Kress Emporium

Emporium: A principal center offering an eclectic variety of retail articles.
Asheville's Kress Emporium showcases the work of over 80 regional artists and craftspeople along with a wide selection of fine antiques and collectables. Built in 1928, the historic Kress Building is an outstanding archectural landmark with its rich ceramic tile and neoclassic motifs.

Join us at the Kress Emporium for a celebration of contemporary creativity and historical splendor.

A handful of artists at the Kress Emporium are online. Take a look at what they have to offer:

Jon-Michelle - Austrian Crystal jewelry and gifts, including dried herbs, soaps, and candles
Frivolite -- Karen Bennet - Tatting - beautiful decorative lace handwork.
Ilisa's Pieces - Hand-crafted 1/12-scale furnishings for the collector of fine miniatures
Roberta Nosti - Silk painting - clothing and framed artwork
Indigo Moon - Stained glass and antique window frames.
Blue Ridge Frame & Gallery - Frames and hard-to-find prints and artwork.

The Kress Emporium is located in downtown Asheville at the corner of Patton and Lexington. We're open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday, and Sundays 1:00 to 5:00.

The Kress Emporium
19 Patton Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

(828) 281-2252
fax (828) 281-2083 HOME