Silver-River-entrance-at-CurveSilver River Center for Chair Caning

We aspire to be a flagship for the chair caning in the United States and beyond. Our students come from all over the US and Canada. We are honored to be a link in the chain of your chair’s history, no matter where the chair lives.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm & Second Saturdays 11-4.

CLOSED SUNDAYS and all other Saturdays

828.707.4553

• for restoration or questions, please email photos of your chair to SilverRiverChairs@gmail.com

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NEW ADDRESS SAME LOCATION! Roads have changed in the River Arts District, so did our street name.  Finding us might be confusing — if you are lost, please give us a call! See below for directions from your location.  

Mailing address: #5 River Arts Place, Suite 201 Asheville, NC 28801

(GPS USERS: Formerly 9 Riverside Drive. It may be helpful to use this in your GPS until further notice!) 

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Silver River Center for Chair Caning is located on the 2nd floor in the middle building of CURVE Studios & Garden. The entrance is a purple door on the left of the building. Park and enter at the garden.

CURVE Studios & Garden is a cornerstone of Asheville’s River Arts District .

We have free parking, talented neighbors and a beautiful garden oasis. Find out more about the other artisans that call CURVE Studios & Garden home at http://www.curvestudiosnc.com/.

Find out more about the River Arts District Artists at www.riverartsdistrict.com.

Please reference this map to find us, as online map resources are not yet currently reflecting the new traffic construction (we are upstairs at #5):

DIRECTIONS TO SILVER RIVER CENTER FOR CHAIR CANING:

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the North:  Follow I-26 East toward Woodfin & Asheville. Take exit 25. Go straight & continue along Riverside Drive, go under the railroad bridge and pass Asheville Greenworks on your right. At the light of Craven and Riverside, you have entered the River Arts District. Continue past the Cotton Mill Studios and Old Wood Company on your left, go under a large bridge.

June 17-July 3, you will have to turn left on River Arts Place-there will be a large white sign that says “we are open.” After you turn, you will see a paved lot on your left and a 1-story brick building on your right. CURVE Studios is on your left, just past the large paved lot. The road will be closed just after the the building, so it will be confusing.

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the South:  Follow I-26 West to Amboy Rd. Exit 1-C.  Follow the road by Carrier Park and the French Broad River until it ends at the bridge at the intersection of Lyman & Meadow.  Take a Left on Lyman and continue past Pleb Wine Bar, Riverview Station Studios, and the graffiti wall. You will notice construction by the river. Continue to the new traffic circle, continue straight up Riverside and past a 1 story brick building then take your first right on River Arts Place. You will see a white sign saying “we are open.” (If you went under the bridge you went too far.) Take an immediate left into CURVE Studios parking lot. June 17-July 3 the road will be closed right AFTER the entrance to CURVE Studios. It will be confusing.

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the East:  Follow I-40 West from Black Mountain to I-240 West around the city.  Pass Charlotte St and Merrimon Ave Exits.  Take exit 4-c to Haywood St./Montford Ave./Visitors Center.  At the light at the top of the exit, take a LEFT over the interstate and then an immediate Right onto Haywood Rd. at the new hotel construction. Follow the road to the next light at Patton Avenue.  Go across Patton and through the light at Hilliard.  Go down the hill past condos on the right and you will be in the River Arts District.

Turn left onto Clingman Ave. at the Grey Eagle Music Hall.  If you miss it, go to the traffic circle and take a left on Roberts St. (3rd exit in the roundabout) at Michael Hoffman Studios.  Both Roberts and Clingman will take you one short block to a 5 way intersection.  You will turn/veer RIGHT OVER THE RAILROAD TRACKS, and take an immediate right at Warehouse Studios/Riverlink building onto Riverside Dr. CURVE parking lot is immediately on your right.

As of June 17-July 3, you will have to pass the Grey Eagle and continue to the traffic circle. Take the first exit at Phil Mechanic Studios, go to the end of the road and follow it left. There is a stop light at the rail road tracks. Take a left on Riverside Drive and turn left on River Arts Place-there will be a large white sign that says “we are open.” After you turn, you will see a paved lot on your left and a 1-story brick building on your right. CURVE Studios is on your left, just past the large paved lot. The road will be closed just after the the building, so it will be confusing.

NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the West: Follow I-40 East from Canton.  Take exit 46B on the left to merge onto I-240 E/I-26 W toward Asheville.  Go 1.6 miles and take Exit 1-C Amboy Rd.  Follow the road by Carriar Park and the French Broad River until it ends at the bridge at the intersection of Lyman & Meadow.  Take a Left on Lyman and continue past Pleb, Riverview Station Studios, and the graffiti wall. You will notice construction by the river. Continue to the new traffic circle, continue straight up Riverside and past a 1 story brick building then take your first right on River Arts Place. You will see a white sign saying “we are open.” (If you went under the bridge you went too far.) Take an immediate left into CURVE Studios parking lot. June 17-July 3 the road will be closed right AFTER the entrance to CURVE Studios. It will be confusing.