Gallery Exhibit Schedule

Visual Arts Center exhibits are always FREE to explore and feature original works of art created by local artists. Most art is for sale, making our galleries a fantastic place to find a new piece for your home or office. The public is welcome to attend our opening receptions- a great time to mingle, enjoy refreshments and meet exhibiting artists.

For Artists: If you are an artist looking for prospectus for upcoming exhibits,
Visit our Call to Artists Page (click here).



Florida Watercolor Society

On Display November 12 - December 5, 2019 | Goff Gallery

View watercolor work from the Florida Watercolor Society, on display November 12 - December 5 in Goff Gallery.


Punta Gorda: Then and Now

On Display December 2 - 20, 2019 | Rebecca Hall

View a special exhibit presented by The Punta Gorda History Center & The Visual Arts Center. Witness the extraordinary growth of Punta Gorda, beginning at Punta Gorda’s incorporation in 1887, almost 130 years ago. See rare photos of our town’s early stages, alongside new images taken from the same
viewpoint today. 


Off the Wall 

On Display December 10-20, 2019 | Main Gallery

Use this opportunity to polish up your art collection! All 2D and 3D art will be priced $200 or lower. Artwork will be removed as soon as it sells - it will come ‘Off The Wall’. 

Looking for the Call to Artists? Download the detailed prospectus and entry form here


3D Member Show

On Display December 10 - 20, 2019 | Goff Gallery

VAC members present an all three dimensional show (pottery, jewelry, sculpture) on display December 10 - 20 in Goff Gallery.

Looking for the Call to Artists? Download the detailed prospectus and entry form here


Plein Air Exhibit and Quickdraw

On Display January 7 - 30, 2020 | Main Gallery

The Plein Air Exhibit features 2D works of art created outdoors, or 'en plein air'. View it alongside artwork from the Quickdraw Competition January 7 - 30 in the Main Gallery. The public in invited to attend the Opening Reception Wednesday, January 15 at 5:00pm. 

Looking for the Call to Artists? Download the detailed prospectus and entry form here

Click HERE To register for the Quickdraw Competition happening Monday, January 13


Original Mural Rendering Exhibit and Silent Auction

On Display January 7 - 30, 2020 | Goff Gallery

The Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society is holding an Original Mural Rendering Exhibit and Silent Auction January 7 - 30 in Goff Gallery. The "25 Years of Painting the Town" Reception and Silent Auction will be Thursday January 30 at 6:00pm in Goff Gallery, Tickets are $20/person (Click Here).

This exhibit is part of the Plein Air Festival, featuring several exciting art events happening Jan 7-30. Click Here for all Plein Air Festival Events.


    13th Biennial National Art Exhibition

    On Display February 7 - March 25, 2020

    The Biennial National Art Exhibition is one of the nation’s most prestigious juried exhibitions of two-dimensional media hosted by the Visual Arts Center, on display February 7 - March 25. To learn more, visit our NAE page (click here).

    Make a Donation to support the National Art Exhibition (click here)


    A Week in Your Paradise Online Exhibit

    "A Week in Your Paradise" is the Visual Arts Center's flagship online exhibit, featuring photography from all around the region, that describes  "Paradise", from the Photographer's point of view.

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