The 8 Best Waynesville, NC Art Galleries


Waynesville is the proud home of many talented artists, and we are thrilled to provide you with a list of the some of the best Waynesville, NC art galleries. All located in and around downtown, these galleries feature jewelry, paintings, drawings, and sculpture by local artists. Here are some of our favorites:

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  • Green Hill Gallery (34 N Main Street): Whether you are looking for pottery, jewelry, or other artistic gift items, this gallery features local artists and has a wide selection to choose from.
  • Haywood County Arts Council Gallery & Gifts (86 N. Main Street): A non-profit dedicated to community art involvement, the HCAC Gallery & Gifts hosts rotating exhibits and hosts a dedicated retail space year-round.
  • TPennington Art Gallery (15 North Main Street): this studio features the work of color-pencil artist Teresa Pennington and a wonderful variety of eye-catching nature scenes and prints. Classes are also available.
  • Faces of the Wood (137 Depot Street): This gallery features a wide variety of natural wood art, including some fascinating burl wood pieces.
  • Twigs and Leaves Gallery (98 North Main Street): This quaint shop has a variety of little treasures including a fine selection of exotic teas and candles and is home to over 140 primarily local and regional artists.
  • Jo Ridge Kelley Fine Art & Teaching Studio (136 N Main Street): Stunning plein air art by Jo Ridge Kelley. The site also features classes, and the gallery is available by appointment only.
  • Cathey Bolton Design & Claywork (136 Depot Street): Cathey Bolton is the artist & owner, the space is her working pottery studio as well as a Fine Arts & Craft Gallery. A beautiful selection of pottery, available by appointment.
  • Sun Sohovich Art Gallery and Studio (140 N. Main Street, 2nd Floor) is a fine art gallery featuring the work of Sun Sohovich, best known for her pet and landscape paintings.

In partnership with the Haywood County Arts Council, The Yellow House is honored to host rotating local artist works for sale throughout the inn. Guests can enjoy, peruse, and purchase art while they are staying in one of our luxurious rooms or suites. The Yellow House is perfectly situated for those looking to explore Waynesville, Maggie Valley, and the surrounding areas.