Art & Museums

If your business is located within the central downtown business district and is not listed, please call our office at 828-438-5280 to let us know.

art and soul

A space to support local artistic talent and creativity, to build hometown pride and connection, and to bring wellness-related events such as yoga.

Hours of Operation:

Winter Hours

Tues-Sat: 11:00am-5:30pm

Contact:

704-770-7854

Art Fort 321

Art Fort 321 is the signature gallery of The Urban Monk & exclusive retailer of Urban Monkism Fashion.  The gallery rotates art regularly with featured works from other artist curated by The Urban Monk.  The Art Fort has a variety of events throughout the month.  Every saturday we are open to the public.  We are also available for small venue space.

Hours of Operation:

Mon.-Fri: by appointment only

Sat: 2:00-8:00p

Private & Public Events monthly

Contact:

828-446-9301

Burke Arts Council

burkeartsPromotes the cultural arts in Burke County and features art exhibits and local arts and crafts sales.

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri, 10:00a - 4:00p;
by special appointment

Contact:
828-433-7282

Address:
115 East Meeting Street

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Hamilton Williams Gallery & Studio

LogoFeaturing the work of resident potter, Hamilton Williams, and artisans from throughout the Appalachian region.

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri, 10:00a - 6:00p;
Sat, 10:00a - 5:00p 

Address:
403 East Union Street

Contact:
828-438-1595

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Historic Burke Foundation Heritage Museum

historicburkeThe Heritage Museum, located in the Old Burke County Courthouse, has a permanent exhibit on the history of the Old Courthouse and the court system as well as a gallery featuring changing exhibits on various aspects of Burke County history.

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri, 10:00a - 4:00p

Contact:
828-437-4104

Address:
102 East Union Street

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History Museum of Burke County

historyThe History Museum of Burke County is dedicated to preserving and displaying our heritage for both current and future generations. Special exhibits and events are scheduled during the year and published in a quarterly newsletter and area media. Artifact collections change regularly - so please visit often.

Hours of Operation:
Tues - Fri, 10:00a - 4:00p;
Sat, 10:00a - 2:00p

Contact:
828-437-1777

Address:
201 West Meeting Street

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Sketch Art Space

Sketch Art Space is a children's art studio in Downtown Morganton, NC featuring classes, open studio, and camps where artists explore, discover, and get inspired! Celebrations and Grown-Up Gigs available, too!

Hours of Operation:
Check website for more details

Contact:
828-228-4930

Address:
114 North Sterling Street

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West Union Art Studios

West Union Art Studio

 

 

West Union Art Studios is a group studio featuring six ceramic artists with our own gallery to showcase our artists' work. WUAS overriding theme is to create an opportunity for artists in and around Morganton to have the studio space, support and publicity to get their work into galleries across the U.S. and to sustain a creative career.

With Signature Studio & Gallery - An integrated Community Art and Craft Gallery for the artisans of the Signature programs and local community artists

Contact:

828-403-4148

Address:

113 W. Union Street

Hours of Operation:

Wed-Sat 10:00a-6:00p

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