The Ashe Arts Center in downtown West Jefferson features local artist’s work in the Gallery Shop and offers changing visual arts exhibits, and frequent concerts. The arts center also houses the offices of the Ashe County Arts Council. The Ashe Civic Center is a county owned facility managed by the Ashe County Arts Council. The building is home to the Ashe County Little Theatre and is a venue for programming by the Arts Council. The large stage and three hundred seat auditorium are great for musical events, performing arts events and community happenings. The facility is available for rental by community members, businesses, individuals and touring artists.