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Asheville Art Museum

2 S Pack Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-3521
+1 828-253-3227
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Temporary facility "On the Slope" while the permanent space is being remodeled

I saw only a small show, but it was interesting. I saw a wonderful painting by a Chocktaw artist... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Gaye E

very limited exhibits. Even though this museum is small it could have a greater diversity of GOOD... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Asheville, North Carolina
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Our 2 S. Pack Square location is now closed for construction. The Asheville Art Museum annually presents an exciting, inviting and active schedule of exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent collection of 20th and 21st century American art. Any visit will also include experiences with works of significance to Western North Carolina’s cultural heritage including Studio Craft, Black Mountain College and Cherokee artists. Special exhibitions feature renowned regional and national artists and explore issues of enduring interest. The Museum also offers a wide array of innovative, inspiring and entertaining educational programs for people of all ages.
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  • Average31%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
2 S Pack Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-3521
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-253-3227
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I saw only a small show, but it was interesting. I saw a wonderful painting by a Chocktaw artist whose work I was not aware of--and in the shop I bought a gorgeous long silk ikat vest!

Thank Gaye E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

very limited exhibits. Even though this museum is small it could have a greater diversity of GOOD art!

Thank JulietandIain
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I will say they were closing soon for renovation so with the changes it might make a better excursion. I also think they might have put away some of their permanent collection.

2  Thank marierS9344IU
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Was disappointed by the limited number of exhibits and size of the museum. For a town that is chock full of wonderful art it was a let down.

2  Thank MikeHjorleifsson
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Exhibits were being replaced so not everything was available. Had some unusual exhibits. Inexpensive.

Thank Mgbt1968
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Made a stop by the art museum to check it out. Nice folks. Not a lot of exhibits. I enjoyed the Woolworth Gallery much more.

1  Thank Alracj
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting downtown museum. A modest but well presented collection. They have plenty of programs to engage the community, such as films and discussions with curators. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Asheville is known for its art scene, and it has a great museum to show for it. Not to be missed exploration of local talent, with a great museum shop to boot.

Thank eheyman
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was a really small museum. It was undergoing renovation when we were there, so less art, but staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Acuprado
Reviewed 23 July 2016

With all the great art in Asheville, I expected more from the Art Museum. From the Biltmore Estate to the River Arts district, I saw lots of unique art. But nothing memorable at this little museum. Perhaps it was because of renovations were in progress,...More

1  Thank mc53185
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21 March 2016|
Response from KenCookie | Reviewed this property |
It's open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.