Martha’s Vineyard is rich in heritage and history — art is everywhere, it’s in the architecture and the many galleries that line the streets.  The galleries on Martha’s Vineyard have an eclectic mix of local and internationally known artists – some are contemporary, others more classical, traditional or impressionist and many inspired by the beautiful surroundings of this quaint and magical island.

We have found you can find some of the best art galleries around on Martha’s Vineyard. If you are looking to broaden your Martha’s Vineyard experience and even take home a little piece of New England with you — the galleries below are not to be missed!

Originally Published: October 5, 2021 

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Must-See Art Galleries on Martha’s Vineyard

Marion Wilson Houseboat Studio (Vineyard Haven)

This unique and fantastic gallery is new to Martha’s Vineyard and already making a name for themselves. This gallery is located on a repurposed houseboat. How cool is that? Doesn’t get more New England than art on the water. This floating shop showcases nationally known contemporary artists and local talent. You will want to check them out on your next visit to the Vineyard. They are quickly becoming a local favorite!

North Water Gallery (Edgartown)

The North Water Gallery is one of three locations in the Granary Gallery Family. North Water Gallery in the heart of Edgartown and offers a captivating display of contemporary and traditional artwork, fine art paintings, sculpture, and creations in glass, many with maritime Island themes.

Granary Gallery (West Tisbury)

The Granary Gallery is one of three locations in the Granary Gallery Family. The Granary Gallery, located in the iconic red barn, is the oldest and largest art gallery on Martha’s Vineyard. It is a fun adventure for the entire family and an essential destination for the serious art lover. The Granary features an indoor gallery and an art-filled courtyard gallery. The West Tisbury location is a magnificent setting to enjoy exquisite fine art paintings, drawings of landscapes, still-life compositions and so much more!

Field Gallery (West Tisbury)

This gallery also in the Granary Gallery Family features contemporary art by both emerging and established artists. The gallery hosts three spaces with rotating exhibits of paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and more. Outside, the large field is home to the whimsical sculptures.

Eisenhauer Gallery (Edgartown)

The Eisenhauer Gallery boasts one of Martha’s Vineyard’s most premier contemporary art collections.They are known for their eclectic paintings and playful but elegant showroom. Over 40 artists from places as far away as New Zealand and as local as Chilmark, MA showcase work. These artists offer talent that is certainly outside the box.

The Christina Gallery (Edgartown)

The Christina Gallery is open year-round and located in the heart of the historic village of Edgartown. This beautiful and spacious gallery encompassing two floors and has an emphasis on traditional art. One of the gallery’s best-kept secrets is its fine collection of antique maps from the mid-1500s and nautical charts from the mid-1800s.

Old Sculpin Gallery (Edgartown)

The Old Sculpin Gallery is also the home of the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association. The mission of the MVAA is to preserve and enhance the cultural life of the Vineyard community by providing quality art education, annual scholarship awards, exhibition opportunities for artists in the historic Old Sculpin Gallery, and curating a permanent collection of island art.

Michael Blanchard “Crossroads Gallery” (Oak Bluffs | Online)

All images are of Martha’s Vineyard and from Michael’s road trips around the country and are available on paper, metal, acrylic, wood, or beautiful Canvas Giclee. Frames are offered for each print style. This unique artist uses photography and other methods to create wonderful images.

Winter Street Gallery (Edgartown)

This hip gallery has created a good deal of buzz on the Island. The Winter Street Gallery is dedicated to showcasing contemporary art by well-known international artists, as well as, upcoming local artists.

Knowhere Art Gallery (Oak Bluffs)

Knowhere Art Gallery offers an avenue to explore the world through art. At this gallery you will take in the visual beauty of compelling artwork by many different kinds of artists. Feel free to take some home with you!


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