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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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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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*THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED* Interested in becoming a Guild Maker? Applied and been rejected? Attend our workshop to learn what it takes to join! 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…

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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 they demonstrate. Last week we had the pleasure of getting to know new member Zan Barnes. She may be a new member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild but she is…

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There is a great diversity of fine crafts represented among the 200 exhibitors at the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands. The snapshots above are a small sampling of what visitors to the event can see. The Craft Fair continues tomorrow at the Asheville Civic Center from 10am to 5pm. Wood carvings by John C.…

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Clay Day was a huge success Saturday at the Folk Art Center! The weather was perfect and there were a great crowd to enjoy the demonstrations and activities. Several Guild members participated in the event for the first time including: Karen Newgard, Becky and Steve Lloyd, Holden McCurry, Sandy Batton, Tamela Wells and Ron Slagle. The…

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