Special Events

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 →

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day Celebration Sunday April 24

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 →

photo+craft festival comes to Asheville in March

photo+craft festival comes to Asheville in March

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 →

New Year, New Offerings

New Year, New Offerings

Happy 2016! We are pleased to announce new classes, workshops, and a lecture series! Our bi-monthly lecture series begins on February 17, when Silverspace artist Michael Carlebach will speak about  his life-long work and upcoming book: Us. Pictures from America. Join us from 7-8:30 for lecture, discussion, and refreshments in our new space. We are pleased to offer new topics such… 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 →

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 →