Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience

Asheville Art Museum 2 South Pack Square, Asheville

Contemporary art, interdisciplinary research communities, and the inspiration of Appalachia converge in Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience. This exhibition showcases a selection of collaborative creative works that emerged from nearly four decades of the Mountain Lake Workshop series, a program sited in rural southwestern Virginia. Founded by artist and scholar Ray Kass in 1980 […]

Golden Hour: Olympians Photographed by Walter Iooss Jr.

Asheville Art Museum 2 South Pack Square, Asheville

Golden Hour: Olympians Photographed by Walter Iooss Jr. highlights dozens of photographer Walter Iooss Jr.’s images from the Museum’s Collection. Over his 60-year career, Iooss (born Temple, TX 1943) has captured hundreds of celebrated athletes training for and playing their sports, as portraits, and a select few as they prepared for the 1984 Summer Olympics […]

Walter B. Stephen Pottery: Cameo to Crystalline

Asheville Art Museum 2 South Pack Square, Asheville

Artist Walter B. Stephen contributed to Western North Carolina’s identity as a flourishing site for pottery production and craftsmanship in the early 20th century. This exhibition features art pottery and functional vessels from each stage of Stephen’s career, from his origins discovering the medium alongside his mother in Tennessee to his multi-decade production just outside […]

Golden Hour: Olympians Photographed by Walter Iooss Jr.

Asheville Art Museum 2 South Pack Square, Asheville

Golden Hour: Olympians Photographed by Walter Iooss Jr. highlights dozens of photographer Walter Iooss Jr.’s images from the Museum’s Collection. Over his 60-year career, Iooss (born Temple, TX 1943) has captured hundreds of celebrated athletes training for and playing their sports, as portraits, and a select few as they prepared for the 1984 Summer Olympics […]

Walter B. Stephen Pottery: Cameo to Crystalline

Asheville Art Museum 2 South Pack Square, Asheville

Artist Walter B. Stephen contributed to Western North Carolina’s identity as a flourishing site for pottery production and craftsmanship in the early 20th century. This exhibition features art pottery and functional vessels from each stage of Stephen’s career, from his origins discovering the medium alongside his mother in Tennessee to his multi-decade production just outside […]