The Gately Gallery is a visual art gallery on the first floor of Francis Marion University’s University Place, located in the charmingly renovated Rainwater Building in downtown Florence, South Carolina.

The Gately Gallery at University Place is an extension of Francis Marion University and is located at 142 N. Dargan Street, Florence, South Carolina.

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday 12p – 6p
Thursday and Friday 10a – 6p
2nd and 4th Saturdays 10a – 3p

Art and Exhibitions

Purpose Through Art

The Gately Gallery offers free admission to rotating exhibitions that are designed to inspire and engage the residents of the Pee Dee Region.

The Gately Gallery serves as catalyst for downtown development in the City of Florence, a meeting place for artists, art enthusiasts and a place to gather for private events.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Recent Exhibitions

Event Rental

Looking for a unique space to host an event in Downtown Florence?

Our beautiful gallery is available for special events and offers a unique place for receptions and more! Check out our Rental Information and complete a Rental Request Form to reserve your dates today.

Open Call

Submit Exhibition Proposals for 2024

Submit your 2024 exhibition proposals now through March 15, 2023.

Gallery Workshops

Interested in featuring your work in a gallery show or exhibition? Check out these gallery workshops for more information!


Steven F. Gately Gallery
142 North Dargan Street
Florence, SC 29506


Sunday/Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Wednesday: 12 pm-6 pm
Thursday-Friday: 10 am-6 pm
2nd and 4th Saturdays: 10 am-3 pm

Steven F. Gately Gallery

About Artist and Professor Steven F. Gately