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.
444 Appleyard Drive (map)
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.
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.
Pyramid Incorporated was created in 1994 to serve individuals faced severe developmental barriers. Pyramid artists work independently under the guidance of trained professionals, creating original art in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, costume and fine jewelry and exquisite ceramics. Artists regularly exhibit their work throughout central and north Florida and beyond. Their work is also available in the form of gallery-quality reproductions and greeting cards.
A collection of World War II-era warehouses now used as artist studios and small businesses. At the entrance is an outdoor sculpture garden; a drive or walk through Railroad Square is an art experience in itself, as the buildings are awash with bright colors and murals. Included in the square is a cafe in a real caboose. Hosts open studio days, annual festivals, and is extremely popular on First Fridays.