Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Asheville

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Asheville is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Asheville a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Asheville.

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  1. Biltmore Estate

    #1 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Biltmore Estate

    Tags: Park, Estate, Historical Site, Leisure

    Address: 1 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Known as America’s largest home The Biltmore Estate spawns a gargantuan area of 178,926 sq ft. Commissioned by George Vanderbilt and built by his architect Richard hunt the estate stands as Amer...Read more

  2. Smith - Mc Dowell House Museum

    #2 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Smith - Mc Dowell House Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: 283 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

    The Smith - Mc Dowell House is city’s oldest surviving house and is also the first. It was bought by Sarah Smith McDowell after the death of her parents and you can notice the distinctive differ...Read more

  3. Basilica Of Saint Lawrence

    #3 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Basilica Of Saint Lawrence

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Cathedral

    Address: 97 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Considered as one of the most important religious communes of Asheville the Basilica was built in 1909. Although it’s just about a century old, looks quite antique and historic. It has the large...Read more

  4. Chatlos Memorial Chapel

    #4 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Chatlos Memorial Chapel

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Landmark

    Address: 1 Porters Cove Road, Asheville, NC

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Nested within the Blue Ridge Mountains the Chatlos Memorial Chapel looks like a chapel pulled from a fairy tale. There’s also the Billy graham training centre at The Cove which offers Christian ...Read more

  5. Black Mountain College Museum And Arts Center

    #5 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Black Mountain College Museum And Arts Center

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: 56 Broadway, Asheville, NC 28801-2916

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

    A museum quite in its nature and content the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center has long and interesting history. Founded in 1933 the college was home to many artists and intellectuals that...Read more

  6. Woolworth Walk

    #6 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Woolworth Walk

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 25 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A privately owned art gallery it is famously said that Woolworth Walk is ‘Worth the Walk’. It is Asheville’s largest art gallery and houses some of the best contemporary artworks by ...Read more

  7. Asheville Art Museum

    #7 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Asheville Art Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: 2 South Pack Square at Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Founded in 1948 the original place was actually a three room home on Charlotte Street. The Asheville Art Museum represents a coming together of artists and is the only community based nonprofit visual...Read more

  8. Jackson Building

    #8 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Jackson Building

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: 22 S. Pack Square, Asheville, 28801

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Jackson Building, when it was built, was the first skyscraper in western North Carolina. It is about 15 story tall and was first opened in 1924. It has a very Neo Gothic architecture and when it w...Read more

  9. The Cathedral Of All Souls

    #9 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    The Cathedral Of All Souls

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 9 Swan St, Asheville, NC

    Commissioned by the railroad baron George Vanderbilt for the Biltmore village, the Cathedral of all Souls is a parish church. It was established as a member of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North C...Read more

  10. Asheville Museum

    #10 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Asheville Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Specialty Museum

    Address: 35 Wall Street, Asheville, NC 28801

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The first women’s cultural museum in Southeast United States the ‘aSHEville Museum’ documents significant exhibits regarding the evolution and lifestyle of women. The exhibits compri...Read more

  11. Grove Arcade

    #11 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Grove Arcade

    Tags: Cafe, Restaurant, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC

    Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Also known as the Arcade Building, the place is a wonderful pit stop for shopping and refreshments. The Grove Arcade was built between 1926 and 1929 and has a very Tudor’ish Gothic architectural...Read more

  12. Grovewood Gallery

    #12 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Grovewood Gallery

    Tags: Cafe, Arts And Crafts

    Address: 111Grovewood Road, Asheville, NC 28804

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In a city known for its specialty in crafts the Grovewood Gallery is located with a beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The gallery houses some of the best antique as well as contemporary ...Read more

  13. Lexington Glassworks

    #13 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    Lexington Glassworks

    Tags: Arts And Crafts

    Address: 81 S. Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Lexington Glassworks are not only professional glass makers but also have a gallery where they display the works of the artists six days a week. The studio features many exquisite and decorative piece...Read more

  14. River Arts District

    #14 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    River Arts District

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: Asheville, NC 28801

    A perfect place to explore the artistic side of Asheville the River Arts District in West Ashville is heaven for art lovers. Probably one of the few places where you can not only see the finished pain...Read more

  15. River Arts District Artists (rada)

    #15 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Asheville
    River Arts District Artists (rada)

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 1 Roberts St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    River Arts District Artists (RADA) is basically an Art gallery where you can enjoy a whole day staring more than 200 artists working and creating fabulous arts by pencil, paint, wax, paper, glass and ...Read more

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