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The Craft Trails of Western North Carolina wind their way through the region along scenic byways. Downtown, visitors can stop by 30-plus galleries, or embark on one of the many Art Walks sponsored by the Downtown Asheville Art District throughout the year.
Just minutes away, the River Arts District located along the French Broad River is home to an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional artists. Studio strolls are offered twice a year, but visitors are welcome year-round to the funky, distinctive collection of studios housed in renovated warehouses. The Folk Art Center, on the Blue Ridge Parkway, showcases their work along with ongoing exhibits and demonstrations.
Sophisticated, colorful and down to earth, Goldworks is a fine jewelry store within a gallery. Goldworks features the jewelry of owner/artists, Wren and Ted Hendrickson; romantic designs, inspired by nature. All of the jewelry they make is hand …more
The collections at the Grand Bohemian Gallery are comprised of internationally and locally renowned artists. Exclusive to the Grand Bohemian Galleries are internationally-acclaimed artists Stefano Cecchini – famed Italian artist best known for his …more
Asheville's Grove Arcade offers boutique shopping, unique dining and regional crafts in a downtown architectural wonder. The building is open daily and features an outdoor portico market. A downloadable building tour is available on the website. …more
Grovewood Gallery is a fine crafts destination, located in a beautiful historic setting adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn in North Asheville. The gallery was opened in 1992 to revitalize the Homespun Shops that once housed the famous weaving and …more
In a world of sameness, Hofman Studios offers you something truly unique. Visit the gallery/studio to view a varied selection of handbuilt porcelain. Hofman Studios will add an understated elegance to any setting. …more