Silver 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 including New York, Texas, Indiana, and Florida. Restorations come from as far as Hawaii! 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
NEW ADDRESS SAME LOCATION!
We did NOT move, but the roads have been changed in the River Arts District.
Mail can now be sent to:
#5 River Arts Place, Suite 201 Asheville, NC 28801
(Former name of our road/address was 9 Riverside Drive)
• email photos of your chair to SilverRiverChairs@gmail.com
Silver River Center for Chair Caning is located on the 2nd floor in the middle building. The entrance is a purple door on the left of the building at the garden entrance.
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.
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 and continue along Riverside Drive, pass the ByWater & Highwater Clays on your right, go under the railroad bridge and pass Asheville Greenworks on your right. You will be under the interstate bridge. At the light of Craven and Riverside, you have entered the River Arts District. Continue past the Cotton Mill Studios and Old Wood Company, go under a large bridge and you will turn left. There will be a large white sign with a yellow cog that says “we are open.” Follow signs to Clingman, Depot, Roberts Streets. 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.
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the South: Follow I-26 West to Amboy Rd. Exit 1-C. 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 Wine Bar, Riverview Station Studios, and the graffiti wall. Follow the new road straight (lots of cones) and then take a right after the 1 story brick building. You will see a white sign with a yellow cog saying “we are open.” Follow signs to Clingman, Roberts, Depot Streets. You will then take an immediate left into CURVE Studios parking lot.
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 red brick music venue, 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.
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. Follow the road at the new route and take a right after the 1 story brick building, so that you see Wedge Studios in front of you. You will see a paved lot on the left and the 1 story brick building on the right. CURVE parking lot is immediately on your left.