Special Events

Studio Stroll is upon us!

Studio Stroll is upon us!

We’ve got some fun coming up this weekend. Join us on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10 from 12-6pm. We’re going to be making lumen prints — bringing paper out into the sunlight for photograms and then fixing them in the darkroom. We will also be making cyanotype t-shirts for $10 each! Bring whatever you want to place on… Read more →

Cyanotype Mural

Great weekend in Charlotte!

Where to begin with what a wonderful time SPE was! We made so many new friends, received so much inspiration and support, and got some ideas on how the darkroom can continue to sustain itself. Huge thanks to The Light Factory-Contemporary Museum of Photography & Film and UNC Charlotte for making it happen. We’re excited to hang our cyanotype document of the event in… Read more →

The Asheville Darkroom is headed to SPE!

The Asheville Darkroom is headed to SPE!

We are Charlotte-bound for the Society for Photographic Education Southeast regional conference October 17-20! Bridget will be giving a presentation on her artwork, and Bridget, Jason, and J.R. Berry will represent the darkroom on a panel discussion about the importance of community darkrooms and non-profits. The conference organizers are kind enough to help us raise money for the darkroom down… Read more →

Student Workshop Lottery winners announced

We did the drawing tonight! Congrats to: Briana Benkoczy, AB Tech Heather Corn, Blue Ridge Community College Eric Craw, Blue Ridge Community College Gray Hales, Warren Wilson College Check out our workshop schedule here, and email us at avldarkroom@gmail.com (despite what Jason said in the video :) to register by the Thursday before the workshop runs!

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 →

Facebook print raffle

Bridget raffled off an art print, drawing names from everyone who shared the darkroom’s Indiegogo fundraiser link in her Facebook network on 7/24. Watch the thrilling results! Please like the darkroom’s Facebook page, and next week, we’ll raffle off another print for simply pressing the Share button when we post our Indiegogo link there. Easy peasy.

Laurel of Asheville article announces fundraiser

Laurel of Asheville article announces fundraiser

Big thanks to the Laurel of Asheville for their online article covering the darkroom’s past, present, and future! We enjoyed their visit and appreciate them helping us get the word out about our local benefit, which will take place Saturday August 17th at The Odditorium in West Asheville. We’ll have bands, a raffle and a silent auction. This will supplement… Read more →