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Blue Spiral 1

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Not-to-be-missed downtown gallery.

Excellent gallery with a diverse selection of styles and mediums. I've purchased art and swooned... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
abigailgriffinavl
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago
John M
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The Villages, Florida
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Founded in 1990, Blue Spiral 1 presents work by exceptional artists in an awe-inspiring space. The light-filled 15,000 square-foot gallery spans three floors connected by an open stairway. Blue Spiral 1 presents over twenty annual exhibitions of...more
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38 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
Downtown Asheville
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent gallery with a diverse selection of styles and mediums. I've purchased art and swooned over the art in this place for years and I never miss it when I'm downtown and in the mood. Multi-level space is conducive to wandering around and soaking it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I never imagined I would be sufficiently taken with a gallery to write a review, but here it is.... The art is very nicely curated, and surprisingly, the prices were not out of reach of most people. As another bonus - the owners are wise...More

Thank John M
AliW1390, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

John, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell others about your experience. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time in our space! Thanks for visiting and we'll see you next time :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very diverse selection and show wonderful. You can wander through 3 floors and take your time. If you are looking for a specific style or piece staff very helpful

Thank Josh A
AliW1390, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Josh! We are so happy you enjoy the diversity of art in our gallery.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown you'll find several galleries to wander and dream of artwork. Visually, the Blue Spiral is great. Their artists vary. Worth a visit

Thank Neal L
Ali W, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Neal!! We are so glad you enjoyed our artists and the space. See you next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue Spiral 1 is an art gallery that takes up three floors. There is no an elevator so while I was there a woman could only view the first level, not the basement or second floor. While I was there, Ben Owen's pottery was featured...More

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Ali W, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi NCTraveler2015! We appreciate you taking the time to tell others about our space. The lack of elevator is an inconvenience in our old building! However, we are excited to be working with local architects to have one installed by winter of 2019/20! We are...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great range of art and nicely arranged. The gallery is on multiple floors and very spacious. Convenient if you are downtown - parking can be an issue.

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Ali W, Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are so happy you enjoyed visiting the gallery! Thank you for taking the time to share your visit with others.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Here you'll find three floors of a great variety of work by local artists. this is fine art at its best in many formats, beautifully displayed. A pleasure to browse, and conveniently located on Asheville's main drag.

Thank AVLwriter
Ali W, Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the gallery! Stay tuned for our new exhibitions opening on Thursday September 6th 5-8pm. Can't wait for you to visit again!

Reviewed 1 August 2018

I've been coming to this gallery for years and recently noticed a change in it - it got even better! And not just a little better, it went from really good to exceptional. The whole place looks and feels different. It's fresh and vibrant, well...More

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Ali W, Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

WOW ~ We don't know where to begin in thanking you for this incredible review. We have been working very hard to rebrand and refocus the gallery that will showcase our history in the art market, but also begin more forward thinking for the future...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

Visiting the Blue Spiral gallery is like going into an art museum. The variety and quality of artwork - from painting and pottery to glasswork - is spectacular. We had gone to the juried craft show the previous weekend and saw many of the artists...More

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Ali W, Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Beatrice, thank you so much for such a kind review! We are so glad you enjoy the gallery and we'll see you on your next visit!

Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is the best gallery I have every been in outside of major cities. The gallery management has a great eye for diverse and interesting work. If you like art and sometimes collect art for your home, do not miss this gallery if you are...More

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Ali W, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our gallery and what a great compliment! We look forward to your next visit!

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downtownresident
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Response from AliW1390 | Property representative |
Hi, I apologize for the delay in responding. We love pets and ARE pet friendly!
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Response from localfoodluvr | Reviewed this property |
It is free! All of the art shops are free except for the Asheville Art Museum which I think is around 10 dollars. You should also go to New Morning Gallery in Biltmore village if you have the time. It is a little less... More
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