Promoting the Appalachian artist through education and sales!

November 7, 2014
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Kids’ Make It & Take It Booth

Appalachian Arts Craft Center is providing a free Kids’ Make It & Take It Booth for all ages at the Foothills Craft Fine Craft Fair Show on Saturday, Nov 15 from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, November 16 from 11 am to 5 pm. Kids of all ages can participate in making crafts during the show. There will be a variety of crafts each day including wooden clothespin dolls, folded paper boxes to decorate, candy boxes or ornaments, cone Christmas trees, straw weaving, paper books, weaving frames, finger knitting, and watercolor bookmarks (on Sunday). The booth is funded in part by the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Support the Tennessee Arts Commission by purchasing a specialty license plate when you renew the plates on your vehicles (more information at the Center),  supporting Tennesseans for the Arts,and by sending letters to your legislators to thank them for supporting the arts and to ask for their continued support.

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September 24, 2014
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October Porch Sale

porch sale with customers

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris will hold its Fall Porch Sale starting Thursday, Oct. 9, and running for about two weeks. The Porch Sale features outdated stock, seconds, student crafts and unjuried work by members of the Craft Center. It’s an excellent time to get great deals. There will also be baked goods for sale.

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center is a nonprofit center that fulfills its mission by promoting traditional artists and crafts in the East Tennessee area for 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 about 70 crafters who sell in the shop. For more information, call 865-494-9854, or www.appalachianarts.net.

 

September 24, 2014
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October Jury

We are always looking for new members and crafters/artists.  Our next jury will meet on October 6.

To be considered, just bring 3 of your best examples of your work to the shop by noon on Friday, October 3, 2014.  There is a $25 non-refundable jury fee.

For more information please email us at appalachianartscenter@gmail.com

July 21, 2013
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Jurying information

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris is looking for new members to sell their handmade crafts in the Craft Center shop.

Anyone interested in going through the jurying process should pick up a jurying packet at the center and then bring three samples of their work to the center by Friday, October 3, 2014.  Jurying will take place on October 6.

Each person going through the process must fill out a form and pay a nonrefundable $25 jurying fee.

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center is a nonprofit center that has been promoting traditional artists and crafts in the East Tennessee area for 40 years. The center is located at 2716 Andersonville Highway 61 in Norris, TN, one mile east of I-75 north at Exit 122. For more information, call 865-494-9854.

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September 19, 2012
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Annual Chili Supper – November 1

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris is hosting a Chili Supper

In addition tot he wonderful food, there will be music  by the Woodpickers and a silent      auction from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, at the Norris Community Building. The cost is only $10.00 for homemade chili, cornbread, dessert, drink, and live music by the Woodpickers. Those wanting their meal served in a handcrafted pottery bowl, can do so forpottery bowls only $25. Handmade crafts, services, and other items will be up for bid at a silent auction. For more information, stop by the center, located at 2716 Andersonville Hwy, Norris, TN, 37828, call 865-494-9854 or visit www.appalachianarts.net.

 

 

New sellers

July 5, 2011
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Call for New Sellers!

ceramic head scuplture

We are always interested in new artists and sellers. Here is the schedule for 2013 jury sessions. See the membership page for additional details and entry forms. All items due by NOON on the Friday before the jury date.

  • Monday, 2/4
  • Monday,  5/6
  • Monday, 8/5
  • Monday  11/4