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“The Power of Distinction” Main Gallery Exhibition

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

In the main upstairs gallery of the Folk Art Center, The Power of Distinction highlights works from our Permanent Collection, honoring the Guild's 90th Anniversary.

Free

Basket Making | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

The art of crafting ribbed baskets is a skill passed down in her family. Today, Susan Taylor weaves a variety of baskets in many sizes, styles, shapes, and colors. Watch…

Free

Broom Making | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Peter Werner Black Mountain, NC Watch skilled craftspeople as they educate visitors through demonstrations in the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, 10am-4pm. Schedule is subject to change;…

Free

Woodturning | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Watch Tina & Bill Collison demonstrate the techniques of woodturning and learn the story behind their craft. 10am-4pm in the lobby of the Folk Art Center. Schedule is subject to…

Free

Bead Embroidery | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Artist Martine House begins each necklace by gluing a stone on Ultra suede, then adding sewn beads all around- evolving the design. Watch and learn about her process from 10am-4pm…

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Needle Felting | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Learn about the process of Lorraine Cathey's beautifully felted portraits. Each portrait is created with different colors of wool fibers. This dry felting technique uses wool roving and needles that…

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Jewelry Making | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Watch a live demonstration of the unique jewelry designs by Rachelle Davis. "All the designs on the back of my pendants are sawed out and filed by hand. The bezel…

Free

Basketry | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

The art of crafted ribbed baskets is a skill that was passed down in her family. Today, Susan Taylor weaves a variety of basket styles - in many sizes, shapes…

Free

Jewelry Making | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Ruthie Cohen Arden, NC Watch and learn about the process of jewelry making by Ruthie Cohen in the lobby of the Folk Art Center, 10am-4pm. Schedule is subject to change;…

Free

Bamboo Fly Rods | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville

Sam Johnson Dahlonega, GA Watch skilled craftspeople as they educate visitors through demonstrations in the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, 10am-4pm. Schedule is subject to change; please…

Free
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