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* Businesses marked with an asterisk will hold daily (during regular business hours) glass events or exhibitions during Summer of Glass.

Participating Partners

Ariel Gallery

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. … read more

Art Connections with Sherry Masters

Art Connections Tours are designed to connect art lovers and collectors with the makers in the most authentic way: one on one, in the places where they do their work in scenic western North Carolina. After 25 years of working alongside hundreds of … read more

Asheville Art Museum

The Asheville Art Museum is undergoing major construction to build the new Asheville Art Museum opening in early 2019. The Museum has opened a small pop-up location at 175 Biltmore Ave and will continue to offer programming and events with community … read more

Asheville Art Studio Tours

Small Intimate, artist led, walking tours through Asheville's dynamic River Arts District and more. Looking for what to do in Asheville? Get the behind the scenes experience of Asheville's art studios with Asheville Art Studio Tours. … read more

aSHEville Museum

aSHEville Museum is the premier women's cultural museum in the southeast and the only one of its scope in the country. Its exhibits range from antiquity to contemporary and local to global. Current exhibits include 100+ Years of Sexism in … read more

Bender Gallery

BENDER GALLERY is the region's only contemporary fine art gallery specializing in museum quality glass sculpture by US and international artists. Our knowledgeable and discerning staff have curated an ever changing collection of exquisite glass … read more

Blue Spiral 1

BLUE SPIRAL 1 presents work by exceptional artists and object makers in a light-filled, 15,000 square-foot gallery spans three floors connected by an open stairway in the heart of downtown Asheville. This spacious setting allows Blue Spiral 1 to … read more

The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design

CCCD is home to Benchspace Gallery & Workshop, a national craft destination investigating contemporary practices of making through exhibitions, tours, artist talks, workshops, films, and events. Free and open to the public, Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm. … read more

Chaotic Joy Glassworks

Chaotic Joy Glassworks is a glassblowing studio and gallery tucked in the Blue Ridge Mountains, specializing in Venetian-style sculptural and functional glass art and history . Come for the glass, enjoy demos, become enraptured in the history! Leave … read more

Crucible Glassworks

Crucible Glassworks is a Hot Glass Studio/Gallery near downtown Weaverville that features the glass Art of Southern Highland CraftGuild Artist,Michael Hatch. Come watch us create as you browse the gallery in our brand new building! Workshops and … read more

Grovewood Village

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a unique Arts … read more

Lexington Glassworks

The Lexington Glassworks is Asheville's premier glassblowing gallery and studio. Located at 81 South Lexington Avenue, the Lexington Glassworks is makers studio where the public is invited to view the artists at work 6 days a week. The gallery … read more

MOMENTUM GALLERY

Momentum Gallery, located in downtown Asheville, offers a contemporary and modern program with an emphasis on emerging and mid-career artists. Occupying approximately 4000 square feet in an easily accessible, street-level space, the gallery's mission … read more

Mountain Made Art Gallery

MOUNTAIN MADE ART GALLERY - Has one of the best collections of local artists in the Asheville and Western North Carolina mountain area. Showcasing the work of more than 150 master craftsmen and professional artists, Mountain Made offers an eclectic … read more

North Carolina Glass Center

The North Carolina Glass Center is a public access facility dedicated to education, exploration and collaboration in all forms of glass. Open 7 days a week we feature demonstrations, classes, workshops & a fine glass gallery. Come by to make a piece … read more

Southern Highland Craft Guild

The Southern Highland Craft Guild works to instill and maintain excellence in the design and workmanship of crafts taught, produced and marketed in the southern Appalachian region. Headquarters are located at the Folk Art Center which also houses … read more

Furnace Level Sponsors

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NC Glass Center

Prism Level Sponsors

Art Connections

Gray Line Trolley Tours