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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.

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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The Folk Art Center’s Main Gallery exhibition “Class of 2020.” Showcasing work in clay, metal, wood, and fiber by the graduates of Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program. On view to the public May-16 through August 23 during regular open hours of the Folk Art Center.

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*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Free and open to the public: The Carolina Mountain Woodturners meet in the auditorium of the Folk Art Center the third Saturday of each month. Held in the Folk Art Center auditorium 10 AM to 4:00 PM.

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*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Watch the process of making Native American-style wooden flutes by Lee Entrekin. Learn the techniques and history behind the craft, and listen to the sounds of the flute scales. 10am-4pm in the lobby of the Folk Art Center. Schedule is subject to change. Call ahead for the latest updates: 828-298-7928.

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Measuring parts of a quilt

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* In honor of National Quilting Day on March 21st, quilt maker and quilt historian Connie Brown will be demonstrating in the lobby of the Folk Art Center March 19, 20, and 21. Between 10am and 4pm on Friday and Saturday (March 20 and 21) visitors to are invited to bring…

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*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* In honor of National Quilting Day on March 21st, quilt maker and quilt historian Connie Brown will be demonstrating in the lobby of the Folk Art Center March 19, 20, and 21. Between 10am and 4pm on Friday and Saturday (March 20 and 21) visitors to are invited to bring…

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*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Watch and listen as Georgia Bonesteel quilts beautiful colors, patterns, and textures together while explaining her process. 10am-4pm in the lobby of the Folk Art Center. Schedule is subject to change, call ahead for latest updates: 828-298-7928.

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*THIS EVENT IS CANCELED* Watch the process of making Native American-style wooden flutes by Lee Entrekin. Learn the techniques and history behind the craft, and listen to the sounds of the flute scales. 10am-4pm in the lobby of the Folk Art Center. Schedule is subject to change. Call ahead for the latest updates: 828-298-7928.

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view inside a kaleidoscope

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Watch and learn the fascinating process behind making kaleidoscopes by Marc Tickle. 10am-4pm in the lobby of the Folk Art Center. Schedule is subject to change. Call ahead for the latest updates: 828-298-7928

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