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Franklin Square Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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very nice local art

This art gallery was a welcome stop during our hot vacation. The artwork is lovely and depicts much... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
All price ranges, great variety!

Bowls, deviled egg plates, notecards, paintings, figurines-quite a variety of approaches to art... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Lancaster, Ohio
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“local artists”(18 reviews)
“two floors”(4 reviews)
The Franklin Square Gallery is in the heart of the art scene in historic Southport, North Carolina, a rewarding and wonderful place to visit. With over one hundred artists displaying their paintings and pottery, you are sure to find the art you are...more
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130 E West St, Southport, NC 28461-3950
+1 925-286-8475
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This art gallery was a welcome stop during our hot vacation. The artwork is lovely and depicts much of the local area by varying artists. The prices were not bad either.

Thank 1happykat
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Bowls, deviled egg plates, notecards, paintings, figurines-quite a variety of approaches to art. Nice volunteers staffing the desk. Cute turtle sculpture for $12 to gorgeous abstract acrylic art for several hundred. We spent 30 or 45 minutes here. Neat place.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Friendly staff and eclectic collection (all for sale) made this a pleasant stop during my recent trip to Southport. I purchased a small print but also enjoyed the larger original paintings, the pottery and jewelry on display.

Thank Bretagne2010
Reviewed 19 April 2018

If you like art and/or museums, this is the place to visit. There are two floors loaded with wonderful artwork from local artists.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Love this gallery. We visit it every time we are in Southport. All the art is created by local artists.

Thank 141LeeB
Reviewed 20 January 2018

This gallery is located in an historic building in downtown Southport behind the park. There are rooms full of good artwork, including watercolors, oils, acrylics, mixed media, as well as pottery by all local artists at fanatically cheap prices. Definitely worth a visit. On the...More

Thank JoAnn E
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It is my contention that the abundance of natural beauty and the unusual light inspires and encourages the creative spirit in Southport. The Gallery features the very best of all this local talent. Browse or pick up an authentic souvenir hand made by one of...More

Thank Peg I
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Two floors of local artists and a great variety of paintings both coastal in nature and not of the area. Love the pottery selection and have purchased several pieces over the two years

Thank P538OYlarryb
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had never been to the gallery on several trips to Southport and the gallery was a great surprise. They have a large selection of art and all of it looked great. We will be going back on future trips to Southport.

Thank ericlper
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Wow - the Gallery sure knows how to entertain for the gallery walk - beautiful art work, fabulous food and drink!

Thank Coastal-Captain
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