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The 14th Annual Gourd Artists’ Gathering in Cherokee

For the last fourteen years, artists and gourd enthusiasts have traveled to Cherokee for the annual Cherokee Gourd Artists' Gathering. Attendees come from all over the United States and Canada for this popular event featuring an array of gourd art classes and workshops that sell out quickly. Master gourd artists teach classes from beginner to advanced levels, exploring techniques including coloring, painting, wood burning or pyrography, relief carving, weaving, and more to create one-of-a-kind functional and decorative gourd art. Whether you attend as a spectator or come to learn, you'll be amazed at all the creativity on display! 

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