Category Archives: Art

Southport’s Artistry

Local author Thomas J. “Tommy” Harrelson will stop by Wilmington’s Pomegranate Books on Tuesday, February 25th for a discussion and book signing. The event will celebrate his new book portraying the life and work of Southport’s first known professional photographer

Festival of Goodwill and Cheer

"Dickens made Christmas a real holiday," MacCallum asserts. "Prior to Dickens and his novels, people really didn't celebrate Christmas. He brought Christmas to the lower class, the poor people. He really is the one responsible for Christmas cards, and just

Art and Animals

What: Adopt-A-Pet Portrait Painting Class When: Wed., Oct. 30th • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Howe Outrageous Art Gallery and Marketplace 307 N. Howe St., Southport Cost: Suggested donation of $35 Info: (910) 363-4811 An artful craze sprung up

Painting a Picturesque Fall:

What: Brunswick Arts Council Show When: October 14th through 26th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Franklin Square Gallery 130 E. West St., Southport Cost: FREE Info: www.brunswickartscouncil.org Though a Calabash firehouse is one unlikely spot for an art show,

Diverse Celebration

What: Brunswick County Intercultural Festival When: Saturday, September 7th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Odell Williamson Auditorium 50 College Rd. NE, Bolivia Cost: FREE Info: www.bcifestival.org Brunswick County is set to turn into a multicultural melting pot on September

A Fair Day for the Arts

What: Oak Island Art Guild Arts and Crafts Festival When: Saturday, August 31st 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Middleton Park Soccer Field SE 46th St. and Dolphin Dr., Oak Island Cost: Free Info: www.oakislandartguild.org The Oak Island Art Guild’s

Artful Alliance

The iconic gray and white building set on West Street in downtown Southport has a rich history as a community venue. For the past 30-plus years, Franklin Square Gallery has been under the command of the Associated Artists of Southport,

Opening Reception for “Crosscurrent”

“Crosscurrent” Tuesday, April 23rd 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 8 Fine Art Gallery 4961 Long Beach Rd., Suite 8, Southport (910) 617-2808 www.pamtoll.com As part of the new alliance between Checker Cab Productions and 8 Fine Art Gallery, an opening

Call for Artists

Calling all artists: sculptors, soap and candle makers, wood workers, painters, quilters, photographers, and bakers. You are invited to showcase your work at Southport Christian School’s Annual Spring Fest on Saturday, May 11th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Franklin Square Park.

Photographic Memory

What: Artist Reception: Karen Casciani Part of First Friday Gallery Walk When: Friday, April 5th 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where: Howe Outrageous 307 N. Howe St., Southport Cost: Free! Info: (910) 363-4811 www.howeoutrageous.com Often times, creative spirits possess more

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