Category Archive: Openings and Exhibitions

Storybook Character Exhibit at Pack Memorial Library

Storybook Character Exhibit at Pack Memorial Library

Pack Memorial Library, for the fourth year, hosted storybook character figurines made by the GoFigure doll club in April. The collection has a wide variety of characters ranging from Alan Snow’s “Here Be Monsters” box trolls to the Cheshire Cat of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. The material which the characters are made varies from felt, needlework and […]

ZaPow! Working with Girls on the Run of WNC

ZaPow! Working with Girls on the Run of WNC

ZaPow!, a local pop art gallery, is hosting a show called “Girls on the Run.” Named after the Girls on the Run chapter in western North Carolina, the art show features pop art portraits of prominent women, real and fictitious, and paintings that show the values of Girls on the Run. Girls on the Run is […]

First Friday: Lexington Glassworks

First Friday: Lexington Glassworks

Open studios and live music mark the first Friday of every month in the downtown art district. Lexington Glassworks opened doors with a live band and food truck, welcoming local visitors and patrons into the gallery space. “We really appreciate our local community. We have a lot of local members who come time and time again,” […]

Trade and Lore Welcomed Downtown

Trade and Lore Welcomed Downtown

​Approximately 300 people walked through the door of a new coffee shop in downtown Asheville this Wednesday, as Trade and Lore hosted their soft opening of the shop. Brock Kehoe, one-of-three owners of Trade and Lore, said this kind of unadvertised opening allows the staff to practice everything they had been working on before busy tourist-filled weekends. […]

12th Annual Miniature Show – American Folk Art and Framing

12th Annual Miniature Show – American Folk Art and Framing

American Folk Art and Framing held a reception for their 12th Annual Miniature Show on Friday. For the show, participating artists were required to create folk art pieces with a maximum size of nine by seven inches. According to American Folk’s website, the show, which lasts from the 11th to the 25th, is designed to […]

Sherwood’s Music Changes Name, Location

Sherwood’s Music Changes Name, Location

Sherwood’s Music, recently acquired from its namesake by long-time employees Charles Gately and Brian Landrum, relocated to a new location on Lexington Avenue on Feb. 2. Sherwood’s, renamed Heyday Musical Instruments and Repair, specializes in vintage instrument consignment and repair since opening in 2010. Together with their sole hired staff member, Howard Jefferson, Gately and […]

Proving Ground

Proving Ground

Yes. Micah Mackenzie is a member of the Image Asheville collaborative.  So, of course we must profess! He is also an amazing street photographer and regularly contributing member to Asheville’s Art community. The support for and attendance of his show at Pisgah Brewing Company was impressive and proved that Asheville thrives in it’s artistic culture […]

{Re}Happening 2012

{Re}Happening 2012

One of the things I really love about living in Asheville is its wonderful arts community, which encompasses everything from street performance, freak festivals and circus cabaret to artisan crafts to fine arts and opera. I have never felt more immersed in a vibrant arts culture, and the great thing is that all the events […]

Gallery Opening of Co/Lab

Gallery Opening of Co/Lab

5 Walnut Gallery had a small, sweet opening with the title “Co/Lab – The Collaborative Collage Works of Travis Medford and Nicole McConville” where the generally small pieces on wood and paper drew you in for a more detailed inspection.