Participants & Events in North Carolina

Western North Carolina Celebrated American Craft Week

Address, Western North Carolina, NC

Come celebrate American Craft Week in Western North Carolina

Art Connections

Address, Asheville, NC

Art Connections offers private group, curated tours to artist studios in Western NC. We will also take part in a special exhibition for ACW participants held at the Asheville Area Arts Council this October.

Asheville Area Arts Council

Address207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC

The AAAC is the collective voice for the arts, advancing Buncombe County by providing access to resources, developing innovative collaborations, and fostering creativity in the community.

The Asheville Area Arts Council partners with the WNC ACW to collaborate on programs and help promote ACW.

Asheville Art in the Park

AddressPack Square Park, Asheville, NC

Asheville Art in the Park will once again be providing access to some of the finest artists in the region with it’s market series now in its eighth year. The event takes place on three consecutive Saturdays each June and October. Nationally known artists exhibit at this event and the best part is-

Grovewood Gallery

Address111 Grovewood Road, Asheville, NC

Established in 1992, Grovewood Gallery showcases American-made art and craft by more than
400 artists from across the United States. The gallery is located in Grovewood Village - which is
housed in the historic weaving and woodworking complex of Biltmore Industries - adjacent to
Grove Park Inn.

Local Cloth

Address207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC

Local Cloth is dedicated to growing the fiber economy in Western North Carolina. Out 130 members include farmers who raise fiber animals, fiber processors, fiber artists, garment designers and retail stores that sell local yarn, fiber art and garments. We offer classes and sales for ACW.

Mountain Made Art Gallery

Address1 Page Ave., Suite 123, Asheville, NC

Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, NC, we have worked hard to make MOUNTAIN MADE into one of the best art and craft galleries in the city. We currently feature the work of more than 150 master craftsmen and professional artists.

Southern Highland Craft Guild

Address, Asheville, NC

Cultivating the crafts and makers of the Southern Highlands for the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation.

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

Address67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) advances the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development in the United States.

The Village Potters

Address191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

The Village Potters will feature new works in their gallery from its six Permanent Resident Artists, and tours of their newly expanded facility that includes a clay company featuring Laguna Clay products, and a newly installed incubator studio space for emerging ceramic artists.


Address37 N. Mitchell Ave, Bakersville, NC

Customer appreciation week at Mica. Refreshments and a chance to win a gift certificate from our members.

Spruce Pine Potter's Market

Address1489 Cane Branch Road, Burnsville, NC

We are a group of clay artists from Mitchell and Yancey counties NC that make the event, SPPM.

Yummy Mud Puddle

Address264 CLEAR VIEW LANE, Burnsville, NC

The artists are the Yummy Mud Puddle will demonstrate their skills in pottery making and surface design, as well as assemblage sculpture in the Outsider Art category. Food, fun, and great conversation.

Firefly Craft Gallery

Address2689 'D' Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Firefly Craft Gallery is a Made in America fine art, fine craft, & folk art gallery located in historic Flat Rock, NC. We will have artisans working on their crafts the weekend of the event. We'll also serve Willa's Famous Shortbread and sweet iced tea.

Flow Gallery

Address14 S. Main Street, PO Box 923, Marshall, NC

Flow Gallery features the hand crafted work of more than 60 local and regional artists. Located in the up and coming town of Marshall, Flow is a major anchor shop in the county seat.

We have participated in ACW for several years and won national recognition with our Synesthesia Show.

Turtle Island Pottery

AddressShowroom location: 2782 Bat Cave Rd, Old Fort, NC

Seagrove Potters

Address, Seagrove, NC
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Experience Seagrove’s pottery tradition on a self-guided tour of over 70 working studios. Participate in hands on activities, watch demonstrations and witness behind the scenes activities, in the pottery capital of the United States. Plan to spend the day, we guarantee you’ll want to come back.

Thomas Pottery

Address1295 S. NC Highway 705, Seagrove, NC

Witness behind the scenes activities, watch demonstrations or sign up for hands-on clay party. Visit our website for more details.

Tyson Graham Pottery

Address6148 Peniel Rd, Tryon, NC

I am a potter and musician in Tryon, NC, and have participated in American Craft Week for the past three years.