Exhibition on Display: Attributes, Feb. 18-May 22, 2023

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

Focus Gallery Exhibition Feb. 18-May 22, 2023 Michele Tway – mixed mediaTimothy Bridges – fiberMartine House – mixed mediaNoel Yovovich – metalDeb Herman – fiber The Focus Gallery is located…

Needle Felting | Live Demo

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

Lorraine Cathey will be demonstrating how she "paints landscapes" with colored wool and a felting needle! She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Call ahead for the latest updates:…

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Brooms | Live Demo

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

Using traditional Appalachian and Shaker methods, second-generation broom maker Marlow Gates will demonstrate the age old craft of broom making. He will show how to hand tie and hand sew each type of broom including, Cobweb Brooms, Hearth Brooms, Sweepers, Whisks, Pot Scrubbers, and Cake Testers. Marlow will be in the lobby of the Folk…

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Jewelry | Live Demo

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

Priscilla Frake will be demonstrating two steps in how she creates her copper jewelry: assembling, and applying the colorful patinas. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Call ahead…

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Sun Prints/Quilting | Live Demo

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

Sandra Rowland will be demonstrating sun-printed fabric outside of the Folk Art Center's entrance. In the event of rain or a really cloudy day Sandy will be inside demonstrating how to make a Magic Carpet, so you may be praying for rain during her 3-day stint! Demonstrations are held in the lobby of the Folk…

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Woodcarving | Live Demo

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

Ronnie McMahan will be demonstrating how he carves a realistic wild turkey feather, as well as discussing various woodcarving and finishing techniques. He will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative…

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Wood Surfaces | Live Demo

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

Valerie Berlage will be demonstrating the surface treatments she uses to create her joyful textured, painted, and assembled wall hangings, mirrors, ornaments, and boxes. Val will be in the lobby…

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Exhibition on Display: Inspiring Motives, May 26-Aug. 21, 2023

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

Focus Gallery Exhibition May 26-Aug. 21, 2023 Mike Lalone – clay Joanna White – fiber Richard Flottemesch – wood Asia Mathis – clay Cheryl Mackey Smith – clay The Main…

Jewelry | Live Demo

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

Amy Brandenburg works with Precious Metal Clay, and creates unique, everyday jewelry in silver, bronze, and copper. She will be demonstrating her craft in the lobby of the Folk Art…

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