal in Asheville’s Black community — will be presented by The University of Asheville theater program at 7 p.m Friday, April 16, or 2 p.m. Sunday, April 18.
ASHEVILLE — Check out a new exhibit with an abstract-impressionist take on landscapes at the Asheville Gallery of Art.
CULLOWHEE — Learn how to carry on a conversation in Cherokee with a four-week course offered through Western Carolina University via Zoom, including introductory vocabulary, weather terminology, and typical conversation topics about family and emotions.
LEICESTER — Dig up your favorite poems, brew a cup of tea or your beverage of choice, and hop on Zoom at 4 p.. Thursday, April 15, for a virtual poetry slam in honor of National Poetry Month.
BLACK MOUNTAIN — A virtual lecture called “Mounds, Towns, and Sacred Fires: The Archaeology of Resilience in the Cherokee Heartland” will be held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Monday, April 12, by the Swannanoa Valley Museum.
A virtual program shedding light on the not-so-pretty history of WNC's first railroad in the 1880s will be held at 6 p.m. on April 13, hosted by the WNC Historical Association.
ASHEVILLE — A new exhibit going up at the Asheville Art Museum features the abstract works of a Knoxville-born artist whose artistic pursuits took him to New York and eventually Paris as a gay, Black man during the mid-20th century.
WAYNESVILLE — From forged steel to egg tempera to coldwax, the works of a dozen Haywood County artists across sundry mediums will be showcased in a new exhibit opening April 2 at The Haywood County Arts Council gallery in downtown Waynesville.
The Asheville Art Museum is offering Summer Art Camp to rising kindergarten through 12th-grade students. All classes are age-appropriate. Sessions include drawing, painting, mixed-media and more. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required at ashevilleart.org/learn/family-programs…
The Black Mountain Center for the Arts (BMCA) presents the work of artist and instructor Bob Travers and his students in the annual “Emerging Artists” exhibit through March 26. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is available for online viewing anytime thro…
National Quilting Day is March 20. Guild member, quilt-maker and quilt historian Connie Brown will be demonstrating in the lobby of the Folk Art Center March 18, 19, and 20.
Following a two-year construction period, Momentum Gallery has opened its two-floor, 15,000-square-foot gallery in a 100-year-old, three-floor building in downtown Asheville’s Broadway Arts District. The state-of-the-art gallery will be a destination for locals and tourists alike for many ye…
Join us as Dr. Ben Steere of Western Carolina University presents research from his forthcoming book The Fire Yet Burns in These Great Mounds: Archaeology and Resilience in the Cherokee Heartland.
A virtual pre-recorded concert featuring professional Asheville Area Piano Forum pianists William Bares, Kimberly Cann, Elizabeth Child, Luke Shaver and Wayne Smith will be held in April, supporting the AAPF student assistance awards.
The Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC) is excited to announce our upcoming exhibition featuring original art from 12 local artists. The 2021 Juried Artist Exhibit opens on April 2 and will run through May 1.
March is Women’s History Month, and in observance, the YMI Cultural Center, located at 39 S. Market St. in Asheville is hosting its Artist in Residence, Jessica Montanez, for Moods: Life, Love, and Womanhood.
Four artists, multiple themes and varied media make up Asheville Gallery of Art’s March show, “Portraits of Imagination.” The exhibit, which is the last installment of new member shows, will be on display from March 4-28.
Head to the Asheville Art Museum to view documentary-styled art installation called Question Bridge: Black Males. This innovative transmedia project facilitates a dialogue between Black men from diverse and contending backgrounds, and creates a platform for them to represent and redefine Bla…
Fantastical Forms: Ceramics as Sculpture is open and on display until April 5, 2021. The 25 works in this exhibition—curated by Associate Curator Whitney Richardson—highlight the Museum’s Collection of sculptural ceramics from the last two decades of the 20th century to the present. Each wor…
The North Carolina Arboretum invites viewers to deepen their connections to the natural world with its upcoming exhibit The Enveloping Landscape: A Contemplative Photographic Journey, on view in the Baker Exhibit Center Gallery until May 2.