June Gallery Crawl
Downtown West Jefferson Gallery Crawl Returns
On Friday, June 9 from 5pm to 8pm, the “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets. Gallery Crawl is back! For the June crawl there will be new exhibits, special artists, refreshments, and in-store promotions.
The purpose of the crawls are to support and promote downtown West Jefferson businesses. Crawlers will have an opportunity to see new, creative and innovative works by Ashe County’s leading artists. Crawlers are invited to stroll the streets, visit the galleries, view the downtown murals, enjoy the many outdoor art pieces and take advantage of the downtown restaurants.
West Jefferson has an eclectic group of shops, galleries and studios representing a large and varied group of artists who will be displaying their latest creations. Participating in the crawl will be: Acorn Gallery, Ashe Arts Center, Ashe Custom Framing and Gallery, Backstreet Beads and Handcrafted Jewelry, Bohemia Gallery, Catchlight Gallery, Cher Shaffer Studio Gallery, Florence Thomas Art School, Foxfire Holler Fiber Art, Frenchy’s Art Gallery, Great Southern Gothic, Love for the Mountains Store, Originals Only Gallery, Quilt Square Girls, RT Morgan Gallery and Glass by Camille, Stephen Shoemaker Studio and Gallery, and West Jefferson Coffee Shop
Crawlers will enjoy street musicians in the downtown area including Scot Pope and Nancy Zoppi, and Michael Bell will be playing at Originals Only Gallery.
Gallery Crawls will take place the second Friday of each month. Mark July 14, August 11, September 8 and October 13 on your calendars. There will be a special Christmas Crawl on Friday, December 1.
Join your friends and neighbors for Gallery Crawl and experience the arts in West Jefferson! Admission to Gallery Crawl is free and is sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council in cooperation with the West Jefferson Business Association and the West Jefferson TDA. Maps will be available at the Ashe Arts Center in West Jefferson and at other participating galleries and shops.