2015 Spring and Summer Art Events in the Asheville Area

While the Asheville area is known for natural beauty — hiking trails, waterfalls, the Blue Ridge Parkway — it is equally known for its superb arts culture. Asheville is recognized annually for its art and craft on various “top ten” lists.

Large room with windows on one side, a display cabinet with art in it and art hanging on the walls

Red House Studios & Gallery in Black Mountain [Photo: TripAdvisor]

So if you’re looking for some inspiration during your trip to the mountains this spring and summer (and maybe a souvenir to take home), look no further than the following Asheville area art events and exhibitions taking place over the next few months:

  • Asheville Art Walks (First Friday of every month, April through December): www.ashevilledowntowngalleries.org
  • Ooh La La Curiosity Market (11 Saturdays starting May 23, in Pritchard Park in downtown Asheville) : www.oohlalacuriositymarket.com
  • Art in Bloom Exhibit (May 11 – June 20, at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts): www.blackmountainarts.org
  • John Smith Photography Gallery Show (May 15 – August 2, at Seven Sisters Gallery in downtown Black Mountain): sevensistersgallery.com
  • This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land (June 5 – July 30, Gallery Show at the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League’s Red House Gallery in Black Mountain): www.svfalarts.org/index.html
  • Black Mountain Arts & Crafts Show (June 6-7, at the Black Mountain Depot): www.olddepot.org/index.php?page=arts-crafts-show
  • Asheville Art in the Park (June 13, June 20, June 27, in Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville): www.ashevilleartinthepark.com
  • Art in Bloom Plein Air gallery show of works from the Art in Bloom Garden Tour (June 24 – July 17, at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts): www.blackmountainarts.org
  • Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands (July 16, at the US Cellular Center in downtown Asheville): www.southernhighlandguild.org/pages/guild-shops/craft-fair-of-the-southern-highlands.php

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