Handcrafted Mountain Dulcimers by Mark Edelman
Come and enjoy the work of Gatlinburg’s own artisans and crafters. No matter what area of art interests you the most, you’ll find your niche within the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community. This historic 8-mile loop is known as the Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail, and is an ideal location for showcasing local creative crafts. Since 1937, artists have created and sold everything from candles to stained glass within this inviting community. With plenty of free parking and several restaurants to keep you satisfied, you can easily spend the day traversing the trail.

Local Galleries to Explore

The Gallery at Gatlinburg While visiting The Gallery at Gatlinburg, you’ll be able to view paintings, pottery, metal art, and other miscellaneous pieces made by local artisans. Appreciate the beautiful scenic landscape paintings by the talented Iva Prince. Treat yourself or a loved one to a funky metal installation; great for indoor or outdoor décor! Various other masterpieces await your visit! Stewart Gallery The Stewart Gallery features pieces that focus on depicting the wonderous beauty of the region. Experience the majestic Smokies through original oil paintings, photographs, hand painted calligraphy, and reproduction tin ware. Additionally, take part of the Smokies back home with you by purchasing one of these unique works of art.

Intricate Woodworking

Smoky Mountain Dulcimers Have you ever wanted to play a dulcimer? Well, now you can! Smoky Mountain Dulcimers create wonderfully intricate and beautiful handcrafted mountain and masterworks hammer dulcimers. Not only can you purchase your very own instrument, but you can also go home with a new case and instructional materials. You’ll be a pro in no time! Tim Weberding Woodworking At Tim Weberding Woodworking, you can watch artisans craft specialty items right in front of you. These one of a kind treasures are great for gifting, decorating, or organizing your home. With options ranging from frames to custom ornaments, you’ll have a hard time picking just one thing! Before you leave, be sure to check out their wide selection of fun puzzles, too!

Artisans with a Knack for the Extraordinary

Alewine Pottery Renowned nationwide for their stunning selection of ceramics, Alewine Pottery is home to the work of three very talented sculptors. Enjoy handmade wares for your home including décor, carvings, vases, and oil lamps. Also, for your kitchen, choose from their array of baking dishes, pitchers, mixing bowls, or utensil jars. Last but not least, pick out a new mug for your morning cup of coffee! The Jewelry Spot Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, The Jewelry Spot has all of your accessory needs covered. They carry unique handcrafted jewelry made with precious and semi-precious birthstones, Argentium silver, and wire. They also offer pieces with Swarovski crystal, freshwater pearls, turquoise, and various other gemstones. What better way to show your special someone how much you care than with a priceless piece of wearable art? Then, find something that fits your style, too! The Smiths You’ll feel as though you’ve just entered a museum when visiting The Smiths. Snag a shiny new knife or scrimshaw. On the other hand, you’ll also find artisanal jewelry, ivory carvings, African masks, and so much more. Whenever you’re in the Gatlinburg area, make a point to stop by The Smiths to experience the craftmanship of these local metal workers!

A Welcoming Community of Multi-Talented Artisans

Whether you’re looking for a new set of earrings or a kitchen knife, you’ll find exactly what you need when you visit the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community. Come appreciate the artisans’ labors of love! In fact, why not take a piece of it back with you to share with friends? Find out more in the Arts and Crafts Community brochure.

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About Andrew Parrott

Andrew Parrott is as close to the most interesting man in the world as you can get. As a resident of Tennessee, he knows his stuff when it comes to the Smoky Mountains! When not wrangling wild boars, he enjoys spending time with his family.

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