Townsend Artisan Guild

The Voice of Art on the quiet side of the Smokies

"The mission of Townsend Artisan Guild is to connect fine arts and fine crafts and the people of East Tennessee through education of youth and adults, professional development of local artisans, and community development. The membership of the Corporation promotes an active interest in the arts through exhibits, demonstrations, lectures, and education as well as raising standards of professional performance among its working artisans."

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"Hope is not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense regardless of how it turns out." -Vaclav Havel

Townsend Artisan Guild - Founded 2007 in Townsend, TN