The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide To Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains
The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

Fine Arts Center

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Tryon Fine Arts Center

   The Tryon Fine Arts Center has a 315-seat auditorium, a Mural Room for gatherings, an Exhibition Gallery, work rooms, an outdoor garden and is home to the Tryon Little Theater, with more than 900 members, and Tryon Crafts, whose classes include weaving, silver making, enameling on copper, rug hooking, crewel and needlepoint, macrame, wood carving, knitting, chair seating, stained glass, lampshades and oshibana. The center is also home to the Carolina Camera Club, and the Tryon Painters & Sculptors, whose members, both professional and amateur, regularly exhibit in the gallery and other public areas. The center also has a retail shop is open to the public.

Website: Tryon Fine Arts Center

Tryon, NC
Distance: 45 minutes from Asheville
Address: 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon NC 28782
Telephone: 828-859-8322
Hours: Weekdays 10 a.m. -4 p.m.
Fees: None
Allow: 1-2 hours
Nearby: Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE),
Tryon Arts & Crafts Heritage Gallery
Directions: From Asheville, take Interstate 26 South to Exit 67 (Columbus, North Carolina). Turn right onto Hwy 108. Head towards Tryon approximately 6.5 miles. Hwy 108 joins Hwy 176 at traffic light (Texaco at corner). Count this as first traffic light and continue on Hwy 176 east until you reach fourth traffic light. (Big wooden horse across and right of intersection.) At fourth traffic light turn right onto Pacolet Street, up over railroad tracks, then make second left onto Chestnut Street (before the Bank of America Building). Drive to top of hill and turn right onto Melrose Avenue.








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