Welcome to Morning Star Gallery located on Main Street in beautiful downtown Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

Here you will find imaginative fine art and crafts all handmade in the USA. Morning Star Gallery has featured only American artists for more than 25 years

Morning Star Gallery represents contemporary creative artists who excel in their chosen disciplines. You will find an ever-changing selection of fine art and crafts with a special focus on regional talent. You are invited to browse through paintings and prints, treasures from the potter's wheel, as well as photography capturing the beauty of this unique geographic section of the Appalachian mountains. Enjoy our collection of artisan crafted jewelry and fashion accessories in a setting of sparkling blown glass and more.

You are invited to visit our Blowing Rock gallery as well as peruse Morning Star Gallery's online collection. We hope that you will find treasures that delight the eye and make your heart sing!


Blown glass sparkles throughout Morning Star Gallery with the work of Dan Reed, Herman Leonhardt, Michael Trimpol and more than 20 additional American glass artists. If your passion is glass, come feast your eyes!
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"...artfully arrayed and beautifully chosen collection."

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Glass, Glorious Glass!

Morning Star Gallery's glass blowers have created a sparkling collection of color, form and function. From swamp blossoms and glass flowers to vases etched with scenes from nature, you can choose from a stunning array of large and small glass masterpieces. Linger over the jewelry collection, too, featuring stunning glass necklaces and earrings from Katya and Aurora.