Art Lover’s Buy-Way on the Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine LoopThe “Art Lovers’ Buy-Way” provides a convenient guide for locating art studios, art shops, and artisan boutiques along Virginia’s beautiful “Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop.”
The way leads visitors to an impressive variety of mostly locally produced artwork including glasswork, pottery, jewelry, painting, furniture, and sculpture.
Here’s a listing of selected businesses:
24 Crows Art Gallery
24 Crows is an art gallery, a coffee and gift shop. They feature local artists and unique items from Heidi and Vinnie’s travels and visits to regional craft shows.
Enjoy freshly baked scones, ice cream and a delicious lunch menu of homemade soups and sandwiches Wednesday through Sunday.
Wednesday-Saturday: 8:30 am-5 pm
Sunday: 9 am-4 pm
Lunch Hours: Wednesday-Sunday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Blue Ridge Arts Council
The arts council coordinates several gallery spaces throughout the county, and exhibits and sells fine art by local and regional artists. Music and Art Lessons are offered at our Main Street Gallery throughout the week.
Each summer the council presents “Gazebo Gatherings,” a summer concert series held at the Town Commons each Friday evening at 7pm, June through August. Special events throughout the year include Third Thursday (May- October), and the annual community holiday kick-off event Deck the Halls (held the 3rd Friday/Saturday November).
Check website for events and times.
Thursday – Saturday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Performing Arts Luray – Music / Theater
The mission of the Regional Center for the Performing Arts of Luray (PAL) is to provide varied opportunities to explore, study, and enjoy the performing arts. Its goals are to support the community in a variety of ways:
- offer dance, music and theatrical instruction led by certified and experienced instructors;
- offer an ever-expanding diversity of professional, high quality entertainment;
- provide space to private and public entities that desire a first-class space in which to stage their events;
Through its own programs and by being an active community partner, PAL has become a premier attraction, increasing the cultural and economic activity in our region.
Check website for schedule of performances
Shenandoah Moon – Beads, Clothing & Fiber Arts
As you step into Shenandoah Moon, you’ll discover why visitors have voted us the number one-rated shop in Luray on TripAdvisor.
Their friendly shop specializes in fashion and semi-precious gemstone jewelry in silver, copper, brass, and more. Their hand-dyed rayon batik clothing is flattering, and the scarves and bags are eye-catching and distinctive.
If you’re looking for Shenandoah Valley Made products, you’ll find jewelry, knit and up-cycled items, soaps, jams, and even clothes for American Girl dolls. They also carry fair trade merchandise from faraway corners of the globe.
Shenandoah Moon has an extensive selection of beads, semi-precious gemstones, and findings, and their yarn room has locally hand-dyed or spun yarn, plus art yarns and roving.
If you’re looking for an activity to do with friends or family, book a popular silk-dyeing or jewelry-making party. Bring in your damaged or broken jewelry – they can often repair it within 24 hours. We hope your visit to Luray includes a stop at Shenandoah Moon, and they look forward to meeting you!
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday:
OR by chance or appointment.
Warehouse Art Gallery
The Gallery is located in an old warehouse building in historic downtown Luray, Virginia. With high ceilings and over 7000 square feet of floor space, they have the opportunity to display many large sculptures and paintings and a great diversity and selection of art. This is a bright, open, fun gallery.
The gallery offers a wide variety of artwork. Paintings , Sculptures, Stain glass and Blown glass, Bone Sighs, Pottery, Jewelry, Photography, Turned bowls, Baskets, and Painted children’s furniture and numerous other items
Sunday through Friday 12 – 5 pm.
Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.
Also by chance and appointment..
Cathie Miranda Pottery
Sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm about potter with others helped inspire her to build a studio behind her home in Luray. That’s where you’ll find her most days, making pottery on the wheel and by hand. Her pieces are fired in the electric kiln at 2200 Degrees Fahrenheit. Cathie mixes her own lead free glazes. All the pottery is dishwater safe and microwavable.
She and her husband opened a gallery in their home, on the first floor, to retail her own pottery and that of other potters. Along with other special hand made gifts, you will be sure to find something for everyone.
You can find here pottery at the Warehouse Art Gallery, The Luray Farmers Market and the Market Collective and on line.
Arts & Artisans Gallery
The Gallery is located next door to Artisans Grill. They have a wide variety of original artwork with many done by the owners. Stop by and take a look.
Antique Tables Made Daily Showroom
Located in Rappahannock County, Virginia for over 25 years, they custom-buildsthe most authentic reproduction farm tables for homes and historical residences throughout the U.S. Their furniture is hand-crafted with American hardwoods, pine and recycled antique lumber — available in custom sizes and finishes.
They also custom-build servers, coffee tables, end tables, desks, children’s tables and benches. They also offer a wide selection of chairs/barstools.
Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am – 5pm
Beech Spring Gift Shop & Quilts
Beech Spring Gift Shop is the largest quilt outlet in the Northern VA area. Their handmade quilts sell below wholesale cost. They also carry polish pottery, local jams, jellies, ciders, local wild mountain honey.
They have over 100 different patterned quilts all handmade and most are 100% cotton and the prices range from $75.00-$225.00.
The largest, most unusual gallery in the area, with unique, top-quality local artwork and gifts — hand-blown art glass, exquisite ceramics, striking jewelry, stained glass, fine sculpture, woodwork, metalwork and many one-of-a-kind pieces. They make most of the products we sell on the property.
This is their 25th year in business. Glass-blowing classes by appointment. Look for the red swinging bridge one mile west of Sperryville.
Thursday -Tuesday -10:30 am-5 pm
Haley Fine Art
Thursday -Monday – 10 am-6 pm
A great shop for pottery and unique, locally made, gifts! Suzanne Zylonis, resident potter, will work with you on a custom commission,
or teach you – or your group – the fine art of throwing a clay vessel of your own! Come watch a potter in action — but be careful not to get dirty!
Thursday-Monday – 10 am-6 pm