Tucked behind the historic buildings of Main Street and the City Parking Lot is Artisan Alley Studios, a vibrant group of working artists specializing in everything from ceramics and stained glass to wooden ship models and woolwork. Swing by Tuesday through Saturday to glimpse inside the varied studios, watch art projects come to life, and enjoy periodic art classes and live music performances. Artists include A Glass Act and Artisan Alley Annex Fine Woodworking, Kellerswork Gallery/Studio, Porcelain and Old Lace Contemporary Ceramics, Diligence Woolwork & Design, Andy Doerner's Wooden Ship Models.
A flagship of historic Main Street Ferndale, The Blacksmith Shop and its gallery annex showcase the largest and most remarkable collection of hand-forged iron and art glass in the US. - ranging from whimsical sculptures to wine racks, from castle-worthy chandeliers to gourmet cutlery, and from artful fireplace tools to cabinet hardware and keychains. A must-see stop for gift shopping in Ferndale.