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Enjoy our Arts Heritage

Artisan Center

The Artisan Center is home to the Heritage Farm Artisan Guild, a group of skilled tradespeople committed to the preservation and growth of traditional Appalachian arts and crafts. Featuring eight interactive, live mini-studios with working artisans throughout the week; a public workshop space for up to 30 people, known as the “Smithsonian Room"; and Heritage Farm’s beautiful, private quilt and doll collection for your enjoyment! Stop by Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. Artisans vary by day, and hours are subject to winter weather.

Heritage Farm Artisan Guild

Woodworker – Jerril Vance
Spinner/Weaver – Jane Gilchrist
Broommaker – Fred Friar 
Potter – Bill Meadows
Tinsmith – Jiles Mabe
Letterpress Printers – Austin Jones, Tom George
Wire Artists – Jim Robinson, Sr. & Jim Robinson, Jr.   
Textiles/Quilting – Cyndi Bolt