Appalachian Gallery is Morgantown’s largest framing studio, gallery, and gift shop specializing in art and crafts by West Virginia artists and artisans. The gallery has been in operation since 1987.
With lovely displays of artistry in ambient surroundings, the gallery’s retail location offers a large variety of art and crafts, ranging from hand-blown glassware to stoneware pottery and porcelain to handmade jewelry to mosaic art to handcrafted folk toys and much more.
On the first floor, Appalachian Gallery has three rooms of unique gifts, crafts, and art by local and regional artists, as well as a custom framing design room with over 2,000 frame style options. The second floor is comprised of the framing studio and two gallery areas. The first gallery area is the Young-at-Art Alcove, which features framed art for kids, as well as a variety of handcrafted toys, baby items, children’s reading books, coloring books, and activity kits. The second gallery is the Penelyn Peterson’s Gallery, which contains finely framed original artwork and a large selection of prints.
Appalachian Gallery is located in the historic W.E. Price Home. This Queen Anne Revival house was designed by Morgantown architect, Elmer Jacobs, and built circa 1902. The gallery still boasts the home’s original hand carved oak woodwork, stained glass windows, and hardwood floors, providing an exquisite showcase for the gallery’s many treasures.
Check out Appalachian Gallery’s website for more information.