10 Best Art Galleries in North Carolina!

If you're looking for an inspirational art experience in North Carolina, check out this list of 10 incredible galleries and art centers, from Arts of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City to the Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center in Asheville.

Arts of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC

Arts of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC Arts of the Albemarle is a vibrant gallery invites visitors to explore and experience the world of art. With awe inspiring exhibitions, art lovers can immerse themselves in the new and exciting possibilities of creative expression. It's the perfect place for art enthusiasts to get their creative juices flowing.

Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, Charlotte, NC

Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art is an expansive and industrial-style space showcases the best of contemporary art. With an emphasis on glass and paintings, you can explore a vast array of stunning works of art. Get lost in this unique gallery and discover something new and exciting.

Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC

This vibrant venue showcases the diverse work of local artists, with a range of mediums represented. From striking sculptures to vibrant paintings, this is a perfect place to explore the artistic talent of the area. Come and appreciate the unique creations of the many talented artists!

Woolworth Walk, Asheville, NC

Woolworth Walk, Asheville, NC Woolworth Walk a gallery has taken the classic Woolworth store and given it a creative twist. With works from 175 local artists on display, visitors can truly appreciate the diverse artistry of the area. For a sweet treat, be sure to check out their restored soda fountain!

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Located in the Appalachian State University campus, this gallery provides a unique art experience for students and visitors alike. It has both permanent and rotating exhibits, providing something fresh to discover with every visit. Open since 2003, this gallery is a guaranteed source of artful inspiration.

Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

This gorgeous 3-floor gallery boasts a stunning showcase of contemporary works from around 100 Southeastern artists. Spend time exploring the vibrant art and find fresh inspiration in this cultural hub. Discover pieces that speak to you and leave feeling inspired by the artistry of these talented masters.

Sunset River Gallery, Calabash, NC

Sunset River Gallery has been a part of the Calabash community for the last 21 years. They offer art from local artists as well as an impressive collection of 20th century artists. You can also enjoy a pottery class or painting lesson to unleash your inner artist.

Artspace, Raleigh, NC

Artspace, Raleigh, NC Artspace is an exciting nonprofit visual arts center offers something for everyone - whether you're looking to explore inspiring gallery displays and exhibits, join interesting classes, or attend one of their amazing events. Come discover the creativity that blossoms here, with top-level instruction and resources for artists of all ages and skill levels!

Community Council for the Arts, Kinston, NC

Community Council for the Arts a gallery that is a true gem in the heart of the city! A restored, historic building is the perfect backdrop for showcasing the incredible artwork of local artists, as well as providing educational programs. Step inside and be transported to a new world of creative expression!

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC

The Folk Art Center is a unique destination for art-lovers from near and far. It is home to the Southern Highland Craft Guild, a place to find the finest traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. It's a must-see for anyone looking for a one-of-a-kind cultural experience!

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