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Blue Spiral 1

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Nice gallery mix of artists

We happened to walk in during a special event and found the staff extremely cordial. As others have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bob J
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Southport, North Carolina
Well worth a short stop.

I am not a gallery guy, but do enjoy a good museum and well done art. This place deserves its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard R
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Mukilteo, Washington
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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

We happened to walk in during a special event and found the staff extremely cordial. As others have said, the gallery encompasses 3 floors. They carry a wonderful mix of local artists in different media. I loved the installation on the lowest level titled "Have...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am not a gallery guy, but do enjoy a good museum and well done art. This place deserves its number one status on TA. Great work in many mediums. I enjoyed every minute of my visit.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Spiral 1 (even though there is no BS 2) is an amazing collection of wonderful top of the line artists housed on three floors. In the room marked Reverie, we fell in love with Duy Huynh's ethereal painting, Jan Kransberger's glass and Kirsten Stingle's...More

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AliW1390, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review! Maybe one day we'll have a Blue Spiral 2 - where should we open it? We'll see you next time and hope to exceed your expectations :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really love the art work and how tastefully it is displayed at Blue Spiral 1 downtown in Asheville, North Carolina. The gallery consists of three floors with a diverse arrangement of artwork in various mediums. The street level entry is actually the middle floor....More

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

Toni, Thank you for coming by the gallery and taking the time to let others know about your experience in our space! Being compared to an art museum is one of the highest compliments :-) Our staff work very hard to create different vignettes that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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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AliW1390, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You ROCK! Thank you so much for the amazing review Abigail! We cannot wait for you to see our next round of exhibitions :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 13 September 2018 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 13 September 2018

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

Reviewed 5 September 2018

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 6 September 2018

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

Reviewed 31 August 2018

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

Thank NCTraveler2015
Ali W, Public Relations Manager at Blue Spiral 1, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

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 20 August 2018

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

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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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