J. Michael Dumoulin – Bi-state Art Competition at the Meridian

J. Michael Dumoulin – Bi-state Art Competition at the Meridian

Our own J. Michael Dumoulin has had two of his illustrations accepted in the 48th Annual Bi-state (AL & MS) Art Competition at the Meridian, MS, Museum of Art. Both of these multi-media illustrations are the same ones offered for sale on our Galleria web store.

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 beccainbiloxi@gmail.com.

Pencil Drawing πŸ—“

Pencil Drawing πŸ—“

Thursday, July 22, 2021 beginner class with Debra Ballinger from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. You do not need any supplies – they will be provided unless you want to bring their own. You need to call Debra to sign up at 404.317.3426. The cost is $60.

Pencil Drawing πŸ—“

Pencil Drawing πŸ—“

Monday, July 19, 2021 beginner class with Debra Ballinger from 1:30 – 3:30. You do not need any supplies – they will be provided unless you want to bring their own. You need to call Debra to sign up at 404.317.3426. The cost is $45.

Pencil Drawing πŸ—“

Pencil Drawing πŸ—“

Monday, July 12, 2021 beginner class with Debra Ballinger from 1:30 – 3:30. You do not need any supplies – they will be provided unless you want to bring their own. You need to call Debra to sign up at 404.317.3426. The cost is $45.

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

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

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.

Masterpieces starting May 28th from 5 PM – 8 PM πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

Masterpieces starting May 28th from 5 PM – 8 PM πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

Friday, May 28th from 5 PM – 8 PM. Join us for a fantastic show, where local artists have chosen an Old Masters piece and created a copy of it. This show will be like walking through a museum in Europe, many of your favorites will be represented. The art that is created for this POP-Up will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will support the Arts Center in Gulfport.

Controlled Watercolor Techniques πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

Controlled Watercolor Techniques πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

April 10, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Sharon Long will be teaching with her easy watercolor techniques at the Galleria. Instruction, all painting materials and supplies are included for $60.00 PER DAY. All experience levels are welcome and no need to know how to draw.

Open House Weekend – Silent Auction

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

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 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

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

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.

Diamondhead Cub Scout Pack 210

Diamondhead Cub Scout Pack 210

Jason Pyrans’ Diamondhead Cub Scout Pack 210 with Larry and Marge at the Galleria for Acrylic Pour Class, it was a blast.

Christmas Gala 2019 πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

Christmas Gala 2019 πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

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.

Fantasy Flowers

Fantasy Flowers

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

Artists Appreciation Day

Artists Appreciation Day

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 Watercolors

Sharon Long Watercolors

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.

Tom Thompkins on Friday’s WLOX 5pm News

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.

Witches’ Brunch 2019

Witches’ Brunch 2019

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.

Art and Psalms Camp

Art and Psalms Camp

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-612-280-0093Β Β  or Mary Anne-228-861-5448

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 β€œDiversity”.

Sharon Long Watercolors

Sharon Long Watercolors

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 Watercolors

Sharon Long Watercolors

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.

Drawn to Gulfport

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.