Asheville
Urban Trail

Station #20 - Curtain Calls

Curtain Calls
 
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Abstract metal sculptures wrangle to earth the myriad of emotions portrayed on stage in the long history of Asheville Community Theatre. The current playhouse, nestled among dozens of live theatre venues throughout the North Carolina mountains, stages classics, innovative new shows and, in its black box theater on the lower level, storytelling evenings and other live happenings. (Relief sculptures by artist Stan Blackstone.)

Urban Trail Stations

A silvery, art-in-motion sculpture, detailed with Art Deco stampings, honors the evolution of transportation in…

A bell very close in shape to this one once rung out at important times in Asheville's original City Hall.

A bronze plaque pays homage to the mountains with a nod towards Beaucatcher Road.

This grass-surrounded marker reveals that there’s a time capsule buried underneath.

This granite etching renders Douglas Ellington’s original working concept of two art deco buildings of government.

A girl in bronze drinks at a fountain.

Carving tools and a work in progress represent W.O. Wolfe’s tombstone shop.

A plaque honors James Vester Miller, a son of slaves and master brick mason and artisan for the Municipal Building.