Upcoming events and things to do in Asheville, NC. Below is a list of events for festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, group meetups and more.

Friday, February 28, 2020
Apply for a Preservation Grant Today!
Feb 28 all-day
Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County
We are accepting grant applications until March 6th.  Grants from $500 – $5000 will be offered to the public in three categories:
  1. Bricks-And-Mortar
Rehabilitation, restoration and repair of structures that are 50 years of age or older
  1. Public Education
Development of educational materials and programs that advance knowledge of our shared history
  1. Planning, Survey and Designation
Planning and design for building rehabilitation and restoration projects, historic resource surveys and local or national designations
LEAF 50th Festival Line Up and Tickets
Feb 28 all-day
Lake Eden Arts Festival
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.

The Power of Distinction: Main Gallery Exhibition Folk Art Center
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Folk Art Center

“Contemporary artists are still making traditional objects by hand using new techniques, skills, and materials. Their work is greatly influenced by twentieth-century art movements, formal education, and objects praised in modern galleries and museums. The SHCG’s Permanent Collection is a visual record of this passage of time.” – Nikki Joseff, curator.

Blue Ridge Craft Trails Exhibit
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

A new exhibit featuring the works of nearly three dozen Western North Carolina craft artists opens  at the Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources in Asheville, North Carolina. The exhibit is an extension of the new Blue Ridge Craft Trails. It highlights the diverse works of craft found in the North Carolina mountains and foothills.

Artists in the exhibit include Billy J. Welch of Robbinsville with a hand-carved Cherokee Booger Mask, Pam Silva of Brasstown with a “flower vase” made of Merino wool and silk, and Janice MacDonald of Morganton with a “mica fish” crafted from screen wire and mica mined from local mountains.

“We are excited to showcase some of the best craft artists in our region,” said Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Executive Director Angie Chandler. “Their work is remarkable – you can tell they are inspired by the natural beauty and distinctive culture of Western North Carolina.”

The exhibit is made possible through a partnership between North Carolina Arts Council, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Appalachian Regional Commission, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Southern Highland Craft Guild and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.

Blue Ridge Craft Trails Exhibit 2020
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – May 15 @ 4:30 pm
NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Western Office

Experience a new exhibit featuring the works of nearly three dozen Western North Carolina craft artists at the Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources in Asheville, North Carolina. The exhibit is an extension of the new Blue Ridge Craft Trails. Discover the diverse works of craft found in the North Carolina mountains and foothills. Exhibit open Monday-Friday, 10 am – 4:30 pm.

Into the Blue: Artist Invitational 2020 at Blue Spiral
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Blue Spiral

Blue Spiral 1’s most diverse annual exhibition presents artists who have never previously shown in the gallery. This year’s show features nine artists working in a range of media, including painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, photography, and wood.

Artists: Anna Buckner, Mark Flowers, David Knox, Hiromi Moneyhun, Kris Rehring, Ben Strear, Gregor Turk

Into the Blue_ Artist Invitational 2020

Shapeshifters: Center for Craft
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Center for Craft

Shapeshifters, the newest exhibition in the John Cram Partner Gallery. Shapeshifters brings together the works of two acclaimed regional artists, Cherokee-based Joshua Adams and Atlanta-based Jiha Moon, who use masks and other objects to explore culture, material, and representation, particularly in the contemporary American South.

Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Flood Gallery

Open donation. 

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Apply for a Preservation Grant Today!
Feb 29 all-day
Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County
We are accepting grant applications until March 6th.  Grants from $500 – $5000 will be offered to the public in three categories:
  1. Bricks-And-Mortar
Rehabilitation, restoration and repair of structures that are 50 years of age or older
  1. Public Education
Development of educational materials and programs that advance knowledge of our shared history
  1. Planning, Survey and Designation
Planning and design for building rehabilitation and restoration projects, historic resource surveys and local or national designations
Artist Opportunities: Asheville Area Arts Council
Feb 29 all-day
Asheville NC

Artist Opportunities

The Asheville Area Arts Council is pleased to share the following opportunities for artists that have recently been submitted to us. If you have any questions about an opportunity, please contact the listed organization.

The Asheville Area Arts Council does not endorse or recommend any specific opportunities, but provides this list for information only. We encourage artists to research each opportunity thoroughly before applying.

Call for Artists: NRCC Art Society

The North Ridge Country Club Art Society wishes to promote art and area artists, while also developing increased art appreciation within its membership. The NRCC Art Society continues to expand the permanent art collection in the clubhouse for members …

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January 3, 2020 – January 19, 2020

Call for Musicians: Chamber Music Raleigh

ANNOUNCING THE FOLLOWING OPPORTUNITY FOR NC-BASED MUSICIANS   Performance Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art, SECU Auditorium Dates: Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 2pm or Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 2pm Artists Fee: up to $2500   Submission Instructions:  …

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January 2, 2020 – January 24, 2020

Call for Artists: Shenandoah National Park

The Shenandoah National Park Artist-in-Residence program offers professional artists focused time to creatively explore the natural and cultural resources of this astounding landscape. It also allows artists the opportunity to share their work through …

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November 25, 2019 – January 31, 2020

Call for Artists: Zapow Juried Show

ZaPow Gallery, the premier Illustration and Narrative Art Gallery in the Southeast, will be hosting its Second Annual Juried Open Show March 2020. If you are an Illustrator or Narrative artist living in the WNC area this is your chance to show your wor …

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December 9, 2019 – February 1, 2020

Call for Artists: Magnetic Theater

SPECIAL EVENT – ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL Script Submission Guidelines:   – The submission deadline is Saturday, February 1st at 11:59pm. – Plays should be between 10 and 30 minutes long, though there is a bit of wiggle room. – No more than 10 roles (prefe …

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January 3, 2020 – February 1, 2020

Call for Artists: Chilkoot Trail Residency

The Yukon Arts Centre, the US National Park Service, Parks Canada and the Skagway Arts Council are calling for submissions for the 2021 Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program. Participants will combine their artistic abilities with a love of the outdo …

December 9, 2019 – February 11, 2020

Call for Artists: International Artist Residency

Open Call for 2020-21 International Artist Residencies at Farm Studio in Rajasthan, India The deadline for applications is 20th February, 2020. Residencies will take place October, November, December 2020 and January, February 2021. All residency infor …

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Early Bird Registration Open for Senior Games and Silver Arts 2020
Feb 29 all-day
Buncombe County NC

Each spring, hundreds of locals 50+ years-old enjoy participating in the Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and Silver Arts. This year’s program will be held at locations throughout Buncombe County from Tuesday, April 14-Friday, May 15. Registration is $5 before March 9 or $10 after that date. Military veterans may register for free.

To register, fill out a registration form (see documents below) or register online at ncseniorgames.org. Archery and pickleball have registration deadline dates.

Sports include basketball, bocce, croquet, football throw, softball throw, golf, cycling, track and field, archery, cheerleading, bowling, swimming, billiards, badminton, cornhole, horseshoes, pickleball, racquetball, shuffleboard, tennis, and table tennis. Miniature golf, rowing, and team softball and basketball are new this year. Age categories start at 50 and increase at five year intervals.

Silver Arts categories are classified as Heritage (quilting, woodwork, crochet, basket weaving, jewelry, needlework, tole painting, weaving, knitting, pottery, stained glass, woodcarving, and woodturning), Visual (solo, small group, and large group), Performing, Literary (poem, short story, essay, and life experience), and Contemporary. Art pieces will be displayed at Buncombe County Libraries in April and May.

A full schedule can be accessed below as a PDF.

Follow Buncombe County Recreation on Facebook and Instagram.

Table: News Item Documents
File Name Size Type Date & Time Added
Registration 209 KB 02/04/2020 7:52 AM
Schedule 45 KB 02/04/2020 7:52 AM
LEAF 50th Festival Line Up and Tickets
Feb 29 all-day
Lake Eden Arts Festival
RiverLink’s Art & Poetry Contest Grades PreK-12
Feb 29 all-day
online
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.

Shapeshifters: Center for Craft
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Center for Craft

Shapeshifters, the newest exhibition in the John Cram Partner Gallery. Shapeshifters brings together the works of two acclaimed regional artists, Cherokee-based Joshua Adams and Atlanta-based Jiha Moon, who use masks and other objects to explore culture, material, and representation, particularly in the contemporary American South.

Asheville Art Museum Acquires 15 Works from Appalachia Now! Artists
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Asheville Art Museum

View all works acquired from the Appalachia Now! exhibition here.

The Asheville Art Museum is pleased to share that seven artists from the opening exhibition Appalachia Now! An Interdisciplinary Survey of Contemporary Art in Southern Appalachia have entered the Museum’s Collection of American Art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Appalachia Now! was the inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Museum that celebrated contemporary artists living and working in Southern Appalachia.

Considering available funds, the Museum’s curatorial team selected a range of works that reflect the diversity of Appalachia Now! These works were then presented to the Collectors’ Circle who voted to acquire them.

“It’s such an honor to be a part of the Asheville Art Museum’s expansion into new media,” says Lei Han, who is an associate professor and director of new media at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. “My collaborators and I are grateful for this recognition and we look forward to future collaborations with the Museum.”

“The Museum looks forward to following the careers of all the Appalachia Now! artists,” says Asheville Art Museum Executive Director Pamela Myers. “We are also very thankful for the Collectors’ Circle—for their generosity and ongoing support of the Museum, and their dedication to building the Museum’s important Collection for the enjoyment of all of our visitors.”

Japanese Doll Festival
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Childrens Mueseum of the Upstate Greenville

The Japanese-American Association Of South Carolina Will Be Here Again Today To Celebrate The Doll Festival. Hinamatsuri, Also Called Doll’s Day, Is A Special Day In Japan Where Ornamental Dolls Are Displayed. Come See Our Collection, And Participate In Doll-Making, Coloring, Chopstick Practice, Origami And Singing With The JAASC.

 

 

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Apply for a Preservation Grant Today!
Mar 1 all-day
Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County
We are accepting grant applications until March 6th.  Grants from $500 – $5000 will be offered to the public in three categories:
  1. Bricks-And-Mortar
Rehabilitation, restoration and repair of structures that are 50 years of age or older
  1. Public Education
Development of educational materials and programs that advance knowledge of our shared history
  1. Planning, Survey and Designation
Planning and design for building rehabilitation and restoration projects, historic resource surveys and local or national designations
Early Bird Registration Open for Senior Games and Silver Arts 2020
Mar 1 all-day
Buncombe County NC

Each spring, hundreds of locals 50+ years-old enjoy participating in the Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and Silver Arts. This year’s program will be held at locations throughout Buncombe County from Tuesday, April 14-Friday, May 15. Registration is $5 before March 9 or $10 after that date. Military veterans may register for free.

To register, fill out a registration form (see documents below) or register online at ncseniorgames.org. Archery and pickleball have registration deadline dates.

Sports include basketball, bocce, croquet, football throw, softball throw, golf, cycling, track and field, archery, cheerleading, bowling, swimming, billiards, badminton, cornhole, horseshoes, pickleball, racquetball, shuffleboard, tennis, and table tennis. Miniature golf, rowing, and team softball and basketball are new this year. Age categories start at 50 and increase at five year intervals.

Silver Arts categories are classified as Heritage (quilting, woodwork, crochet, basket weaving, jewelry, needlework, tole painting, weaving, knitting, pottery, stained glass, woodcarving, and woodturning), Visual (solo, small group, and large group), Performing, Literary (poem, short story, essay, and life experience), and Contemporary. Art pieces will be displayed at Buncombe County Libraries in April and May.

A full schedule can be accessed below as a PDF.

Follow Buncombe County Recreation on Facebook and Instagram.

Table: News Item Documents
File Name Size Type Date & Time Added
Registration 209 KB 02/04/2020 7:52 AM
Schedule 45 KB 02/04/2020 7:52 AM
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.

Monday, March 2, 2020
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.

Blue Ridge Craft Trails Exhibit
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

A new exhibit featuring the works of nearly three dozen Western North Carolina craft artists opens  at the Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources in Asheville, North Carolina. The exhibit is an extension of the new Blue Ridge Craft Trails. It highlights the diverse works of craft found in the North Carolina mountains and foothills.

Artists in the exhibit include Billy J. Welch of Robbinsville with a hand-carved Cherokee Booger Mask, Pam Silva of Brasstown with a “flower vase” made of Merino wool and silk, and Janice MacDonald of Morganton with a “mica fish” crafted from screen wire and mica mined from local mountains.

“We are excited to showcase some of the best craft artists in our region,” said Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Executive Director Angie Chandler. “Their work is remarkable – you can tell they are inspired by the natural beauty and distinctive culture of Western North Carolina.”

The exhibit is made possible through a partnership between North Carolina Arts Council, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Appalachian Regional Commission, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Southern Highland Craft Guild and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.

Itch to Stitch Weaverville Library
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weaverville Library

Itch to Stitch

Bring your current needle project and work while socializing with other like-minded crafters

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.

Blue Ridge Craft Trails Exhibit
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

A new exhibit featuring the works of nearly three dozen Western North Carolina craft artists opens  at the Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources in Asheville, North Carolina. The exhibit is an extension of the new Blue Ridge Craft Trails. It highlights the diverse works of craft found in the North Carolina mountains and foothills.

Artists in the exhibit include Billy J. Welch of Robbinsville with a hand-carved Cherokee Booger Mask, Pam Silva of Brasstown with a “flower vase” made of Merino wool and silk, and Janice MacDonald of Morganton with a “mica fish” crafted from screen wire and mica mined from local mountains.

“We are excited to showcase some of the best craft artists in our region,” said Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Executive Director Angie Chandler. “Their work is remarkable – you can tell they are inspired by the natural beauty and distinctive culture of Western North Carolina.”

The exhibit is made possible through a partnership between North Carolina Arts Council, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Appalachian Regional Commission, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Southern Highland Craft Guild and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.

Blue Ridge Craft Trails Exhibit
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

A new exhibit featuring the works of nearly three dozen Western North Carolina craft artists opens  at the Western Office of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources in Asheville, North Carolina. The exhibit is an extension of the new Blue Ridge Craft Trails. It highlights the diverse works of craft found in the North Carolina mountains and foothills.

Artists in the exhibit include Billy J. Welch of Robbinsville with a hand-carved Cherokee Booger Mask, Pam Silva of Brasstown with a “flower vase” made of Merino wool and silk, and Janice MacDonald of Morganton with a “mica fish” crafted from screen wire and mica mined from local mountains.

“We are excited to showcase some of the best craft artists in our region,” said Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Executive Director Angie Chandler. “Their work is remarkable – you can tell they are inspired by the natural beauty and distinctive culture of Western North Carolina.”

The exhibit is made possible through a partnership between North Carolina Arts Council, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Appalachian Regional Commission, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Southern Highland Craft Guild and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Apply for a Preservation Grant Today!
Mar 5 all-day
Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County
We are accepting grant applications until March 6th.  Grants from $500 – $5000 will be offered to the public in three categories:
  1. Bricks-And-Mortar
Rehabilitation, restoration and repair of structures that are 50 years of age or older
  1. Public Education
Development of educational materials and programs that advance knowledge of our shared history
  1. Planning, Survey and Designation
Planning and design for building rehabilitation and restoration projects, historic resource surveys and local or national designations
Natural Impressions: Prints from the Asheville Printmakers
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Arboretum

On display daily January 18 – April 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the upstairs gallery of the Education Center, the Asheville Printmakers’ newest exhibit, Natural Impressions, will feature a variety of two- and three-dimensional print pieces utilizing numerous printmaking processes. Works will inspire visitors to think about the beauty and fragility of plants and the natural world through various perspectives and printmaking techniques. All pieces are available for purchase and a portion of the sales will benefit The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Founded in 2013, the Asheville Printmakers is an energetic group of artists dedicated to expressing ideas and imagery through the medium of print. The group encompasses a wide range of processes and content, including traditional methods, such as lithography, woodcut and screen printing, and contemporary photographic printing processes, such as carbon printing, platinum-palladium and photopolymer etching. 

Parking Fees

  • Members: Free
  • Personal Vehicles: $14
  • Motorhomes / Vehicles (21’ or larger): $50
  • Buses: $100

There are no other admission charges required for visitors to access the Arboretum’s grounds and facilities during the day beyond the standard parking fees listed above.