Community Events, Classes + Workshops

Join us as we celebrate the amazing talents of our community to offer even more opportunities and special events!

 

Saturday, August 18 from 6:30-8:30pm
Roots + Wings Creative Campus

Hors d'oeuvres, wine and local beer
FREE

Please join Flatiron Writers Room along with Roots + Wings School of Art and Design and Malaprop's Bookstore for this FREE event as we celebrate the release of acclaimed author Matthew Vollmer's PERMANENT EXHIBIT, a collection of short prose originally composed as status updates on a popular social media platform, and now published by BOA Editions Ltd.

Matthew Vollmer opens a browser window into his own mind with these collage-style essays. Exercising a rapacious intellectual curiosity, he seamlessly integrates flying snakes, mass shootings, emojis, pop stars, stargazing, ghosts, circuses, and a hundred other things. Full of keen observations and unexpected insights, Permanent Exhibit reclaims the art of letting one’s mind wander and explore in the age of the status update.

Readings by the Flatiron Players featuring Maggie Marshall, Tiffany Santiago, Kevin Patrick Murphy, Robert Dale Walker, Jeff Benninghofen and A.K. Benninghofen.
Gallery showing of original work by local visual artists Ginger Huebner, Jeannie Regan and Holly de Saillan.


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Learn something new and support arts education! All proceeds from this workshop benefit out connecting the ANDs community art classes!

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Suggested donation of $10- $25


August 28: Cute Cuts and Reverse Dye Fabric Fun


EXHIBIT AT AAAC

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July 6 - August 31 at the Asheville Area Arts Council
Monday - Friday from 10am - 5pm


Come see a selection of work from our youngest makers: our Visual Arts Preschool students, ages 3 to 6.  It includes investigations into art movements, community and culture, storytelling, and creative play.
We hope to see you there!

The AAAC is located at 207 Coxe Avenue in the Refinery Creator Space in Asheville!
MORE INFO HERE


ASHEVILLE kids yoga + ART

Sundays from 10:30-11:30am
Ages 3 -8
Suggested donation of $10-$20

Click here for the most up to date info on WHEN the next session is happening!

Click here to visit the Asheville Kids Yoga & Art website!

Drop off your child on Sunday mornings to join Miss Emma as she guides them in a playful yoga practice at Roots + Wings School of Art and Design.

This playful practice helps children increase mind and body awareness, strength, flexibility, focus and creativity.

Miss Emma currently teaches Preschool at Roots + Wings School of Art and Design. She has over 10 years of experience working with children in a variety of settings.  Emma holds an NC Teaching License in Elementary Education and is a certified yoga teacher. She can not wait to bring her knowledge, experience and creativity to the community!


CREATIVE MORNINGS COMMUNITY PORTRAIT

Roots + Wings spent three months creating a large scale Community Portrait with the folks attending the awesome and amazing Creative Mornings Asheville event.  The final piece will be a part of our Connecting the ANDs exhibit in 2019!


  creative intervention event   Roots + Wings created Collaborative Community Portrait during this awesome event in May at the Center for Craft in Asheville,, engaging the public in their ideas of transforming difficult and unexpected spaces!

creative intervention event

Roots + Wings created Collaborative Community Portrait during this awesome event in May at the Center for Craft in Asheville,, engaging the public in their ideas of transforming difficult and unexpected spaces!


 Our team exhibited work at the open house - alongside our amazing Grace Eaton's work as we hold her in our hearts forever.  These images are from her Instagram feed.

Our team exhibited work at the open house - alongside our amazing Grace Eaton's work as we hold her in our hearts forever.  These images are from her Instagram feed.

Do you have a community class or event you might like to hold here at the Roots + Wings Creative Campus?  Give us a shout below and we can chat all about it!

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