Carolina Arts—for all things related to the arts, read their online magazine which can also be downloaded to your computer. (They also accept advertising so you may find what you are looking for through their links.) Additionally, Tom Starland, editor, has a blog, Carolina Arts Unleashed, that keeps you current with his thinking. Check out the magazine at: http://www.carolinaarts.com and his blog at http://www.carolinaarts.com/wordpress/
Francis Marion University, easily accessible at the edge of Florence on Highway 76/Palmetto, has a large gallery space featuring an ever-changing series of works. The gallery is open daily during the week and information on all the exhibits, past, present, and future, is available through this link. Admission is free.
The Florence Museum of Art, Science and History was established to promote the Arts and Sciences, to collect, to preserve, and to exhibit objects of historic, artistic, and scientific interest; as a cultural resource for the Pee Dee. Check out their website to find out the latest happenings at the Museum!
Florence Convention Center & Visitors Bureau is a great place to find out what is happening in Florence whether you live here or are just traveling through.
Galleries & Shopping
If you enjoy unique, one-of-a-kind items, then visit our local galleries where you can choose from a wide array of items.
The Art Trail Gallery—The majority of the items on display at the gallery are available for purchase. You’re on our website—now stop in to visit us in Downtown Florence!
Harvest Moon Soapworks – handmade soaps of all types are readily available right across the street (178 West Evans) from the Art Trail Gallery.
Clay Pot Coffee Shop – at 166 South Dargan Street is just around the block from the new Art Trail Gallery location. It combines the charm of a bistro with locally handcrafted works of art. The Clay Pot is home to the clay studio of Peggy Brown.
The Earring Lady—Visit the Earring Lady for jewelry designed and handcrafted by Barbara Mellen, a glass artist whose work resides in homes on five continents. It is made of stained glass and dichroic glass. Located in Florence.
The Lynda English Studio, Gallery & Art Supplies establishment is Florence’s premier source for quality art supplies and classes focusing on painting and drawing. The gallery features the works of well-known artists Lynda English and Jackie Wukela.
Feather Pottery and Interiors and Running Horse Gallery, 928 Old Wallace Gregg Rd., Florence SC 29506; firstname.lastname@example.org; (843) 992-2178. functional, contemporary, and sculptural ceramics , including works by Tari Federer and Sasha Federer; 4 exhibitions per year.