High Cotton Arts Center is a non-profit art incubator in Downtown Athens, Ala., that is devoted to growing the arts in and around Athens. Operated by the Athens Arts League, it houses 10 studios which are rented to local artists for working studio space. Athens Arts League also leases display space for local artists. Website: www.HighCottonArts.com. Address: 103 W. Washington Street, Athens, AL 35611.
A great spot to stop and view and purchase local art including paintings, photography, pottery, stained glass items and steam punk art.