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The 47th Orange Beach Festival of Art will be held March 13-14, 2021.   

We will have hand sanitizing stations throughout the grounds and will take additional precautions as needed.  We will abide by any current governing mandates at the time of the show.

Should changes to our show schedule be required, we will immediately announce it on this website and on social media.

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Show Program with schedules

For more than 46 years, the Festival of Art has been our island's first rite of spring. It is a celebration of visual, performing, musical and culinary arts.  With more than 100 artists working in a dazzling variety of media, festival-goers always have plenty to see, hear, touch, taste and experience.

The Festival of Art returns March 13-14, 2021.  SAT 10-5, SUN 10-4

Fine Artist applications accepted August 1 - October 31, 2020 through Zapplication.org.  ALL OTHER VENDORS are by invitation only.

This fine arts festival is completely FREE with music and entertainment featured on two stages.  

PARKING:  Off site parking from the west (Gulf Shores/Foley) side is available at the OB City Hall area and the Island Church.  Island Church parking is available Saturday 9-5, but only 1-5 on Sunday. Parking for guests approaching from east Orange Beach (Bear Point, Caswell, etc.) is at the Orange Beach Presbyterian Church.


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 SHOW WINNERS!

  • Best of Show:  Deana Goldsmith / Pastels
  • Judges Awards: Godwin Kou / Watercolor...Kathleen Hunt / Glass....Jason Stoddard / Jewelry
  • 2-Dimensional Art:  1st place, Bobby Goldsmith / Graphite....2nd place, Michael Steddum / Painting...3rd place, Rebecca McCall / Photography
  • 3-Dimensional Art:  1st place, Michael Young / Wood....2nd place, Holly Vaughn / Jewelry....3rd place, Steve & Dee Burrow / Clay
  • Exhibitor's Choice Award:  Paula Marksbury / Glass
  • Mayor's Choice Award:  Janet Weilbrenner / Mixed Media
  • Kids Choice:  

THANK YOU to all our 2020 sponsors. We appreciate your support of the arts in our community: 
  • The Friends of the Arts, Inc.
  • Flora-Bama
  • Frank Brown Int'l. Songwriters Foundation
  • Centennial Bank
  • The Orange Beach Store
  • Infinity Bicycles
  • Hazel's Nook

CULINARY VENDORS 2020:  

  • Bleus Burgers
  • Coastal Alabama Catering (Cosmo's, Cobalts restaurants)
  • Wharf Catering Group (Ginny Lane, Yo Ho Rum & Tacos)

All Vendors are by invitation only.   

Aerial photo of the Orange Beach Festival of Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~ THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 PATRONS OF THE ARTS! ~

GOLD

David Green 
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism

Jeanne & Vince Duffy

Mary Ellen Davis

 

Pam McDonald & Jayne McCaskey

Jane and Jan Vest

Dee & Steve Burrow

SILVER

 

Pam & Bill Jeffries

Scott & Sue Hardee

 

 

Elizabeth Woodham

 

 

Helen & Phil Carlock

BRONZE

Mike & Sue LaPorte 

 

Dianne & Allen McElroy

Fran & Ken Drake Tommie Werneth Joseph Busta Jr.

 

Susan & Billy Coyne

Lynn & Chuck Norwood

 

Joan & Mike Gasaway Kim Clark Rhonda & Joe Barber

 

Buying your art through this program provides support to both the fine artists and the performing artists, and brings you recognition in our community.

For complete details and to access the purchase form, click HERE.

 

Hours of Operation

Office Gallery/Gift Shop Hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Gallery is closed on the following holidays:

  • Half day New Year's Eve & all day New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Easter Holidays
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Holidays
  • Christmas Holidays

 

 

 

Our Location

Orange Beach Art Center
26389 CANAL ROAD, ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA 36561
TEL: 251-981-2787
FAX: 251-981-6981