ALLISON SPROCK FINE ART—
This cozy Myers Park home-turned-art-gallery houses various works from nearly 40 artists working across all genres. The Charlotte location often hosts meetthe-artist events and gallery crawls. Open M-Th 10 am-6 pm, F 10 am-5 pm, Sa-Su by appointment. www.allisonsprockfineart.com. 600 Queens Road, 704.705.2000. Map 1 C6
ANNE NEILSON FINE ART GALLERY—
Whether you are in the market for new artwork or just love to browse, come down to noted author and artist Anne H. Neilson’s gallery in Charlotte’s South End. Around the space you’ll find a variety of styles and mediums by featured artists from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. Open M 11 am-5 pm, Tu-F 10 am-5 pm. www. anneneilsonfineart.com. The Shops at Morrison, 532 Governor Morrison St., 704.496.9181. Map 1, D9
CHARLOTTE ART LEAGUE—
Anchor to the monthly South End Gallery Crawl, held on the first Friday of each month, this nonprofit visual arts organization offers an eclectic mix of open working studios, classes and community outreach programs along with a public gallery. Open Tu-Th 11 am-3 pm, F 1-10 pm, Su 1-5 pm. www.charlotteartleague.org. 1517 Camden Road, 704.376.2787.
CHARLOTTE FINE ART GALLERY—
This award-winning gallery in southeast Charlotte offers a new exhibit each month along with special events. Also offered are weekly classes, along with camps, workshops and Girls Nights Out (ages 7 and up). Open Tu 10 am-4 pm, W 10 am-9 pm, Th-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 10 am-2 pm. www.charlottefineart. com. 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, 704.541.0741. Map 1 C8
Fostering a community of artistic talent, this gallery displays and sells the works of local artists in an array of media. Plus, the space hosts a range of art classes for all ages and levels. Open Tu-Sa 11 am-6 pm. www. cielcharlotte.com. 128 East Park Ave., 704.496.9417.
A number of contemporary American and European artists, including sculptors, are represented by this Dilworth gallery. With a focus on reasonably priced pieces, the gallery is ideal for a new collector and exquisite enough for the seasoned connoisseur of art. Open W-F 10 am-5:30 pm, Sa 10 am-2 pm. www.elderart.com. 1520 South Tryon St., 704.370.6337.
HIDELL BROOKS GALLERY—
Specializing in well-established contemporary regional and national artists, this gallery focuses on matching a buyer, new or veteran, with the perfect piece. Open Tu-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-3 pm. www. hidellbrooks.com. 1910 South Blvd., 704.334.7302.
This well-established gallery boasts artists from all over the country as well as Argentina and Spain. Owner and namesake Jerald Melberg has been involved in the visual arts for more than 40 years and served as the curator at the Mint Museum of Art prior to opening the gallery. This month: The Wyeth Family, through May 6; Pastels: Group Exhibition, May 12-July 8. Open M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 10 am-4 pm. www.jeraldmelberg.com. 625 S. Sharon Amity Road, 704.365.3000. Map 1 D6
Found in the heart of the revitalized FreeMoreWest neighborhood just west of Uptown, Latin American Contemporary Art (LaCa) opened in March 2013 and has expanded to include studios for artist residencies. Open Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Sa 1-5 pm. www.lacaprojects.com. 1429 Bryant St., 704 .837.1688. Map 2 A4
LARK & KEY GALLERY AND BOUTIQUE—
This elegant gallery showcases the work of co-owner Duy Huynh and other independent artists and designers. The warm and inviting space offers a unique selection of artwork, pottery, jewelry and more. Upcoming exhibit: “Garden Party, through May 27; “Keepsake, June 2-July 29. Open Tu-Sa 11 am-5 pm. www.larkandkey.com. 128 E. Park Ave., 704.334.4616. Map 2 C8
MCCOLL CENTER FOR VISUAL ART—
This neo-Gothic center advances contemporary art by providing a stateof-the-art facility, artists’ residencies, affiliation with other arts organizations, exhibitions, educational programs, and community-outreach projects. Su-W, closed. Th 5-9 pm, Fri-Sa noon to 5 pm. www.mccollcenter.org. 721 N. Tryon St., 704.332.5535. Free. Th-F, 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Sa, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Or by appointment Map 2 F3
NEW GALLERY OF MODERN ART—
This Uptown gallery displays rotating exhibits of nationally recognized, museumquality art but also nods to local and regional artists. This month: “After the Storm: Stephanie Hirsch,” May 11-June 24. Open M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 11 am-5 pm. www.newgalleryofmodernart.com. 435 S. Tryon St., 704.373.1464. Map 2 D5
This venerable gallery has garnered an excellent reputation over its 38 years as a top purveyor of fine art from a plethora of diverse artists and the go-to stop for custom framing. Open M-F 9 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-2 pm. www.providencegallery.net. 601-A Providence Road, 704.333.4535.
Shain Gallery has garnered acclaim throughout the region by matching discriminating homeowners and businesses with high-quality art. The gallery represents more than 40 nationally and regionally acclaimed artists and offers consultation and acquisition assistance. Open M-Sa 10 am-5 pm. www.shaingallery.com. 2823 Selwyn Ave., 704.334.7744.
This contemporary art space and bookshop prides itself on community engagement and education. Curating works from local, national and international artists, the gallery also specializes in assisting private collectors as well as institutions grow their collections with the highestquality pieces. This month: “Passage,” by Linda Foard Roberts, May 10-June 23. Open Tu-Sa 10 am-5:30 pm, Su noon-5 pm, M by appointment. www. soco-gallery.com. 421 Providence Road, 980.498.2881.