For an afternoon of art galleries, take some time in Bandon’s finest. During the summer months and into the fall, some of the galleries are open on select Friday evenings for Alive After Five.
Riverside Studio specializes in pottery and basketweaving, but in the studio you will also find knits, paintings, cards, jewelry, and wood art. They also offer classes to the public.
346 Riverside Dr.
Art By The Sea
Art By the Sea, located in Old Town is an artist cooperative where members create, exhibit and sell their art. The featured art ranges from paintings to cards to pottery and more. New pieces are added often, and the art on the walls changes twice a month. Art By The Sea hosts a wide variety of art classes year-round as well as “Paint Out” classes in the warmer months where, after registering with the gallery, participants meet at a spot in the Bandon area to paint a common subject. The studio is happy to gift wrap and ship art.
125 Chicago St. SE
Focused on “keeping jobs in Bandon,” the Sage Place gallery exhibits the art of local artists, including paintings, photography, woodcarving, jewelry and glass. A variety of workshops are held regularly helping participants create everything from baskets to jewelry. In addition, the public is welcome to drop in Thursday through Saturday from 1-5 (except during scheduled workshops) for glass fusing studio experiences. The exhibits change periodically, so call for the latest.
525 11th St. SE
Second Street Gallery
Located in Old Town and in existence since 1983, the expansive Second Street Gallery features art from the Pacific Northwest as well as other regions of the U.S., Canada, and elsewhere. Their art includes jewelry, paintings, photography, metal, hand knits, clocks, and much more. During the summer months, come by on the weekends to meet local artists and watch them demonstrate their crafts. Second Street Gallery will gift wrap and ship your purchases, and bridal registry is available.
210 2nd St. SE
Vines Art Glass
South of town by just a few miles is Bryce Dimitruk’s Vines Art Glass. He creates and sells beautiful glass pieces there at the studio. Drop by to see his glass ornaments, pots, vases, perfume decanters, tumblers, ducks and lamps. Throughout his artistic career, Bryce Dimitruk’s glass art has been included in many public and private collections, including the Smithsonian. Visit his website to see many examples of his beautiful creations.
47074 Highway 101
Bandon Library Art Gallery
The lobby of the Bandon Library serves as a venue for local artists to display their work. Art of all kinds are shown, including sculpture, jewelry, photography, and paintings. The display changes every month or two.
1204 11th St. SW