Walking Tour: Creativity Lives Here in Asheville, NC

College St & S.Market StAsheville, NC 28801
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$50.00
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Overview

For an inside look at Asheville’s artistic side, take this walking tour of the downtown art scene. Led by a local native and Asheville art insider, attendees will learn all about the tradition of art in the area as well as meet artists who are part of this thriving community. The tour features stops at four different downtown venues.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Asheville Travel Experts
  • Tour visits four downtown venues.
  • Meet artists who are part of Asheville's active art and fine craft community.
  • Tour guide is an area native and art insider.
  • See demonstrations and learn how Western NC came to be a national arts and craft destination.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Tour takes place rain or shine.

Description

from Walking Tour: Creativity Lives Here
Join our walking tour in downtown Asheville and learn how the tradition of functional craft of the early mountain settlers was preserved. See how fine art arrived on the scene and meet artists who are part of this active art and fine craft community. Our tour will visit four downtown venues where you will meet individuals, see demonstrations and hear stories of how Asheville & Western NC came to be the national art and fine craft destination that it is today.

Your tour leader is Sherry Masters, an area native and Asheville art insider for 30+ years. The total distance of the tour is about one-half mile, standing and walking for the duration.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Walking Tour: Creativity Lives Here

How long is the tour?

The tour is about 2.5 hours and is covers approximately one-half mile. Participants will be standing and walking for the duration.


Where does the tour start?

The tour begins at the Corner of South Market and College St, Asheville, NC 28801.


Are children allowed on the tour?

The tour is recommended for adults ages 18 and over.


Where should I park?

Public parking is available in downtown parking garages. There are on-street metered spaces in downtown Asheville as well. Most meters now accept credit cards, though a handful still may require coins.


What should I bring on the tour?

We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes.


Can I bring my pet on the tour?

No pets are allowed. Service animals are allowed if they can be held while in the art galleries.


Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

No.


What happens in inclement weather?

This tour will take place rain or shine. Please check weather conditions and dress accordingly. If it is raining, you will meet your guide under the covered area of the Info Building at the meeting point address.


Do we tip our guide?

Tipping is not required, but always appreciated.