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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 ...

ArtSpace Summer Letter

Click here for grade-specific Summer Letters and School Supply Lists. July 2015 Hello ArtSpace Families, I hope this letter finds you all enjoying your summer! As always, there have been many great things happening here ...

Adopt-A-Street Reminder

It's Adopt-A-Street time again!! This Saturday, July 18th, we will meet in the Azalea Rd. Dog Park parking lot at 9:00am. Wear your work gloves and comfy walking shoes. We have everything else you'll need! ...