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Appalachian Center for Craft

1560 Craft Center Dr, Smithville, TN 37166-7352
+1 615-597-6801
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Cool Place,

This place is great! I live in the vicinity and I like to stop in from time-to-time to check it... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Michael K
Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
Not fun....at all!

This place was very expensive. The art installations were very modern...not at all easy on the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Gainesville, Florida
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“art gallery” (2 reviews)
1560 Craft Center Dr, Smithville, TN 37166-7352
+1 615-597-6801
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This place is great! I live in the vicinity and I like to stop in from time-to-time to check it out. The content is derived largely from local artists. So, it’s very interesting to me. I’m glad we have this gem.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This place was very expensive. The art installations were very modern...not at all easy on the eyes. One in particular was not child friendly...I would not recommend this place. I am very surprised by the positive reviews.

Thank nicolefreymann
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the "dress" that changed colors...you must see it! The jewelry pieces are lovely...as are the pottery, batik scarves, woven baskets, and glass creations. The place is a "gem"...pun intended!

Thank Janie K
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Appalachian Center for Craft is an awesome place to come to and visit,and see the work of some who may be very famous one day.. It is a beautiful drive up to the Center and where the cabins Guess what!!! there is hiking there...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Art gallery is amazing. The gift shop is just as entertaining and the Blue Water Grill On The Hill is delicious! You can even walk the trails after lunch.

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to take a short day trip from Murfreesboro. The Appalachian Center was about an hour away and an easy drive. Parking is conveniently close to the building. The gallery is small but contains very interesting pieces of art. The gift shop was full...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Local student artisans create a variety of beautiful objects, such as pottery, jewelry wood craft and paintings. I wanted to buy everything, but of course I could not afford to do that. Highly recommend this site to find one of a kind items.

Thank madeleinebouleyw
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The quality is exquisite and captivating.. so love the opportunity to visit the gallery. Never pass up the opportunity to visit the campus and Gallery. The Center is located on Center Hill Lake.

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Have been here a few times. There is always a great variety of crafts, any medium you desire. Pleasant location, helpful staff.

Thank MotherHawk
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We take motorcycle trips out that direction and try and stop by periodically to see what is new. Wonderful local artisans and unique things to see and buy. Worth the effort to go there if you're in the area.

Thank Dundertaker
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24 September 2017|
Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call and ask. The staff member we met was very friendly and helpful.
29 August 2016|
Response from chucknotcharles | Reviewed this property |
Their hours are posted on the website: tntech.edu/craftcenter/gallery/
7 February 2015|
Response from chucknotcharles | Reviewed this property |
The retail gift shop is open Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5