Since its founding, St. Augustine has been a haven for artists and art lovers alike. The city’s natural beauty, history, and exquisite Spanish architecture have made it a must-see cultural tourism destination.
Today, St. Augustine is host to a diverse and ever-growing collection of art galleries that embody the spirit of the city. These galleries feature local, national, and international artists and display art ranging from handmade jewelry to the works of world-renowned artists like Picasso and Renoir.
Whether you’re stopping in for First Friday Art Walk or vacationing in the nation’s oldest city, the galleries of St. Augustine are not to be missed. Here are a few of the best art galleries St. Augustine has to offer.
Cutter & Cutter Fine Art – St. Augustine
Cutter & Cutter is one of the nation’s premier art dealers. Whether you’re looking for sculpture, contemporary art, or prints of legendary works by artists like Salvador Dali, you’ll find them here.
Lost Art Gallery
Lost Art Gallery offers art, antiques, and treasures from around the world. The gallery specializes in 18th, 19th, and 20th century American and European Fine Art and features artists ranging from Pablo Picasso and Edgar Degas to music icon John Lennon.
Plum is a contemporary art gallery that displays the work of mid-career and emerging artists. Featured works include photographs, paintings, sculptures, and jewelry.
Tripp Harrison Studio and Gallery
St. Augustine resident Tripp Harrison is best known for capturing the serenity of coastal scenes in the United States and the Caribbean. The Tripp Harrison Studio and Gallery is regarded as a unique experience and a ‘must see’ for art lovers everywhere.
Georgia Nick Gallery
The Georgia Nick Gallery features art, stained glass, music, and books from St. Augustine’s resident artists, authors, and musicians. Georgia Nick is considered the “friendliest little gallery in town” and owners Gayle and Joe delight in introducing visitors to the work of local artists.
Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
Butterfield Garage, located inside a remodeled 1920’s garage, is an artist-run gallery exhibiting fine contemporary art including paintings, sculptures, and handmade clothing. Butterfield Garage is one of the only galleries in St. Augustine where visitors have the opportunity to interact with featured artists.
High Tide Gallery
High Tide is an award-winning gallery featuring more than 40 local artists who display coastal charm. The gallery displays pottery, paintings, sea glass jewelry, furniture, and more.
Metalartz is an eclectic gallery that features the work of over 60 local, regional and national artists. The gallery displays metal and woodwork, hand-blown glass, and handcrafted jewelry along with paintings and photography.
To learn more about each gallery the city has to offer and special events, visit www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.com.