Art Galleries and Museums

Creativity is abundant in this mountain community, and each town has several arts and crafts galleries. Arts councils featuring classes and exhibits are located in Boone and West Jefferson. Here are a few other suggestions:

Turchin Centerfor the Visual Arts

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, part of Appalachian State University, features regional and international artwork as well as special events.
Phone: (828) 262-3017

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

Visit the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM) for a combination of history and art, as this impressive facility features a permanent exhibit while also featuring temporary exhibits from local, national and international artists as well as regional history. Educational events and activities are also scheduled year-round to celebrate art.
Phone: 828-295-9099

Watauga County Arts Council-ArtSpace

Providing exhibits and classes, Art-Space with the Watauga County Arts Council is a central location for discovering art in the area.
Phone: 828-264-1789

Ashe County Arts Council

Celebrating Ashe County`s artists, this organization features galleries, art crawls,and studio tours.
Phone: 336-846-2787