[From: https://mountainx.com]

“There’s much virtue to extol and benefit to applaud in experiencing the arts — attending an exhibition, going to a concert, strolling through a craft show — or signing up for a class in, say, plein-air painting or silversmithing or woodworking. But some Asheville-based arts organizations are focused on more than teaching technique to those in search of a new skill. Sure, learning how to use the tools is no small accomplishment, but these initiatives use artwork to expand horizons, explore self and community, and heal wounds both physical and emotional.”

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