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Appalachian Center for Craft

1560 Craft Center Dr, Smithville, TN 37166-7352
+1 615-597-6801
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A must see if you are in the area

A wonderful place much better than expected. The items were wonderful, my wife bought a pair of... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Craig M
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Atlanta, Georgia
Great place to purchase local arts and crafts items

We were up in the area for a wedding over a weekend so we decided to visit. I was impressed with... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
BethMiller
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“for sale” (3 reviews)
“art gallery” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
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1560 Craft Center Dr, Smithville, TN 37166-7352
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+1 615-597-6801
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

A wonderful place much better than expected. The items were wonderful, my wife bought a pair of earrings and a scarf.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We were up in the area for a wedding over a weekend so we decided to visit. I was impressed with the extensive array of local crafts. Some of which were made by local students of the TN technical college focused on fine arts. The...More

Thank BethMiller
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Another teacher and I took 7 high school students for a very intensive week at TTU's satellite campus at the Appalachian Center for Craft. Some of us took glass and fiber workshops, others took wood and clay. (They also have a metal studio.) The studios...More

3  Thank helenmary7766
Reviewed 13 February 2015

The center is a place that is visited from all over the country. On special weekends and events, they have affordable classes so you can check out the craft just to see if you like it. if you get there during the week, they have...More

1  Thank tonga69
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I could spend a lot of time here. Always love there Christmas Open house, and the displays in the galleries

Thank 939Babs
Reviewed 3 September 2014

It's on the satellite campus of TN Tech. where artists are there in residence. The gallery is always changing and has local art including glass blowing, pottery to woodworking. We usually buy Christmas and birthday gifts here. The items are high quality and reasonable.

1  Thank Respiteseeker9
Reviewed 21 August 2014

I could spend a lot of time here, it is a place that smells like wood and kinda like a old Hardware store when I was a kid;-) The craftsmen are very friendly and encourage involvement in the different crafts. ;-) Make this a stop...More

Thank TimHobrock
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Terrific school, craft workshops, art gallery. The cafe serves incredible food at crazy low prices. Amazing place.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Very nice to visit, there are many different crafts on display and all for sale. Made either by students or instructors. I have personally bought many blown glass items, they are the wonderful.

Thank bulldurham70
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This school is an icon and the works of arts and crafts are truly impressive. The campus is an enclave of American master artists and their students with displays that are exceptional.

Thank william r
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lindamA922ST
What are your hours and days you are open?
29 August 2016|
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Response from chucknotcharles | Reviewed this property |
Their hours are posted on the website: tntech.edu/craftcenter/gallery/
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279Kathryn2013
are you open on week ends
7 February 2015|
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Response from chucknotcharles | Reviewed this property |
The retail gift shop is open Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5
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