A national benchmark in
Educational excellence through integration of the arts

Recent News

Grandparents Day Is Coming! RSVP Now!

ArtSpace is excited to be hosting its first Grandparents Day event on Friday, September 11!  On this day, students' grandparents will visit campus to live the life of an ArtSpace student for a day.   ...

Preliminary Campus Plan Builds Excitement

SWANNANOA, NC, August 28, 2015 - A group of stakeholders came to the ArtSpace Explorations Lab to see and hear the preliminary design plans for a campus master plan from the Asheville Design Center (ADC). ...

Asheville Design Center Stakeholders Meeting Friday, 8/28

SWANNANOA, NC -- The Asheville Design Center (ADC) is a non-profit collection of designers, architects, landscape architects, and planners who work to help communities and non-profits better utilize their spaces and facilities by employing the ...

Seventh Graders Explore Force and Motion

SWANNANOA, NC, August 19, 2015 -- Several middle school students at ArtSpace were caught throwing paper airplanes last Wednesday, only 5 days after school started!  However, these 7th graders were not misbehaving. They were following ...

Creativity: The MacGyver of 21st Century Skills

This is the first of a series of entries by long-time ArtSpace teacher and current Enterprise and Development Manager,“Capt. Josh” Batenhorst that will take a deeper look at the methods employed for teaching and learning ...

Award Winning Music Teacher, Meg Boerner!

Swannanoa, NC, August 18, 2015 -- “Ms. Meg” Boerner has only been teaching at ArtSpace for two short years, but in that time she has made an incredible impact on her students and colleagues.  For ...

A+ 20th Anniversary Conference: Celebrate Arts Integration

[caption id="attachment_6845" align="alignleft" width="201"] A+ Fellow Michelle Pearson leads attendees in an energizing movement celebration.[/caption] DURHAM, NC, August 3-5, 2015 - The A+ Schools program of the North Carolina Arts Council celebrated 20 years of ...

All Staff Return for Annual Art Happening

August 6, 2015 --  Every year the ArtSpace staff comes together after summer vacation to re-ignite their creativity with a collaborative art project.  In the past the staff have created collective visual art pieces, theatre ...

Nominate a Parent to the School Improvement Team

Hello ArtSpace Families, This post is to request nominations for an ArtSpace parent or guardian for our School Improvement Team (SIT). This team’s purpose is to create and implement our school’s School Improvement Plan using ...