If you find yourself out on your own during the day or early evening, several galleries in the area showcase local artists.
- Campbell House Galleries are home to the Arts Council of Moore County, which exhibits paintings and pottery by local artists–some of which are available for purchase. It also sponsors rotating exhibits and an annual youth artist exhibit.
- Midland Crafters showcases a wide array of artists from around the region. Its large collection of fine arts range from paintings to sculpture to jewelry. If you want to learn some tricks of the trade, stop in during one of its Crafter’s Days and watch demonstrations from featured artisans.
- Art at the Marketplace, the Hastings Gallery at Sandhills Community College and the Hollyhocks Gallery all feature local works.
- The Broadhurst Gallery, located on Midland Road, displays original art in over forty-five hundred sq. feet of gallery space including an outside sculpture garden.
- The Tufts Archives, located in a wing of the Given Memorial Library on the Village Green, preserves the unique history of Pinehurst from its founding in 1895 to the present.
- Exchange Street Gallery is home to the Artists League of the Sandhills. With more than 200 members and 45 resident artists, the gallery offers an ever changing showcase of local talent. Sky Art Gallery, home of West 23rd Street Photography, is a small, but diverse gallery featuring a mix of photography and fine art.
- White Hill Gallery, located just South of Sanford, exhibits pottery of all styles from traditional to more modern pieces.
More to do…
Head to The Wine Cellar, which is open for tastings most evenings, has a cozy back room and large patio and often features local musicians. On Wednesdays, guest bartenders at O’Donnell’s raise money for charity. (O’Donnell’s is also known for its great live music scene.) Don’t forget that you can always find a good movie or show to take in at The Sunrise Theater. You can even schedule a private pottery party at 9th of September.