Cultural Arts

Asheville is a place with a deep but constantly evolving arts and cultural heritage. The City of Asheville's Cultural Arts Division is dedicated to supporting the crucial role art and heritage play in our inquisitive and creative community.


Public Art & the Urban Trail

Easel Rider Mobile Art Lab

Street Performers / Busking

Click to see the Economic Impact ChartArts and Economic Prosperity IV was conducted by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. Established in 1960, we are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

The City of Asheville Cultural Arts Division served as the lead study partner for Buncombe County, one of 182 study partners in the United States. Arts & Economic Prosperity IV is the third Arts & Economic Prosperity study that Buncombe County arts and culture organizations have participated in with Americans for the Arts.

For more information about the Public Art & the Urban Trail contact:
Asheville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts
Phone: 828-259-5800

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