There is something about the ocean air that brings out the creativity in aspiring artists, and Gulf Shores, Alabama proves that here with Gulf Shores art. Home to some of the finest art galleries in the United States, our Alabama art galleries have that extra something that makes it easy to find something you love! If you can’t draw a straight line, don’t be sad; just make sure to put aside some of your Gulf Shores vacation hours to spend some time in our art galleries and pick up a piece or two of Gulf Shores art to bring back home as mementos of your trip! We’ve prepared a list of our favorite Alabama art galleries for you to visit during your stay with us and we sincerely hope you have a great time exploring them all!
Susan N. McCollough Art Gallery & Studio
350 Cypress Bend Dr #105, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 || (251) 967-7677
Vibrant, colorful, and full of life and vigor, the exhibits found in this gallery will grab a piece of your heart and never let go. Featuring a mixture of medias, including charcoal, ink, and sculpture, you’re going to kick yourself if you miss out. Find the gallery at 350 Cypress Bend Boulevard Suites 105 & 106 in Gulf Shores.
Hot Sands Glass
5510 Bob O Link Rd, Pensacola, FL 32507 || (850) 492-7690
Glass art is one of our favorite mediums, and artist Lyn Gentry creates exquisite masterpieces with colorful glass in ways we have never seen before. Her art glass murals, featuring mermaids, jellyfish, and other creatures of the sea never cease to amaze us. If you only have time to visit one AL art gallery, this is the one to choose! Visit at 24699 Canal Road in Orange Beach.
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
When you want to see a little bit of everything that Gulf Shores, Alabama has to offer the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance is the place to be! Offering classes, shows, and festivals in addition to its art gallery filled with the works of 30 regional artists, GCAA is a celebration of art. Head to 225 East 24th Avenue in Gulf Shores to visit.
Pottery Central World Headquarters
Artist Steve Dark creates art from the soul, and it shows in his unique and one of a kind pottery and sculptures. Funky and sometimes misunderstood, the work found here will definitely give you something to talk about. See his creations at 2417 East 2nd Street in Gulf Shores.
The Heart of the Arts
Our Alabama Gulf Shores vacations homes are works of AL art as well; they are colorful, comfortable, and classy. Book yours today and discover the heart of the arts district during your unforgettable Alabama vacation; this activity is particularly fun in the Fall season!