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Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center|
Downtown across from Pack Square, Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center houses Three Centuries of Pack Square, and is the home for the Asheville Art Museum, Diana Wortham Theater, Colburn Gem & Mineral Museum, the Health Adventure and the YMI Cultural Center. A must to see when visiting Asheville, NC. 828-253-3227
Asheville Symphony After 38 years, the Asheville Symphony has become a musical landmark in this artistically rich area...raising the quality of our lives with its commitment to excellence. Our goal is to provide quality live music for all members of our community.Arts Alliance In order to support cultural development in the Asheville area, the Arts Alliance raises funds, assists in colaboration efforts and offers administrative and technical support to address community issues.Asheville Art League If you're looking for the opportunity to explore your creativity, joining with local artists may be a great inspiration to you. Asheville Art Museum Located in downtown Asheville, has a permanent collection focusing on American art beginning with the twentieth century. Visit their site for more on special exhibitions, lectures and activities.
Asheville Community Theatre is in their 51st season and offers a number of great productions for our community.Asheville Gallery of Art features original oils, watercolors, acrylics, lithographs and etchings by area artists.
Asheville Poetry Festival is sponsored by Poetry Alive!, a local group of poets, artists and performers. Visit their site for more on their annual festival.
Asheville Quilt Guild Gather up those fabric scraps and join other area quilters for fellowship and inspiration.
Asheville Sister Cities Designed to promote international understanding, this program has matched Asheville with several other cities of the world.
Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center This museum and center purports to be a source of inspiration to artists, educators and the general public.
Handmade In America Among their goals is to develop community strategies that will enhance WNC's role in the handmade field. A very complete site, includes their newsletter.
High Country Art Craft Guild Promoting art and craft work of WNC artisans, they sponsor craft shows throughout the region several times a year.
The Old Farmer's Ball Dance is held every Thursday evening at Warren Wilson College, so grab your partner and head over for some good music and dancin'.
Pack Place Education, Arts & Science Center is filled with four museums, a museum store, spacious courtyards and a beautiful theater.
Southern Highland Craft Guild Located on the Blue Ridge Parkway just east of Asheville, the SHCG displays the crafts of artists of the Appalachians.
World Market Placehelps low income craftpersons in developing nations by marketing their handicrafts. Visit their site. Better yet, visit their craft store!