Upcoming Events

  Currently our featured artists are Susan B Bidwell and Chris Gryder.

The next ABN is Friday, December 5th, 2014,  5:30 - 9pm, featuring Susan B Bidwell and Chris Gryder.Their shows will be up from Nov 25th through Dec 30th.This is a good time to visit the gallery during a leisurely evening in the lively and historic downtown Market area of Roanoke. Light refreshments are served. Gallery talks at 6:15pm and 6:45pm.

“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”—Ralph Ellison

THE MARKET GALLERY invites you to participate in our FIRST Annual Market Gallery Theme Show—“IDENTITY” December 30, 2014-February 28, 2015.

This show is open to all media using the supplied panel as a base. Cradled 9” x 12” panels will be for sale to artists for $20 (1 panel per artist), beginning July 9.There is no additional entry fee. The show will be limited to 100 panels.

Pick up date: NOW—until all panels are taken. Panels may be picked up at The Market Gallery, 23 Salem Avenue, 24011, in the Roanoke City Market in downtown Roanoke during regular business hours (Tues-Sat 10AM-5:30PM) or during Art By Night evenings. They will be sold on a first come/ first serve basis.

Delivery date: all work must be delivered to The Market Gallery on or before Tuesday, December 2, 2014.
Panels with wet paint will not be accepted.

Exhibit reception will be Friday, January 2, 2015 during Art By Night, 5:30-9:00PM.

For more info, contact: Anna Wentworth (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)); Ann Glover (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) or Winn Ballenger (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) OR CALL 540.3421177.

We greatly appreciate the donation of finger foods from The Quarter, a Louisiana-style restaurant on Salem Ave. and our neighbor!


Welcome to The Market Gallery, located on the historic market in downtown Roanoke, Virginia at 23 Salem Avenue on the corner of Wall Street and Salem Ave (see map and directions below).

Our gallery is an artist member cooperative of twenty-eight regional artists who exhibit paintings, drawings, assemblages, sculpture, serigraphs, photography, pottery, urban artifacts and other art forms. Click on ARTISTS to see representative images.

The Market Gallery shows only original artwork, both framed and unframed. If you would like to receive email announcements of upcoming shows and opening reception dates, please click on CONTACT US for more details.

The Market Gallery is a member of Roanoke's Art By Night. Over fifteen galleries near to downtown Roanoke stay open from 5-9 pm on the first Friday night of each month. Most area galleries have free copies of the recent brochure which includes a map, the days and hours each gallery is open and their web address. Light refreshments. http://www.roanokeartbynight.com

Check out our facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Market-Gallery/323296774375591


Hours of Operation:

Our hours of operation are from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.  Free parking in the parking garages. Art By Night is the first Friday of the month and we will be open from 5pm to around 9pm. Upcoming 2014 dates are: Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2, June 6, July 6, 1-4pm & July11, Aug 1, Sept. 3, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5.  Our gallery is wheelchair accessible and stroller-friendly.

23 Salem Avenue
Roanoke VA 24011
(540) 342-1177

Street parking is usually available on Wall Street, beside the gallery or in the WellsFargo Tower acrosst he street.

Map and Directions:

Click here to view an interactive map.

Special Events

In 2014 we are celebrating our eleven years in business.