Folk Art Center, Open Daily 10-5
382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC
828-523-4110, [email protected]

Located on the second level of the Folk Art Center, these exhibitions feature both traditional and contemporary works by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and affiliated organizations. The Guild is a non-profit, educational organization established in 1930 to cultivate the crafts and makers of the Southern Highlands for the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation. The Southern Highland Craft Guild is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

2024 Exhibition Schedule


Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts - January 27 - May 1, 2024

Class of 2024 - Haywood Community Colleges' Professional Crafts Program - May 11 - Sept. 18, 2024

New Members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild - September 28 - January 18, 2025


Art of Detailing |  Feb. 23 – May 20, 2024

Judy Ott - fiber

Kelsey Schissel – clay

Kathryn Adams – glass

Michael and Ruth Fischer Rutkowsky – clay

Peter Werner – brooms

Hand Over Matter  |  May 24 – Aug.19, 2024

Billy Bernstein  - glass

Christine Smith – wood

Tamela Wells - jewelry

Robert Milnes - clay

Pam Grainger Gale - fiber

Beautiful Mystery  |  Aug. 23 – Nov. 11, 2024

Robin Ford - batiks

Sue Grier - clay

Ilene kay – jewelry

Brian Melton - wood

Joe Frank McKee - clay

A Natural Influence |  Nov. 15, 2024 – Feb. 2025

Peggy DeBell – paper

Katrina and Joe Miller (collaboration) - metal

Neil Carroll - wood

Daniel Shipman Baron - fiber

Wendy and Joe Edwards - jewelry


Graduating Class of Professional Crafts Program at Haywood Community College

Dates: May 11-September 18, 2024 Contact: The Folk Art Center [email protected] 828-298-7928 Exhibition: Graduating Class of 2024: Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program Location: Folk Art Center, upstairs Main Gallery…

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Hand Over Matter

Silence by guild member Robert Milnes. On display at the "Hand Over Matter" Focus Gallery located at the Folk Art Center, NC.

Dates: May 24 – Aug.19, 2024 Contact: 828-298-7928 (Folk Art Center) [email protected] (Folk Art Center) The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens Hand Over Matter in the Focus Gallery of the…

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