Museums & Galleries

From art museums and galleries to arts districts, the High Country is alive with art!

Emerald Village

Discover real fun in real mines! Gem mining, mine tours, gold panning, museums, gift shops and more! Just 3 miles from the Blue Ridge ParkwayMore Info

(828) 765-6463 :: Click For More Info

Crossnore Weavers & Gallery

Watch hand weavers at work and see their fine textiles and wearables. Shop for fine crafts and art produced by local artisans. All proceedsMore Info

(828) 733-4660 :: Click For More Info

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum promotes the visual arts,history and heritage of the mountains through exhibitions, significant permanentMore Info

(828) 295-9099 :: Click For More Info

Carlton Gallery

Original art that opens our hearts and lifts our spirits! The most established fine art gallery in the area celebrates over 30 years in business.More Info

(828) 963-4288 :: Click For More Info

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc.

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization located in Wilkes County, NC that is dedicated to the preservation of theMore Info

(336) 667-3171 :: Click For More Info

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Engage, Discover and Connect through the arts at Appalachian State University's premier art museum! Acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, specialMore Info

(828) 262-3017 :: Click For More Info

Museum of Ashe County History, Inc.

Non-profit organization established to preserve the 1904 Ashe County Courthouse.More Info

(336) 846-1904 :: Click For More Info

Daniel Boone Native Gardens

Featuring a collection of North Carolina native plant material in an informal landscape design, for education and preservation. See the WroughtMore Info

(828) 264-6390 :: Click For More Info

Appalachian Mural Trail

Travel the Appalachian Mural Trail and view historical outdoor murals; great art telling the stories and showcasing the beauty of Appalachia.More Info

828-293-2239 :: Click For More Info :: Deals

Alta Vista Gallery

Created in 1990, the gallery features over 100 artists in all media, specializing in landscapes in oil. Located in a National Register HistoricMore Info

828-963-5247 :: Click For More Info

Blue Ridge ArtSpace Gallery & Gift Shop

A fine arts and crafts gift shop and gallery featuring local artists. Occasional artist demonstrations. Arty Parties, workshops, drawing and music lessons. Barn Quilt maps avail. in Gift Shop.More Info

(828) 264-1789 :: Click For More Info


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6370 US Highway 321 South
Blowing Rock, NC 28605

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