River Arts District Artists Inc.
During the nationally known Studio Stroll, more than 180 artists from the River Arts District, open their studios to the public. Art collectors and enthusiasts come from around the world to view and purchase art as they tour studios in 25 of the district’s historic industrial buildings.
Some of this year’s highlights:
Wheel throwing and handbuilding demos, paint your own raku for kids 12-4 Sat & Sun
Potters Mark Studio @ Cotton Mill Studios
Wheel throwing demos both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm
Julia Fosson Encaustic painting 11-5 Saturday & Sunday
Ongoing painting, mixed media, textile and outdoor sculpture demos both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm
Jonas Gerard Studio & Gallery
Live painting performance both Saturday and Sunday at 2pm
The Village Potters @ Riverview Station
Wheel throwing and handbuilding demos both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm
Planet Art @ 375 Depot Studios & Gallery
Ongoing chair caning demos both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm
Free trolleys run approximately every 15 min, bringing visitors to gallery shows, kid’s activities, and art demonstrations, such as glass blowing, wheel throwing, wood turning, and more.
2013 is the 19th year for this internationally known event.
Located along the French Broad River, just minutes from downtown Asheville. Get an inside look at the artist’s way, learn how they make their work and invest in a piece of local Asheville.
Visit website for full schedule.