Community invited to unveiling of River Arts District sculpture and greenway section

Trash Trout, provided by Asheville GreenWorks   The City of Asheville invites the community to celebrate the unveiling of new public art installations at 3 p.m. Nov. 30. The event will start at Jean Webb Park at 30 Riverside Drive, and end at the Craven Street Boat Launch at 190 Riverside Drive. The purpose is to highlight the [...]

Installation ceremony set for Lexington Avenue sculpture

  At last it’s here! The City of Asheville is pleased to announce an installation ceremony for the Lexington Avenue Art Project.   Join us and the artist Beatrice Coron at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 for the installation ceremony of her metal sculpture titled Lexington Life Column.   The new public artwork will be installed at 65 N. Lexington Ave., [...]

Sculpture chosen for Lexington Avenue public art installation

The 15-foot-high new public artwork by Beatrice Coron will be installed at 65 N. Lexington Ave.   A thriving downtown Asheville street will become even more vibrant this year with the installation of a new piece of public art on Lexington Avenue.   The City of Asheville is pleased to announce that, after a competitive process, a metal sculpture entitled Lexington Life [...]

City accepts Lexington Avenue public artwork applications

The new public artwork will be installed at 65 N. Lexington Ave., a spot adjacent to several retail establishments.     A new public artwork will come to downtown Asheville, thanks to a collaboration between the Asheville Downtown Association Foundation and the City’s Public Art & Cultural Commission. The Lexington Avenue Public Art Project is intended to reflect the [...]

Asheville’s Urban Trail Station 15, Market Place, rededicated

The City of Asheville and the Public Art and Cultural Commission held a rededication ceremony for the Urban Trail Station 15 Market Place at 1:30 p.m. June 19. The station is located on Walnut Street between North Lexington Avenue and Broadway in downtown Asheville. A reception followed the ceremony at 5 Walnut Wine Bar, across [...]