Both local and out-of-town artists are inspired by the natural beauty of the Highland Lakes. Area art galleries often host exhibits and hold frequent workshops. You’ll find art of every kind from landscape paintings to bronze sculptures to contemporary photographs. Support a local artist or become one yourself! Visit a Highland Lakes Art Gallery today!
Art Frog Art Academy
210 E. Jackson
A nonprofit facility offering free art classes, the Art Frog Art Academy showcases art and handmade items including paintings, sculpture, ceramics and photography from local artists. The art cooperative provides education, exchange and support among local artists, guilds and professionals, as well as private and public schools. Call (830) 613-0692, visit www.artfrog.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
208 E. Jackson St.
Features several arts-and-crafts displays and workshops for all ages year-round as well as private art lessons, wildflower photography tours and private painting parties in the gallery for up to 25 students. You can also arrange for a private painting party at your own venue. Call (830) 613-0692 or visit www.burnetarthaus.com.
Create, Art on Main, A Rosy Outlook
110 E. Main St.
Create and Art on Main features Western watercolors/contemporary oil and acrylic paintings. A Rosy Outlook is all about custom jewelry. Visitors can create their own necklaces. Call (325) 247-1903 or visit www.arosyoutlook.com.
Llano Fine Arts Guild
503 Bessemer Ave.
Features work by local artists in oils, watercolors, pastels, photography, ceramics and sculptures as well as jewelry and gemstones. Offers art lessons on Thursdays and Saturdays. Art demonstrations are held on the first Monday of the month. Call (325) 247-4839.
Lou Quallenberg Photography
1501 Flag St.
Specializes in commercial photography and contemporary mesquite-wood furniture. Call (325) 247-4304 or visit www.louqart.com.
Highland Arts Guild Gallery
318 Main St.
This guild is a cooperative gallery with visiting artists who give demonstrations the third Thursday of the month. Gallery art includes both paintings and sculptures in many media. Call (830) 693-7324 or visit www.highlandartsguild.org.
Marta Stafford Fine Art
112 Main St.
An award-winning gallery filled with a variety of artwork for the serious art lover and the beginning art collector. Call (830) 693-9999 or visit www.martastaffordfineart.com.
112 Main St.
Mostly European art and antiques for exquisite home decorating. Call (830) 693-1133 or visit www.mewsantiques.com.
Sculpture on Main
Historic Main Street
A year-round public art program sponsored by the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce. This year, more than 30 open-air sculptures are showcased. The annual installation of new pieces is in October. Call (830) 693-9544 or visit www.marblefalls.org.
Dan Pogue Sculpture Gallery and Foundry Inc.
7670 RR 1431 East
Features sculptures by artist Dan Pogue. The family-run gallery gives guided tours by appointment showing the creation process of the sculptures in addition to bronze casting. Call (830) 693-9544, visit www.danpoguescultpure.com or email email@example.com.
Gallery of the Hills
17617 Texas 29 East
Displays a wide range of art from abstract to representational paintings as well as photography from Texas artists. Also offers Texas framing. Call (512) 793-2341 or visit www.galleryofthehills.com.
Kingsland House of Arts and Crafts
112 W. Chamberlain St.
Features a variety of handcrafted items and original art. Call (325) 388-6159 or visit www.kingslandcrafts.com.
Taste Wine + Art
213 N. Nugent Ave.
Wine tasting, fine art gallery and sculpture garden. Second Sunday of the month, 1-4 p.m., reception with live music. Last Saturday of the month (except October and December), 4-8 p.m., Meet the Artist reception. Call (830) 868-9290 or visit www.tastewineart.com.
Uptown Blanco Art Center
317 Main St.
Focuses on fine arts with a gallery, classes and supplies. Call (830) 833-2514 or visit www.uptownblanco.com.
Benini Galleries and Sculpture Ranch
377 Shiloh Road
Offers contemporary paintings and sculptures from national and international artists on large-scale display. Call (830) 868-5244 or visit www.benini.com or www.sculptureranch.com.
Buchanan Arts & Crafts
17534 Texas 29 West
A cooperative with two dozen artists showing original arts and crafts. Members display a large range of skills from painting in watercolor, oil and acrylics to wreaths, knitting, ornaments, mosaics and horse-hair pottery. Call (512) 793-2858.
For more on local art, visit www.artandwine.org for locations of several art galleries in Spicewood along Texas 71, including Bob Creek Studios, Dunten Gallery, Linda Rauch Gallery, Shade Tree Potter and Spicewood Spines Succulent Nursery & Art Gallery.