Exhibition on Display: Creating Textures, Nov. 17, 2023-Feb. 2024

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

The Focus Gallery is located on the second level of the Folk Art Center. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, just north of…

Appalachian Brooms | Live Demo

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

Second-generation broom maker, Marlow Gates will be demonstrating traditional Appalachian broom-tying in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and…

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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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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 using colored wool roving and a barbed 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…

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Brooms | Live Demo

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

Peter Werner will be demonstrating traditional Appalachian broom-tying techniques in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway from 10am-4pm. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Call ahead for the latest updates: 828-298-7928.

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Wood Surface Design | 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 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…

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Woodturning | Live Demo

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

Thomas Irven will be demonstrating the woodturning techniques he uses to create a threaded ("screw-top") box with a decorative finial on the lid. 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…

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Dickens in the Village

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Biltmore Village 26 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC, United States

Our craft gallery in Biltmore Village will be celebrating Dickens in the Village with artist demonstrations and hot cider and holiday cookies! Plan to join us for all the fun…

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