3 of the Best Homer, Alaska, Art Galleries That You Need to Visit

What’s your favorite thing to do on a vacation? Some people love exploring the local outdoor recreation, while others prefer to appreciate local artists at museums and galleries. Luckily, our town in Alaska has an activity for every traveler’s interests! If you love to appreciate local creatives, you need to visit Homer, Alaska, art galleriesBelow, we’ll discuss three of our favorite art galleries in downtown Homer!  

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Homer, Alaska, Art Galleries That You’ll Love 

These are three of our favorite art galleries in downtown Homer. This stretch of Pioneer Avenue is also known as Old Town Homer, and it’s lined with hidden gems like coffee shops, boutique stores, and moreBe sure to stroll around this area after your art gallery visit to see what else it has to offer! 

1. Ptarmigan Arts 

Ptarmigan Arts has been a staple in Homer’s art scene for more than 35 years. In recent years, local artists purchased the gallery, which now operated a cooperative. Here, you can view pieces from more than 30 local artists and even meet them yourself, as they staff the galleryYou can find nearly any type of art here, including woodworking, pottery, paintings, sculptures, and more! 

2. Fireweed Gallery 

Looking for the perfect piece of art to remember your trip by? Then head to Fireweed Gallery. This art gallery in downtown Homer boasts a rotating selection of for-sale fine arts and crafts. You can find traditional fine art prints here, as well as handcrafted serving bowls, aprons, and more. Whether you want something to display or use in your everyday life, you can find it at Fireweed Gallery! 

3. Art Shop Gallery 

Art Shop Gallery is another great place to find Alaska-made treasures. This art gallery features beautiful paintings of the area and its native flora and fauna. As their slogan says, it’s a great way to take a piece of Alaska home with you! You can also browse pottery, jewelry, and more during your visit. 

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Mountain View from Oldtown Lodge
Mountain View from Oldtown Lodge

Want to experience more of our area’s art culture? Don’t miss out on these museums in Homer, AlaskaIt’s easy to visit Homer, Alaska, art galleries and museums when you stay at the Driftwood Inn. Our accommodations are all just a short distance from downtown Homer, so you can walk or drive to any of these art galleries! Choose from Modern LodgesOld Town CottagesWoodside Lodge SuitesHistoric Inn RoomsTiny Houses, or our RV ParkOur lodging options capture the essence of Alaska living, which you’ll see mirrored at nearby art galleries!  

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