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River Arts District Second Saturday Events

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July 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Asheville River Arts District

On the Second Saturday of each month, the River Arts District holds gallery walks with demonstrations, workshops, live music, wine tastings, delicious food, and more! Meander the mile-long district and discover all that the “RAD” has to offer. There are more than 200 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques and share their inspirations.

*There will be no free trolley for the June and July Second Saturdays. Ample free parking is available in the district.*

*Both in person and  virtual events are happening for Second Saturday. Many are listed here and you may also check our EVENTS listings for more details.”

Events with an *asterisk are available in person AND online, Events which are solely virtual listed separately.


362 Depot Street

New Works Show and Demos “The Long, Long Wait”

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

New Works! Show and Sale! Cindy Lou Chenard and 8 other artists at 362 Depot Street Studios will be showing their new works created during quarantine.



Curve Studios

7 River Arts Place

Maria Andrade Pottery, Mani Designs, Symbology

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

You’re invited! Please visit our studio and shop at 7 River Arts Place in Curve Studios.

In keeping with city wide efforts to ensure safe environments, we will be wearing masks when we interact with customers and will be sanitizing jewelry and pottery if it is handled. Additionally, we will have locally made cotton masks for sale at the door.

We anticipate having more studio hours open to the public in July in addition to our current Fridays and Saturdays. Please refer to our individual artist websites or our RADA page listing for contact information and details.

Potter Maria Andrade has several new planters, espresso cups and saucer sets in her signature colors. She’ll be making pots at the wheel for July’s Second Saturday, come see her live demonstration. https://www.riverartsdistrict.com/artist/maria-andrade-troya-pottery/

Alice Scott has been making custom talisman necklaces. Her latest pendants have wings and are ready to take flight!

Amber Mahler has new tiny circle branch posts that are as light as feathers, perfect for everyday wear. She’s busy creating new botanical pieces that come with custom bell jars.


Riverside Studios

174 West Haywood Street

Second Saturday

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Riverside Studios is OPEN and we welcome visitors to our Second Saturday Event. Enjoy artwork by our seven artists in oil, acrylic, mixed media and sculpture.



Riverview Station

191 Lyman Street


Asheville Print Studio

Live Artists Working

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

See Artists working in our newly renovated space using safer and greener methods and practices!



*Jonas Gerard Fine Art

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Livestream: https://www.youtube.com/user/jonasgerardart

Join Jonas for his monthly live Painting Performance or enjoy a live broadcast on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/jonasgerardart . The fun begins at 2pm with easy parking and the public welcome. We do require masks and social distancing!



*Ignite Jewelry Studios

Live Silver Casting

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Live demo of a lost wax vacuum cast in sterling silver. Watch us pour liquid silver to make jewelry!



*Peter Roux – Painting & Drawing

Sky + Ground Contemporary Art #265

Cloud Painting Demo w/ Q&A – In person or via livestream

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Livestream: https://www.instagram.com/peterrouxart/

Join Peter to watch a little cloud magic come together on the canvas. Questions always welcome. The piece will be available as part of #artistsupportpledge – and you’re welcome to claim it during the session if you wish!


July 11, 2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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