At the 434-acre North Carolina Arboretum, groups can view botanical exhibits, artwork, and a wide range of flower types. The Arboretum hosts educational programs for youth groups to encourage outdoor exploration and environmental awareness.
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Students, scouts, and homeschoolers can connect with native plants and the local wildlife of the Southern Appalachian Mountains on field trips to the Western North Carolina Nature Center.
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Asheville Art Museum has an outstanding collection of American art spanning the 20th and 21st centuries. Discover the richness of Western North Carolina’s unique artistic history.
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The Asheville Museum of Science offers a full range of science lessons, including a popular geology program, as well as weather and physics activities. Try the virtual Daily Science activities.
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On 10 acres, the Botanical Garden of Asheville collections focus on plants native to our Southern Appalachian Mountains and include a large variety of trees, shrubs, vines, wildflowers, herbs and plants.
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Visit the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site to see the home of writer and activist Carl Sandburg. Explore his life through a house tour, farm visit, and writing activity.
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Environmental Education is crucial to what RiverLink does. The education programs focus on getting students out in the watershed for hands-on experiential learning, fostering a love and appreciation for their water resources.
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The Folk Art Center is a museum of Appalachian arts and crafts. The Center’s exhibits feature both traditional and contemporary works by members of the Guild and affiliated organizations. The Center’s educates the region on the importance of craft and its ability to impact the local creative economy.
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The Thomas Wolfe House is a state historic site and museum that focuses on the American author Thomas Wolfe lived in during his boyhood. It is one of American literature’s most famous landmarks.
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Wortham Center for the Performing Arts offers live performances of music, theatre and dance throughout the year by nationally touring artists. Morning matinee series performances are open to school and other youth groups.
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