Saturday, February 20, 2021, 9:30 am- 1:00 pm. Easy techniques will be taught. All experience levels welcome. Drawing/painting experience not required. All materials furnished. Cost: $60
By Sharon Long. Easy techniques will be taught. All experience levels welcome. No drawing or painting experience required. All materials furnished. Cost: $60. $25 non-refundable deposit required.
We are raffling off two sets of 4 RTJ Golf passes valid at any of the RTJ Golf courses in Alabama. The drawings will be held Saturday, December 19th, after 4:00 pm. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20
Looking for a statement piece for your home or office? Check out this silent auction piece “Possum Walk Trail” by John Dumoulin. This beautiful piece is 44″ x 36″ framed and is just one of the beautiful silent auction and small raffle pieces available at the Gulfport Arts Center Open House Weekend from December 4th – 6th.
The Gulfport Arts Center is hosting a children’s ornament painting event as part of their Open House Weekend. Bring your little ones and let them create a one-of-a-kind ornament to treasure year after year. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Social distancing and CDC recommendations will be practiced.
The Gulfport Arts Center has been very blessed (yes, we still express it this way in the South, because it means much more to us than just “lucky”) to have a community that loos for ways to support its local businesses, and have supported our efforts.
Friday, Dec 4th through Sunday, Dec 6th.
The Gulfport Arts Center is hosting their first-ever open house weekend! And just in time to help you make someone’s holiday a little brighter.
The starting lineup: A selection of wines and liquors in a practical wagon to haul it in. Drawing held December 6th, 2020. Must be 21 years or older to enter.
1 chance for $5 or
5 chances for $20
Saturday, December 12, 2020, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm.
Techniques to be taught by internationally known watercolor artist and instructor Sharon Long. Cost: $60
Saturday, November 14, 2020
9:30 am- 1:00 pm
Easy techniques will be taught.
All experience levels welcome.
No drawing or painting experience required.
All materials furnished.
$25 non-refundable deposit required.
Thirty-nine artists had their work displayed at the Gulfport Art Center, showing guests how they felt while being stuck inside due to COVID-19.
with Sharon Long, Friday, October 16 & Saturday, October 17, 2020, from 9:30 am- 1:00 pm
The pieces were created to show the emotion and experience our artists have gone thru during this Covid-19 pandemic. Artists will be showing self-portraits that portray their personal experience of being sheltered in place.
Jason Pyrans’ Diamondhead Cub Scout Pack 210 with Larry and Marge at the Galleria for Acrylic Pour Class, it was a blast.
A peek behind the scenes of Jasmine’s “Wearable Art”.
Expect the unexpected at the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art.
You are invited to the 12th Annual Christmas Gala. The event is Co-Hosted by The Historical Society of Gulfport & Gulfport Main Street Association. December 6th, 2019 at 5:30 PM.
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM at the Gulfport Galleria. Learn to paint Fantasy Flowers in a Watercolor You can do workshop taught by Sharon Long, internationally known watercolor artist, instructor, and publisher of instructional DVDs
We would like to invite everyone to her 2nd Annual Artists Appreciation Day, this Friday, September 6th, between 11 am and 2 pm.
Sharon Long, an international watercolorist, and publisher of instructional DVD’s is demonstrating and teaching Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Gulfport Galleria.
GGFA member Tom Thompkins will be featured on WLOX’s local news broadcast. Tom was recently interviewed in his woodworking shop by news anchor Dave Elliott. The story will air this Friday, August 23rd, during the 5pm broadcast. Congratulations to Tom! We look forward to seeing the story.
Get ready for a wickedly good time!!! It’s the Second Annual Witches’ Brunch and you don’t want to miss it! Enjoy a delicious brunch by Patio 44.
Our 6th annual Art and Psalms camp will be held June 17th-June 21st at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Gulfport. The camp is for ages 10-15. Local artists will teach classes in various types of painting, string art, fish art, stained glass, jewelry making, and more! Scholarships are available.
To register, please call Tracy-612-280-0093 or Mary Anne-228-861-5448
On March 21st, 2019, the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art hosted the students and faculty of Gulfport High School for the #drawntogulfport Student Art Exhibit. Bethany Mason was named the overall winner for her painting “Diversity”.
Sharon Long, an international watercolorist, and publisher of instructional DVD’s is demonstrating and teaching Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Gulfport Galleria.
Sharon Long, an international watercolorist, and publisher of instructional DVD’s is demonstrating and teaching Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Gulfport Galleria.
You’re invited to an evening of art that will showcase the diverse talents of Gulfport High School students and teachers at the Gulfport Galleria.
Are available at Gulfport Galleria. Suzi Wilson, our webmaster, writes about her Secret Santa plans…
Wonderful pieces from local artists were displayed in the facility. There was great food and live entertainment to enjoy while checking out the beautiful artwork. This is the 11th year of this great cultural event.
December 15th, GGFA watercolorist Sharon Long will be teaching a class for painting on glass from 9 am-12 pm at the Galleria.
You don’t want to miss our 11th annual Christmas Gala at the Galleria of Fine Art on Friday, December 7th from 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
Debra Baldinger will hold a workshop on pencil drawing on November 27th from 9 am-12 pm at the Gulfport Galleria in Gulfport.
Local artist Milton Williams will offer his Constructive Critiques on Saturday, November 24th from noon to 4 pm at the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art.
Allison Thorpe will host her “Sip-n-Doodle” art class at the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art on Saturday, October 20th, at 5:00pm. This introductory class will be free to all! “Sip-n-Doodle” is geared toward inexperienced artists, so don’t be shy, come give it a try…...
On September 6th, 2018, the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art was pleased to host a field trip from the Charles Walker Senior Center. President Lynda Gilmore spoke briefly about the history and mission of the organization. GGFA artists Ray Bell, Larry Campbell, Terry...
The Gulf Coast Writers Association meets each month here at the Carnegie Building on the fourth Saturday of each month at 11 am. Each meeting provides an informative guest speaker and an opportunity to network with a great group of supportive fellow authors.
The Mississippi Heritage Trust will hold their Preservation Toolkit Workshop in Gulfport July 25th-27th. We are pleased to be hosting them here at the Carnegie Building.
In conjunction with the First United Methodist Church, we will be holding our 5th annual Arts & Psalms Summer Art Camp the week of June 18th-22nd, 9am-1pm. The camp is open to middle school children ages 10-15.
We are pleased to announce that the Historical Society of Gulfport will be joining us here at the Carnegie Building. They will hold their meetings in our conference room, and be hosting historical art exhibits.
Milton Williams is having an art show at Gallery 782 in Biloxi (2 blocks North of Hard Rock Casino Hwy 90, on Jackson Street) and you are invited. Hope you can make it. May 4th 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Reception. The show will be up until May 26th.
Our gifted students at NORTH GULFPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL really enjoyed experiencing the opening of their exhibit at the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art on Thursday!
We are planning an aggressive campaign to raise our artist’s visibility. We plan to increase foot traffic to the Galleria and raise awareness of what’s going on with our organization. As part of this effort, we wish to offer more workshops, art classes, and seminars.
We are offering a class for with the Music Together program for children ages birth to 5 years old and their families.
We are offering a few free demo classes for with the Music Together program (the first on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 10:00).
Terry Miles, a well-known Coast writer and OLLI member, will conduct an entertaining seminar about writing with humor. It should be an informative seminar.
We are happy to announce that Sharon Long is returning to the Gulfport Galleria for a “WATERCOLOR YOU CAN DO” event November 16, 9am – 4pm. All experience levels welcome, No drawing experience required, all materials are furnished for $90.00 ($45 deposit required).
Sharon Long’s vibrant paintings are in public and private collections internationally. Sharon Long will be the theme of The World of Watercolor, on display from September 5 – 30, 2017 at the Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art.
We are planning a show and reception for the Fishbone Alley artists. Come and enjoy some great art and mingle with people you haven’t seen in awhile. Hope to see you there!
Hosted by Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art and First United Methodist Church of Gulfport. A one-week summer camp for middle school students, ages 10-15. Only $45 for the whole week (scholarships available). June 19 – 23
Learn to Paint Fantasy Flowers with Destin, Florida Watercolor Artist, Sharon Long. Wednesday, March 29 from 9:00am – 12:00 noon. $45 class fee. All materials furnished. Coffee and snacks provided. Contact Sharon Long at Sharin2art@aol.com.