Fundraising

Darkroom Future Informational Meeting: Tuesday April 26

Darkroom Future Informational Meeting: Tuesday April 26

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 →

Expansion Moving Day

Last Friday and Saturday, Bridget, Ken, Scott, and Daniel made the first major step in our expansion of moving our color facilities into our new space. Our three color enlargers, along with our color processor, now sit in the back of our new space, protected by a curtain from dim light. Working members have already been printing in the new… Read more →

October is our Supporting Membership Drive!

October is our Supporting Membership Drive!

It’s hard to believe it has been a whole year since we began to offer Supporting Memberships as a 501c3 non-profit. We have so greatly appreciated the support we have received from the community, as we continue to be funded solely on the donations of our Working and Supporting Memberships, and the fundraising events we have held over the years…. Read more →

The darkroom is expanding!

The darkroom is expanding!

We are excited to announce that we will be taking over the building’s current closet storage area, along with a studio beyond that, which will nearly triple the space of the darkroom. This will eventually create multiple spaces to work, allowing more members to do various processes at once, as well as growing our classroom to be able to expand the types… Read more →

Art show to benefit the darkroom Friday March 6

Art show to benefit the darkroom Friday March 6

“Peanut Butter Perm” Experimental darkroom works by Conner Adams, Bridget Conn, and Jason Scott Furr Harvest Records, 415 Haywood Road Opening night Friday March 6, 6-8pm On view through April 29 Join our opening event on Facebook An art show concerning: Condiments Chemistry Digital to analog Funny smells Unorthodox procedures Doing bad things to photo paper Thank you to Harvest… Read more →

“The Inverted Picture Show” first work meeting

Co-Directors Bridget and Jason met with Eric at Velleca Metal Design this morning to start some tests for “The Inverted Picture Show” for {Re}Happening this April.    It was still too dim to photograph with these tests, but indeed the magic of optics created an image! Thrilling to see the first steps give a result. We learned a lot and… Read more →

Benefit at the Odditorium a great success!

Benefit at the Odditorium a great success!

Thanks everyone for coming out! And thanks to the Odditorium for being wonderful accommodating hosts! It was a huge success, giving us a needed boost towards our goal! Our early estimates, pending our silent auction, say we are within $1000 of the finish line, and have until Wednesday to get there. Can you help us get there? Every donation, no… Read more →

The Asheville Darkroom Benefit at The Odditorium

The Asheville Darkroom Benefit at The Odditorium

It’s just around the corner… come on out and support the darkroom’s Indiegogo campaign with a night of music, art, raffles, and a silent auction at The Odditorium in West Asheville. $5 at the door helps us keep our doors open to the community! Here’s the eclectic rundown… check back for updates this week!   Music: Wes Tirey (Midwestern folk… Read more →