River Arts District, Asheville

River Arts District hosts a vibrant community of arts. Explore the neighborhood's art galleries, restaurants, and performing arts venues to get a feel for the eclectic vibe of the community. You'll have the opportunity to visit working artists' studios to watch them at work; venues include works in glass, mosaic tile, drawing, painting, photography, fiber arts, metal, paper, and more. To make the most of your time, check out the website for artists' opening hours, or look up artists according to your favorite medium. Download the online Studio Guide as a comprehensive tour, and be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Parking is free throughout the district. For refreshments, try a local beer at the neighborhood brewery. Plan a Asheville trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • While in Ashville just before everything had to close, a friend walked us to and thru the River Arts District to see the murals and some of the art, all of which was quite interesting. My wife loves.....  more »
  • What a wonderful experience. No visit to Asheville is complete without spending at least a half day if not a whole day in the River Arts District. It's dozen of blocks filled with different sized...  more »

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