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The historic Asheville building features newly-commissioned works inside and outside, as well as hand-crafted furniture and signage created by artists. Read more


The Center for Craft identifies and convenes craft makers, curators and researchers, matching them with resources, tools, and networks to advance their careers. Read more


The festival features a line-up of musicians, storytellers, artists, and more – many nationally recognized - to entertain audiences and share Appalachian traditions. Read 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. Read more

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Made In The Smokies

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Whether toiling in tucked-away mountain workshops or bustling tourist studios, the region’s best artisans carry on traditions that have been passed down through the generations—oftentimes in their own families. Read more