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Meet the Maker: Joseph Rhodes

Mar 31, 2020

Crafting Jewelry for over 40 Years When did you make…

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The Earth Provides: Guild Member Exhibition

Feb 24, 2020

The Focus Gallery is filled with beautiful works of clay, wood, fiber, glass, and paper handcrafted by Makers of the Guild.

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Artful Eating – A Crafted Cook Book

Feb 20, 2020

Published in 2009, this cookbook is filled with tricks and tips for cooking and the finest recipes from the Members of the Guild.

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Allanstand Cottage Industries

Feb 7, 2020

It all began with Frances Goodrich and her first craft shop, a cabin in Madison County called Allanstand.

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Folk Art Center’s New Shop Manager

Feb 7, 2020

The Guild welcomes Kelly Yost, the Folk Art Center’s new shop manager.

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Meet the Maker: Charlie Patricolo

Feb 1, 2020

Crafting Dolls for 50 years Charlie Patricolo of Murphy, NC…

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The Power of Distinction

Jan 25, 2020

Peruvian Chancay Tapestry, AD 1000-1450 The Power of Disctinction January…

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Robert W. Gray Meets Ladybird Johnson, 1965

Jan 23, 2020

Ladybird Johnson, Guild Executive Director Bob Gray and Board President…

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SHCG Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Jan 6, 2020

Established in 1930 What do Scotch tape, Hostess Twinkies and…

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Folk Art Center

Jan 1, 2020

The Folk Art Center In addition to the country’s oldest…

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Interior shot of Permanet Collection: Craft Traditions

Craft Traditions: A Permanent Collection

Jan 1, 2020

Interior shot of Permanet Collection: Craft Traditions The Permanent Collection…

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Allanstand Interiors on the second floor of the Folk Art Center

Allanstand Interiors

Jan 1, 2020

Allanstand Interiors on the second floor of the Folk Art…

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The Art of Detailing

Dec 5, 2019

The Art of Detailing September 9, 2019 – February 4th,…

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Lyle Wheeler Wins Top Prize

Nov 3, 2019

Congratulations, Lyle! Lyle Wheeler recently received well-earned recognition for his ladder-back…

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Fall Craft Fair 2019 | One of the Best Fairs Yet!

Nov 3, 2019

Fall Craft Fair 2019 Another successful Craft Fair of the…

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Nov 2019 | Guild Maker Classes

Nov 1, 2019

November Craft Classes Learn from the region’s top makers of…

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Main Gallery Exhibition

Stellar Objectives: Main Gallery Exhibition

Sep 28, 2019

Stellar Objectives September 18, 2019 – January 19, 2020 Welcoming…

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Meet the Maker: Rachelle Davis And The Journey To Her Roots

Jun 12, 2015

Meet the Maker: Rachelle Davis Guild member Rachelle Davis at…

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The Southern Highland Craft Guild in Biltmore Village

Jan 26, 2015

Southern Highland Craft Guild in Biltmore Village This gallery is…

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Wood Day at the Folk Art Center

Aug 7, 2014

Wood Day 2014 which took place on August 9 was…

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Haywood Graduate Show Reception

Jun 14, 2014

Main Gallery Reception Thanks to everyone who came out to…

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Meet the Maker: Zan Barnes

Jun 5, 2014

One of the perks of working at the Folk Art…

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Makers are Teachers: Collage Workshop With Leo Monahan

May 26, 2013

This article is the first in a new series on…

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Guild Maker: Joan Berner

Apr 26, 2013

Fabric Art Isn’t it incredible how a chance encounter can…

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Craft Education At The Folk Art Center

Apr 26, 2013

School Visits Earlier this month the quiet of February was…

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Meet the Maker: Pam Etheredge

Apr 4, 2013

Basketry Now that March has arrived so have daily craft…

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Allanstand Interiors Opens At The Folk Art Center

Feb 7, 2013

Allanstand Interiors Come to the Folk Art Center to see…

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Fannie Rebekah Mennen

Nov 14, 2012

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series called…

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Goingback And Mary Chiltoskey

Nov 12, 2012

Cherokee Qualla Boundary Editor’s Note: This post is part of…

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Isadora Williams: An Early Guild Leader And Educator

Aug 26, 2012

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series called…

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