Since 1983, Bluestem has showcased fine, folk & functional craft from Missouri as well as regional artists of the 8 neighboring states. In 2005 Bluestem was voted Niche Top Retailer of American Craft. Niche article link is at the top of http://www.BluestemCrafts.com. City parking garages free after 6 & all day Saturdays & Sundays. Cover image from an original watercolor by Cynthia Messer; copyright 2008 Cynthia Messer.To visit Bluestem Missouri Crafts and other attractions in Columbia, use our Columbia journey planning site.
Bluestem Missouri Crafts reviews
My favorite stop in Columbia on my way to St. Louis from KC. Staff, space, and selection of high quality handmade gifts is unmatched in the state. The gallery has also been awarded prestigious... more »
Bluestem is a tradition in Columbia, It's located on South 9th street, so in the heart of the area where Mizzou students congregate. Although most craft stores are chintzy, this place has... more »
This is such a wonderful shop! Amazingly crafted wooden jewelry boxes. Pottery mugs and bowls of all shapes and colors. Cool jewelry. Lovely handwoven items. The silk scarves with Missouri leaf prints were my favorite. I came in for gifts, but I can't leave without something for myself.
I absolutely love this place! Local arts at its finest! I've always had good luck finding a gift here!
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