BE Artists Gallery in Banner Elk, North Carolina is a cooperative of artists who have joined together to open a gallery of fine arts and crafts in Banner Elk, North Carolina. We offer for sale to the public hand made objects of beauty and utility created by artists who live within a fifty-mile radius of Banner Elk.

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COVID-19 Update: While the Historic Banner Elk School remains closed to the general public, the BE Artists Gallery will be OPEN Thursday – Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Please call the number on the sign at the front door and we will promptly let you in.

Please note:

  • Masks are required
  • Capacity is limited to 6 guests max at one time
  • No public restrooms are available at this time

You can also schedule an appointment to visit the gallery by emailing, or calling 828-898-6767.

Latest News

COVID-19 Update: While the Historic Banner Elk School remains closed to the general public, the BE Artists Gallery will be OPEN Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Interested in becoming a Consignment Artist at the BE Artists Gallery? We are always looking for new artists! Click here to download a consignment application>

A Virtual Escape | Can’t be here in the mountains this season? You can escape to the town of Banner Elkvirtually. Click on the photo above to begin your virtual tour, created by BE Artist Todd Bush in collaboration with the Town of Banner Elk. We will be waiting to welcome you back in person when things get back to normal. To plan your future trip please visit

View our expansion project Phase I (completed in April 2018)>


The BE Artists Gallery is a cooperative art gallery operating in the Cultural Arts Center at the Historic Banner Elk School in downtown Banner Elk. Members offer their fine arts and crafts for sale, and work together to operate the gallery. We also represent the work of local consignment artists.

Currently on display: Paintings and drawings in oils, acrylics, and pastels; photography; graphic arts; pottery; jewelry; metalworks; fine furniture; woodturnings; wood carvings; fabric art, and more.


Meet Our Artists

We are an art cooperative with nine active members and more than 20 consignment artists. All artists reside in the High Country region. Member artists include: LouAnn Morehouse, Skip Sickler, Dick & Carol Larson, Todd & Lori Bush, Tamara Seymour, Karen Dingo and Kimberly Tufts. Read more about our member and consignment artists, and the …


Visit the art gallery at the Historic Banner Elk School or email us at We welcome consignment artist applications throughout the year. Download an application (PDF) here.

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