Delray Beach is known for its modern and industrial art galleries. For an awesome date night spot, or an excuse to get to know the great city of Delray Beach a little bit more, head on down to check out these stellar galleries in the Pineapple Grove Arts District, less than two miles from your backdoor.
The Arts Garage is an important part of the Delray Beach and South Florida community. Delivering an array of visual and performing arts experiences, the Arts Garage offers live music performances, visual art exhibits, and art education opportunities. The venue is known for its jazz and blues programming, but also for hosting several other genres, including rock, alternative, and hip-hop. Their Grassroots Gallery exhibits feature emerging visual artists right from our neighborhood here in the Delray Beach area.
Get your fill of contemporary art with a side of sophisticated flare at Blue Gallery, home to original collections of internationally-acclaimed artists who specialize in landscapes, realistic, semi-realistic, and abstracts. The owner, Rami Rotkopf, grew up in the family art business and is dedicated to exposing the work of extremely talented artists from all over. Don’t miss Joe Ramiro Garcia’s works running from October 3 to 27.
For a full representation of all types of arts and crafts from roughly 120 artists throughout North America, Avalon Gallery is a must-see. Its mission is to showcase artists’ works collectively in a way that gives art lovers a chance to indulge in their passion. The art on display includes glass, jewelry, lamps, metal, furniture, and ceramics. Prepare your senses for lots of color and intriguing, one-of-a-kind pieces. This is a gallery you will have to go through twice, at least!
Bonus: Delray Beach Monthly Art Walk
For a small dose and closer look at each of these magnificent galleries, be sure to mark off the first Friday of each month on your calendar for First Friday Art Walk. This is the perfect way to experience an evening of art, education, fun, and relaxation in the award-winning arts town of Delray Beach. The event is free — just show up at any of the participating locations between 6pm and 9pm and make your way to each gallery!
Immerse yourself in the thriving arts in our beautiful city–the opportunities are close by and abundant. For more cultural opportunities around Delray Station, check out our blog.