Southern Highland Craft Guild

Works range from functional to decorative emphasizing the discipline of finesse with fire of a forge. more


The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands cultivates the traditions and legacies of handmade craft skills, featuring juried members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild. more


The 38th Annual Heritage Weekend will be held September 15-16 at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Folk Art Center in east Asheville. more


The event demonstrates the rigors and talent that goes into woodworking and serves the mission of the Southern Highland Craft Guild in preserving a longtime culture and heritage. more


Artists share stories and processes in the glass medium. more


Southern Highland Craft Guild's makers forging ahead at third-annual Glass & Metal day. more


These 12 Crafters for Christmas represent “time-honored traditions and a legacy of handcraft” native to the people of the southern Appalachians, as celebrated through their membership in the Southern Highland Craft Guild. more


Southern Highlands Craft Guild

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This year the Guild has partnered with several local interior designers, architects and builders from Western North Carolina to showcase how handcrafted works can be incorporated into daily life. more

Sweet Appalachia

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To be a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild is not simply to be part of a crafting circle. Yes, members weave and whittle, forge metal and throw clay pots, but at stake are the guild’s more than eight decades of tradition. more

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Folk Art Center

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The Blue Ridge Parkway not only provides panoramic views of nature. If you take the time, you will get a glimpse into the very soul of mountain culture through its rich arts and crafts traditions. more

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