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
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