Weaverville Art Safari Studio Tour near Asheville, NC

Weaverville Art Safari - Studio Tour

April 25-26, 2020
November 7-8, 2020

Meander through the scenic mountain valleys to visit 50+ artists in their studios and galleries. Get the tour map and drive country roads to visit as many of the studios as you want. It's a completely self-guided, make-your-own-agenda event in the towns of Weaverville and Barnardsville, along with the surrounding rural areas. There's no admission fee, and runs 10 AM-5 PM.

Weaverville Art Safari Opening

Weaverville Art Safari Preview Parties: See a sampling of work from all artists with silent auction and raffle prizes, plus beer wine and snacks on the Friday night of the Safari weekend.  At three galleries: Artisans on Main, Mangum Pottery, and Miya Gallery, at 14, 16, and 20 North Main Street. 6-8 PM

Weaverville Art Safari

The artists and craftspeople of the Weaverville Art Safari who call western North Carolina home choose to live and work here because they are inspired by the beautiful mountain landscape. This is a rare opportunity to interact with artists and see the process behind the development of their critically acclaimed works of art. And it's fun to buy directly from the artists.

Many artists will have special prices on seconds or older works. Works of art showcased will include pottery, handmade glass, sculpture, jewelry, furniture, paintings, drawings and fiber art. Select studios offer public demonstrations and door prizes. It's always one of the top art tours of the year in western North Carolina!

There are several stops in downtown Weaverville in one block of Main Street.

Weaverville Art Safari
Crucible Glassworks, 60 Clarks Chapel Rd, Weaverville

Weaverville, located just a few minutes north of Asheville, offers a unique small-town atmosphere with several street side cafes and eateries to compliment the many galleries and studios. Read more about things to do in Weaverville.

Maps
Pick up Weaverville Art Safari brochures containing maps and artist information at greater Asheville-area galleries, restaurants, and shops beginning a few weeks prior. Brochures will also be distributed from an Art Safari information booth located on Main Street in Weaverville during the Safari weekend. See a map on their Web site.

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