311 Gallery is in the heart of the Downtown Raleigh’s Warehouse District; rated in the top Ten Best Art Districts for cities by USA Today in 2014.
At 4300 sq. ft., 311 Gallery is one of the largest art galleries in the South. The gallery houses 12 artists’ studios, an exhibition gallery, and a gift shop that feature nothing but art.
The studios are home to over 35 Resident Artists; their work ranges from Abstract to Traditional 2-D works or art, including photography, and 3-D sculptural art, in a wide range of mediums.
The gift shop contains art from the gallery’s Resident Artists and other exceptional regional artists.
The exhibition gallery changes each month, with the Opening Reception on the First Friday of each month. The exhibitions rotate between national juried art shows and exhibitions of the works of invited artists. Exhibitions open on the Thursday before each First Friday and end on the Saturday before the next First Friday.
311 Gallery is a member of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and participates in Raleigh’s Art Walk on the First Friday of every month. We have a stellar list of exhibitions and juried shows set for 2018 with an Opening Reception every First Friday from 6-9 pm.
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Scheduled Exhibitions at 311 Gallery:
July 2019: Annual Flowers & Gardens National Juried Art Show
Ninety-eight pieces were invited from 23 states. The art works range from paintings in oil, acrylic, and watercolors to fiber art, glass mosaic, bronze, and a variety of mixed media. The show runs from Friday July 5 through Saturday July 27. The gallery is open 12:00 to 4:00 pm Thursday-Saturday and until 9:30 pm for the First Friday Opening. Photographs of the awarded artworks are on the 311 Gallery Facebook page.
2019 Flowers & Gardens National Juried Art Show Awards
1st Place: LOVE BLOOMS, a bronze vase by Carol Alleman of Tucson, AZ
2nd Place: ZINNIA IN A SHADY GARDEN, a glass smalti mosaic by Brenda Pokorny of Mooresville, NC
3rd Place: ROSE IN PITCHER, an oil on canvas painting by Frank Hoeffler of Germantown, WI
STOP AND SMELL THE FLOWERS, a watercolor and ink painting by Jamie Craddock Johnson of Crockett, TX
THREESOME, a photograph by Steve Jahn of Fuquay-Varina, NC
EARLY CHERRY BLOSSOM, a watercolor on paper by Nancy Lee of Raleigh, NC
National Juried Art Exhibitions remaining in 2019
September: Landscapes & Seascapes
November: Black & White
The 311 Gallery National Juried Art Exhibitions are open to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art conforming to the requirements of the CALL. Entry deadlines and other information about entering each show may be found on, and entry must be made through, CAFE (www.CallForEntry.org).
Upcoming Shows of Regional Artists
August: Yin, Yang, and Yung by Kim Maselli and Bob Rankin
October: Vibrant Intensity by Diana Coidan, Joe DiGiulio, and Lynda Harris
December-January: Small Works by 311 Gallery Resident Artists