All of us here at the Backdoor Gallery are thrilled to announce we will be moving to downtown Fredericksburg early 2017.  Renovations have been more extensive than we had originally hoped, but we are rolling with it.  Our new home will be at 819 Caroline Street, the former home of The Cats Closet.

UPDATE:  We were so hoping to be downtown for this holiday season but it turns out our old building needs a bit more love and restoration than we originally knew.

So ours plans have changed but we still have our wonderful space at 4500 Plank Rd and we are ready to help you with you holiday shopping needs. Come shop here on plank road for the holidays and find that perfect gift. Browse our beautiful handcrafted products, take advantage of specials, support our amazing local artists and celebrate our very last art opening in this space with our Dec $150 and under show. While we are disappointed not to be downtown this year, it will be nice to celebrate where it all started, one last time.

Thank you for your continuing support as we start our new adventure.
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The Backdoor Gallery strives to support the Fredericksburg community of artists and artisans, especially younger and up and coming artists, in their pursuit of creativity, whether it be through production of their art or artwork exhibition.  In 2009, the Backdoor Gallery was started by artist Carolyn Bookout in a small, back-room area to showcase the work of local peers and University of Mary Washington art students.  Since then, the little space has expanded into a seven room gallery, happily hosting a wide range of work; the gallery exhibits everything from traditional oil paintings to wild and contemplative contemporary installations. Meet Our Artists
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vaseIMG_1621 Come and see our fabulous selection of handmade pottery in a variety of unique styles and colors. Just in, Hillborn pottery, come see the wonderful organic shapes and beautiful glazes.  
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