Art galleries, art museums, and other places to see fine art in Tallahassee and down the road.
(Note: expanded listings are COCA member organizations.)
621 Gallery in Railroad Square Art Park features monthly contemporary art exhibitions by local, regional and national artists from September to June. 621 Salon, a reading series organized by local literary presses, takes place on the 3rd Sunday of the month, 4-6 pm. The Gallery's STORE623 features work by local artists, art books and other items for $100 or less.
Located in the terminal of Tallahassee Regional Aiport and managed by the Council on Culture & Arts. Exhibits the work of local and regional artists in all media with shows changing every five to six weeks. Also features the annual Photofest juried exhibition of fine photography.
Housed on the second floor of city hall, and managed by the Council on Culture & Arts, this intriguing gallery offers a diverse selection of works by both regional and local artists. Exhibits change every five to six weeks, and feature all media from contemporary to traditional paintings, drawings, photographic works and sculptures. Annual exhibits include the Creative Tallahassee competition and the Winterfest Youth Art Exhibit.
Florida A&M University
1630 Pinder Street, Room 105 - East Wing
Hours: M-F 10 am-4 pm
Provides intriguing art exhibitions, gallery programming and events that promote an appreciation of art of the African Diaspora. Annually sponsors FAMU graduating student exhibitions, Pinnacle National Juried Art Competition and the Leon County Middle School Art Show as well as hosts traveling national and/or international exhibitions.
Master Craftsman Studios is a unique university department, specializing in realizing the FSU's creative desires for its campus. Students see a working professional studio and are exposed to the inner business workings from estimates and ideas, to installation and invoices. This format allows great opportunities to demonstrate to students the confluence of creativity and entrepreneurship. The studio frequently hosts public events, such as iron pours.
A lively mix of exhibitions from new and nationally known artists. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Museum’s exhibits range from national-impact, scholarly presentations to the exciting and colorful work of regional artists and students. A cheerful place to visit, either by yourself or with a K-12 cast of thousands. The Museum has roughly four thousand works of art in its collections.
The Gadsden Arts Center is housed in the historic Bell & Bates Building, c.1912, on Quincy, Florida's historic courthouse square. Gadsden Arts offers changing exhibitions featuring work of national merit, cultural or historical significance in our Sara May Love and Zoe Golloway galleries; an exhibition of internationally acclaimed wood sculptor Mark Lindquist's work in the lobby; Artists Guild, GAC Permanent Collection, Children's Art, and special exhibitions in three galleries on the second floor. The Gadsden Arts Center offers a range of interpretive programs year round, including Artists' Gallery Talks, Conversations with the Curator, Family Gallery Guides, and Guided Group Tours, and self-guided Audio Tours; and a range of studio art programs, including Summer Art Camp, weekly Drawing and Painting Classes, and Master Artist Workshops with visiting artists. The Gadsden Arts Center gift shop features original crafts and art, affordably priced, by over 100 artists. Gadsden Arts also offers elegant rental space for your special event.
Located in the downtown Tallahassee historic district, LeMoyne welcomes over 80,000 visitors annually. LeMoyne offers art courses for students with all ranges of abilities, from absolute beginners to established artists. Classes are available in ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, and others, and emphasize both the process and production of art.