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Empty Road, 1987
Exhibition: Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience
08/20/2021–11/01/2021 (more information)
Howard Finster
Empty Road, 1987
serigraph, edition of 150
publisher: Brian Sieveking and The Mountain Lake Workshop, 22 × 17 inches. Collection of Longwood Center for the Visual Arts at Longwood University. © Estate of Howard Finster / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Exhibition: Walter B. Stephen Pottery: Cameo to Crystalline
Through 02/21/2022 (more information)
Pisgah Forest Pottery
Walter B. Stephen, Square Dancers teapot, 1953
glazed stoneware, 5 × 8 × 5 inches
Asheville Art Museum, gift of Ellen R. Carr, 2019.52.13
Walter B. Stephen, Square Dancers teapot, 1953
Carl Lewis, Houston, TX, 1991
Exhibition: Golden Hour: Olympians Photographed by Walter Iooss Jr.
Through 10/04/2021 (more information)
Walter Iooss Jr.
Carl Lewis, Houston, TX, 1991
archival pigment print on paper,
23 ¼ × 29 inches. Gift of Ramesh G. & Jayshree A. Patel, 2019.51.098.
© Walter Iooss Jr
Exhibition: Precious Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
Thrpugh 10/04/2021 (more information)
Mark Stanitz
Negative Side Up, 1978
gold and mixed media, 10×5 ¼ ×¾ inches. Gift of Delphia Allen Lamberson & Hoke Smith Holt, 2002.01.01.51.
© Mark Stanitz.
Negative Side Up, 1978
Dream Swimmers II
Exhibition: Public Domain: Photography and the Preservation of Public Lands
Through 08/30/2021 (more information)
Gerald van de Wiele
Dream Swimmers II, 1999
charcoal on paper,
22 ¾ × 28 ¾ × 1 inches
Black Mountain College Collection, gift of the Artist, 2012.30.06.43. © Gerald van de Wiele.
Exhibition: Public Domain: Photography and the P/2021reservation of Public Lands
05/19–08/30/2021 (more information)
Robert Glenn Ketchum
CVNRA #397 from the Overlooked in America: The Success and Failure of Federal Land Management series
,
CVNRA #397 from the Overlooked in America: The Success and Failure of Federal Land Management series
Huffman Gifts of Contemporary Southern Folk Art
Exhibition : Huffman Gifts of Contemporary Southern Folk Art
04/07/2021–01/22/2021 (more information)
Howard Finster
Untitled, 1988
paint on panel, 11 ½ × 27 inches
Asheville Art Museum, gift of Allen & Barry Huffman, 2018.57.07. © Estate of Howard Finster / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Chris Johnson, Hank Willis Thomas, Bayeté Ross Smith, and Kamal Sinclair, Question Bridge: Black Males (still), 2012
Exhibition :Question Bridge: Black Males
Through ongoing1 (more information)
Chris Johnson, Hank Willis Thomas, Bayeté Ross Smith, and Kamal Sinclair, Question Bridge: Black Males (still), 2012
single-channel video installation, 2 hours, 53 minutes
produced by Delroy Lindo, Deborah Willis, and Jesse Williams, post-production producer Will Sylvester, supervising story producer Rosa White, . © Chris Johnson, image courtesy the Artist.

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Asheville, North Carolina 28801
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Children under age 5: Free
Additional fees may apply for selected exhibitions.

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For more information visit our Group Tours page.

Map and Directions

From I-240 East
Take Exit 5A Merrimon Avenue. At the light turn left onto Merrimon Avenue (the street will become Broadway). Continue on Broadway toward Vance Monument. We are on the left corner directly across from Posana Cafe.

From I-240 West
Take Exit 5A Merrimon Avenue. At the light turn left onto Merrimon Avenue (the street will
become Broadway). Continue on Broadway toward Vance Monument. We are on the left
corner directly across from Posana Cafe.

About
Organized in 1948, the Asheville Art Museum is Western North Carolina's premier visual arts institution and its collections a unique resource in the city and the region. The Museum's programs engage diverse audiences of all ages in active exploration of themselves - their past and future - and their communities, through interpretation of American art since the beginning of the 20th century. Committed to being a vital force in the community and individual development, the Museum's focus is on lifelong learning through the visual arts for all audiences from pre-school children to senior citizens.

Ever mindful of our commitment to lifelong learning through the visual arts, we continue to evolve and enhance the dynamic features of the Web site over time, providing in-depth and interactive content and tools that allow Museum visitors like you to better access, explore and experience all of the rich programming and information that the Museum has to offer—from the comfort of your home or workplace.

Our Mission:
The Asheville Art Museum engages, enlightens and inspires individuals and enriches community through dynamic experiences in American Art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Our Vision:
To transform lives through art.


Exhibitions

Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience
August 20, 2021–November 1, 2021
(more information)

Walter B. Stephen Pottery: Cameo to Crystalline
Through February 21, 2022
(more information)

Golden Hour: Olympians Photographed by Walter Iooss Jr.
Through October 4, 2021
(more information)

Precious Medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze
Thrpugh October 4, 2021
(more information)

Public Domain: Photography and the Preservation of Public Lands
May 19–August 30, 2021
(more information)

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine
May 7–August 2, 2021
(more information)

Old World/New Soil: Foreign-Born American Artists from the Asheville Art Museum Collection
May 7–August 2, 2021
(more information)

Huffman Gifts of Contemporary Southern Folk Art
April 7–September 13, 2021
(more information)

Beauford Delaney’s Metamorphosis into Freedom
April 2, 2021–June 21, 2021
(more information)

Meeting the Moon
Through July 26, 2021
(more information)

Question Bridge: Black Males
TBD
(more information)

Events

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