Dempsey’s Place

Dempsey’s Place


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  • Hours - Wed - Fri 10 am-6 pm; Sat 10 am-1 pm


  • 5968 OId US Hwy 52

    Lexington,   NC   27295


Dempsey's Place is the art gallery of Dempsey Essick, who is known as the "Hummingbird Artist," not only for the hummingbirds he paints but also for the hummingbirds he hides in his paintings. Located in the heart of Welcome, Dempsey's realistic style brings not only the local Davidson County history and personalities to life, but that of other places like the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Outer Banks. The environment at Dempsey’s Gallery is homespun and relaxed, showcasing the artist’s impression of nature and familiar destinations. Dempsey’s hummingbird paintings come to life in an exclusive gift line, Hummer-ville USA. You might even get the chance to meet Dempsey for photos and autographs.

The Gallery is only 8 minutes from Childress Vineyards.

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5968 OId US Hwy 52
Lexington NC 27295


Latitude: 35° 54' 24.84" / Longitude: -80° 15' 21.96"

Special Directions:

Hwy 52, Exit 92 towards Welcome. The Shop is located directly in front of RCR Racing Museum.

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