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16th Annual Blacksmith Exhibition

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

Featuring the work of blacksmiths from the southeast and beyond, this exhibition offers craftspeople the opportunity to show their work in a place known for its blacksmithing community. Historically, the exhibition runs in conjunction with the Fire on the Mountain Blacksmithing Festival. Spruce Pine Main Street, in collaboration with Penland School of Craft and Toe […]

Second Tuesday Life Drawing – April

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

Let’s draw together! Bring your favorite drawing implements and surfaces, or use ours, and let’s spend the evening in the Toe River Arts Owen Gallery in Spruce Pine, sharing tips and tricks and improving our drawing skills. We’ll work with live-clothed models and still-life setups. Register here. When: Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 6 pm – […]

Lidded Treasure Jars with Bridget VanRemortel

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

Join Bridget for a half-day of learning about traditional Appalachian basketry while weaving your very own lidded treasure jar 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 […]

Earth Day Planters

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

Celebrate the Earth by making a textured planter for your home or garden. Students will hand-build clay pots and explore stamping and carving. Class includes materials and firing. Students will pick up fired work at a later date. Ages 5+. When: Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10 am – 12 pm Where: High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville, NC […]

Second Tuesday Life Drawing – May

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

Let’s draw together! Bring your favorite drawing implements and surfaces, or use ours, and let’s spend the evening in the Toe River Arts Owen Gallery in Spruce Pine, sharing tips and tricks and improving our drawing skills. We’ll work with live-clothed models and still-life setups. Register here. When: Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 6 pm – […]

Spring Studio Tour Preview Exhibition

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

The Studio Tour Preview Exhibition is an exhibition of work from artists in Mitchell and Yancey Counties who are participating in the June Studio Tour. The exhibit is in conjunction with the Annual June Studio Tour which takes place annually on the first weekend of June. This year’s studio tour weekend is Friday, Saturday, and […]

Fun Clay Faces

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

We’ll work with clay slabs and drape them over molds to create fun faces and masks. Students will learn how to add facial features and decorations and paint with colorful underglaze. Class includes materials and firing. Students will pick up fired work at a later date. Ages 5+. *Kids ages 3-5 may join if accompanied […]

Second Tuesday Life Drawing – June

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

Let’s draw together! Bring your favorite drawing implements and surfaces, or use ours, and let’s spend the evening in the Toe River Arts Owen Gallery in Spruce Pine, sharing tips and tricks and improving our drawing skills. We’ll work with live-clothed models and still-life setups. Register here. When: Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 6 pm – […]