The Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community is the largest group of independent artisans in North America. Established in 1937 this 8 mile loop weaves through Gatlinburg TN. These craftsmen and artisans weave, carve, cast, sew, paint and whittle to create a vast variety of
collectibles such as jewelry, ceramics, Dolls, pottery, quilts, brooms, baskets, candles, leather, Scrimshaw, silver smithing, wearable fashions, artistic photography, oils and watercolors paintings, wearable fashions, stained glass, and so much more. The area also has numerous restaurants, and cafés, candy shops, soda fountains, tea rooms and lodging ans many more attractions. There are over 100 artisans shops in the Gatlinburg arts crafts district. Be sure to visit the Easter craft show going on from Wednesday, March 31 till Saturday, April 3, 2010, it will be hosted at the Gatlinburg Convention Center and admission will be free. Most shops open on the
Gatlinburg arts crafts loop at 10 AM. Click here to view the entire list of artists and craftsmen in Gatlinburg TN. While attending the Gatlinburg fine arts Festival be sure to visit some of the other Gatlinburg attractions in the great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. And remember to use GSMVRO to find the best selection of Gatlinburg Cabins.