May 5, 2013

Blue to Black Art Weekend Studio Tours This Weekend

May 3-5     Blue to Black Art Weekend   More than 40 studios/art venues/galleries will open their doors to the public this spring. A variety of media is represented including glass, fiber, clay, metal, photography, painting, woodworking – and more. The route extends from the BLUE Ridge Parkway at Highway 70 to East Asheville, Fairview, Swannanoa on to BLACK Mountain and Old Fort at the newly opened Arrowhead Gallery Studios (AGS). AGS features the work of more than 30 artists as well as on-site studios for several.

BLUE TO BLACK Art Weekend includes the E.A.S.T. Studio Tour, now in its 7th season,  and the new BLUE to BLACK Art Stroll in its 1st season. The weekend kicks-off Friday, May 3, from 5-9 PM. with an artist reception and preview of featured works at the historic Monte Vista Hote. The event continues throughout the weekend. On Saturday, E.A.S.T. Studio Tour hours are Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM with extended hours Sunday, 11 AM to 5 PM (as offered per individual artist).

Black Mountain art venue/gallery hours are 10 AM - 7 PM with Open House-Artist Receptions at each participating downtown art venue/gallery from 5-7 PM.  Black Mountain art venues/galleries are open additionally on Sunday from 11AM to 5 PM.

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