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Our brick & mortar stores are closed, but our online shop is still in operation. We will continue to evaluate a potential re-opening date as we closely monitor the status of COVID-19. Group events and craft demonstrations scheduled through May have been cancelled. Check our website or Facebook page for the latest information.

Interested in becoming a Guild Maker? Maybe you’ve applied and been rejected? Attend our workshop to learn what it takes to join our organization! Existing Guild Members will take you step-by-step to prepare you for the jury process: how to fill out the application, pass the image jury, and how to compose a body of…

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Interested in becoming a Guild Maker? Maybe you’ve applied and been rejected? Attend our workshop to learn what it takes to join our organization! Existing Guild Members will take you step-by-step to prepare you for the jury process: how to fill out the application, pass the image jury, and how to compose a body of…

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Join us for a celebration of wooden crafts – one of the first mediums of handicraft. From branches, trunks, roots, and bark, watch as they’re used in both functional and decorative pieces. During Wood Day, Members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will showcase this evolution of skills and mastery of crafted wood by demonstrating…

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This four-day event features over 180 exhibiting artists, craftsmen, and makers in downtown Asheville. Our 73rd year features two levels of fine craft vendors, live music, & craft demonstrations. This year, The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands celebrates 73 years of craft heritage. Join us for $10/day. Weekend passes are not available.

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inside the us cellular center, nc craft fair, asheville craft fair, craft events

This four-day event features over 180 exhibiting artists, craftsmen, and makers in downtown Asheville. Our 73rd year features two levels of fine craft vendors, live music, & craft demonstrations. This year, The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands celebrates 73 years of craft heritage. Join us for $10/day. Weekend passes are not available.

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inside the us cellular center, nc craft fair, asheville craft fair, craft events

This four-day event features over 180 exhibiting artists, craftsmen, and makers in downtown Asheville. Our 73rd year features two levels of fine craft vendors, live music, & craft demonstrations. This year, The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands celebrates 73 years of craft heritage. Join us for $10/day. Weekend passes are not available.

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inside the us cellular center, nc craft fair, asheville craft fair, craft events

This four-day event features over 180 exhibiting artists, craftsmen, and makers in downtown Asheville. Our 73rd year features two levels of fine craft vendors, live music, & craft demonstrations. This year, The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands celebrates 73 years of craft heritage. Join us for $10/day. Weekend passes are not available.

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Interested in becoming a Guild Maker? Maybe you’ve applied and been rejected? Attend our workshop to learn what it takes to join our organization!

Existing Guild Members will take you step-by-step to prepare you for the jury process: how to fill out the application, pass the image jury, and how to compose a body of work.

If you plan on participating, bring at least five pieces of your work and digital images.

To register, contact: Paula Bowers at [email protected] and Sandie Bishop at [email protected]

Join us in the auditorium of the Folk Art Center 1 – 4 PM.
Next available workshop: late March, 2020. Check back for dates.

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Join us for a celebration of one of the oldest craft mediums and the makers of clay. Clay Day features craft demonstrations and hands-on activities by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and invited guests. Watch live demonstrations of wheel-throwing, hand-building, surface design, and many other clay techniques. Join us on Saturday, June 13th…

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We are pleased to welcome the Asheville Community Band back to the Folk Art Center for their Annual Memorial Day Concert! Filled with traditional marches, military songs, Appalachian music, and more, this patriotic concert honors our nation’s history. Highlights will include themes from the five branches of the U.S. Military, and more- yet to be annouced.…

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Come join us for the Asheville Storytelling Circle’s fourth annual spring event! From 3:00 – 5:00 in the Folk Art Center auditorium, you’ll hear talented oral historians from around the region sharing their stories. Admission is $10.00 For more information contact Kathy Gordon: (828) 712-5945  

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From sheep shearing to wearable textiles – learn the process of fiber art. Guild Makers and friends will demonstrate a variety of techniques during this free community event. Get a close-up look and enjoy interactive demonstrations. Visitors can bring their own handwork, whether it be crochet, embroidery or spinning. Bring a blanket, walk the mountain…

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