Gulfport Arts Center holds Summertime Mini Art Camp

Gulfport Arts Center holds Summertime Mini Art Camp

Local artist member Becca Sargent was recently featured on WXXV-25 where she spoke about the summertime mini-art camps she is providing here at the Gulfport Arts Center. There are still spots remaining for each class! If you wish to register you can contact Becca at 228-326-7773 or email at

We Love MAC!

We Love MAC!

The Mississippi Art Commission’s financial support, video-conferenced networking, and individual guidance are a blessing to arts organizations across our state. We love MAC!

Mars and Venus Raffle

Just a reminder that we will be raffling off this wonderful piece of artwork at the end of June! Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased at the Gulfport Arts Center or online at Mars and Venus Raffle.

Alexandra C Keaton

Welcome to our new community artist, Alexandra C Keaton, who will be selling her visionary artwork on our website. Alexandra studied at the College of Creative Studies, Detroit, MI. As an illustrator and graphic designer, Alexandra has provided artwork for people and businesses, as well as children’s books and covers. She also uses her skills to teach art classes for inspiring artists of all ages.

Open House Weekend – Silent Auction

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.

Open House Weekend – Children’s Ornament Painting

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 Strength of Community

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.

Gulfport Arts Center: Wagon of Cheer

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

COVID-19 Self Portraits

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.

Tom Thompkins on Friday’s WLOX 5pm News

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.

Drawn to Gulfport Art Show

Drawn to Gulfport Art Show

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”.

Drawn to Gulfport

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.

Gala at Gulfport Galleria 2018 by WXXV

Gala at Gulfport Galleria 2018 by WXXV

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.

Calling all writers

Calling all writers

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.

5th Annual Arts & Psalms Summer Art Camp

5th Annual Arts & Psalms Summer Art Camp

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.

Milton Williams at Gallery 782

Milton Williams at Gallery 782

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.

Sharon Long Exhibit

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.

Annual Christmas Gala

Join the artists and authors of the Gulfport Galleria for hors d’oeuvres, book signings, and beverages. Shop our fabulous locally made items for all of your holiday gifts! We will have raffle tickets available for a portable plein air painting easel.

Anchor Fest 2016

On September 24th and 25th Rosie D., Sharon L., Ray B., and myself setup and worked a booth at Gulfport’s 3rd Annual Anchor Fest.

Sonya Fountain Miller

Sonya is a native of Biloxi, MS and has always had an interest in preserving local and family heritage. In May 2009, she set up a community Facebook page for locals to share family recipes.