AAC offers various forms of programs as the art center for this region. Our programs take place in 4 art studios: Luthiery, Blacksmith, Artist Studios & Ceramics.
We are also home to the Culture of Recovery program, serving our center as a place of healing and to take positive steps toward combatting the Opioid Crisis through the arts. 

Culture of Recovery

The “Culture of Recovery” Project at the Appalachian Artisan Center partners the arts with local substance abuse recovery programs and the healthcare industry to bring a holistic and art-integrated approach to the fight against addiction in our region.



is a woodworking studio dedicated to the making of stringedinstruments. Workshops and apprenticeships are available. 

Blacksmith Studio


offers workshops and apprenticeships with Dan Estep, Master Blacksmith in Residence.

Art Studios


offer various classes from 2D to fine arts and crafts. Individual artist studios are also available for rent.

Ceramics Studio


offers many workshops and classes. Individual rentals are also available.