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Kids Clay with Linda Powell

High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville. 552 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, North Carolina

Linda Powell from High Country Ceramic Arts will be hosting a three-day clay hand-building workshop for kids.  Each student will spend the first two days designing using hand-building techniques that will include slabs, coiling, pinching, and assembly. On the third day, the kids will be decorating with underglazes.  After the workshop, the pieces will be bisque fired, clear glazed, and […]

Re-think Big Ink

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC

When: August 12 – December 31 Where: Owen Gallery

Creative Paper Clay with Susan Garriques

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC

Learn how to add dimension to your artwork using Creative Paper Clay. An air-dry clay, Paper Clay is fun, flexible, and forgiving, making it perfect for beginning and advanced students alike. This workshop will be held over 2 half days. On the first day, learn how to sculpt and carve paper clay onto a birch […]

2022 Beer in the Garden

NuWray Hotel 102 Town Square, Burnsville

Toe River Arts will host a fundraiser at the NuWray Hotel to raise operational funds in support of its mission to connect artists, the arts, and communities across Western North Carolina. A first-of-its-kind event for the organization, Beer in the Garden will feature work from four Toe River Arts artists: Speckled Dog Pottery, McWhirter Pottery, […]

36th Annual Music in the Mountains Folk Festival

Join us on September 17, 2022, as we come together to celebrate the 36th annual Music in the Mountains Folk Festival. Since 1985, the Music in the Mountains Folk Festival has showcased local and regional traditional music. With your support in the way of donations and the purchase of limited-edition t-shirts, we can continue to […]

Fall Baskets with Bridget VanRemortel

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC

Join Bridget for a day of learning about traditional Appalachian basketry while weaving your very own fall basket. “I have always loved creating with my hands in one way or another. I love to create with color and make something that is functional and useful. I enjoy being able to make something that can be […]

Studio Tour Preview Exhibition

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC

Since 1992, the Toe River Arts Studio Tour has showcased the talent and studios of North Carolina’s Yancey and Mitchell County artists. These world-renowned, well-traveled, and skilled artists bring beauty to the world by sharing their craft. All of the artists featured have a fascinating story, interesting background, and their own “Journey of the Arts.” […]

Big Ink! with Lyell Castonguay

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC

Toe River Arts and BIG INK present a workshop printing large woodblocks for all levels of skills and interests. Participants will produce woodblock prints that are 24” x 46” and up to 40" x 96”. BIG INK's specialty is printing woodblocks carved at a monumental scale. Participants will include local artists tasked with carving woodblocks […]

Fall Studio Tour

Since 1992, the Toe River Arts Studio Tour has showcased the talent and studios of North Carolina’s Yancey and Mitchell County artists. These world-renowned, well-traveled, and skilled artists bring beauty to the world by sharing their craft. All of the artists featured have a fascinating story, interesting background, and their own “Journey of the Arts.” […]