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A weekend in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina teaching songwriting with intention. North Carolina and nationally renowned songwriters on staff are excited to share their techniques in craft and art with you. Whether you are an experienced songwriter or about to write your first song, these retreats will help you add skills to your own magic, with detailed concepts, practice and instruction. Early Bird Registration until January 31, 2024.

Application Deadline: March 4, 2024
The Jane Lonon Legacy Fund was established in 2019, to recognize and honor the dedication and hard work of Jane Lonon, retired Executive Director of the Ashe County Arts Council with the mission of expanding on Lonon’s success in the development of the arts in Ashe County. The annual Jane Lonon Legacy Fund Grant supports projects that feature the fine arts, performing arts or heritage arts of the Appalachians in Ashe County. 



Do you have a passion for the arts and enjoy detail oriented financial work? This position could be for you! Ashe County Arts Council is seeking a Director of Operations as our current Director of Operations, Linda, will be retiring. (Congratulations Linda!) The application will be open through March 31st, 2024.

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The Ashe Arts Center, located in downtown West Jefferson’s Arts District, is home to the Arts Council’s offices. The Ashe Arts Center houses The Gallery, a year-round exhibition space that showcases works of art by local and regional artists. The Gallery Shop features locally produced art and crafts. The restored stone building continues the legacy created in 1938 when it was built by the Works Progress Administration as a gathering place for the community.

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