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Downtown Asheville Art District

Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-505-8341
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Lots to see, but buying?

Numerous shops concentration on contemporary art. Creativity in material usage and subject is... read more

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sam69-73
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Marietta, Georgia
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Fun Place Full Of Interesting People

A fun place to visit full of interesting people and restaurants. Definitely worth a look if you're... read more

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davidcG3179SN
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Topeka, United States
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Association of fine art and craft galleries in downtown Asheville, NC
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Asheville, NC 28801
Downtown Asheville
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+1 828-505-8341
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Reviewed today via mobile

Numerous shops concentration on contemporary art. Creativity in material usage and subject is evident. However pricing is ambitious on many items that would be hard to vision in many home and office settings

Thank sam69-73
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Reviewed yesterday

A fun place to visit full of interesting people and restaurants. Definitely worth a look if you're in the area.

Thank davidcG3179SN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many different exhibits from a varied assortment of artists. It was truly interesting experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little art galleries, shops, restaurants, and murals throughout this district. Bookshops and record stores also! Very impressive to see this.

Thank Jake D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was trying to get motivated to start painting and boy did I ever get motivated. Each gallery was different but each artist was willing to discuss their techniques, their stories, and their love of painting. I was in awe of how happy and generous...More

Thank Lee68
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

A sunny day enhanced our experience of strolling through galleries and shops. Very interesting and fun.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My two favorite places were the Kress Building and the Woolworth building arts & crafts galleries. I am impressed with how the community has chosen to repurpose rather than rebuild these historical buildings. Many of the former details were still present. I enjoyed reminiscing as...More

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Need decorating ideas or something to add to your collection? This is the place to go to find all the unique items for home or office.

Thank suekd2016
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

a wonderful collection from local artists. From jewelry, to clat, to glass to paining and multi media - you will see it all in downtown Asheville.

1  Thank lgr0gers
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

The river art district is a great place to walk around to the galleries and pick up some local pottery, glassware jewelry and you can even watch it being made.

2  Thank oceana38
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Pam S
17 February 2017|
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Response from JMBender | Property representative |
The downtown art district which is a easily walkable area has mostly commercial galleries that show a very diverse selection of art. Exhibiting a wide range of art. They range from local to regional to national and... More
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Matthew L
3 November 2016|
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Response from eheyman | Reviewed this property |
There are two arts districts in Asheville, one downtown and the other along the river, which are actually areas with heavy concentrations of galleries, studios and workshops. Hard to say if the respective vendors will be... More
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RedHeifer22
6 July 2016|
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Response from Dennis L | Reviewed this property |
Hmmmm....I'd say possibly, but this really isn't a classic Southern city in my experience. There certainly is charm and history, particularly around the Biltmore area, if that's of interest to you. I've lived in the... More
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