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Jul
25
Thu
2019
Community input/design workshops announced for Celebrating African-Americans Through Public Art project @ YMI Cultural Center
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

visiting artist rendering

The City of Asheville, in partnership with Art Ecologie abd adé PROJECT, will host four community workshops to help in the completion of a mural and two installations representing the legacy and memories of THE BLOCK.  Residents are invited to become part of the artistic process. The final piece will be unveiled in September during the Goombay Festival.

The City’s Visiting Artist Project has been rebranded as Celebrating African Americans Through Public Art (CAAPA). The inaugural public artwork will be a community-informed project that will honor THE BLOCK.

Here is the community workshop schedule:

Session One: Thursday, July 25

YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Session 1)

2-6 p.m. (Session 2)

For adults, 18 and older

Childcare and Spanish language interpretation will be provided.

Session Two: Friday, July 26 

YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Session 3)

2-6 p.m. (Session 4)

For youths, ages 10-17.

Spanish language interpretation will be provided.

True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Jul
26
Fri
2019
Community input/design workshops announced for Celebrating African-Americans Through Public Art project @ YMI Cultural Center
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

visiting artist rendering

The City of Asheville, in partnership with Art Ecologie abd adé PROJECT, will host four community workshops to help in the completion of a mural and two installations representing the legacy and memories of THE BLOCK.  Residents are invited to become part of the artistic process. The final piece will be unveiled in September during the Goombay Festival.

The City’s Visiting Artist Project has been rebranded as Celebrating African Americans Through Public Art (CAAPA). The inaugural public artwork will be a community-informed project that will honor THE BLOCK.

Here is the community workshop schedule:

Session One: Thursday, July 25

YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Session 1)

2-6 p.m. (Session 2)

For adults, 18 and older

Childcare and Spanish language interpretation will be provided.

Session Two: Friday, July 26 

YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Session 3)

2-6 p.m. (Session 4)

For youths, ages 10-17.

Spanish language interpretation will be provided.

4th Friday of Tryon @ Tryon
Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm

Participate in the first “Sip and Strolll” in downtown Tryon for our July 4th Friday! Ticket sales benefit TDDA so we can continue to produce great events downtown and support our local businesses.

THE WINETASTING ONLY IS A TICKETED EVENT! Please come enjoy downtown without a ticket, but can only enjoy the wine and cheese samples with your $35 ticket. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $40.

Purchase a ticket for $35 at participating stores and come downtown to “stroll” through our stores sampling amazing regional wines. Your $35 ticket will get you a sample from each downtown location (to be added soon!)

Tickets may also be purchased by cash or check at Carolina Confections, The Book Shelf, The Nest, A Taste of Olives and Grapes, and at the TDDA office at the Tryon Historical Museum starting June 1.

Check in for the event is at the Tryon Historical Museum starting at 3:45pm on Friday, July 26. At this time, you will receive your commemorative wine glass, wristband and map of locations.

Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open donation. 

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Pre-sale is on for Appalachia Now! Catalogue Asheville Art Museum @ Asheville Art Museum
Jul 27 all-day

 

 

The Appalachia Now! catalogue is now available for pre-order. The 64-page, full-color illustrated book is published in conjunction with the opening special exhibition Appalachia Now! An Interdisciplinary Survey of Contemporary Art in Southern Appalachia, includes descriptions and images from the 50 featured artists, plus a foreword by Executive Director Pamela Myers and a statement from Jason Andrew, guest curator.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
Pre-sale is on for Appalachia Now! Catalogue Asheville Art Museum @ Asheville Art Museum
Jul 28 all-day

 

 

The Appalachia Now! catalogue is now available for pre-order. The 64-page, full-color illustrated book is published in conjunction with the opening special exhibition Appalachia Now! An Interdisciplinary Survey of Contemporary Art in Southern Appalachia, includes descriptions and images from the 50 featured artists, plus a foreword by Executive Director Pamela Myers and a statement from Jason Andrew, guest curator.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open donation. 

Aug
3
Sat
2019
47th Annual Village Art & Craft Fair @ New Morning Gallery
Aug 3 – Aug 4 all-day

Held the first weekend in August, this area’s premier outdoor art and craft fair hosts over 100 exhibitors representing all media. The Fair draws thousands of eager shoppers to the beautiful tree covered grounds of the Cathedral of All Souls in charming Historic Biltmore Village.

Aug
8
Thu
2019
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Aug
9
Fri
2019
Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open donation. 

Aug
15
Thu
2019
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Aug
16
Fri
2019
Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open donation. 

Aug
18
Sun
2019
Knit-n-Give @ Mission Rathbun House
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Aug
22
Thu
2019
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Aug
23
Fri
2019
Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open donation. 

Aug
29
Thu
2019
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Aug
30
Fri
2019
Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open donation. 

Sep
5
Thu
2019
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery @ Flood Gallery
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.