Asheville is known as the hub of artistic activity that radiates throughout the area. Not only does Western North Carolina boast many excellent craft education programs, but it also plays host to many tourist each year. The vacationers marvel at the city as it's arts and culture oozes out of every side of the artcentric mountainous region.
On the grounds of All Souls Cathedral in Biltmore Village. Hundreds of craftspeople in all mediums.
LEAF Downtown celebrates communities, creativity, diversity, and families in the heart of downtown Asheville!
LEAF Downtown will further the goals of inclusivity, community partnership and economic vitality in the greater Asheville area, while driving the greater LEAF Community Arts mission to connect cultures & create community through music & arts.
In its 71st year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center. Filling both the concourse and arena levels of the venue, makers exhibit a variety of craft ranging from contemporary to traditional in works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry.
Asheville Art in the Park: June 16th, 23rd, & 30th
At the event you are sure to find the finest in handcrafted art that Asheville Area Artists have to offer. Skilled workers of Glass, Ceramics, Wood, Jewelry, and metal make their shops open to display to the public at every market.
Positioned in the center of downtown Asheville the market has created over $750,000 in needed income for area artists. Many artists return to the market to welcome customers that return each year.