Center for Craft 25th anniversary logo in red

Front & center

October 1, 2022

For the Art Lover

In celebration of ᏔᎷᏣ The Basket

Photo courtesy of

Photo courtesty of ᎺᎵ ᏔᎻᏏᏂ Mary W. Thompson, Hoot Eye, 2019. Photograph by Alyssa Ruberto.

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Established in 1948, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian is one of the longest operating tribal museums in the country. Recognized for its innovative storytelling, the Museum features exhibits, artwork, and hands-on technology that brings Cherokee history and culture to life.

Learn more or follow them on Instagram at @museumofthecherokeeindian

Qualla Arts & Crafts

The nation’s oldest and foremost Native American cooperative featuring Cherokee handicrafts using techniques passed down from generation to generation.

Learn more about Qualla Arts & Crafts.

The Queen House Gallery

Featuring classic and contemporary work from all Native American artists.

Learn more on Facebook or Instagram at @queenhousegallery

Blue Ridge Craft Trails

Explore a network of craft studios and galleries in Cherokee along the Blue Ridge Craft Trails, including "ᏔᎷᏣ The Basket"  consulting artist Mary Thompson's Studio Cherokee Baskets and Vessels.

Learn more about Blue Ridge Craft Trails.

Cherokee Indian Hospital

Believe it or not, the Cherokee Indian Hospital showcases a top notch collection of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian artworks. See for yourself!

Learn more about Cherokee Indian Hospital.