Flying Pig Gallery in Downtown Kingsport changes name to Art in the Heart Gallery


KINGSPORT – After nearly a year, the art gallery in Downtown Kingsport at 246 Broad Street, known as The Flying Pig Gallery & Studios is making a change. Originally established to showcase Kingsports Carousel Project, in addition to local fine art, the gallery in Downtown Kingsport has taken on a new life and a new focus. The Kingsport Carousel and its famous flying pig mascot are successfully launched and open to the public just down the street at 350 Clinchfield Street, adjacent to the Kingsport Farmers Market. Carousel gift items are available there during normal operating hours.

The gallery at 246 Broad Street continues to flourish, and will now be known as the Art in the Heart Gallery. It will continue to offer excellent fine art for sale in supporting the work of our local artists. Classes for adults and children will be offered at Art in the Heart Gallery and all classes are open to the public. In addition,‚ special shows and exhibitions will feature many of the local artists. Art in the Heart Gallery continues to promote art and artists from our region with over 40 artists represented in the gallery.

Art in the Heart Gallery offers paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic and pastel. You will find pottery by various artists as well as turned wood pieces, stained glass, mosaics and assemblage, as well as fabric creations, baskets and jewelry.

For that perfect one of a kind gift, original artwork is the answer!‚  Art in the Heart Gallery invites you to get engaged in the arts in Downtown Kingsport, a place of creative discovery.

Art in the Heart Gallery is located at 246 Broad Street, in beautiful Downtown Kingsport. The gallery is open Wednesday & Thursday 11 am to 5 pm; Friday 11 am to 7 pm; and Saturday 11 am to 3 pm.

Upcoming schedule for ‚¬Art in the Heart Gallery (formerly known as Flying Pig Gallery & Studios):

Sept  3  Reception  Spotlight Show: Gallery Artist Patti Lawrence

Sept  16 Class:Basketmaking with Joy Smith

Oct  1 Reception  Spotlight Show: Gallery Artist

Oct  3  Class: Basketmaking with Joy Smith

Oct 10  Class: Woodburning with Michele Howe

Nov  5 Reception  Spotlight Show: Women of the Palette

Dec  3  Reception  Spotlight Show: Places and Spaces of Tri Cities

On Going Childrens Classes

Classes with Anne Thwaites

More classes will be added. For more information and/or to register for classes at Art in the Heart Gallery call (423) 480-9702