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Unassuming from the outside, but full of great stuff!

This is a little gem in Southport! Looking to full accessorize a home, or just add a new accent... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Oak Island, United States
via mobile
Best art gallery in the area

This mom-and-pop gallery (Tom & Linda) is simply wonderful. Local artists rent space and the... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Lorin A
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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822 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3462
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a little gem in Southport! Looking to full accessorize a home, or just add a new accent? Go to the Art Shak. They even have some great jewelry (...I'll be Christmas shopping here for my wife.).

Thank RayB_OKI
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This mom-and-pop gallery (Tom & Linda) is simply wonderful. Local artists rent space and the gallery is organized so that you can explore each artist in turn. Different genres and a variety of media are featured. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Lorin A
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Linda and Thom are lovely people and generous hosts in what I believe to be the best curated art store in Southport. They have a large selection of art representing many styles, price, and medians.

Thank AndrewG845
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This is a very nice art gallery with a super friendly owner. She had a nice variety of artists represented as well as a variety of price points.

Thank travelartgirl
Reviewed July 31, 2017

I would say that if you are into "funkier" art, this is your place. We were looking for a bit less contemporary art overall but the variety and local nature of the art was present.

Reviewed July 27, 2017

I have passed by this unassuming little building time, and time again, so decided it was about time to check it out, and I'm glad I did! If you're looking for unique artwork (paintings, prints, sculptures, etc.) and jewelry, you definitely want to stop by.

Thank RayB_OKI
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Local artists rent space to display their works. This means you get to see several pieces by the same artist and can then move on to another. Have met several local artists during our visits. Pay attention to open houses when they are more likely...More

Thank Lorin A
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Very friendly, helpful owners work hard to find beautiful works. A new group of art glass was on display as well as a lot of metal work.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Lots to choose from, some pricey items but most fairly priced. Above average offerings and not your run of the mill tourists stuff. Unique items for gifts. Proprietors very friendly.

Thank joalleB
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very friendly couple who are obviously passionate about their shop and the artists that sell their things there. All types of art, paintings, jewelery, lamps and even gorgeous hand painted cell phone covers.

Thank lilkittysmom
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