Learning in Asheville

Select Local Merchants

Combining experience in lampworking, glass blowing, and jewelry design, the experienced glassblowers of Asheville Glass Center lead workshops and classes to share their passion for manipulating molten glass. The two- to three-hour intro courses teach neophytes to craft borosilicate marbles and soft glass beads, and more in-depth classes result in intricate implosion flowers and sand-cast solid forms. The center also offers open studio time for more experienced artists who wish to work alone, like the winningest three-legged racers.

109 Roberts St
Asheville,
NC
US

Certified professional photographer Gene Taylor has fine-tuned his artistic vision while working in photojournalism and portrait photography for more than 30 years. During classes at Your Photo Safari, Gene introduces students to the photographic arts and the workings of DSLR cameras. Sessions begin in classroom settings, allowing students to get acquainted with camera basics as well as advanced features such as setting white balance and reducing blur. After learning how to navigate the multiple settings and buttons on their digital cameras, students traipse to area gardens to explore the natural world through their lenses. The hands-on experience allows students to take home artfully composed shots of plants bathed in natural light or trees planking over riverbanks in a bid for Internet fame.

64 West T Weaver Boulevard
Asheville,
NC
US

The mixologists at ABC Bartending School divulge saloon secrets during certification-based and recreational bartending classes. During two-week certification courses, burgeoning bartenders mix classic and popular drinks while learning about alcohol laws, responsible liquor service, and stocking and inventory. Alternatively, an entertaining mixology course lets amateurs shake up drinks and take cover from projectile champagne corks behind an ornate bar with mirrors and gold trim. Once finished imparting their knowledge, the instructors set students up with ABC’s job-placement program, which puts certified graduates to work everywhere from restaurants and nightclubs to the zero-G sports bar where astronauts celebrate successful trips to the moon.

1200 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville,
NC
US

Printville's motto "integrity, speed, and quality" is reflected in every aspect of the business and its services. The company's print- and design-smiths pore over customer ideas and needs with a close eye during efficient creative design services—be they design overhauls or minor tweaks to client designs. The shop also offers digital and sheet-fed, offset printing for wide format posters, banners, or business cards. To ensure a hassle-free experience for their customers, Printville handles FedEx, UPS, and USPS shipping, and offers custom packaging and boxes.

1 Edwin Pl
Asheville,
NC
US

..for the love of music, drama, and dance in your life...

A school based on unlimited opportunities for students of ALL ages to explore their interests in music, dance and drama. We foster a love and appreciation for the arts through student-teacher relationships, which encourage and help you excel at your dream.

308 Merrimon Ave
Asheville,
NC
US

At Sassy's Computers, we will hand-build your new Windows PC with the same quality and speed that has made us #1 in Asheville NC for the past 16 years. We also sell new laptops that are custom-built to your needs! Sassy's has the fastest Computer repair in Asheville.

1457 Merrimon Ave
Asheville,
NC
US