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The Southern Highland Craft Guild hosts Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens its first main gallery exhibition of 2024 with Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts (Arrowmont), an Education Center of the Southern Highland Craft Guild since 1960. Featured in this exhibit are Arrowmont’s nationally and internationally recognized practicing artists and university workshop instructors. With over 130 classes being offered in […]

Art of Detailing Exhibit

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens its first focus gallery exhibition of 2024 with Art of Detailing, featuring both traditional and contemporary craft by five members of the Guild. The exhibit will feature wool and silk by Judy Ott, pottery by Michael and Ruth Rutkowsky, sculptural and functional brooms by Peter Werner, colorful glass-blown vessels by Kathryn Adams, and foiled-stamped […]

The Southern Highland Craft Guild Offers Daily Craft Demonstrations at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

The Southern Highland Craft Guild invites visitors to experience daily craft demonstrations at the Folk Art Center from March through December. Every day from 10am-4pm, two artists of differing media will explain and demonstrate their craft with informative materials displayed at their booth. These free educational events are open to the public. Visitors will have […]

The Southern Highland Craft Guild Celebrates National Quilting Day

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

National Quilting Day is Saturday, March 16, 2024. Guild member and quilter Connie Brown will be demonstrating hand-quilting skills in the lobby of the Folk Art Center March 14, 15, and 16, 2024. Guild member, fabric artist and quilter, Jude Stuecker, will join her on Saturday, March 16th with demonstrations. Brown is also a quilt […]

Glass, Metal, and Clay Day at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will showcase the elements of metal, glass, and clay with a range of techniques that will be demonstrated in the Folk Art Center's auditorium. These master craftspeople will be demonstrating techniques such as blacksmithing, glass blowing, piercing and soldering metals, knife making, bezeling, repoussé, copper etching, assembling stained […]

Mini Fair at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

The Southern Highland Craft Guild will host its fourth-annual Mini Craft Fairs in the lower-level parking area of the Folk Art Center this Spring. This fair takes place Saturday, May 4th, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, and will feature 40 different artists. Twenty booths will fill the parking lot featuring a variety of media crafted by members […]

Fiber Day at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

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. Bring a blanket, walk the mountain trails, and enjoy a spring afternoon of craft!

Mini Craft Fair at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

The Southern Highland Craft Guild will host its fourth-annual Mini Craft Fairs in the lower-level parking area of the Folk Art Center this Spring. This fair takes place Saturday, June 1st, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, and will feature 40 different artists. Twenty booths will fill the parking lot featuring a variety of media crafted by members […]

Wood Day at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

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 […]

Heritage Weekend at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

This free celebration of mountain heritage features traditional crafts accompanied by music and dancing. On-going demonstrations will include traditional woodworking with traditional tools, weaving, spinning, dyeing, broom making, stone carving, and printmaking. Visitors will have the opportunity to try their hand at some of the crafts and an activity table will encourage young people to […]

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