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Art Galleries & Museums

WHERE ARTISTIC IDENTITY, HISTORY, AND HERITAGE ARE ON DISPLAY IN THE BOONE AREA

The Boone Area is comprised of people who want to share the creativity that has always been a part of the local culture. While in Boone, visiting the areas varied museums and facilities allows for the opportunity to soak up High Country history and culture in informative, imaginative, and interpretative ways.   

Located in the heart of downtown Boone, The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, is the largest visual art facility in Western North Carolina, Eastern Tennessee, and Southwestern Virginia and features works of art from international, regional, as well as local artist. Take time to simply gaze at the many different works of art or take part in the many interactive and social activites the Center provides to cultivate a love and appreciation for the visual arts. 

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts The Community Gallery (pictured here) featured a wood sculpture exhibit by Andrew Fullwoodmore

Venturing outside of Boone, places where art, history, and heritage are on display are also easy to find. The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM), located in Blowing Rock, N.C features an impressive permanent exhibit while also maintaining the excitement that comes along with new and ever changing temporary exhibits. It is important to remember these are just two of the wonderful places where visitors and locals alike can delve deeply into the art and heritage of area residents and where there is the option to explore for just a couple of hours or devote an entire day. 

 

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Valle Crucis

Created in 1990, Alta Vista Gallery is more than art…it's an experience. We hope you can come here in person someday, to .. more

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Blowing Rock

In 1994 Tim Miller envisioned bringing the finest art in the Southeast to Blowing Rock, thus Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery, .. more

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Banner Elk

Originating in 1982 as a weaving studio, Carlton Gallery has grown into one of finest galleries in the Southeast. As the largest .. more

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Boone

What began as the dream of a small group of craftspeople in 1975 continues today in a very personal and continually changing .. more

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Blowing Rock

Presenting the finest in inspired handcrafts. IAGO specializes in jewelry, art, glass, fine art, sculpture, home decor accents, .. more

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Boone

My artwork starts by capturing layout and color from some of my favorite locations. These images begin to further convey my .. more

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Downtown

Located in the middle of downtown Boone, the Jones House was built in 1908 as a family home by Dr. John Walter Jones. Jones was .. more

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Blowing Rock

Local area artists feature their fine arts and crafts in this unique cooperative gallery located on Main Street across from the .. more

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Blowing Rock

Since 1985, Morning Star Gallery has offered friendly, professional service. This little gem of a gallery houses a great .. more

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Blowing Rock

Featuring an exceptional selection of the art of Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light. We also offer the art of G. Harvey, William .. more

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