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Exhibit: Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual

November 7 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

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“Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual,” an exhibition showcasing varied examples of both traditional and modern styles of Cherokee art and historical photos, will be on view through December 8 in UNC Asheville’s Blowers Gallery.

The Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual is the oldest Native American artists’ cooperative in the U.S. and was founded in 1946 in Cherokee, North Carolina. The legendary artistry, design, and durability of Cherokee crafts are admired throughout the world, and Qualla has played a key role in keeping those traditions alive while encouraging experimentation and innovation. The current exhibit, created by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, also includes many informational panels of crafting traditions of the Cherokee.



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Visitors may park in faculty/staff and All Permit lots from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends, holidays, and campus breaks. Visitors are not permitted to park in resident student lots at any time.
Prior to 5pm, any visitor (regardless of their reason for visit) need to adhere to the current practices listed on the parking website. Get your visitor parking permit here



November 7 @ 8:00 am
December 8 @ 5:00 pm


Ramsey Library, Blowers Gallery