Cherokee Arts and Crafts, Cherokee basket weaving, Cherokee pottery, Cherokee jewelry
Preserving Cherokee Arts and Crafts at the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc.
Founded in 1946 with the purpose of preserving and advancing Cherokee arts and crafts, the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc. is the oldest and leading Native American Arts cooperative in the United States. The Cherokee people are still in touch with the pottery, basket weaving, carving, and tool-making that go back over ten thousand years.
A variety of authentic and handmade Native American arts and crafts are available for purchase at Qualla Arts and Crafts. Visit the Cherokee arts and crafts showroom to see the legendary craftsmanship of many talented artisans. You can also find out more about beloved Cherokee arts and crafts online at www.quallaartsandcrafts.com.
When and Where to Enjoy Cherokee Arts and Crafts
Season: Open year round. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Summer hours: (June-August): 8am – 7pm Monday through Saturday; 9am-5pm Sunday.
Winter hours: (September-May): 8am – 4:30pm Monday through Saturday; 9am-5pm Sunday. Closed Sundays in January and February.
Location: 645 Tsali Blvd. (Across the street from the Museum of the Cherokee Indian)
Admission: Showroom and gallery are FREE and open to the public during business hours.
Group Workshops: Call our Group Tour Coordinator Frieda Huskey at 828.554.6492 now and schedule a custom experience for your group with Native Artists at Qualla. Learn the ancient craftsmaking skills from the very people who have had these skills passed down from generation to generation. Truly an unforgettable event—and you take home your creation as a lasting memory. There is a minimum of three weeks advance notice required for Cherokee arts and crafts workshops.
Additional Cherokee Arts and Crafts Events
66th Anniversary Celebration
Open Air Indian Art Market
August 31st 2013
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