The Arts

The arts come alive at UNC Asheville. From theatrical performances and funky electronic ensembles to classical music concerts and touring artists, there's something for everyone every month of the year.


The Events & Conferences Office brings in national acts during the academic year, including dance, noted speakers and musicians.

Visit the Cultural & Special Events Website

Music Department

Student music ensembles take the stage several times each month during the academic year. Groups range from the Electronic Music Ensemble to the classical Chamber Singers.

Visit the Music Department Website


All the world's a stage, and UNC Asheville students are the players! Two major productions are held each semester, featuring a student cast and crew.

Visit the Drama Website

Art Galleries

Four galleries on campus host student and visiting artist exhibitions throughout the year. Shows range from functional ceramics to oil paintings to mixed media.

  • S. Tucker Cooke Gallery
  • Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery
  • Blowers Gallery 
  • Highsmith University Union Gallery

Visit the Art Department Website