Welcome to A3L- the Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League!

The Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League (A3L) is dedicated to promoting the arts in the Old Fort community; providing education in the arts to the citizens and visitors of Old Fort; ensuring local artist and artisans have opportunities to display their skills and work; and preserving the art of the area for future generations.

Please take a look through our spectacular Members' Showcase, and support the arts of our community!

Please Note:
In the event of inclement weather, our policy is to close the Gallery when the McDowell County Schools close.
Winter Hours : Wednesday to Saturday 10 AM til 5 PM; Sunday 1 PM til 4 PM


Arrowhead Gallery and Studios is operated by A3L and is located  at 78C S. Catawba Avenue, in the heart of historic Old Fort, NC.  This beautiful, "warehouse chic" facility is currently operating on winter hours Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM -  5:00 PM and Sunday 1:00 - 4:00PM.  It will return to regular business hours in April 2018.

In addition to Gallery and Studio space, AGS has a large classroom for conducting art classes and workshops and two separate clay classrooms for pottery classes and workshops.

AGS also offers access to our cone 10 pottery kiln at a nominal cost and a glass kiln.


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If you are an artist or artisan in the region, why not join us? Showcase your style, promote your art, and be a part of the community!

Affordable Gallery and Studio Space NOW in Old Fort

Currently Available...

  • One Studio
  • Wall Space
  • Shelf Space
Contact us for details.

2017-2018 Elections Board of Directors

On May 22nd, A3L members held elections to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors.  The following members were elected:  Helen Sullivan (second term), Lorelle Bacon (second term), Susie Painter (first term), and Jenny Tarpley (first term).  The Board then elected Helen Sullivan to a second term as president (three years) and Lorelle Bacon to a second term (one year) as vice president.

Thank you to the new Board members for agreeing to serve!

Battle of the Brushes 2017

Congratulations t our winners: Cathy Green, Martha Raines, and Coleen Hester.  In addition to winning 3rd place Coleen won the Arrowhead Award for the painting that best captures the "essence" of Old Fort.   
This show remains on display through November 17th.


A2L - Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League

Our Contacts

795 Folsom Ave, Suite 600,
San Francisco, CA 94107 795

(+123) 456 7890
(+123) 456 7891