The 1915 Historic Federal Courthouse and Post Office is located at 201 West Main Street, Wilkesboro, NC and is home to the Blue Ridge Artisan Center, The Artisan Cafe, and is proud to host weddings/events and live music on weekends. The Blue Ridge Artisan Center is open Tuesday-Saturday and offers 3000 square feet of retail space. Featuring the work of Northwest North Carolina’s finest artists, artisans and craftspeople we have every medium you can think of; pottery, wood, metal, fibers, glass, photography, watercolor, oils, mixed media and more.
Offering unique and handmade items that are functional as well as decorative we invite you to come and explore the Blue Ridge Artisan Center. You are sure to find the perfect gift, something unexpected, and something you just can’t do without!
The Blue Ridge Artisan Guild will offer educational and mentoring programs through the Blue Ridge Artisan Center ranging from; children’s activities, lectures and workshops designed to educate the artists and artisans on building their business and developing their portfolios as well as mentoring opportunities for emerging artists.
Artisans who are members of the Blue Ridge Artisan Guild will share their work and story through Demonstrations at the Center as the Featured Artist of the week. They will meet with visitors and share their craft through presentation and demonstration as well as their personal story.