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Folk Art Center | Our Headquarters

382 BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY | ASHEVILLE, NC

OPEN DAILY

Monday-Sunday

10:00a-6:00p

Daily Craft Demonstrations

10:00a-4:00p

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Craft Demos on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Daily 10:00a-4:00p | View Schedule

Inside the Folk Art Center and Moses Cone Manor, members of the guild volunteer their time to demonstrate & educate the public on the processes of their craft. Meet and interact with the region's top makers demonstrating the processes of handmade jewelry, furniture, pottery, decor, fiber arts, and much more!
The works of 5 artists | On view until November 9 in the Focus Gallery of the Folk Art Center.

A Natural Influence | Focus Gallery

Daily 10:00a-4:00p 

This gallery rotates exhibitions of five Guild members throughout the year. Currently featuring works of metal, clay, jewelry, and print. 

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Stellar Objects | New Member Exhibition

Daily 10:00a-4:00p | Featured Work

This gallery features 6 themed exhibitions a year. Currently on display are the works by the newest members of our guild. Explore handmade apparel, pottery, lamps, and decor. 
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Allanstand Interiors 

Daily 10:00a-6:00p 

Complete the interior design of your home with American Craft. This upstairs gallery showcases studio furniture and one-of-a-kind home accessories & artwork, all made by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.

Pictured below: Table by Derek Hennigar

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Located at Milepost 382 of the Blue Ridge Parkway stands the oldest craft shop in the United States.

In addition to the handicraft shop, you will find a museum of folk art, two rotating exhibitions, and an American Craft library–rich with archives.

Learn our story, experience regional craft, & admire the works of over 300 Appalachian artisans.

Allanstand Interiors

This section of the Folk Art Center showcases studio furniture and one-of-a-kind home accessories and artwork, all made by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.

Pictured below: Table by Derek Hennigar

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Stellar Objectives in the Main Gallery

Open Daily 10:00a-6:00p | Folk Art Center

Inside the Folk Art Center and Moses Cone Manor, members of the guild volunteer their time to demonstrate & educate the public on the processes of their craft. Meet and interact with the region's top makers demonstrating the processes of handmade jewelry, furniture, pottery, decor, fiber arts, and much more!

Featured Maker

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