Local Art Events

Quayside Art Gallery East Gallery Wood Show

Dive into the World of Wood at Quayside Art Gallery’s East Gallery Extravaganza!

Embark on a journey through the intricate tapestries of wood artistry at our latest show: “Wood, Wood, and More Wood!”. Marvel at the craftsmanship and passion poured into every piece by our featured woodworking maestros: Dick Johns, Dave LeCroix, Leland Leonard, Jim Mencum, and Lynn Zehr.

📅 Mark Your Calendars!

  • 🌟 Grand Opening Reception: Friday, October 6th from 5-8 pm. Revel in the art, meet the artists, and enjoy a night of culture and camaraderie.
  • 🍂 Exhibition Duration: October 3rd to November 13th. A month and a half of pure wooden wonder!
  • 🥂 Farewell Toast at the Closing Reception: Sunday, November 12th from 2-5 pm. Join us as we celebrate the finale of this mesmerizing display.


📍 Quayside Art Gallery’s East Gallery awaits your presence! Dive deep into the tales told through timber, and let your senses be captivated. This is not just an art show; it’s an experience. Don’t miss it!

2023 Pensacola Fair Fine Art Exhibit

Uncover Pensacola’s Artistic Soul at the Fine Arts Exhibition!

Attention, art enthusiasts and visitors to Pensacola!

This October, a unique attraction awaits at the Pensacola Interstate Fair: The Fine Arts Exhibition. Dedicated entirely to showcasing the rich tapestry of local talent, this is a not-to-be-missed event for anyone keen to experience Pensacola’s vibrant art scene.

Here’s why this exhibition is a must-visit:

  • Celebrate Local Talent: From seasoned artists to budding creators, the exhibition is a testament to Pensacola’s thriving art community. Experience firsthand the depth and diversity of creativity our city has to offer.
  • A Variety of Styles and Themes: The exhibition will feature a vast array of art forms. Be it abstracts, landscapes, portraits, or sculptures, there’s something to captivate every visitor.
  • Dive into the Stories of Pensacola: Behind every artwork is a narrative, many deeply rooted in Pensacola’s culture, history, and daily life. Engage with these stories and gain a deeper appreciation of our city.
  • Discover Hidden Gems: For art lovers, this might be the opportunity to find that perfect piece to adorn your space, a creation that truly resonates with the spirit of Pensacola.
  • Connect with the Community:  Mingle with local artists and fellow art enthusiasts. Share insights, discuss favorite pieces, and foster connections within the city’s artistic circle.
  • A Cultural Experience for All:  The exhibition offers a chance for visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in art, sparking curiosity and fostering an appreciation for local artistic endeavors.

In Summary: 

The Fine Arts Exhibition at the Pensacola Interstate Fair is a celebration of our city’s artistic spirit. A visit promises not just visual delight but a deeper connection with Pensacola’s community and culture. Don’t miss out on this artistic journey, a true reflection of Pensacola’s soul! 

See what the Pensacola News Journal said about the 2022 Fine Art Exhibition


Attention Pensacola Artists: The Stage is Set at the Fair!

This October, the Pensacola Interstate Fair Fine Arts Exhibition is opening its doors, offering a prime opportunity for artists to display their masterpieces. With the wealth of talent in Pensacola, this exhibition aims to celebrate the range of creativity and expression found locally.

Why This Exhibition is Not to Be Missed:

  • A Diverse Display: Whether abstract, realism, or anything in between, all forms of art are welcome to represent the breadth of talent in Pensacola.
  • Rewards for Excellence: Cash prizes range from $10 to $300, complemented by distinguished ribbons.
  • Connect and Collaborate: Engage with fellow artists, discover new inspirations, and potentially forge future collaborations.
  • Gain Recognition: Stand out and be acknowledged within the broader Pensacola community and beyond.

Steps to Participate:

  1. Submit artworks that best represent your artistic vision.
  2. Ensure optimal presentation: framed artworks and sculptures that adhere to the provided guidelines.
  3. A nominal entry fee of $15 allows artists the opportunity to display two works of art.

Extending an Invitation to Artists Aged 18 and Above:

The city of Pensacola thrives on creativity, and this exhibition provides a platform to amplify and celebrate that creative spirit.

Secure Your Spot by Downloading the Rules & Entry Form!  The stage is set at the Pensacola Interstate Fair Fine Arts Exhibition. It’s time to unveil the passion, creativity, and vision that defines each unique artist. Let the artistry commence!

A Splash of Color: Dive into Local Brilliance at Quayside Art Gallery

Quayside Art Gallery is thrilled to present “A Splash of Color”, a special exhibition that promises to be a visual delight for all. From August 23rd to October 2nd, immerse yourself in a vibrant palette brought to life by three of our remarkable local artists.

🌟 Wanda Azzario Goldberg – Embrace the dramatic. Wanda’s acrylic creations are a symphony of bold, audacious colors that resonate with energy and emotion. Let each stroke and shade enthrall you, inviting you into her world of vivacious artistry.

🌠 Kristen Cater – Light up your world with the luminous allure of Kristen’s glass marvels. From artistic dishes and trays to show-stopping table centerpieces, her work melds form and function in the most delightful ways. Get ready to be spellbound by the gleam and glow of her masterpieces.

💧 Barbara Allen – Surrender to the serenity of Barbara’s fluid art. With organic shapes crafted on canvas using epoxy, her works are an ode to nature’s fluidity and grace. Let her art whisk you away to a realm of tranquility and wonder.

Special Reception Event

Join us for an unforgettable afternoon on Sunday, August 27th, from 2 pm – 5 pm. Engage with the artists behind these masterpieces, delve into their inspirations, and bask in the kaleidoscope of colors that “A Splash of Color” offers.

Exhibition Details:

Date: August 23rd to October 2nd
Reception: Sunday, August 27th, 2 pm – 5 pm
Venue: Quayside Art Gallery

Celebrate the spirit of art, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and let the colors around you stir your soul.

*Art is more than just a vision—it’s an emotion. Come, feel it at “A Splash of Color”.*
See you at the gallery!