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The Asheville arts scene is buzzing, featuring hundreds of fine artists, performing arts venues, mountain crafters, folk artists, hip arts neighborhoods, numerous art galleries and myriads of art events.
Looking for live perfomances? Check out LiveWire, Asheville's one-stop shop and event calendar for the performing arts.
There are several arts districts in Asheville that are home to hundreds of artists, such as the 30-plus member Asheville Downtown Gallery Association.
The Asheville Art Museum entices with a variety of shows and collections throughout the year.
Asheville's art scene includes an enthusiastic music culture. From bluegrass and mountain music to experimental jazz and rock, the city's creative atmosphere inspires musicians.
Asheville's performing arts alliance also thrives. The Thomas Wolfe Auditorium is home to opera and ballet performances throughout the year. Street performers entertain crowds on nearly every corner of downtown.
The River Arts District, filled with dozens of working art studios, is one of Asheville's unique arts neighborhoods.
Asheville has been heralded as a prime arts destination by the New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure and American Style Magazine, just to name a few media accolades. Get the Asheville Travel Guide (online or print version) to plan your next visit.
The Altamont Theatre presents inspiring professional musical theatre featuring world-class actors, singers, directors and designers in our intimate 120 seat theatre on beautiful Church Street in vibrant downtown Asheville, North Carolina. A …more
Contemporary Southern Folk Art, including painting North Carolina wood-fired pottery, wood carving & jewelry. They also provide innovative custom picture framing solutions for the enhancement of your fine art. Throw in a generous helping of whimsy, …more
The pottery of the North Carolina folk potters awaits you at Appalachian Crafts. Owens, McNeill, Wyndham, and Coles, as well as many skilled artisans from the surrounding neighborhoods. Carved eastern song birds, wooden toys, hand-woven looper rugs, …more
Ariel Gallery Asheville's contemporary craft collective. Featuring a wide range of fine craft created by its preeminent local members. Ariel Gallery: for the Well Crafted Life.
Local craftsmanship that is unusual and affordable is the gold standard at Art From The Heart on historic Cherry Street in downtown Black Mountain. A native of the Blue Ridge Mountains, gallery owner Dee Sharp's love of mountain life is expressed …more