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[1] American Folk Art & Framing


64 Biltmore Avenue


Open 11-5, 7 days a week

IG: amerifolk

FB: folkartasheville

Contemporary Self-taught and Folk Art, including Painting and Wood Carvings. Specializing in Southern face jugs and regional wood-fired, functional pottery. Providing innovative custom framing for the preservation and presentation of your fine art.

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[4] Asheville Gallery of Art


82 Patton Avenue, Capital center


Open Mon-Sun 11-6

IG: ashevillegalleryofart

FB: ashevillegalleryofart

Founded in 1988, Asheville Gallery of Art is the oldest gallery in the area. AGA is artist owned, displaying paintings from 31 of our finest local artists. The gallery features a monthly exhibition, showcasing individual and group artists, with a reception held on the first Friday of each month. 

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[7] Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

120 College Street


Open Mon-Sat 11-5 (closed between exhibitions)

IG: bmcmuseum  FB: bmcmuseum  

The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) preserves and continues the legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College (1933-1957). Through their collection, conservation, and educational activities including exhibitions, publications, and public programs, the museum engages the public with BMC’s history and raises awareness of its extensive legacy.


[10] Citron Gallery

60 Biltmore Avenue, Lower Level


Open Tue-Sat 11-5, Sun-Mon by appointment

IG: citrongalleryart
FB: CitronGallery

Welcome to Citron Gallery a contemporary fine art studio gallery featuring works from a variety of artists collected locally, nationally and internationally. Citron Gallery, as the name suggests, is a fresh approach to a hybrid studio and gallery venue. View authentic works of art with the opportunity to meet the artists at work. On display are one of a kind paintings and sculpture.


[13] The Haen Gallery

52 Biltmore Avenue


Open Mon-Sat 11-6, Sun 12-5

IG: thehaengallery

FB: TheHaenGallery

A bright and open contemporary space, The Haen Galley is committed to providing extraordinary quality and service, as well as access to a collection of thoughtful and compelling artwork.

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[16] Lexington Glassworks


81 S. Lexington Ave


Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6

IG: lexingtonglass

FB: lexingtonglassworks

Housed in a 1940s warehouse, Lexington Glassworks is a glassblowing studio and gallery featuring one-of-a-kind handblown glass and custom pendant lights and chandeliers.


[19] Mountain Made

Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave.


Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5

IG: mtnmade_avl

FB: MountainMadeArt

Featuring the work of over 80 western North Carolinian artisans. Fine handcrafted jewelry, paintings, and photography. Wonderful metal, wood, and pottery, local music and books.


[22] ​Woolworth Walk

25 Haywood Street


Open Mon-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5

IG: Woolworth_Walk  FB: WoolworthWalk


Woolworth Walk features about 170 local artists offering jewelry, fine art, decorative art and crafts in it's nearly 20,000 square feet of quality display space. The Historic F.W. Woolworth Building in the heart of downtown Asheville, is home to a uniquely "Asheville" experience; a place where you can browse the best local art while sipping a milkshake from the Old Fashioned Soda Fountain. Our artists range from casual crafter to professionally trained artisans, from retired art hobbyists to Southern Highland Guild Craft members.


[2] Ariel Gallery


19 Biltmore Avenue


Open daily 11-5; winter days vary


FB: Ariel Gallery

Ariel Gallery is an artist owned contemporary craft gallery featuring compelling original works by renowned local artists in clay, furniture, glass, jewelry, fiber, and wood.


[5] Bender Gallery


29 Biltmore Avenue


Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5pm

IG: bendergallery

FB: bendergallery

Established in 2005, Bender Gallery is an international contemporary fine art gallery. We represent internationally celebrated artists as well as notable emerging artists creating abstract, surreal, Pop, and figurative works.  The artists represented by Bender Gallery are known for their originality and unwavering dedication to their practice. 

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[8] Blue Spiral 1


38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville NC 28801


Open Mon-Sat  11-6, Sun 11-5

IG: bluespiral1

FB: bluespiral1

Blue Spiral 1 exhibits work by fine artists and object makers in a light-filled, 15,000 square-foot gallery spanning three floors. The gallery maintains an extensive exhibition schedule, presenting over 25 shows annually. Thematic group exhibitions and individual artist showcases rotate in the Main and Lower Level galleries every other month, while the gallery's Upper Level features a wide array of works by over 100 represented artists.



[11] Gallery COR


19 Biltmore Ave, Suite 102, Asheville, NC 


Open Mon-Fri 10-5, Sunday 12-4 

Winter hours vary

IG: gallerycor_avl

FB: Gallery Cor

Gallery COR represents the work of four self-educated contemporary artists who have reached a high level of achievement in their careers, driven by their distinctive styles and elevated messages. The four contributing artists are L Rowland (owner), Frances Domingues, Meryl Lefkovich, and Stephen Quinn. Visit Gallery COR in Asheville’s downtown gallery district.


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[14] Horse + Hero


14 Patton Avenue


Open 11-7, 7 days a week, open later on weekends

IG: horseandhero

FB: horseandhero

Housed in an original art deco storefront, Horse and Hero specializes in neoappalachian art and craft that is design-minded, worldwise and rooted in the craftways and culture of our southern Appalachian mountains.


[17] Momentum Gallery

52 Broadway


Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5

IG: momentumgallery

FB: MomentumGalleryAsheville

Momentum Gallery's elegantly outfitted, two-floor space features curated exhibitions of museum-quality paintings, original prints, innovative sculpture and studio furniture by emerging and mid-career artists. Our program celebrates material-based traditions rich in this area and reflects a contemporary and modern aesthetic in harmony with our natural surroundings. 

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[20] ​Russell Armstrong Gallery

60 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801


Open Sun & Mon: 11-5, Tues-Sat 11-6

Local artists Jeremy Russell and Alicia Ann Armstrong present their contemporary paintings at Russell | Armstrong Gallery. Featuring works by both artists, come explore captivating abstracts, landscapes, and narrative works. Our gallery offers an intimate experience for art enthusiasts amidst a thriving Biltmore Ave. gallery community. 


[3] Asheville Art Museum

2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801


Open Wed-Mon 11-6, Thurs 11-9

IG: ashevilleartmuseum

FB: AshevilleArtMuseum

Explore the Asheville Art Museum’s Collection and exhibitions of 20th- and 21st-century American art, Perspective Café featuring a rooftop sculpture terrace and expansive mountain views, and engaging programs and events for all ages in the center of downtown Asheville.


[6] Benjamin Walls Gallery 


38 Broadway St


Open seven days/week

IG: benjaminwalls

FB: Benjaminwallsgallery

An immersive art gallery & wine bar experience — the vision of five-time Smithsonian Exhibitor, Benjamin Walls. Beyond critical acclaim, Benjamin's art has raised over $750,000 for conservation, including the Jane Goodall Institute and Friends of the Smokies. Experience the astute pairing of fine art and curated wines from around the globe.


[9] Center for Craft

67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801


Open Mon-Sat, 10-6

 IG: centerforcraft

 FB: centerforcraft

The Center for Craft's free galleries investigate contemporary practices of making. An Engagement Studio connects visitors to craft through a library and hands on activities. Visitors will also find a retail area and space is available for meetings and events. Daily Cowork passes are also available for visitors. All are welcome.

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[12] Gallery Mélange

67 Biltmore Avenue
Open Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat 11-6

Sundays by appointment

Welcome to Gallery Mélange! 

Gallery Mélange is a Contemporary Art and Fine Jewelry Gallery focused on local artists Mark Bettis, Victoria Pinney and Jeffrey Burroughs.  We carry a curated collection of handcrafted jewelry and paintings that offer a fresh and unique view on Contemporary Art.


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[15] LEAF Global Arts


19 Eagle Street, Suite 120


Call or visit website for hours

IG: leaf_global_arts


TW: leaf_globalarts


LEAF Global Arts center invites you to explore the world through immersive music, art experiences & cultural connections, fostering global citizenship and opening pathways of understanding.


[18] ​Mora Gallery

9 W. Walnut Street Suite 2A


Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5

IG: morajewelry

FB: MoraDesignerJewelry

Mora offers a carefully curated collection of modern jewelry made by artists. More than 40 distinguished designers are represented in a vibrant, welcoming gallery that celebrates Asheville's independent spirit. Sharing imaginative, hand crafted jewelry - from delicate to dramatic, fine to fashion - is our mission and greatest pleasure!


[21] ​Tracey Morgan Gallery

188 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801


Open Tues-Sat 11-5

IG: traceymorgangallery

FB: Tracey Morgan Gallery

TMG specializes in museum-quality photography, works on paper, painting, sculpture, video and installation by emerging and established artists from the United States and abroad. The secondary focus of the gallery is to highlight work  by regional artists or pertaining to Western North Carolina. Each year, the gallery will present a rotation of well-researched exhibitions by individual artists as well as curated group shows that explore historical and contemporary themes. 

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