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Blue to Black Art Weekend

3 May 2013 - 5 May 2013

BLUE TO BLACK Art Weekend, boasts the E.A.S.T. Studio Tour--in its 7th season and the new BLUE to BLACK Art Stroll--1st season this May, the weekend of May 3-5. The weekend kicks-off Friday, May 3, 5-9 p.m. with an artist reception and preview of featured works at the historic bMonte Vista Hotel and continues throughout the weekend. On Saturday, E.A.S.T. Studio Tour hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with extended hours Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (as offered per individual artist). Black Mountain art venue/gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. with Open House-Artist Receptions at each participating downtown art venue/gallery from 5-7 p.m. Black Mountain art venues/galleries are open additionally on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With the addition of several new members, more than 40 studios/art venues/galleries will open their doors to the public this spring. A variety of media is represented including glass, fiber, clay, metal, photography, painting, woodworking – and more. The route extends from the BLUE Ridge Parkway at Highway 70 to East Asheville, Fairview, Swannanoa on to BLACK Mountain and Old Fort at the newly opened Arrowhead Gallery Studios (AGS). AGS features the work of more than 30 artists as well as on-site studios for several. Visit www.arrowheadart.org for more information.