Arts Fest Mission

Creating Community through the Arts

  • To cultivate creative and critical thinking through participation and engagement with arts events and activities
  • To foster community by emphasizing resourcefulness, collaboration, and appreciation for the diverse talents and contributions of all individuals
  • To recognize the interdisciplinary nature of the arts by celebrating the creativity, vision, and ingenuity present in all the arts
  • To provide students, faculty, staff and the Asheville community with the opportunity to explore the arts at UNC Asheville
  • To reconnect UNC Asheville Alumni with the campus and celebrate their artistic achievements
  • To facilitate and promote the arts on campus by providing resources, support and publicity to interdisciplinary art projects