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 Everyday

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

Bellagio Everyday offers versatile and innovative clothing for the modern woman at work and on the go.  A broad range of prices and sizes are…

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Blue Spiral 1

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

Fine art gallery featuring works from over 75 southeastern United States artists and craftspeople including painting, glass, ceramics, wood, metal, fiber, baskets, sculpture and mixed media. HOURS: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun (May-Oct)…

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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, 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,…

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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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