Category Archives: Art

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

Local Cartoons

Do you remember when Oak Island was Long Beach? Robin Schuster, the community center manager for the Town of St. James does! Check out her cartoon about the good ol’ days here, and be sure to leave a comment about

Work of Art

Crossing the bridge to leave Oak Island, to the right of the structure is an unassuming yet iconic boat yard. A bright-blue giant—a several-ton boat lift—crouches on the edge of the water. Beside her rests an old metal fish house,

Art, Open for Business

What: 18th annual Arts by the Shore When: Thurs., 11/15 to Sun., 11/18 Where: Oak Island Recreation Center 3003 E. Oak Island Dr., 278-5518 Cost: free to shop; $10 to enter three pieces Info: www.oakislandartguild.org For an artist, it is

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