Art Galleries in the Blue Ridge Mountains
The beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains have attracted so many amazing and talented artists! Look here for over 250 art galleries featuring fine art and craft, including paintings, pottery, wood, jewelry, folk pottery, and other handmade work by local and regional artists.
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. (They have space to exhibit over 1,000 original works of art at all times.)
40 Summit Avenue
Maryland, Hagerstown 21740
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.
49 S. Trade Street
North Carolina, Tryon 28782
Virginia Center For The Creative Arts provides space for artists to produce and display their literature, visual art and music.
154 San Angelo Drive
Virginia, Amherst 24521
Sawhill Gallery is a professional gallery at James Madison University featuring changing exhibitions of international, national and regional significance. In addition to showing contemporary art, a hallmark of the gallery's mission is to demonstrate art's multicultural and interdisciplinary dynamic. Sawhill Gallery is located on the fourth floor of Warren Hall on the campus of JMU. Call for information about exhibitions and hours of operation.
170 Bluestone Drive
Virginia, Harrisonburg 22801
Black Mountain Studios offers a variety of beautiful pottery, including vineware, barkware, stoneware, horse hair raku, and vapor glaze.
626 Lytle Cove Road
North Carolina, Swannanoa 28778
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 ideas with fellow artisans.
25 Chattahoochee Strasse
Georgia, Helen 30545