A Guide to the Galleries on the Outer Banks from Corolla to Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island

outer banks galleries

Uglie Mugs Art Gallery and Coffee House

40534 Hwy 12 - MP 55.5


Home of the famous "Uglie Mugs"...Dicover local fine art, pottery, paintings, prints, photos and jewelry while enjoying a cup of award winning coffee, fresh baked goods or real fruit smoothie. Jewelry classes are offered all season long in our phenomenal bead shop - The Glass Bead in Avon beside the Dairy Queen. Come join us and make a wonderful memory.

Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom

40462 North End Rd. - Avon



A treasure worth taking the time to discover, seek us out in Historic Avon Village(Kinnakeet). Enjoy our Out-of-Ordinary collection showcasing an impressive selection of local and regional pottery including that of artist/owner Antoinette Gaskins Mattingly. Find 'jar frogs', local wall art, home decor, ornaments, handmade gifts and jewelry. Browse our showroom, take a pottery or painting class, watch demonstrations and shop to your heart's content. Savor the experience of art and fine craft.


39774 Hwy 12 - Beside Dairy Queen



We are more than a gallery. Although our focus is Local Art, discover our eclectic mix of Local Art, Pottery, Books & Cards, Gems & Crystals, Shells, Handmade Soaps &Candles. Our locally made lavender products and essential oils have become a staple. Check Facebook for our schedule of new classes this year.