Contemporary, rustic, local, and national, these are just a few ways you can describe the arts scene on Fernandina Beach, FL. Galleries of all backgrounds, sizes and focuses come together to create a thriving community. We have made a list of the top four local art galleries on Amelia Island that are unique and awe-inspiring. Don’t forget to stop by you might even have a new treasure to take home!
A vacation to Fernandina Beach wouldn’t be complete without having our Vacation Guide handy.
Art Galleries on Amelia Island
Art on Centre
(A three-minute walk from The Addison on Amelia Island)
This contemporary art gallery is in the heart of Fernandina Beach among beautiful homes built in the late 1800s. Showcasing over 30 living North American artists, plenty of awe-inspiring moments await. Browse various mediums of art from sculptures to painted works. After visiting Art on Centre, be sure to explore the restaurants and shops located in the historic district of Fernandina Beach.
Blue Door Artists
(A a six-minute walk from The Addison on Amelia Island)
At Blue Door Artists, you are in for a treat! Watch 12 local artists in their element as they make their masterpieces. In addition to watching these pieces come to life visitors are welcome to tour the eight individual art studios to mingle with the artists as well! This gallery showcases many forms of art including jewelry, photography, sculpture, weaving and so much more! Stop by on your visit and have an encompassing experience.
Island Art Association
(An eight-minute walk from The Addison on Amelia Island)
Island Art Association is inspiring for several reasons. The gallery displays the work of over 45 local artists and fosters the arts in the community! This non-profit awards local high school seniors pursuing college for degrees in art. They also host youth summer camps and even provide art supplies to teachers in Nassau County Schools. Escape to another world with your paintbrush and canvas or simply enjoy viewing the amazing pieces. Supporting this local business is a great way to enjoy your visit and support the local community.
Plantation Artists’ Gallery
(A 20-minute drive from The Addison on Amelia Island)
The Plantation Artists’ Gallery is located just south of the Addison and boasts a charming and local feel. This co-op gallery is operated by over 40 artists from all over the county and features pieces that reflect the local culture. From Still life to portraits and everything in-between, there is something for everyone! Visit these amazing works on your way back from the beach!
After a day at the studios, head back to The Addison on Amelia Island!
After exploring the art galleries on Amelia Island, head back to the Addison on Amelia Island where you will find your home away from home. Our unique accommodations will rejuvenate you for the many adventures ahead. Step out of your door and into fantastic restaurants, outdoor activities, and so much more!