County’s Artistic Community Is Far-Reaching
Artists League of the Sandhills
The Artists League of the Sandhills is a nonprofit organization located in historic downtown Aberdeen. The League provides classes in a variety of media, and offers workshops featuring nationally known artists and teachers. Located in an old storage terminal of the Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad at 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen, the Artists League facility houses 36 artist-in-residence studios, a gallery, two large classrooms and a thriving membership of about 150. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call (910) 944-3979, or visit www.artistleague.org.
Arts Council of Moore County
The Arts Council of Moore County (ACMC) is a not-for-profit organization celebrating 42 years of promoting awareness and appreciation of the arts in Moore County. ACMC offers a wide variety of programs in the performing, visual and literary arts to all Moore County citizens. The ACMC offices are located in the Campbell House at 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (910) 692-2787 or visit www.mooreart.org.
About Art Gallery at the Market Place
About Art Gallery at the Market Place, located in the Market Place Building next to Carolina Eye, 2160 Midland Road, Pinehurst, features local artists Joan Williams, Deane Billings, Pamela Swarbrick, Irene Dobson and Caroline Love. Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (910) 215-5963.
Appalachian Physical Therapy
Appalachian Physical Therapy is located at 211 Central Park Ave., Suite L, Pinehurst, and displays pieces by local artists. Open 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. Call (910) 215-0541.
Broadhurst Gallery, 2212 Midland Road, Pinehurst, showcases paintings and sculptures of nationally recognized artists. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Call (910) 295-4817, or visit www.broadhurstgallery.com.
Campbell House Galleries
The Campbell House Galleries, 482 E. Connecticut Ave. in Southern Pines, is the home gallery of the Arts Council of Moore County. It provides three spacious exhibit areas and offers paintings and pottery for sale by local artists. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and every third Saturday of select months from 2 to 4 p.m. Call (910) 692-4356, or visit www.mooreart.org.
Creative Studios NC
Located in a historic building in the quaint town of Vass, NC, our studio is full of vibrant color and creative spirit. Our mission is to provide an atmosphere of creativity for both, children and adults. We pride ourselves on offering a fun destination with a neighboring coffee shop and bakery. We are located just off Hwy 1, about an hour south of Raleigh and within minutes of Southern Pines and Pinehurst. We strive to offer nothing less than perfection to our customers. Located at 129 Main Street in Vass. Call (910) 245-4129 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exchange Street Gallery
The Exchange Street Gallery offers new exhibits each month, with large membership shows in June and November. The Gallery is located in the Artists League of the Sandhills at 129 Exchange St. in historic downtown Aberdeen. Gallery is open from noon to 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call (910) 944-3979 or visit www.artistleague.org.
Hastings Gallery hosts work by local artists throughout the year. Located in Boyd Library on the campus of Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, Hastings Gallery’s fall and spring hours are 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Summer hours are 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:45 a.m. to noon Friday. Call (910) 695-3819 or visit www.sandhills.edu.
Hollyhocks Art Gallery
Hollyhocks Art Gallery, located in Pinehurst at 905 Linden Road (next to Elliott’s restaurant), features a collection of original oil paintings by owner Jane Casnellie, as well as original artwork by local award-winning artists Diane Kraudelt, Linda Griffin, Jessie MacKay, Charlie Roberts and Julia Messerschmidt. Meet the artists Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. Open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Call (910) 255-0665 or visit www.janecasnellie.com or www.hollyhocksartgallery.com.
Jewels of Pinehurst
Jewels of Pinehurst is a gallery of contemporary jewelry handmade in platinum and gold by owner Patricia Reil. The gallery also features Hearts on Fire diamonds. Located at 97 Market Square, Pinehurst, Jewels of Pinehurst is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (910) 295-2824 or visit www.jewelsofpinehurst.com.
Joy of Art Studio
Joy of Art Studio, located at 139 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines, works with children and adults, offering drawing, painting, mixed media and fiber arts. Call Joy at (910) 528-7283 or email Joyof_Art@msn.com.
Lady Bedford’s Tea Parlour
Lady Bedford’s Tea Parlour, located at 21 Chinquapin Road in the village of Pinehurst, features local artists. Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (910) 255-0100 or visit www.ladybedfords.com.
North Carolina Pottery Center
Opened in 1998 at 233 East Ave., Seagrove, the N.C. Pottery Center’s permanent exhibits trace the history and development of the state’s pottery traditions from the prehistoric Native Americans to the present. The center also offers changing exhibits. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Admission fee charged. Call (336) 873-8430 or visit www.ncpotterycenter.org.
Old Golf Shoppe
The Old Golf Shoppe is located at 10 Market Square, Pinehurst. Call (910) 235-0006.
Old Sport & Gallery
Old Sport & Gallery is located in the Harvard Building on Market Square in the village of Pinehurst. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Call (910) 295-9775 or visit www.oldsportgallery.com.
One Eleven Main
One Eleven Main is the exclusive shop for paintings by Fay Terry, located at 111 Main St., Aberdeen, in the historic hardware store building. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call (910) 944-1181.
Seagrove Candle Company Store
Seagrove Candle Company Store, 116 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, showcases the arts and crafts of the Sandhills and Seagrove region, including King’s Pottery, Crystal King’s Pottery, Thomas Pottery, Kate and Daniel Johnston, Eck McCanless, Dirt Works Pottery and Williams Pottery. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday and Wednesday-Saturday. (910) 695-0029.
Studio 590 and Gallery, located in the historic 1815 Dowd Cabin on the pond, near the Pinehurst post office at 590 Dowd Circle, Pinehurst, is the working studio of award-winning artists Betty DiBartolomeo and Harry Neely. By appointment — (910) 639-9404 or (910) 315-6256. Open studio third Friday of every month.
SWANK Coffee Shop
SWANK Coffee Shop, 232 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, supports local artists and crafters by offering local handmade items as well as serving coffee brewed from locally roasted gourmet coffee beans. Call (910) 692-8068.