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Address: 1421 Bay St, Across from Mo's Restaurant, Florence, OR 97439-9650
Phone Number:
+1 541-997-8980
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

A fabulous and unique gallery and artist co-op of 25+ local Florence...

A fabulous and unique gallery and artist co-op of 25+ local Florence artists. This co-op/gallery is so great... so many different kinds of media, all art is display and hung with such class and professionalism. This co-op is a vibrant art movement on the Oregon coast. You won't want to miss this place. Great souvenirs, gifts, cards, and terrific & affordable art creations by such a friendly bunch of people.

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Great little art collective

My husband always stop in to Backstreet Gallery (starting when it used to actually be on a back street - much more convenient now!) whenever we visit Florence. And we've bought... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband always stop in to Backstreet Gallery (starting when it used to actually be on a back street - much more convenient now!) whenever we visit Florence. And we've bought some wonderful things there - earrings made from vintage Ukrainian watches, hand bound books filled with Zentangle art and more. Sometimes we find things we want, sometimes we don't,... More 

Thank OregonJV
Bend, Oregon
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful little place to go for anyone with any sense of artistic appreciation. Local artists share space by renting small corners/display surfaces to display their work - so as a result you get a refreshing, eclectic mix of creativity - from sketches and watercolor paintings to quality photography and jewelry, you can spend a sold 20-30 minutes... More 

Thank billbreneman
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Thoroughly enjoy the paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and local art from area artists! Beautiful to walk through Backstreet Gallery periodically, even if you don't want to purchase anything..

Thank laurie508
Grants Pass, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice store. The employee was very nice. It is in a very quaint part of town that is worth seeing. Good place to stop

Thank V6314YEdianac
Florence, Oregon
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a great artist co-op with many very talented members. The collections are always changing, so it is well worth visiting frequently.

Thank LaureenLMT
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

There really should be an entry for Old Town in general, since wandering around and in the shops along the river is a nice way to spend an hour or more. The Backwater Gallery was just one of the places my wife and I visited, but it was probably the best. There was a nice mixture of mediums, and the... More 

Thank tallguy442
Dallas, Oregon
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was a hidden gem in Florence. Beautiful and unique original art pieces, plus the artists staff the store. Really enjoyed this gallery.

Thank ewf97338
Melbourne, Australia
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1,025 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This truly local gallery actually has the artists listed on the wall and a short bio. Some nice work in all mediums and in a crowded market it's nice to know the art is truly representative of the area

Thank Dara-Khmer
McLean, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick peek after our lunch at Mos and boy were we in for a treat! Found a lot of unique items. This gallery has everything from glass work to photography under its roof. Definitely worth a look around!

Thank PSUadams89
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Nice gallery style shop with well displayed selection. Good variety of divers media, both framed and unframed. Nicely organized with featured artists

Thank Ian E

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