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Downtown Asheville is a rare place. Artists and street musicians converge with tourists and locals for a vibrancy rarely found in a city of this size. People sip cups of Joe at one of several locally-owned coffee shops, listen to live music at a local club. They go on art walks, winding their way through downtown's 30-plus galleries. Shoppers inspect unique boutique finds, or people simply enjoy fine cuisine and people-watching.
Asheville skipped the urban renewal process that stripped the character from many downtowns. Today, its rich architectural legacy with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles is the perfect backdrop to the city's edgy energy.
There is no place quite like the Antique Tobacco Barn in Asheville. It’s everyone’s favorite eclectic shopping experience and has repeatedly been voted best place to buy antiques in Western North Carolina. Featuring 77,000 square feet of filled up …more
The pottery of the North Carolina folk potters awaits you at Appalachian Crafts. Owens, McNeill, Wyndham, and Coles, as well as many skilled artisans from the surrounding neighborhoods. Carved eastern song birds, wooden toys, hand-woven looper rugs, …more
Ariel Gallery Asheville's contemporary craft collective. Featuring a wide range of fine craft created by its preeminent local members. Ariel Gallery: for the Well Crafted Life.
Downtown Asheville's Newest Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
VISION: Our vision is a collaborative and thriving arts ecology recognized for its critical role in the economic and social health of Buncombe County. MISSION: The Asheville Area Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution whose mission is …more