Do the Blue Ridge Mountains attract artists or does the awe-inspiring scenery turn regular folks into creative geniuses? We don’t know. Bottom line is, these mountains are teaming with artists and you’ll find their works in out-of-town studios, small-town stores and uptown Asheville art galleries. Our galleries also contain unique works from around the world. No wonder art lovers love us.
Welcome to A3L- the Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League! The Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League (A3L) is dedicated to promoting the arts in the Old Fort community. While in town you will want to explore our “Paint the Town Mural” project, displaying the Seven Wonders of Old Fort on different buildings throughout downtown Old Fort. Look for the new information brochure “Seven Wonders Trail,” available at the Tourism and Chamber offices, directing visitors to the panel locations.
Please be sure to visit the Arrowhead Gallery and Studios, a beautiful, "warehouse chic" facility in the heart of downtown historic Old Fort, featuring the works of our local artists and artisans. In addition to Gallery and Studio space, AGS has a large classroom for conducting art classes and workshops.The entrance to the Gallery is approximately 2 minutes from Exit 73 on Interstate I-40.
Our hours are Tuesday through Saturday - 10am to 6pm and Sunday 1pm to 4pm.
The Arts Council of Henderson County promotes the quality and diversity of artistic expression throughout the county and region. Located in downtown Hendersonville, the Arts Council presents local and regional arts exhibitions, lectures, performances and events, such as Art on Main, an outdoor arts festival, and the Open Studio Tour, a self-guided tour of galleries and artist studios. Administers grants and serves as the best resource for information about the arts in Henderson County.
Bellagio is an art to wear gallery in historic Biltmore Village of Asheville, NC offering distinctive designer clothing by American textile artists, handmade jewelry, accessories like scarves and bags, and objects of art such as glass sculpture, jewelry boxes, candleholders, and albums.
Juried craftspeople from the mountains of nine southern states are represented at the Folk Art Center. Exhibitions, special events and daily craft demonstrations are featured. Century-old Allanstand Craft Shop with work of over 350 craftspeople. Free, open daily all year.
Come discover an intriguing gallery of American crafts located in the center of historic downtown Saluda, North Carolina. You'll find creativity expressed in all its forms reflecting the quality craftsmanship of our mountain region. Handmade wearables, jewelry, paper, paintings, fine porcelain, stoneware, glass, metal and wood are just a few of the crafts on display. The Gallery is a destination well worth considering when you're looking for a special indulgence for yourself, your home or a friend.
New Morning Gallery in Historic Biltmore Village, Asheville, North Carolina delightfully displays in over 13,500 square feet, an array of handcrafted craft treasures of ceramic, glass, jewelry, fiber, furniture, lamps, photographs, garden art, t-shirts, posters, and sculpture. Open Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 12-5
When in Asheville you may visit a LOCAL TRADITION weekdays from 8:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 3:30 Since 1933 we have made quality jewelry by hand in natures own designs. We work in Sterling Silver, Copper and Brass. You may watch our craftsmen at work, get answers to your questions, and see a wide variety of the things we make. Our Jewelry is for sale at Guild Crafts next door and at other quality craft shops in the area. Visit StuartNye.com.