Experience a taste of our region's cultural arts at Asheville Regional Airport.

We are proud to be a part of Western North Carolina and our art and music program is designed to showcase some of the creativity that is generated throughout this region. From painters and sculptors to folk musicians and concert pianists, the program gives local artisans a stage (or a wall) on which their art-forms can be appreciated by thousands of travelers, daily. We invite you to enjoy a sample of our local art and music culture along your journey.

For the Artists

You are a big part of the identity of our region. Whether you display your creativity on a canvas or a stage, in a new idea or in keeping an age old tradition alive, your work enhances the character of our community. If you reside in one of the eleven counties served by AVL and you are interested in having your work exhibited at the airport, please see the instructions below.

ART — How to Apply

  1. Read the Art in the Airport Policy
  2. Have questions? Check out the FAQs


  • When to Apply — Application Deadline for the next exhibit is June 2, 2017

For more information, please contact:

MUSIC — How to Apply

  1. Read the Music in the Airport Policy
  2. Have questions? Check out the FAQs


  • When to Apply — Currently "rolling admission"
  • Performance Schedule  — TBD 

For more information, please contact:


Student Artwork Showcase

Asheville Regional Airport’s Art in the Airport program is pleased to feature an annual Student Artwork Showcase in our Art Gallery. This exhibit highlights the creativity of students across our region. If your school would like to participate in the Student Artwork Showcase, download this form or email

The next Student Showcase will be January 9, 2017 – March 5, 2017

The deadline to participate in the 2017 Student Showcase will be November 4, 2016. Please contact for details, prior to this date.

Sounds of the Holidays

Asheville Regional Airport is proud to host talented youths from local schools, choral groups, and musicians from our region each year to celebrate the season. Sounds of the Holidays is a two-week choral event spreading holiday cheer and welcoming travelers to western North Carolina — or back home again! Performance schedules are planned to coincide with flight arrivals and departures, with time for passengers to enjoy the Sounds of the Holidays.

  • Sounds of the Holidays — How to Participate

If you are an instructor or lead your school's music group and would like to participate in the Sounds of the Holidays, please complete the Registration Form. Registration is now open for the 2016 season. Download Registration Form

If you are not affiliated with a school group and you or your group wish to participate in the Sounds of the Holidays program please email

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