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Art Deco on Canvas

Art Deco on Canvas

Photo of the Day: A Painted Portrait of the S&W. Asheville artist, Josh Spiceland , was spotted on the street capturing the beautiful S&W Building on canvas. This historical and iconic art deco building, located in the heart of downtown Asheville , was designed by Douglas Ellington , a famed architect whose legacy influenced many of Asheville's most interesting buildings. The S&W

Asheville's Artist Market Continues This Week

Asheville's Artist Market Continues This Week

Asheville's Art in the Park returns this month with back to back artist markets being held this Saturday June 18 and the following Saturday, June 25th from 10 AM until 5 PM. Stroll around the Vance Monument and Hoss Haley’s marvelous fountain and experience the textures and forms of a truly unique garden.  Over 50 artists will be on hand to personally exhibit their creations. Here you'll find

Stroll Among the Artists in the River Arts District

Stroll Among the Artists in the River Arts District

Get a behind the scenes, up close and personal look at the artists and art studios that make up Asheville’s River Arts District . Twice a year, every second weekend in June and November, Asheville’s River Arts District Artists open their studios to the public for two days of festivities known as the Studio Stroll .  Visit more than 140 working artist studios and galleries in

Local Farm to Table and Art Inspired Dinner in Asheville

Local Farm to Table and Art Inspired Dinner in Asheville

  • September 21, 2010 by Justin

Grove Park Inn, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP), River Arts District and UNCA come together to create a unique event highlighting local farmers and artists Asheville has fully embraced the farm to table movement and the Local Showcase Dinner at the Grove Park Inn’s Blue Ridge Dining Room takes the local-centric movement to a new level by combining area farms, arts exhibits, and

City of 1000 Easels – Immersive Arts Experience in Downtown Asheville

City of 1000 Easels – Immersive Arts Experience in Downtown Asheville

Receiving national recognition is nothing new for Asheville, North Carolina. In recent years Asheville has been awarded a wide variety of accolades from Beer City U.S.A. to #1 Most Popular Retirement Town . In May of 2010, Asheville added # 1 Small Art City to the list, after two consecutive second place finishes in the readers poll conducted by AmericanStyle Magazine . Immerse Yourself in

North Carolina Arboretum Celebrates Summer with Art Exhibit

North Carolina Arboretum Celebrates Summer with Art Exhibit

Immerse your senses in nature’s beauty at the North Carolina Arboretum this summer. In addition to their lush gardens and hiking trails, the Arboretum’s exhibit center will host artwork from painter Margaret Scanlan. The exhibit, named “Balance and Beauty: A Visual Celebration of Rural Life” features watercolors that capture the beauty of pastoral rural landscapes. Scanlan’s work has won numerous

Join Asheville’s Art in the Park in June

Join Asheville’s Art in the Park in June

Immerse yourself in Asheville’s creative art scene this summer! Art in the Park is taking over Pack Square Park on June 12, 19 and 26 at 10 a.m. Only regional artists are featured at this art market, so it’s a great chance to see Asheville’s best first-hand. Offerings include glass, ceramics, woodworks, metal arts and fabric arts. Styles range from contemporary to traditional. Best of all, 10% off

Asheville Street Musician

Asheville Street Musician

  • July 30, 2009 by Jess

  A local street musician showcases his tunes on Pack Square. Asheville has a plethora of roadside artisans from spray-painted ladies to saxophone players, painters and (of course) musicians. Live entertainment plus great food adventures only add to the to-do list that Asheville offers.  

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