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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.” The Studio Tour is a showcase for local artists to feature their work, processes, and studio spaces. Along with the Studio Tour, participating artists will exhibit their work in the Spruce Pine Gallery.

2023 Spring Studio Tour

Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4

Mark your calendars for the 2023 Toe River Arts Spring Studio Tour, happening June 2 – June 4, 2023.

This driving tour through Mitchell and Yancey Counties will take visitors along the meandering Toe River, across its many bridges, around barns, acres of fields, and miles of forests all while visiting the talented studio artists and galleries participating.

Please have a look at the tour website to begin planning your visit.

Spring Studio Tour Preview Exhibition 

May 13 – June 4

An exhibition featuring a selection of works from participating studio artists and galleries.
Kokol Gallery, Spruce Pine

Meet the Artist Reception 

Friday, June 2, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Kokol Gallery, Spruce Pine

2023 Fall Studio Tour

Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12