Our Sister Galleries

Blue Spiral 1

BLUE SPIRAL 1 presents work by exceptional Southern artists and object makers in a light-filled, 15,000 square-foot gallery spans three floors connected by an open stairway in the heart of downtown Asheville. This spacious setting allows Blue Spiral 1 to offer considerable diversity, affording accessibility to various tastes and aesthetics.

38 Biltmore Avenue



One of the region’s most refined shopping experiences, Bellagio specializes in “Art to Wear”. Magnificent handcrafted jewelry, unique clothing and fashion accessories interspersed with distinctive objects for your home harmonize in this enchanting boutique.

5 Biltmore Plaza – Biltmore Village


Bellagio Everyday

Making your next visit downtown even more exciting, John Cram and Matt Chambers have opened a second art-to-wear,clothing store in Asheville, Bellagio Everyday, next to Blue Spiral 1. In a stunning space created, by the local architect Jim Samsel. You will find great design at affordable pricing…a definite visual treat.

40 Bitlmore Avenue


The Fine Arts Theater

Continuing his love of the visual arts, John Cram renovated and opened the Fine Arts Theatre next to Blue Spiral 1 in 1997. The theatre features art and independent films.

36 Biltmore Avenue
Movie Line: 828.232.1536
Admission Prices:
$5.75 Matinees & Seniors

BS1 SeptNov 2008

Other Galleries

Other Galleries & Museums

Biltmore Village Association Historic village of shops and galleries.

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina offers the romance of America’s largest home, gardens, winery, outdoor activities, and a four-star inn.

The Center for Craft Creativity and Design advances the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development in the United States.

Handmade in America a nationally recognized, multidimensional institution that has sparked initiatives and creative collaborations in education, small town revitalization and community development, economic development, environmentally sustainable strategies and enhanced opportunities for makers of the handmade object, heritage tourism, and incorporating crafts into building design and furnishing.

Mint Museum of Craft + Design Charlotte, NC

Highwater Clay is a quality ceramic supply facility.

Penland School Complete descriptions of Penland School’s fall and spring Concentration classes are now posted at www.penland.org along with photographs of instructor work, complete application information, and an application form.

Racine Art Museum: Charles A. Wustum – Director. Museum of Fine Arts, The Racine Art Museum (RAM) will soon be the home of one of the most significant collections of contemporary craft in North America. Focusing on original expressions in ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood from internationally recognized artists. The new museum will present major exhibitions along with the permanent collection of the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts.

Renwick Gallery at the National Museum of American Art The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery collects, exhibits, studies, and preserves American crafts from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries.

White House Collection of American Crafts This collection features seventy-two works by seventy-seven of America’s leading craft artists of today.

Asheville Visitor Resources

Visiting Asheville? Check out these useful links for places to explore in the area!

Asheville A Comprehensive Guide to Asheville, North Carolina. In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Asheville Area Arts Council The Heartbeat of the Community, highlighting the cultural events of Asheville NC and surrounding area.

The Asheville Business List The North Carolina Business Lists was established in 2007 to give local businesses the ability to advertise online.

We’re listed on the Asheville Business List

Downtown Asheville Art District (DAAD) and the Asheville Downtown Gallery Association

Asheville Chamber of Commerce The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is your official source for everything Asheville, whether you’re visiting, living or searching for businesses in our area.

City of Asheville, North Carolina Official website of Asheville, NC.

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is your official source for everything Asheville, whether you’re visiting, living or searching for businesses in our area.

NC.gov Official website of the state of North Carolina.


VisitNC.com The official travel and tourism site of North Carolina.

NC Chamber of Commerce The official website for the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Visit North Carolina North Carolina Visitors Network.

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