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Cultivating the crafts & makers of the
Southern Highlands for 90 years.



A network of over 800 artisans participate in the marketplace created by the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Through our special events and educational opportunities, we continue to lead and inspire the Craft Revival Movement.

Haywood Graduate Show Reception

By Millie Davis

Main Gallery Reception Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the Class of 2014 of Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Department. The Graduate Show is…

Meet the Maker: Zan Barnes

By Millie Davis

One of the perks of working at the Folk Art Center is having the opportunity to meet and learn from a variety of artists as…

Makers are Teachers: Collage Workshop With Leo Monahan

By Millie Davis

This article is the first in a new series on the blog called Teaching Artists.  Featured here, Guild member Leo Monahan shares his collage expertise in…

Guild Maker: Joan Berner

By Millie Davis

Fabric Art Isn’t it incredible how a chance encounter can influence life’s direction? Several years ago while visiting the Folk Art Center and considering a move to…

Craft Education At The Folk Art Center

By Millie Davis

School Visits Earlier this month the quiet of February was pleasantly disrupted by over one hundred first graders from a local elementary school.  Working with…

Meet the Maker: Pam Etheredge

By Millie Davis

Basketry Now that March has arrived so have daily craft demonstrations in the Folk Art Center lobby.  One of our first artists on this schedule…

Allanstand Interiors Opens At The Folk Art Center

By Millie Davis

Allanstand Interiors Come to the Folk Art Center to see the debut of the Southern Highland Craft Guild’s expanded retail space, Allanstand Interiors, on the second…

Upcoming Events

Craft Demos Begin April 1, 2020

January 9 - March 31

“The Power of Distinction”/Main Gallery Exhibition

January 25 - May 10

Carolina Mountain Woodturners

March 21

“Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch”

March 22

Mentoring Workshop

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Glass & Metal Day

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Carolina Mountain Woodturners

April 11

“SHCG Members Exhibition”/Main Gallery Exhibition

April 29, 2020 - January 17, 2021

Fiber Weekend, Day 1

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fiber Weekend, Day 2

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Shop Fine Craft at Our Galleries

Folk Art Center

382 Blue Ridge Parkway

Asheville, NC


Mon-Sun 9:00a-5:00p

Call us: 828.298.7928


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Biltmore Village

26 Lodge Street

Asheville, NC


Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5

Call us: 828.277.6222


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Tunnel Road

 930 Tunnel Road

Asheville, NC


Mon-Sat 10-5

Call us: 828.298.7903


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Moses Cone Manor

294 Blue Ridge Parkway

Blowing Rock, NC


 CLOSED until April 1, 2020

April-Dec 9:00-6:00

Call us: 828.295.7938


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