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Read the Dec./Jan./Feb. Arts/Dates – Find out the latest events & news in the Ashe County art world!

Performances & Upcoming Events

  1. Ashe Arts Center Exhibit – Tree Fest

    December 5 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
  2. Gallery Crawl

    December 5 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
  3. Saturday with Santa & Holiday Open House

    December 6 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm
  4. Wordkeepers

    December 20 @ 3:00 pm


This Christmas, don’t forget…

Ashe Co. Arts Council

Saturday with Santa!

Saturday, Dec. 6

The Ashe County Arts Council celebrates the season with the annual holiday exhibit and Open House on Saturday, December 6 in the gallery of the Ashe Arts Center with eight beautifully decorated trees, miniature paintings, holiday gift ideas, and handmade ornaments. The friends and neighbors of the Arts Council are invited to stop by and enjoy refreshments, greet the staff and savor the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season between 11:30am-4pm. A special part of the Holiday Open House will be a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus just for the children. From 8:30-11:30am in four sessions, Santa will be available for photos. Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen will be open with stories and there will be an arts & crafts table and milk & cookies. Children will receive a book and holiday gift bag. Space is limited and reservations are encouraged, the admission is $5 per child. For more information please call 336-846-2787.

In the Gallery

Best of the Blue Ridge
October 9-November 20

Juried paintings, drawings, hand pulled prints from artists in Ashe and surrounding counties. Artists’ reception Oct. 10 from 5-8pm. Exhibit on display.

Exhibit Winners:

BEST IN SHOWSelf Portrait #4, Patrick Richardson
1ST PLACELollipoppies, Jayne Braxton
2ND PLACEPozer, Robert Ray
3RD PLACEWithout Regrets, Jacob Daniels
HONORABLE MENTION, Distant Mist, Lori Grindrod
HONORABLE MENTION, To the Heavens, Ed Kline