First Friday Teen making lab

Come with your fellow siblings, friends or just by yourself to spend time creating.  We have materials or you can bring your own!  A facilitator will be present, and they can give you a jumping off point for a project, or you can just explore on your own.  This is your time to delve into that creative spirit – anything is possible! (again – have we mentioned that there is NO experience required!!!)

Ages 12-18 / 7-9:00pm

$10 per person

May 5 and June 2- last two before summer!!

You CAN register ahead OR you can just DROP IN and pay when you arrive! 


parents nights out

Come drop your kiddos off for a night out on the town (or just go home and sit down for a few hours)! We'll be engaged with all kinds of art making, group games, snack and spoken word storytelling for this fun night!

NEXT DATE to be announced soon!

ages 5-10
$20 per person, $10 for siblings

minimum of 6 kids / maximum of 15



Hosting a visitor that wants a unique Asheville experience? Or, have you and your friends or family ever wanted to spend a few hours creating together - but need a jumping off point?  Here’s your chance.  Our Custom Making Labs can be adapted for many situations:

  • Individuals / Families / Friends / Date Nights
  • Girls / Boys Nights Out
  • Weekend Conferences / Retreats
  • Pre or Post-Wedding Events

Join us for a customized artistic experience!  Bring yourself, a group of friends or even your family!  All of our programming is available for any combination of ages, abilities and group sizes.  Groups are welcome to bring drinks and/or food to help nourish while they work!

We can create a FULLY customized experience (meeting with you to choose mediums, subjects, themes, etc), or If choices are better, you can choose from the following projects: 

  • Printmaking:  Participants will create individual collograph plates, and print them onto multiple surfaces, including one large collaborative materials for the host to keep!
  • Collage, chalk and encaustic:  Participants will create individual mixed media works using collage and chalk pastel, with a final coat of encaustic wax medium.
  • Altered books:  Participants will work with a collection of old books to cut, tear, drill and otherwise alter them into a new state of 3-dimensional sculpture!
  • NONE of the above project require ANY previous artistic experience...ANYONE can do this!!!!

Hosts can bring food and drink and enjoy celebrating together.  2 to 4 hour reservation time slots with group costs listed below:  (call us for larger group pricing)

$25 non-refundable reservation fee

2 hours - $35 per person (2-8 people) / $25 (9-20 people)

3 hours - $40 per person (2-8 people) / $30 (9-20 people)

4 hours - $45 per person (2-8 people) / $35 (9-20 people)

If you are looking for a one-on-one custom lesson, please visit our Art + Design Studios page and scroll on down to read about customized options!

Please connect with us below to ask questions or to set up a time to meet to create your own making lab!

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