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Woodsong Porch Art Stroll – April 22

We’re excited to share that Sunset River Marketplace will once again be joining forces with Woodsong Village to bring you the Woodsong Porch Art Stroll. That means the charming front porches of the beautiful Woodsong neighborhood in Shallotte, NC will be filled with artists and artwork from Sunset River Marketplace on April 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (And […]

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Author Carole O’Neill to speak at gallery March 9

On March 9 from 10 – 11 a.m., author Carole O’ Neill will speak at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, NC as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. O’Neill’s book, Hidden Truth: A Seaside Murder, is a story woven around an actual murder in the Victorian town of Onset Village in coastal Massachusetts. For half a […]

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Gallery features Raleigh artist Mary Storms; reception March 18

Sunset River Marketplace, the eclectic gallery in Calabash, will feature acrylic and mixed media paintings by artist Mary Storms from March 1 through April 15. There will be a public reception on Saturday, March 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Reservations are not required. Gallery owner Ginny Lassiter says, “I was fortunate enough to see Mary’s one-woman Wilson Arts Council […]

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Special framing discounts available

Throughout the gallery, there are many beautiful original paintings. Some are framed and some are not. There are also many bins with prints and unframed originals throughout.   When you purchase any of these art treasures, you will receive a certificate for 25% of in our framing department. We offer an extensive selection and pricing that is in line with suggested […]

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Custom Framing – Sometimes less is more!

Pure simplicity, sometimes that’s all it takes to showcase a beautiful piece of art. This magnificently colorful piece, by Ivey Hayes did not take an elaborate frame to bring out the vibrance of color.  When this was brought in for framing we originally started looking at some matting to bring out the colors in the piece, we found the blue to be a good […]

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Gallery features wood carvings by Jim Comer and clay art by Brian Evans

Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash presents Elements of Nature from Saturday, Jan. 14 through Saturday, Feb. 25. The exhibition features the wildlife woodcarvings of Ocean Isle Beach artist Jim Comer along with clay vessels and art pottery by Wilmington artist Brian Evans. An opening reception is set for Saturday, Jan. 14 from 2 – 5 p.m. The public is invited. […]

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Author Eleanor Selph speaks Dec. 8

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC continues its ongoing literary series, Coffee With the Authors, with Eleanor Selph on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 10 to 11 a.m.  Coffee, tea and refreshments will be served. The event is free, however seating is limited so reservations are required. Selph is the author of “Hamburger & Milkshake: Amazing Journey of a […]

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Custom Framing: Antique Shell Prints

This past month I had the pleasure of framing two hand-colored antique shell prints, perfect for our customer’s beach house wall.  Since there were two we decided to keep things neutral so both would look good in the same frame and matting combination.  These were a lot of fun choosing as there were many choices that would work well. After pulling out several mats […]

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