Block Island Arts and Artisans Festival
Address: 1 Ocean Ave Block Island, RI
This island tradition takes place once a year at the Narragansett Inn. This three day festival is brimming with all things artistic; oil or water color paintings, jewelry, pottery, jewelry, fabrics, candles,photographs and other hand made pieces created by a very talented group of artists.
Block Island Arts Council
NFP for BI arts community
Block Island Arts & Craft Guild
Address: Block Island Historical Society lawn
The Block Island Arts and Crafts Guild’s membership includes photographers, authors, sculptors and jewelers. Several times each summer, from 9 am to 2 pm, the Block Island Historical Society lawn (Old Town Rd and Ocean Ave) and becomes a showplace and marketplace for guild members. Stop by, browse and choose a keepsake or a gift from among the many paintings, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, fabric arts, candles, and more.
There’s no charge for admission to the Fair. For more information about the sale or the treasures inside the Historical Society, call 401.466.2982 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org 10% of all profits fund a scholarship for the BI School students.
Phone: (713) 524-0459
Block Island Historical Society
Address: 18 Old Town Road Block Island, RI
The Block Island Historical Society Museum, Gallery & Shop is located at the intersection of Old Town Road and Ocean Avenue. It is listed as part of the National Register in the Old Harbor Historic District and was originally the home and farm of Gideon Rose. The Museum has extensive collections of significant artifacts related to Block Island’s history and several displays. The Society also offers a variety of tours, special events and lectures.
Phone: (401) 466-2481
D. Chatowsky Art Gallery
Address: 47 Dodge St Block Island, RI
Dave Chatowsky, an artist whose work has been seen around town for years — a mural at Aldo’s Restaurant, artwork on Jersey barriers down at Old Harbor and in The Block Island Times — has opened a new art gallery on Dodge Street. The D. Chatowsky Art Gallery occupies the space in the new building located in the parking lot of the Red Bird liquor store on Dodge Street
Phone: (401) 835-4623
Eme D’s Art
Eme D's Art has been around for a while but came to the Island in 2018 and have not stopped. I have been coming to Block Island since i was a kid and decided to never leave. Each unique piece of art comes with their own custom Block Island driftwood frame.The driftwood is all found on the island. love to paint your favorite place on the island, your house, or view. really anything.
Phone: (561) 818-8681
Jessie Edwards Studio
Address: Second Floor, Post Office Building
The Jessie Edwards Studio, first opened its doors over 25 years ago in November 1996. This premier Block Island gallery overlooking Historic Old Harbor specializes in contemporary fine art by the best in regional and local talent and represents over 30 artists. Regular openings and ongoing exhibits by established artists include paintings, drawings, ceramic works, photographs, woodcuts and fine art prints. Silkscreen, Lithographs and Giclees by local and regional artists, Fair Trade craft, and unique gift items make this a great place to browse.
Phone: (401) 466-5314
Peter Gibbons Block Island Jewelry
Local artist Peter Gibbons offers individualized jewelry of his own design. Contact him via his website or stop by the Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays to see his Block Island and nautical jewelry.
Phone: (401) 466-2540
Spring Street Gallery
Address: 106 Spring Street, Block Island, RI
For almost 40 years, the Spring Street Gallery has served as a hub for local art and is the island's only art cooperative. The Gallery offers watercolors, oils, prints, jewelry, and photography by local Block Island artists May through October and is staffed by artist members, who provide a knowledgeable and personalized shopping experience in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The gallery members also host consignment artists, opening receptions, and art shows for both guest artists and our members, offer occasional art classes, film showings, lectures, and a discussion series (year-round). In the off-season when the Gallery is closed, local artists may use the studio spaces. Check out the website for the complete listing of artists, Saturday evening receptions, and openings.
Phone: (401) 466-5374