Did you know that with a working membership to The Asheville Darkroom, you can have 24/7 access to work on your photos? See below for membership rates. If you’re new to the darkroom, sign up here for an orientation! BW Chemistry or Digital (Full Month): $40, $35/month with 3 month commitment BW Chemistry or Digital (Half-month, available after the 15th):… Read more →
We have some new and exciting workshops coming up! Brit Davis will be teaching a 2-day Darkroom Exploration for Teens workshop from 10am-3pm on Saturday, Feb. 26th and Sunday, Feb. 27th. This workshop will introduce students to pinhole cameras, cyanotype photograms, black and white 35mm film development, and creative darkroom printing techniques. There are only a couple spaces left in… Read more →
There’s still a bit of construction and unpacking left to do… but we’re ready for you to come back to work! Both black & white and color darkrooms are now available for booking. Thanks for your patience!
Good news, we’re almost ready to open the new location of The Asheville Darkroom! Our new facilities are being built inside The Refinery Creator Space, located at 207 Coxe Avenue in Asheville’s South Slope Innovation District. In effort to move what’s left of our darkroom equipment at the Phil Mechanic Studios, we will need to temporarily close the darkroom. We will be moving the majority of… Read more →
With Bridget’s upcoming departure from the darkroom, the board of directors and staff will be meeting to discuss the darkroom’s possible future structure and plans. We’d like to open this meeting to the public for anyone who has an interest in volunteering to keep Asheville’s community darkroom open. There are many roles that need to be filled, come find out… Read more →
Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day Celebration Suggested Donation: $5 to make/develop your own images, free to learn! All Ages: Sunday April 24, 12-5pm Celebrated since 2000 around the world, it’s the perfect day to learn how a pinhole camera works! The darkroom crew will be roaming around downtown Asheville making pinhole photographs for the first half of the day. We will be… Read more →
We are happy to announce a visit from Andy Bloxam, instructor at Maine Media Workshops + College. Andy will give a presentation on his work, his workshops, and answer questions about MMW+C on Monday March 14, 6:30-7:30pm. This event is free and open to the public. Maine Media Workshops + College educates and inspires visual artists and storytellers. The school… Read more →
The Asheville Darkroom is pleased to announce their partnership with photo+craft, a unique festival held in various locations throughout Asheville from March 31 – April 3. photo+craft questions and celebrates the intersections of the worlds of Photography and Craft with panel discussions, exhibitions, lectures, and workshops, with most events free and open to the public. Sponsored by Warren Wilson College, photo+craft is… Read more →
Originally planned for Wednesday February 17th, Michael’s lecture is tentatively rescheduled to March 2. We will make an official announcement on the Facebook event and on the Lecture Series page of the website very soon.
Have you seen our color facilities in action? Color Coordinator Jason Scott Furr will hold a Color Open House on Saturday January 30th from 1-5pm. We are one of just a handful of public darkrooms that offer analog color facilities on the entire East Coast. Come learn about the process, and perhaps you will want to sign up for our… Read more →