Saluda art gallery to celebrate anniversary with free event

Published 10:32 am Thursday, June 29, 2023

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eARThly Minds Gallery welcomes art lovers for demonstrations, live music


SALUDA—A local art gallery will be celebrating its second anniversary on Sunday, July 2, with live music, art demonstrations and refreshments.

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Located at 19 Pearson Falls Rd. in Saluda, eARThly Minds Gallery offers handmade gifts and home decor, including jewelry, candles and unique paintings made by local North Carolina artists. The free event will take place in the courtyard in front of the gallery.

Co-owner Kristin Mode encourages attendees to support local artists and enjoy the festivities. 

“We will have some nibbles and beverages. Also, Wildflour Bakery is open until 2 p.m. for brunch. Mewdlics has the libations, and our courtyard allows open container,” says Mode. “It will be a ‘Sunday Funday’ for all, so come celebrate with us!” 

Live music will be performed by Kool Dewey Kudzu from 12-3 p.m., and tents will be set up outside with live art demonstrations from current and past artists. Visitors can expect to see paintings, pottery, sewing and more.

“Tia Sculpt is bringing her pottery wheel, Meg Barrow is bringing her sewing machine and Sabrina and I will be live painting,” adds Mode. “It will be a day to celebrate art. We are so grateful to be a part of this amazing community for another year.”

The celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.