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.

Open by appointment Mon-Fri 11-4

Call to schedule your museum tour or chair weaving class.

828.707.4553

#5 River Arts Place, Suite 201 Asheville, NC 28801

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ENTRANCE: We are located on the 2nd floor in the middle building of CURVE Studios & Garden. Go through a purple door on the left of the building. The front entrance is another business.

PARKING: Park and enter at the garden to the left of the middle building.  Additional parking is available across the street in the public lot at the visitor center. Also just past the garden in the paved public lot – stroll through the garden to get to our side entrance.

Find out more about the other artisans that call CURVE Studios & Garden home.

Find out more about the River Arts District Artists at www.riverartsdistrict.com.DIRECTIONS TO SILVER RIVER CENTER FOR CHAIR CANING:

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 on your left, go under a large bridge.

Continue to the traffic circle and take the second exit (aka, take a left). Take an immediate left on River Arts Place, do not cross the tracks! After you turn, CURVE Studios is on your immediate right. Parking is onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.

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 you will see some construction…continue past Pleb Wine Bar, Riverview Station Studios, and the graffiti wall. Continue to the new traffic circle, then take your first exit (aka take a right). Take an immediate left on River Arts Place. Do not cross the tracks. CURVE Studios is on the right. Parking is onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.

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.

Right after you cross the tracks, take a right on River Arts Place. If you hit the traffic circle you went too far, so swing around and then take a left on River Arts Place. CURVE Studios is on the right, parking onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.

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, then take your first exit (aka take a right). Take an immediate left on River Arts Place. Do not cross the tracks. CURVE Studios is on the right, parking onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.