River Arts District, Asheville

Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
River Arts District hosts a vibrant community of arts. Explore the neighborhood's art galleries, restaurants, and performing arts venues to get a feel for the eclectic vibe of the community. You'll have the opportunity to visit working artists' studios to watch them at work; venues include works in glass, mosaic tile, drawing, painting, photography, fiber arts, metal, paper, and more. To make the most of your time, check out the website for artists' opening hours, or look up artists according to your favorite medium. Download the online Studio Guide as a comprehensive tour, and be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Parking is free throughout the district. For refreshments, try a local beer at the neighborhood brewery. Plan a Asheville trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Make a point to visit Molly Courcelle's studio in The Wedge Building in the River Arts District. Her work is beautiful and she's a treasure trove of tips for great places to eat and hidden gems of...  more »
  • We expected to spend an hour or so here but we’re here much longer and made some purchases that will be wonderful additions to our home. So many talented and diverse artists here!! And great places...  more »

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