Arts/Galleries/Theaters

Funny thing about the Blue Ridge Mountains. Even when you perch on a lofty peak or hike a wooded trail, you’re never far from rollicking musical theater, soaring orchestral strains and très chic art galleries. From the lively Asheville arts scene to a glassworker’s quaint studio, art and nature dance a lively jig in the Blue Ridge.

Bellagio Art to Wear

5 Biltmore Plaza
Asheville, NC 28803
828-277-8100

Bellagio showcases an exquisite collection of distinctive clothing,accessories and jewelry in an opulent boutique setting. Acclaimed American made artists with a passion for exotic, textures, sublime colors and innovative techniques offer contemporary styles that define Bellagio Art to…

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Bellagio Everyday

40 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828-255-0221

Bellagio Everyday located in Historic Downtown Asheville, offers versatile and innovative clothing for women “at work” or “on the go” in a broad rage of prices and sizes.  Expand your wardrobe with affordably priced coordinating basics by Planet and Sympli.

Elliptical in Design…

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Blue Spiral 1

38 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
828-251-0202
800-291-2513

Celebrating 25 years, Blue Spiral 1 presents fine art and craft by exceptional Southern artists and object makers in a light-filled, 15,000 square-foot gallery in the heart of downtown Asheville.  The spacious venue spans three floors connected by an open stairway. Blue Spiral 1 features a wide…

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Folk Art Center – Southern Highland Craft Guild

382 Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28815
828-298-7928

The Folk Art Center, located directly on the Blue Ridge Parkway, is one of Asheville’s most popular attractions for both vacationers and locals. Juried craftspeople from the Blue Ridge Mountains of nine southern states are represented through exhibitions, special events and daily craft…

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Heartwood Gallery

21 East Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773
828-749-9365

Come discover an intriguing gallery of American Craft (no “s”) 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. Fine handmade items to view, use, live with and give…

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McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA)

50 South Main Street
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-8610

The McDowell Arts Council Association was created by the community to share the legacy of local, artistic heritage while promoting local artists and enriching cultural life in McDowell County. The arts council encourages local artists by providing gallery space, a retail shop, teaching…

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New Morning Gallery

7 Boston Way
Asheville, NC 28803
828-274-2831

New Morning Gallery in Historic Biltmore Village, features 13,500 square feet of delightfully displayed pottery, furniture, glassware, jewelry, garden art and much more all handcrafted by American Artisans.

New Morning’s furniture gallery staff offers the best in interior design consulting to…

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Stuart Nye Hand Wrought Jewelry at Folk Art Center

940 Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805
828-298-7989
800-456-1933

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…

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Toe River Arts Council – Burnsville, NC

102 West Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714
828-682-7215

The Toe River Arts Council serves Mitchell and Yancey, NC and promotes the arts through educational and community-wide programs and services.  The over 500 artists that live here are featured in many of its programs and we take our name from the beautiful Toe River Valley. Bi-annual studio tours,…

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Toe River Arts Council – Spruce Pine, NC

269 Oak Avenue
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-682-7215

The Toe River Arts Council serves Mitchell and Yancey, NC and promotes the arts through educational and community-wide programs and services.  The over 500 artists that live here are featured in many of its programs and we take our name from the beautiful Toe River Valley. Bi-annual studio tours,…

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