The 'Round the Mountain Artisan Network at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace provides local artisans the opportunity to build wholesale and retail markets for local craftwork.
This new online store launched in Fall 2022 as a renewed effort to sustain the creative economy of craft in southwest Virginia. The Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace provides options for art and craft handmade by more than 150 artisans. From traditional pottery and quilting to modern paintings and glasswork, our online platform allows us to showcase the best masterpieces of the region's artisan network.
As you purchase unique and handcrafted items through our website, we hope you cherish the rich creative heritage the region has to offer and encourage you to engage with our network of talented and dedicated artisans.
We also invite you to visit our physical location located at One Heartwood Circle in Abingdon, Virginia.
One of my favorite places we have ever stopped by the side of the road. Extremely convenient 2 the highway, really only a three-minute detour. Wonderful local food that is open on Sundays, unusual in Southwest Virginia. Fantastic, interactive Museum, phenomenal local crafts for sale for all budgets, very helpful folks working the front desk, and they even allow dogs inside so you can visit without worrying about leaving your fur baby in a hot car!
— Rebecca Stoil
Found this place randomly. It is a gem. Tons of different artists with all their treasures for purchase. Definitely check it out!
Beautiful works. I came out with a haul! Jewelry, rug, and plates! All gorgeous all used every day. Very happy.
— Henry Kennelly