Promoting the Appalachian artist through education and sales!

March 25, 2015
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Mark your calendar


Sunday, May 31 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m!

We will be holding a fundraiser outside at the Center with barbeque, music, kids’ activities, cake walks, silent auction, demonstrations, and even more. This would be a great time to show the Center to your friends and family.

March 24, 2015
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Dogwood Art DeTour

Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris, TN is participating in the Dogwood Art DeTour on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12 from 10 am to 5 pm each day. The DeTour is an event where local artists welcome the public into their studio space to experience the working creative process as the artist demonstrates the making of a work of art. Several artists will be at the Center demonstrating mixed media, painting, pottery, and more. In addition, there will be a Raku workshop to observe being held outside from 10 am – 4 pm, weather permitting, plus craft activities for kids. The event is free for all ages. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or directions, call 865-494-9854 or visit www.appalachianarts.net. This event is funded in part by the Anderson County Tourism Council, http://www.yallcome.org.

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March 19, 2015
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Kid’s Crafts

Just a teaser with some of our crafts from the upcoming Kids Camp in June.

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“Stained Glass” mosaic using watercolor paper

that is painted, cut into shapes and glued.

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The tree is woven with a button bunny and bird for decoration

February 27, 2015
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OPEN

Yes, we are open today!  The snow is almost gone and the driveway is safe, so come on out and see us.

February 25, 2015
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Spring Porch Sale

Our Spring Porch Sale starts Thursday, March 12, and runs for about two weeks. The Porch Sale, held each spring and fall, features outdated stock, seconds, student crafts and unjuried work by members of the Craft Center. It’s an excellent time to get great deals. This year there will also be homemade baked goods for sale.

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center is a nonprofit center that has been fulfilling its mission by promoting traditional artists and crafts in the East Tennessee area for over 40 years. The center is located at 2716 Andersonville Highway 61 in Norris, Tenn., one mile east of I-75 north at Exit 122. Currently the center has more than 60 crafters who sell in the shop. For more information, call 865-494-9854, or visit www.appalachianarts.net.

 

February 25, 2015
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Update

We are still closed.  The parking lot is still icy, so we wil try to open after we have a few sunny days…maybe in June?  Spring, please come soon!

February 19, 2015
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High Praise

Ginger Bradford says, “Thanks to the experience of Katie Cottrell, I made this functional Yarn Bowl in the Pottery Center. Becoming a member of the AACC has given me a place to expand my skill and meet new friends.”

Ginger Bradford's yarn bowl

Ginger Bradford’s yarn bowl