UNC Asheville's Ninth Annual Multimedia Arts and Sciences Juried Student Exhibition will be on view April 9-26 at UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday, April 9, in the gallery. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Selected drawings by Asheville artist Heather Lewis will be on view from April 2-28 in UNC Asheville's Blowers Gallery. The exhibition includes 12 works Lewis calls "drawings" created using various media such as brake grindings, roofing felt and DVDs, as well as natural phenomena such as light and gravity. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville seniors Maren Close and Janet Collins will hold a joint photography exhibition on campus. Their images will be on view in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery from April 2-13. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 2, in the gallery.
UNC Asheville's Art Department will hold its 13th annual Soup-and-Salad Bowl Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, in UNC Asheville's Owen Conference Center. Proceeds from the sale will benefit UNC Asheville's Ceramics Program.
UNC Asheville will hold the 10th annual “F-Word Film Festival: A Celebration of Images By and About Women (But For All Audiences)” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. Two award-winning films, “Club Native” and “Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority,” will be screened.
UNC Asheville's Music Department will continue its spring concert season with three performances in March, ranging from jazz to chamber music. Concerts will be held in Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission is $5 at the door.
"Familiarity and Function," featuring some 23 mixed media pieces by UNC Asheville senior Megan Seifried, will be on view March 19-30 in UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. The exhibition is a collection of Seifried's work towards a bachelor of fine arts degree from UNC Asheville.
UNC Asheville’s Craft Campus will continue its “Meet the Maker: Conversations with Craftspeople” lecture series. Local sculptor Susan Hagen will present “The Teenager Project” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, room 104. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville will host an evening with acclaimed Civil Rights leader and songstress Bernice Johnson Reagon at 7 p.m. Friday, March 19, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Reagon, who has been selected to give the May 2010 UNC Asheville Commencement Address, will engage the audience in her signature "song-talk" style. The event is free and open to the public; American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.
Registration is now open for the “How To Use Your Digital Camera” workshop from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 20, and from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 27. The course is open to students of all ages and skills and will take place at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center.