Appalachian Arts Craft Center

Promoting the Appalachian artist through education and sales!

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 The Porch Sale, held each spring and fall, features outdated stock, seconds, student crafts and unjuried work by members of the Craft Center.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

January 20, 2015
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Hot Chocolate & Cool Crafts

hot chocolate melonheadz colored

On Saturday, February 7,  2 – 6 pm, Appalachian Arts Craft Center is holding its annual Hot Chocolate and Cool Crafts event. Come to the Center and enjoy a casual fun afternoon making Valentine’s Day crafts and new friends. Bring your kids, grandchildren, and friends with you too. The cost is only $10 each including craft materials and lots of chocolate!

Deadline to register for Hot Chocolate & Cool Crafts has been extended to Tuesday, February 3.

On Monday, February 16, Bob Grimac will teach Kaleidoscope Magic, 10 am – 2 pm. Kids age 10 and up bring at least one adult with you and enjoy a day of making kaleidoscopes. Cost is $26/$29 each and includes all materials.

For more information on the February Family Events, visit www.appalachianarts.net or call 494-9854.

Upcoming pottery classes at the Appalachian Arts Craft Center: Sets with Anderson Bailey on February 21 & 22 and Handbuilding with Clay with Janet McCracken on March 16, 23 & 30. For more information, visit www.appalachianarts.net or call 494-9854.

March classes at the Appalachian Arts Craft Center: Playing with Fire! on March 7, Stepping Stones on March 14,Handbuilding with Clay on March 16, 23, & 30, Nuno Felted Scarf Workshop on March 21, and Market Basket on March 29. The Nuno Felted Scarf and Market Basket workshops are funded in part by the Tennessee Arts Commission and supported by the Arts and Culture Alliance. For more information on these or any other class, visit www.appalachianarts.net or call 494-9854.

If you are interested in taking a particular class at the Appalachian Arts Craft Center but don’t see it on the current class list, register your contact information and class request by calling the Center at 494-9854 and or by sending an email toappalachianartscenter@gmail.com.