aSHEville Museum is the premier women's cultural museum in the southeast and the only one of its scope in the country. Its exhibits range from antiquity to contemporary and local to global. Current exhibits include 100+ Years of Sexism in Advertising, A Day in Her Life - Women Around the World, & Appalachian Women. The museum also has a lovely gift shop featuring local women artisans and fair trade organizations, with a comfortable area for enjoying a beverage or new book.
Follow print advertising via original vintage ads from the 1890s to the 1970s and watch how the portrayal of women has evolved as well as its effect … more
Experience a series of exquisite glimpses into the lives of women around the world as captured by the lens of international award-winning … more
Meet the pioneer women of the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina and get a glimpse into their daily lives. This exhibit currently features Wilma … more
Come be inspired by aSHEville Museum’s exhibit on the 16 women to have won the Nobel Peace Prize . These women fought to make the world a better place … more
The exhibit "Loving Families" was created from interviews of local gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals in WNC and their family … more
“More Than A Survivor: More Than A Story” is a photographic exhibit featuring a series of stunning portraits of 22 women from across the country who … more
Experience art quilts by the women of Haiti, their stories, and learn more about the historical and cultural setting in which they mastered their … more