ReVIEWING Black Mountain College Conference

Reuter Center

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference is a forum for scholars and artists to contribute original work on topics related to Black Mountain College and its place in cultural history. The format is designed to be interdisciplinary, with a three-day program that includes a full schedule of speakers, panels, workshops, and performances.

Admission Open House

Sherrill Center, Kimmel Arena

UNC Asheville’s Open House gives students and families a chance to see what makes the UNC Asheville experience unique. Through distinctive academic and student life showcases, students can meet one-on-one […]

Common Word Community Read Shawn N. Mendez, Assistant Professor of Sociology “Beyond the Binary: Gender, Sexuality, and Family in the American Caste System”

Highsmith Student Union, Lookout Mountain Room (229)

Join from 12 - 1 p.m in Highsmith Union 229 or watch the livestream on UNC Asheville's YouTube channel as Dr. Shawn Mendez presents The Common Word Community Reads third faculty lecture of the semester, "Beyond the Binary: Gender, Sexuality, and Family in the American Caste System."

UNC Asheville Holiday Student Art and Ceramics Sale

Owen Hall, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery

A wide variety of functional and decorative pottery and other artwork crafted by UNC Asheville students will be on sale at the annual holiday UNC Asheville Student Art & Ceramics Sale.

UNCA Wind Ensemble and UNCA Percussion Ensemble Concert

Lipinsky Hall Auditorium

Fletcher Peacock and Matthew Richmond, directors Visit the UNC Asheville Department of Music upcoming events calendar for more information Community Expectations As members of this community, we care about everyone. Faculty, staff, students, and visitors have a shared commitment to take the necessary precautions to avoid spreading COVID-19 while following all recommended health guidelines. Please […]

Collective Works of Samuel Joyner & Harry Malesovas

Featuring both functional and sculptural ceramic work, the artists aim to highlight the versatility of clay as an artistic medium by contrasting the ornate/functional pieces of Sam Joyner with the monstrous clay sculptures created by Harry Malesovas. Viewing is available during open library hours. Visit https://library.unca.edu/about/hours Community Expectations As members of this community, we care […]

Common Word Community Read – With Dan Pierce, Professor of History, “What George Vanderbilt Saw: Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains in 1887 – 88”

Curated by New York Times bestselling author and fellow UNC Asheville alumnus, Wiley Cash ’00, the Common Word Community Read brings the UNC Asheville community together to engage in a collective educational experience. Join Professor of History, Dan Pierce, for this first of three events supporting the spring 2022 read selection, "The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home" by Denise Kiernan.

“Well Being is a Skill” – A Lecture Presented by Richard Davidson (Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison)

Zoom / Virtual

In this virtual talk, world-renowned neuroscientist and psychologist Richard Davidson will draw from scientific evidence that suggests that we can change our brains by cultivating certain habits of mind. By transforming the mind, these mental training strategies can improve the well-being of children and parents, students and teachers, citizens and communities.

“Boomtown Blues: Archaeologies of Expansion and Collapse in Amazonia” – A lecture presented by Anna Browne Ribeiro (Univ. of Louisville)

Zoom / Virtual

In this virtual lecture, Anna Browne Ribeiro (assistant professor in the department of anthropology at the University of Louisville) will explore some of the major ancient and historical patterns of expansion and contraction of political-economic systems alongside an analysis of resource and land-use strategies.

“Room for a View” – An exhibit featuring works by fiber-based artist Lisa Klakulak

Owen Hall, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery

Room for a View "is an exploration of the correlation between brain and body memory of familial and familiar social experiences and the nature of the wet felting process, namely its reduction of airspace." - Lisa Klakulak   Viewing is available during open Owen Hall hours. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (M - F) On […]

NextFest Spring 2022 at UNC Asheville

Highsmith Student Union, Blue Ridge Room (202/203)

Join more than 70 local and regional organizations at UNC Asheville at NextFest, an opportunity to connect with employers offering full and part-time opportunities, internships, seasonal opportunities, graduate schools and years of service!

“Private Domain: Redux” – Large scale figure narrative paintings by Virginia Derryberry (Professor Emerita)

Large-scale figure narrative paintings in the Private Domain series, an exhibit from UNC Asheville Professor Emerita of Art Virginia Derryberry, blend elements from mythology and alchemy, the forerunner of modern science. The intent is to suggest multiple interpretations rather than a straightforward illustration of a specific narrative, a fitting choice in that alchemy by its […]

2022 UNC Asheville Annual Pi(e) Run

Greenwood Athletic Field 600 Wellness Way, Asheville

UNC Asheville & The Marvelous Math Club are hosting a fun-run on 3/14. Proceeds benefit the Asheville Initiative for Math!

$10 – $20

Indigenous Ways of Knowing, Language and Storytelling Panel

Zoom / Virtual

Featured panelists Sol Neely, Juan G. Sánchez Martínez, Gilliam Jackson aka Doyi, and Trey Adcock (ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, enrolled Cherokee Nation) will discuss some of the ways Indigenous cultures see and understand the world, how Indigenous languages reflect worldviews rooted in relationships, and how storytelling serves to communicate knowledge across generations.

UNC Asheville Wind Ensemble and Choral Concert

Lipinsky Hall

Join the University Chorale, Asheville Singers, and the UNCA Wind Ensemble for an evening of music. Chuck Taft, Melodie Galloway, and Fletcher Peacock, directors For more information, visit music.unca.edu/engage/upcoming-events/   Community Expectations As members of this community, we care about everyone. Faculty, staff, students, and visitors have a shared commitment to take the necessary precautions […]

Admitted Student Day

During Admitted Student Days, incoming students interact with people and offices to help them prepare for a smooth transition to UNC Asheville.

UNC Asheville Percussion Ensemble and AfroMusics Ensemble Concert

Lipinsky Hall

Join the University Percussion Ensemble and the AfroMusics Ensemble for an afternoon of music. Adama Dembele, Toby King, and Matthew Richmond, directors. For more information, visit music.unca.edu/engage/upcoming-events/   Community Expectations As members of this community, we care about everyone. Faculty, staff, students, and visitors have a shared commitment to take the necessary precautions to avoid […]

Common Word Community Read: Exclusive Documentary Screening of America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment

Curated by New York Times bestselling author and fellow UNC Asheville alumnus, Wiley Cash ’00, the Common Word Community Read brings the UNC Asheville community together to engage in a collective educational experience. This event, an exclusive documentary screening of "America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment", is the second of three events supporting the spring 2022 read selection, "The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home" by Denise Kiernan.

“Flight from Ukraine,” a talk with Ben Betsalel

Highsmith Student Union, Blue Ridge Room South (203)

At 4 pm in the Highsmith Student Union, artist and UNC Asheville alum Ben Betsalel will give a talk, “Flight from Ukraine.” He will speak on his work and experiences in Ukraine, as well as the “Human Rights” art projects he has carried out in prisons and refugee camps around the world – and until about two weeks ago, in Ukraine. His talk will powerfully combine the political and the personal.

Hiking Western North Carolina – A Panel

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)

This in-person panel will feature three well-known area hiking experts, Danny Bernstein (author of numerous books on hiking in the region), Bill Hart (author of 3000 Miles in the Smokies and one of the foremost experts on the Great Smoky Mountains), and Jason McDougald (Director of Camp Grier and leader and one of the founders […]

YAM! Yay Art Mentors Closing Reception

Zageir Hall

The Department of Education invites you to join Asheville City and Buncombe County Area School art specialists for the closing reception to an exceptional exhibit celebrating community visual art mentors.

UNC Asheville String Trio Concert

Lipinsky Hall Lobby

Join the University String Trio for an afternoon of music. Joseph Falconer, director. For more information, visit music.unca.edu/engage/upcoming-events/   Community Expectations As members of this community, we care about everyone. Faculty, staff, students, and visitors have a shared commitment to take the necessary precautions to avoid spreading COVID-19 while following all recommended health guidelines. Please […]

“A Conversation about Redux” with artist Virginia Derryberry (Professor Emerita)

UNC Asheville Professor Emerita of Art Virginia Derryberry will be in-person for “A Conversation about Redux” in the Blowers Gallery. Derryberry will be giving a talk and discussing her work of large-scale figure narrative paintings from her Private Domain series. The exhibit, which is on display all month, blends elements from mythology and alchemy, the […]

Greenfest – Fresh Future

UNC Asheville's Office of Sustainability celebrates its annual 2022 Spring Greenfest with nearly two weeks of events and activities.

T.A.B.L.E. (Together All Build Love & Equity) with BeLoved

University Quad

Build tables for the BeLoved microvillage, craft household objects for microvillage residents and learn more about BeLoved's relationship with UNC Asheville and work in Asheville and Buncombe County.

Greenfest Sustainability Fair

Reed Plaza 1 University Heights, Asheville

Live music, an electric vehicle car show, electric bikes to demo, a food truck, live chalk muraling, educational tables, and belly dancing converge on Reed Plaza in celebration of Greenfest.

Love And Theft – A Fundraising Concert for the Benefit of the Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of NC

Sherrill Center, Kimmel Arena

*This event is not sponsored by or otherwise endorsed by UNC Asheville Across the state of North Carolina, local organizations of the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics of North Carolina and the International Associate of Fire Fighters host bi-annual concerts to raise funds for fire education in their communities. Your support helps professional fire fighters, […]

TheatreUNCA and Venture Shakespeare Present: William Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’

Carol Belk Theatre

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night is a romantic comedy with interwoven plots, mistaken identities, practical jokes, and unrequited love. In this love "square," twins Viola (Mack Moseley '23) and Sebastian (Nick Lock '22) are separated during a shipwreck. Viola, who is disguised as a boy, falls in love with Duke Orsino (David Gingold '22) who is […]

$5 – $10

Admitted Student Day

During Admitted Student Days, incoming students interact with people and offices to help them prepare for a smooth transition to UNC Asheville.

Bare feet, Bootstraps, and Liberation: Exploring the Complex Journey to Reconciliation in the U.S.A. – An Inter-institutional Panel Discussion

Zoom / Virtual

Western North Carolina scholars Tiece Ruffin (UNC Asheville), Rima Vesely-Flad (Warren Wilson College), David Walton (Western Carolina University), and Jonathan McCoy (Mars Hill University) to converse and discuss their work dismantling white supremacy, reparations, reconciliation, and addressing generational trauma in this inter-institutional Africana studies discussion.

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