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River Arts District

Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-552-4723
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Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-552-4723
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the River Arts District. Lots of little places to pop in and shop. Also, some really good places to eat. Some part of the RAD have really cool street art and graffiti. Definitely one of my neighborhoods in Asheville.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Full of artist and artisan studios and galleries - plus an awesome brewery. Definitely should not be missed.

Thank Warren-inDC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the glass works shop and the woodworking shop. So many shops and galleries to explore. Fine art textiles pottery

Thank mb52015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Can't think of a time we had quests and didn't go here. The shops and galleries from one end to the other provide a cornucopia of pottery, jewelry, textile, glass, metal ceramic and all types of art - water color, pastel, oil, and then some....More

Thank LetsgoAshevi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited many galleries in one afternoon and enjoyed watching relatives blow their own glass! It was a remarkable experience.

Thank lonakaplan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this area before. The art was almost all modern and eclectic and the River galleries spread over a considerable distance. Unless you need a $10,000 piece of modern wall art don't bother top go there.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a variety of styles and mediums here...painting, pottery, jewelry, textiles. My husband bought a small clay vase. I think the only negative would be the prices, which generally seemed on the high side.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too much pottery - some of it is pretty darn ugly. Bldgs. are waaay too spread out but with traffic and parking forget about driving from one to another. Much is overpriced for what you get (in my opinion). I liked going to different SHOPS...More

Thank 55ramblinrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't get here till our last day. Would have liked to spend more time here. Art is more modern. Also jewelry, porcelain, pottery, and wood working. Artists are working here so very interesting. But leave yourself enough time to stroll and enjoy the place.

Thank DonnaI031
Reviewed 1 week ago

The this district but difficult to navigate. Warehouses are spread out and not marked well. I am not sure we saw all of the artist shops. Bought some nice ceramics and French impressionist art

Thank benellisima
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18 March 2017|
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Response from jrigger |
12 Bones Smokehouse has fantastic barbecue. 5 Foundy Street, Suite 10 · Asheville, NC 28801 Phone (828) 253-4499
24 February 2017|
Response from Rdskolars | Reviewed this property |
Yes. By 10:00am you should have plenty of choice.
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24 June 2016|
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Response from Meneca D | Reviewed this property |
I think Saturdays are great times to visit. There are more people so parking is a greater challenge, but we visited on a Saturday and had a great time.