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River Arts District

Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-552-4723
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Asheville, NC 28801
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You may get to talk with some of the artists and even commission a work. You rarely see the artists at the downtown art district. I recommend that you have a car to drive to the various locations, since there are not sidewalks to get...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the Jonas Gerard fine art as the artist was creating while we were there to watch. Could not leave w/o investing in some of his really unique art.

Thank Roland S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mant artists in old warehouses, old factories and shops. I enjoyed the glass blowing at he glass arts store.

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 3 days ago

The River Arts District began in the late 70s/early 80s (I think) as manufacturing near the French Broad dried up and there were suddenly lots of large, vacant building available. Asheville artists snapped these up for a song and began using them as affordable studio...More

Thank grover3d
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ok, this is the " Paris of the South," right? but to the left and in every other direction, there is an art to be found that will delight the soul...the only precaution, as with any museum is to do it slowly, on many return...More

Thank MissionSpirit
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to several of the building and into several of the Galleries. There are several buildings and they are spread out. You will want to drive between locations. Some of the art is quite good and some of it not. Many of the artist...More

Thank schnedavid
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place for people living here and visitors. FIlled with hundred of artists, from the young and unknown, to well established.

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't hit an galleries, just walked around looking at all the fantastic graffiti. It is a quirky, wonderful area to explore.

Thank momavc
Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys are doing a fantastic job of keeping locally crafted artisan glass affordable and desirable. Tight budget, no worries! Their glass balls are beautiful and can be hung as ornaments on a tree or in a sunny window (as ours do) If your budget...More

Thank tinashenzhen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over 200 local artists. Pottery, paintings, sculpture, textiles, jewelry and more! Unique and original art for sale. Food and drink available nearby. Wear comfy shoes!

Thank Sue M
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Response from jrigger |
12 Bones Smokehouse has fantastic barbecue. 5 Foundy Street, Suite 10 · Asheville, NC 28801 Phone (828) 253-4499
24 February 2017|
Response from Rdskolars | Reviewed this property |
Yes. By 10:00am you should have plenty of choice.
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24 June 2016|
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Response from Meneca D | Reviewed this property |
I think Saturdays are great times to visit. There are more people so parking is a greater challenge, but we visited on a Saturday and had a great time.