N.C. Art Towns

The 100 Best Art Towns in America

Three North Carolina cities — Asheville, Carrboro, and Wilmington — are listed in the fourth edition of John Villani’s The 100 Best Art Towns in America (The Countryman Press, Woodstock, Vt., 2005). Naturally, we think that there are many more communities in our state that are worth a visit from the arts-minded, but we should point out that none of the states neighboring North Carolina has as many as three towns listed. Not that we’re keeping score or anything.

7 thoughts on “N.C. Art Towns”

  1. Hello. My family and I are looking to relocate to NC in a year. My wife and I are both artists and want to find a nice community featuring good schools, culture, ect. Please let me know if you can recommend anything. Take care.


  2. Manteo, NC and the Outer Banks is fast becoming the new Art Town on the coast of North Carolina . We have a great mix of artists in all mediums and I am a group of them have just opened the Art Village located on US Hwy 64 on the old weeping radish site , that was a happening place for making family memories for over 30 years , we have revitalized the run down site, taking over 2000 sq feet for local arts, a gingerbread house for Ocean Beads Gallery and More….We teach all kinds of classes some of them free…for more information call 252 473-1500 open year round and we have perfect area for fun weddings …how about a castle???

  3. im A artist who it looking to relocate to Nc mountain area. Looking for locations that offer a good artist community

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