Folk Art Center

Glass & Metal Day at Folk Art Center

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Artists showcase the elements of metal and glass inside the Folk Art Center on Blue Ridge Parkway. Includes blacksmithing, glass blowing, knife making, bezeling, repoussé, copper etching, stained glass, forging and more. 10 AM-4 PM. Free.

Fiber Weekend

Saturday, May 9, 2020 to Sunday, May 10, 2020

Craftspeople at the Folk Art Center share their inspiration and expertise in a variety of textile arts. Saturday demos include quilting and appliqué, doll making, weaving, mixed media fiber arts, clothing, printing design, tapestry weaving and natural dyeing. Two fashion shows on Sunday (Mother's Day)! Free admission.

Clay Day

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Potters and ceramic artists of the Southern Highlands Guild at the Folk Art Center share a variety of techniques such as throwing, sculpture and coil-building. Glaze and see the firing of raku pots. Free admission.

Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

Thursday, July 16, 2020 to Sunday, July 19, 2020

Top art show! See and buy traditional and contemporary fine art and craft directly from members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, with 200+ juried artists from mountain regions of nine states. Held inside in downtown Asheville.

Wood Day at Folk Art Center

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Join Guild woodworkers for an exciting day exploring various forms of woodcraft. Featuring the Annual Carve Off Competition. 10 AM –4 PM.

Heritage Weekend at Folk Art Center

Saturday, September 19, 2020 to Sunday, September 20, 2020

This free festival features traditional music, dancing and heritage craft demonstrations. A highlight is the World Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle Competition on Saturday.

Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

Thursday, October 15, 2020 to Sunday, October 18, 2020

Meet 200 craftspeople that come together in downtown Asheville with their fine handcrafted items, while local musicians play live on the arena stage and craft educators share their knowledge. Admission.

Guild Holiday Makers Sale at the Folk Art Center

Saturday, December 5, 2020, Saturday, December 12, 2020

Get great deals on amazing art directly from the artists, offering over-runs, discontinued stock and studio seconds in a festive atmosphere. And don't miss the special exhibits and main store at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Free admission. 10 AM-4 PM.

Watch the video: Folk Art Center Craft Demos August 2010

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