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First funds of the $3-million Mellon Foundation Grant Invested into Boosting the Block Project

On May 28, Asheville City Council authorized $180,000 to fund a contract for community facilitation, engagement, and project support services for the “Boosting the Block” Project, one of three projects funded by the Mellon Foundation to implement components of the Pack Square Plaza Vision Plan. The Block is Asheville’s historic Black business district and multicultural [...]

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City Of Asheville announces Call for Artists for a New Art Deco Masterpiece – part of the Urban Trail

The City of Asheville and the Public Art and Culture Commission (PACC) seek a qualified artist(s) or designer(s) to submit their qualifications for a piece of public artwork that reimagines Station #7, the Art Deco Masterpiece, part of Asheville’s Urban Trail.   Responses to this Call for Artists (CFA) will be reviewed by an Artist [...]