Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (BRNHA)
The mission of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is to protect, preserve, interpret, and develop the unique natural, historical, and cultural resources of Western North Carolina for the benefit of present and future generations, and in so doing to stimulate improved economic opportunity in the region.
195 Hemphill Knob Road
Asheville, NC 28803
NC Arts Council
The mission of the Arts Council is to make North Carolina a better state through the arts.
Southern Highland Craft Guild
Chartered in 1930, The Southern Highlands Craft Guild would grow to become one of the strongest craft organizations in the country. Second in age only to the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts, the Guild now represents over 900 craftspeople in 293 counties of 9 southeastern states. Realizing our common goals of encouraging and preserving the quality and traditions of hand crafting, Tryon Arts and Crafts School became an Education Center Member of the Guild in 2012.
Tryon Fine Arts Center (TFAC)
34 Melrose Ave
Tryon, NC 28782
Tryon Painters and Sculptors (TP&S)
Tryon Painters and Sculptors was organized in 1968 and became a nonprofit organization in 1972. It is an affiliate of Tryon Arts and Crafts along with other art-related organizations.