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23 August, 2018 By Steve Wike

Art and Craft Galleries in the Blue Ridge Mountains


Abreu Fine Art Gallery (Map)
491 E. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Phone: 706-258-2987
Anthony Abreu's art embraces the Southern culture and heritage from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Central Florida.

Appalachian Gallery & Frame (Map)
4947 Thomas Town Road, Young Harris, GA 30582 | Phone: 706-379-3807

Al Garnto Fine Art Studio (Map)
75 Veterans Memorial, Drive., Blairsville, GA 30512
Al Garnto is an artist and blacksmith who creates art with everything from steel and discarded items to oil paints and canvas. His pieces include kinetic sculptures, metal folk art, oil paintings, charcoal drawings, mixed media collage, yard art, and knives.

Burton Gallery (Map)
150 Burton Dam Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523 | Phone: 706-947-1351
Burton Gallery has fine art and craft, including paintings, pottery, wood, jewelry, folk pottery, and other handmade work by local artists.

Butler Galleries (Map)
48 N Main Street, Clayton, GA 30525 | Phone: 706-782-8440
Butler Galleries houses fifteen unique retailers who offer fine art, gifts, antiques and home décor items, as well as clothing for women and children.

Crawford Art Gallery (Map)
108 N Main Street, Clayton, GA 30525 | Phone: 706-782-8379
Broderick Crawford is a wildlife artist who enjoys painting just about anything to do with nature, wildlife and sporting art, as well as for stamp competitions and using his talents to help support conservation groups.

Creative Arts Guild (Map)
520 W. Waugh Street, Dalton, GA 30720 | Phone: 706-278-0168
Creative Arts Guild in Dalton showcases local art and culture through enriching events, exhibits, and performances. Maintaining the permanent collection of the Robert T. Webb Sculpture Garden

Dave & Pauli's Art Emporium (Map)
218 N. Hamilton Street, Dalton, GA 30720 | Phone: 706-313-9518
Dave and Pauli’s Art Emporium is a working artist’s studio and art gallery specializing in creative works by local and regional artists such as Paul Fontana, Andreas Bruhwiler, Pauli Aft, Bradley Wilson, David Aft, and John Wilson. The main gallery hosts special events and showings throughout the year.

Deb Collins Signature Gallery (Map)
347 N. Main Street, Hiawassee, GA 30546 | Phone: 706-896-1294
Deb Collins works include watercolor, gouache and acrylic with reproductions captured on both rag paper and canvas.

Fishbone Studio (Map)
425 W 1st Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Phone: 706-632-6855
Fishbone Studio is a haven for locally made art, including original creations by noted ceramicist Betty Wassmer.

Gartrell Gallery (Map)
733 E. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Phone: 706-258-2702
Gartrell Gallery offers high-quality art in a venue where artists can produce, exhibit and sell their art. Gartrell also provides art classes and workshops for all abilities.

Globe Gallery (Map)
29 Falcon Street, Clayton, GA 30525 | Phone: 706-782-0071
Peggy McBride offers art and craft workshops at the Globe Gallery in textiles (sewing, quilting, natural dyeing, printing from nature, screenprinting, felting, stitching, costuming, upcycling wearables and other accessories for the home/body), jewelry, bookbinding, papermaking, found object constructions and collage. Guest teachers are invited on occasion for basketmaking, pottery, knitting, weaving and more.

Helen Arts & Heritage Center (Map)
25 Chattahoochee Strasse, Helen, GA 30545 | Phone: 706-878-3933
Helen Arts & Heritage Center is an art gallery, pottery studio, history museum and art educational facility. It is located in the Alpine Bavarian Village of Helen, Georgia, which is rated as the 2nd most visited city attraction in Georgia, welcoming over three million visitors each year. The gallery serves many area artists through its sale of art and is within itself, a base location for artists desiring a quiet and relaxed place to master their skills and share interests and ideas with fellow working artisans.

High Country Art & Antique Art Gallery (Map)
715 E. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Phone: 706-632-6882
High Country Art and Antique is a charming, eclectic art gallery with an excellent selection of traditional and impressionist fine art, folk art, photography, pottery, jewelry, sculptures, antiques and collectibles.  High Country Art & Antique has works by popular local and regional artists, including  Wen Ze Chen, Clifford Bailey, Patrick Taylor, Marilyn Sparks, Carol Christie, C.W. Conner, Mark Gould, Lisa Moore, Sherry Cook, Yuan Rong Zhou, Ken Umbach, Nicole Merkens, Laura Bowman, Carolyn Schretzmann-Jebaily, Jerry Pruitt, Katy DeMent, Tom and Judy Touchstone, Suzanne Roy, Tina Kirk, Lorra Kurtz, Judy Shreve, Sandra Erickson Wright and Joe Parrott.

Main Street Gallery (Map)
51 N. Main Street, Clayton, GA 30525 | Phone: 706-782-2440
Main Street Gallery specializes in contemporary folk art, also known as Visionary, Outsider, Self-taught, or Vernacular art. The gallery, established in 1985, represents over 75 artists mostly from the Southeastern portion of the United States. Their artists work with what is at hand, like sheet metal, cast-lumber, house paint, or cardboard. Often, the need to create is born from religious experiences (hence the term Visionary), or sometimes it can be the result of personal trauma. Whatever the catalyst, the end result is art that is refreshingly direct, powerful, and without pretense.

Memory Lane Gallery & Studio (Map)
11937 Hwy. 197 North, Clarkesville, GA 30523 | Phone: 706-947-0848
Gretchen Vanderbunt's personal art studio and shop.

Multitudes Gallery (Map)
723 E. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Phone: 706-632-1718
Multitudes Gallery represents over 75 nationally and internationally known glass artists from all over the United States. They also feature the work of regional artists in jewelry, ceramic pottery, iron work, photography, wood working and oil/acrylic/watercolor painting.

Sundance Gallery & Gifts (Map)
4397 Town Creek School Road, Blairsville, GA 30512 | Phone: 706-781-3938
Sundance Gallery & Gifts features American made pottery, woodcraft, glass art, jewelry, as well as unique and interesting gifts made by American craftsmen and artisans.

Timpson Creek Gallery (Map)
7142 Highway 76 West, Clayton, GA 30568 | Phone: 706-782-5164
Timpson Creek Gallery offers furniture, apparel and art. They represent a variety of local and nationally known artists, including Peter McIntosh, Debbie Bruce, Susie Pryor, Susan Easton Burns, Bob Moline, Daly Smith, Elaine Park, Julia Burns and Libby Mathews.

Turning Leaf Wood Art (Map)
651 E. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Phone: 706-632-6625
Turning Leaf Wood Art features the works of more than 60 American artists. Most of their artists are world renowned, award winning and highly acclaimed. The gallery represents a wide variety of art mediums including exquisite wood turnings, wood carvings, and wood works, as well as art glass, original paintings in oils, acrylic and watercolors. They also offer sculptures, porcelain figurines, wood and metal Sculptures; pottery, fiber art, jewelry, basketry, and much more.


Antietam Gallery (Map)
17320 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg, MD 21782 | Phone: 301-371-4324
Antietam Gallery offers custom framing and civil war related art, books, gifts, sports photography, and pottery.

Fine Arts Company (Map)
18031 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown, MD 21740 | Phone: 301-971-2781
Fine Arts Company features work by many incredibly talented American artists who create one-of-a-kind art.

Just Lookin' Gallery (Map)
40 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740 | Phone: 301-714-2278
Just Lookin' Gallery has one of the largest selections of original art by Black American Artists in the United States. They are a multi-media art and framing gallery specializing in original art, hand-pulled prints and sculpture by over 50 living black American, African and West Indian artists. Many of their artists hang in prestigious museums, while others are relatively unknown. Just Lookin' offers a vast selection that appeals to the new art lover as well as the experienced collector, with works in all price ranges, mediums and subjects. (They have space to exhibit over 1,000 original works of art at all times.)

Pleasant Valley Woodcrafts (Map)
320 May Pole Lane, Oakland, MD 21550 | Phone: 301-334-3853
Pleasant Valley Woodcrafts features the natural beauty of wood in useful objects, such as baskets, beautiful rolling pins, bowls, puzzles and more.

Spruce Forest Artisan Village (Map)
177 Casselman Road, Grantsville, MD 21536 | Phone: 301-895-3332
Spruce Forest Artisan Village in Little Crossings is a unique venue not only where artists showcase and sell their work, but where visitors can interact with the six artisans inside their studios to get technical advice, learn the artists' stories and find out about the creative processes they use.

Van Gilder Pottery (Map)
20834 Townsend Road, Rohrersville, MD 21779 | Phone: 301-799-5144
Bill van Gilder has been a professional potter for more than 45 years, and he currently leads workshops on pottery forming, decorating, and firing techniques, as well as kiln building. Kris Hansen has been making pots for over 30 years and also has a background in marketing and sales. Together, Bill and Kris produce a wide assortment of wheel thrown and hand built pottery in their Gapland, MD studio.

Washington County Arts Council (Map)
34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740 | Phone: 301-791-3132
Washington County Arts Council hosts monthly exhibits and opening receptions for local artists, in addition to maintaining the Gallery Shop. The Gallery shop offers jewelry, pottery, paintings, textiles, books, blown and fused glass, wood art, and photography by over 135 artists.

Western Maryland Gallery (Map)
11425 Upper Georges Creek Road SW, Frostburg, MD 21532 | Phone: 301-689-3389
Western Maryland Gallery features fine  art by James C. Groves, including his landscape paintings, limited art prints, and notes on historical  oil painting technique, varnishes and mediums


Ariel Gallery (Map)
19 Biltmore Avenue, Suite 101, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-236-2660
The Ariel Gallery is an artist-owned and operated fine craft gallery. Custom and commission works are available by most artists.

Alexander & Lehnert Fine Jewelry (Map)
Grove Arcade, 1 Page Avenue, Asheville NC 28801 | Phone: 828-254-2010
Gallery of fine custom jewelry by Michele Alexander and Bill Lehnert.

Alta Vista Gallery (Map)
2839 Broadstone Rd., Valle Crucis, NC 28691 | Phone: 828-963-5247
The Alta Vista Gallery has hundreds of paintings by over 100 artists, plus handmade kaleidoscopes, jewelry, stained-glass, and the nationally-acclaimed works of mangum pottery and Motawi tiles.

American Folk Art, Crafts, Framing (Map)
64 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-281-2134
Contemporary Southern folk art, wood-fired pottery, custom picture frames, and more.

Anita's Atelier (Map)
7 N. Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, NC 28705 | Phone: 828-688-1717
Anita's Atelier features original watercolor paintings and limited edition prints inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Anita's Art Gallery is the local distributor of the work of Charles Wysocki and Jane Wooster Scott.

AnTHM Gallery (Map)
100.5 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-419-0049
AnTHM is an art gallery and gift shop that features art and handcrafted items, including necksplashes, house bunnies, folk figurines, FLAX-brand clothing, cards, candles, soaps, jewelry and more.

Appalachian Craft Center (Map)
10 North Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-253-8499
Appalachian Craft Center opened 30 years ago to provide local folk potters an outlet for their wares in Western North Carolina. Appalachian Craft also has a gift shop at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel.

Art From the Heart - Mountain Nest (Map)
114 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-628-0520
Jewelry, pottery, wood items, fiber art, cards, music, and soap made by more than 40 local and Southern Appalachian artisans.

Art House Gallery & Studio (Map)
5 Highland Park Road, East Flat Rock, NC 28773 | Phone: 828-595-9500
The Art House Gallery and Studio displays works by area artists in a attractive setting.

Art MoB Studios & Marketplace (Map)
124 4th Avenue East, Hendersonville, N.C.28792 | Phone: 828-693-4545
Art MoB Studios and Gallery displays fine art by over 90 local artists and has been proudly open since 2012. Art MoB also features 5,000 square feet of space including fours studios with wonderful resident artists. These artists can be found fast at work in their studios most days of the week. ArtMoB also provides art classes by several artists in a variety of media.

Arts Council of Henderson County (Map)
401 N. Main Street, 3rd Floor, Hendersonville, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-693-8504
The Arts Council of Henderson County promotes the arts in WNC through art education, exhibitions, events, and performances. The Council’s Art On Main fine art and fine crafts festival is held in October on Hendersonville’s Main Street. The Council also produces: Bring Us Your Best, an all media visual art exhibition at Blue Ridge Community College; Mentors & Students exhibitions featuring the work of Henderson County’s students and mentors; theatre/cabaret performances as part of its Performing Arts Series; administers grants to area nonprofit arts organizations and artists; and serves Henderson County children through its Arts In Schools program.

Asheville Art Museum (Map)
nue, NC 28802 | Phone: 828-253-3227
Asheville Art Museum presents exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent collection of 20th and 21st century American art. It also displays art by Studio Craft, Black Mountain College and Cherokee artists, as well as exhibitions by regional and national artists. The Museum also offers educational programs for people of all ages.

Asheville Gallery of Art (Map)
16 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-251-5796
A wide range of talents, subjects, styles and mediums. Portraits and site specific or general commissions are also available. Original oils, watercolors, acrylics, lithographs, mixed media and etchings.

Bee Global Studio Gallery (Map)
1633 Lower Stecoah Road, Stecoah, NC 28771 | Phone: 828-479-8284
Bee Global produces unique beeswax creations in their flower garden and studio/gallery.

Bender Gallery (Map)
12 South Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-505-8341
Region’s largest collection of contemporary glass art.

Black Mountain Center for the Arts (Map)
225 W. State St., Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-669-0930
Black Mountain Center for the Arts is a community arts organization that provides a physical place for the arts to flourish in the Swannanoa Valley in Buncombe County.

Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center (Map)
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An exhibition space and resource center that preserves and continues the legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College through conservation, educational activities, publications and other programs.

Black Mountain Iron Works (Map)
203 Padgettown Road, Black Mountain, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-669-1001
Sculptures exhibited indoors and out. Black Mountain Iron Works specializes in hand-forged wrought iron. They also design, create, and install custom work.

Black Mountain Studios (Map)
626 Lytle Cove Road, Swannanoa, NC 28778 | Phone: 828-686-1011
Black Mountain Studios offers a variety of beautiful pottery, including vineware, barkware, stoneware, horse hair raku, and vapor glaze.

Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery (Map)
7539 Valley Blvd., Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | Phone: 828-295-0041
Features work by internationally recognized artists, and expert framing services.

Blue Ridge Gallery & Fine Art (Map)
103 Gallery Lane, Sparta, NC 28675 | Phone: 336-372-1711
Blue Ridge Gallery features crafts, wine and jewelry. It's located on an 85 acre Christmas tree farm near the Blue Ridge Parkway and has a nice view from the front porch.

Blue Spiral 1 (Map)
38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-251-0202
Presents fine art and craft by Southern artists and object makers. The works are displayed on three floors of a beautifully-restored 15,000 sq. ft. historic building.

Carlton Gallery (Map)
10360 Highway 105 South, Banner Elk, NC 28604 | Phone: 828-963-4288
Features a spirited collection of artwork in all mediums with over 200 local, regional, and national artists.

Carolina Mountain Artists Guild (Map)
444 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-696-0707
Over 30 local artists of the Carolina Mountain Artists Guild show their handcrafted art in this shop.

Charles Heath Gallery (Map)
175 Everett Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 | Phone: 828-488-3383
Charles Heath Gallery offers photography, pen and ink drawings, pastels and acrylics, framing services, and art lessons.

Castell Photography Gallery (Map)
2C Wilson Alley, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-255-1188
A fine art gallery which solely exhibits photo based works.

Chifferobe Home and Garden Art Gallery (Map)
118-D Cherry Street, Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711 | Phone: 828-669-2743
Chifferobe Home & Garden Art Gallery offers unique items to add pizzazz to your home. Open the Chifferobe and sort through what is inside.

Colin’s Creatures – Porcelain Collectibles by Colin Richmond (Map)
2 Devonshire Place, Asheville, NC 28803 | Phone: 828-215-6006
Colin’s Creatures by Colin Richmond are handcrafted porcelain collectibles renowned for their personality and charm, offering sheep, nativity crèche and wooly animals.

Cottage Craftsman (Map)
| Phone: 828-488-6207
Cottage Craftsman is a gallery and market selling traditional fine art, craft, food and wine.

Doe Ridge Pottery Gallery (Map)
585 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607 | Phone: 828-264-1127
A blend of an ‘old time’ professional pottery skill set with a contemporary design aesthetic.

Earthworks Environmental Galleries (Map)
21 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-452-9500
Earthworks focuses on artists who are stewards of planet earth from around the world and regionally.

Elizabeth Ellison Watercolors (Map)
155 Main Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 | Phone: 828-488-8782
The Elizabeth Ellison Watercolors gallery offers beautiful paintings by the award-winning artist.

Gaines Kiker Silversmith-Goldsmith (Map)
132 Morris Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | Phone: 828-295-3992
Gaines specializes in custom silver, gold and platinum jewelry.

Gallery 86 – Haywood County Arts Council (Map)
86 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-452-0593
Haywood County Arts Council support a wide variety of artistic endeavors including a gallery with works by local and regional artists.

Gallery at Flat Rock (Map)
2702A Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC  28731 | Phone: 828-698-7000
The Gallery at Flat Rock represents over 30 artists from fine art to jewelry, clay, glass, and wood.  Group exhibits, artist’s talks, trunk shows, and workshops are held throughout the year.

Gallery at Studio B – Fine Art Gallery and Custom Framing (Map)
61 North Merrimon Ave., #109  Asheville, NC 28804| Phone: 828-225-5200
The Gallery at Studio B features original work by regional, national and international artists. Exhibits rotate throughout the year and range from oil and acrylic paintings, pastel drawings and ceramics to jewelry, sculpture and woodworking. Studio B also specializes in museum, conservation and shadowbox framing, with over 40 years of framing experience.

Great Smokies Fine Arts Gallery (Map)
1655 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 | Phone: 828-497-5444
The Great Smokies Fine Arts Gallery presents works of esteemed artists and features the Southeast’s largest collection of works by Cherokee artist Donald Vann. It also offers fine limited edition prints, Giclée prints, pottery and framing.

Haen Gallery
52 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-254-8577 (Map)
200 King Street, Brevard, NC 28712 | (828) 883-3268 (Map)
Offers stunning and unique artwork that reflects the character and sensibilities of the region.

Hands Gallery (Map)
543 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607 | Phone: 828-262-1970
A fine art and craft gallery that has been open since 1975.

Heartwood Gallery (Map)
21 East Main Street, Saluda, NC 28773 | Phone: 828-749-9365
The Heartwood Gallery offers a great collection of pottery, handcrafted wood, jewelry, fiber, candles, glass, paintings, garden art and more.

IAGO Art Gallery (Map)
1165 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | Phone: 828-295-0033
IAGO offers handcrafts, jewelry, art, glass, fine art, sculpture, home decor accents, copperware, pottery, woodcrafts, metal crafts, and stained glass.

It’s By Nature Craft Gallery (Map)
678 West Main Street, Sylva, NC 28779 | Phone: 828-631-3020
It’s By Nature is a contemporary fine art and craft gallery featuring regionally created hand-crafted gifts from the practical and functional to the elegant and decorative.

Jeweler’s Workbench (Map)
80 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-456-2260
The gallery concentrates primarily on the art of hand-crafted jewelry, but also features engagement rings, wedding bands, watches, clocks, jewelry boxes, glass, and paintings by local artists.

Jewels That Dance (Map)
63 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-254-5088
A fine jewelry gallery and the design studio.

Main Street Gallery (Map)
960 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | Phone: 828-295-7839
Local artists feature their pottery, jewelry, fiber art, basketry, photography, paintings, woodworking, and other art and craft.

McCarter Gallery (Map)
451 Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-698-7117
The working studio-gallery of Alan McCarter specializes in fine art of the Beauty of Nature — in original paintings, Giclees and prints.

Medicine Man Craft Shop (Map)
482 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, NC | Phone: 828-497-2202
Medicine Man Crafts offers authentic Cherokee crafted collectibles and museum quality pieces.

Morning Star Gallery (Map)
1151 South Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | Phone: 828-295-6991
A collection of fine art, hand crafted glass, ceramics, garden accessories, sculpture, artisan jewelry and more.

Mountain Made (Map)
The Grove Arcade, Suite 123, 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC | Phone: 828-350-0307
An arts and craft gallery and gift shop that features the work of over a 150 WNC artisans, in both contemporary and traditional mountain works.

Mountain Nest Gallery (Map)
133 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-669-0324
Mountain Nest Gallery offers work that captures the natural world (birds, trees, flowers, and more) through artisan-made jewelry, leather art, paintings, clay, porcelain, journals, glass, birdhouses, wood items, and mixed media.

Mud Dabbers Pottery & Crafts (Map)
3623 Greenville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 | Phone: 828-884-5131
Locally made functional and decorative hand-crafted pottery.

Native American Craft Shop (Map)
1847 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, NC 28719 | Phone: 828-497-6790
Native American Craft Shop is Cherokee owned and operated and features a large collection of Native made crafts and art.

New Morning Gallery (Map)
7 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803 | Phone: 828-274-2831
New Morning Gallery showcases fine crafts in historic Biltmore Village with an extensive collection of decorative and functional crafts, including a large furniture collection.

Oaks Gallery (Map)
29 Craft Circle, Dillsboro, NC 28725 | Phone: 828-586-6542
The Oaks Gallery features handmade pottery, glass, wood, iron, jewelry, weaving and more.

Old Depot Arts & Crafts (Map)
207 Sutton Avenue, Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-669-6583
A non-profit organization that maintains the 100-year-old train depot and supports the teaching of mountain and heritage arts and crafts in local Swannanoa Valley Schools.

Pincu Pottery (Map)
80 Highway 28 South, Bryson City, NC 28713 | Phone: 828-488-0480
Pincu Pottery offers beautiful handmade pottery suitable for display, special occasions, and everyday use. It’s covered with a non-toxic, unique glaze and fired in an electric kiln so that each piece “sings” when tapped.

Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc. (Map)
645 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, NC | Phone: 828-497-3103
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual is the nation’s oldest Native American cooperative, with an artists’ gallery store offering basketry, pottery, weaving, carving, sculpture and other works of art.

Red Wolf Gallery (Map)
8 East Main Street, Brevard, NC 28712 | Phone: 828-862-8620
Featuring the works of international, national, and regional artists and craftsmen, offering fine arts and crafts.

Sequoyah Craft Shop (Map)
994 Tsalagi Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 | Phone: 828-497-5571
The Sequoyah Craft shop offers hand-made jewelry, carvings, native American afghans, bead supplies, music, and more.

Seven Sisters Gallery (Map)
117 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-669-5107
The Seven Sisters Gallery represents over 250 artists and craftspeople. They offer fine arts and crafts including top quality, handmade pottery, jewelry, glasswork, woodwork, metalwork, and more.

Silver Fox Gallery & Interiors (Map)
508 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-698-0601
Mountain contemporary art and craft, furniture and lighting.

Southern Highland Craft Guild & Folk Art Center (Map)
Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC | Phone: 828-298-7928
The Southern Highland Craft Guild and Folk Art Center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. In addition to an Eastern National bookstore and Blue Ridge Parkway information desk, the center houses three galleries, a library and Allanstand Craft Shop.  Beginning in March each year, visitors can see live craft demonstrations daily in the Folk Art Center lobby.

T. Pennington Art Gallery (Map)
15 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-452-9284
Art by Teresa Pennington, a self-taught colored pencil artist. Often spending as much as four months on one drawing, Pennington meticulously renders the scenery, landmarks, flora and fauna of Western North Carolina with an emphasis on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Traditions Pottery & Bolick Pottery (Map)
1116 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | Phone: 828-295-6128
Featuring 5th and 6th generation potters: Bolick, Original Owens, and Traditions. Decorative, functional, and folk art. Plus a wide selection of Owens Red pottery.

Twigs and Leaves Gallery (Map)
98 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-456-1940
Twigs and Leaves has thousands of items handcrafted by over 100 artists, including photography, quilted wall hangings, shadow boxes, stained glass, baskets, metal work, furniture, jewelry and jewelry boxes, wall art and more.

Upstairs Artspace Gallery (Map)
49 S. Trade Street, Tryon, NC 28782 | Phone: 828-859-2828
Upstairs Artspace is a nonprofit contemporary art gallery that exhibits two- and three-dimensional art and craft by leading artists of the Southeast, particularly, the Carolinas, as well as artists nationally and globally.

Van Dyke Jewelry & Fine Craft (Map)
29 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-281-4044
Offers handmade crafts and jewelry, primarily made in WNC.

Wild Fern Studio and Gallery (Map)
19 Everett Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 | Phone: 828-736-1605
Wild Fern Studios specializes in handcrafted local, regional, and made-in-the-U.S.A. handcrafted art and fine craft. Products include pottery, jewelry, baskets, gourd designs, metal work, soap, journals, furniture made of recycled woods, paintings and photography.

Woolworth Walk (Map)
25 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-254-9234
Woolworth Walk offers works from more than 150 artists in the original, 20,000 sq. ft., F.W. Woolworth building. The soda fountain is open daily serving many of the original menu items, including egg creams, club sandwiches, coffee and old fashioned ice cream sodas.

Wrinkled Egg (Map)
2710 NC Hwy 225, Flat Rock, NC 28731 | Phone 828-696-3998
A selection of North Carolina folk art, a brick oven bakery, a children’s clothing store, lots of camp memorabilia and much more.

ZaPow! (Map)
21 Battery Park, Suite 101, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-575-2024
A gallery and artist work space focusing on illustration and pop culture art.


42 West Arts Co-op (Map)
42 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268 | Phone: 717-749-0437
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Fisher Vineyards Dinner

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Join us at The Farm at Old Edwards in beautiful Highlands, North Carolina for a Top Chef Dinner featuring the extraordinary wines of Fisher Vineyards, which produces wines from both Napa Valley and Sonoma County.

at The Farm at Old Edwards

Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival

Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival

in Festivals, Food, Craft Beer

Hops in The Hills is the anchor event to Summer on Broadway, which will include The Big BBQ Bash, Maryville Farmers Market, Smoky Mountain Dock Dogs, Napa Know How Auto Fest and many other activities.

Every year on the 3rd Friday and Saturday of June