Arts and Crafts, with an emphasis on Appalachian Art, is a big part of Downtown Murphy NC.  Throughout downtown there are many options to buy art and take classes to make your own art.

A Jem's Gems: Retailer in Downtown Murphy NC

A Jem's Gem

  • Description of business:
    • Rocks, Stones, Beads, Wire Wrap, Findings, Knitting Handcrafted Jewelry
  • Address
    • 36 Tennessee St. Murphy, NC 28906
  • 828-835-0136

J Mills Studio: jewelry maker in Downtown Murphy NC

J. Mills Studio, LLC 

  • Description of Business:
    • Handcrafted artisan jewelry created in sterling silver or 14k gold filled metal, semi precious gemstones, pearls and turquoise. We are a working studio with a small retail showroom available by appointment.
  • Address :
    • 10 Tennessee St Suite 202 Murphy, NC 28906
  • 843-441-1405
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Olive's Porch: retailer and arts education in Downtown Murphy NC

Olive’s Porch

  • Description of Business:
    • Olive’s Porch is a Folk School experience in downtown Murphy, North Carolina. We feature a classroom space, a retail shop showcasing the work of Appalachian artists, and a studio space dedicated to the Artist in Residence program. Named after the Folk School’s
  • Address:
    • 27 Peachtree St Murphy, NC 28906
  • 828-837-1885
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Cherokee County Arts Council: arts education and gallery in Downtown Murphy NC

The Cherokee County Arts Council (CCAC)

  • Description of Business:
    • The Cherokee County Arts Council (CCAC) elevates local artists and enriches the community 
      through the promotion of visual & performing arts & arts education
      by providing a local platform and financial support.
  • Address:
    • 33 Valley River Ave.
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The Flower Hound: retailer in Downtown Murphy NC

The Flower Hound

  • Description of Business:
    • Freelance Florist for any special occasion
  • Address:
    • 58 Hiwassee St Murphy, NC 28906
  • 828-356-5554
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The Murphy Art Center: art gallery and art education in Downtown Murphy NC

The Murphy Art Center: Valley River Arts Guild

  • Description of Business:
    • Art gallery featuring local fine arts and crafts. Art classes and support for emerging artists.
  • Address:
    •  12 Peachtree St Murphy NC 28906
  • 828-360-3038
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