Art Galleries | City of St. John's

Art Galleries

From not-for-profit to commercial galleries, there is a visual arts scene in St. John’s ranging from the emerging artists to those of international acclaim. Art is available for purchase at most of the following galleries.

CHRISTINA PARKER GALLERY
The Christina Parker Gallery takes great pride in representing serious Newfoundland artists.
Street:
50 Water Street
EASTERN EDGE GALLERY
Eastern Edge, established in 1984, is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first artist-run centre for visual arts. Eastern Edge is committed to exhibiting contemporary Canadian and international art, as well as encouraging dedicated and rigorous activity locally.
Street:
72 Harbour Drive
EMMA BUTLER GALLERY
Emma Dalton Butler first opened her private art gallery, The Emma Butler Gallery, in 1987 to exhibit and sell quality art of accomplished and emerging artists. The gallery now represents over thirty professional artists from Newfoundland, Canada, the United States, France and Russia.  
Street:
111 George Street West
GERALD SQUIRES GALLERY
On October 3rd, 2015 Gerald Squires passed away after a short battle with cancer. The Gerald Squires Gallery is now home to many of his original paintings and will be available for the public to view. His original pieces will not be for sale. However many of his reproductions, lithographs, etchings, giclees and books will be available for sale.  
Street:
52 Prescott Street
HANCOCK GALLERY
Hancock Gallery opened in early 2000. Since then it has evolved from an art gallery into a full service photography gallery that offers a full range of services, including the art work of photographer and owner, Jonathan Hancock.
Street:
175 Water Street
LEYTON GALLERY OF FINE ART
The Leyton Gallery opened in 2003 and carries some of the most important rising national and international artists living and working in Eastern Canada. The works range from realism to emotionalism to abstract symbolic work. The gallery carries paintings, prints, and sculpture. It has a rent to buy program, offers private consultations, and will ship anywhere. The gallery prides itself on its relaxed atmosphere and welcoming social and informative environment.
Street:
6 Clift's-Baird's Cove
PETER LEWIS GALLERY
The Peter Lewis Gallery is located in the heart of downtown St. John's, in one of the city's beautiful Heritage Homes. It opened its doors on July 27th, 2009. Peter Lewis is a well known runner, local teacher, and artist reflecting a life which is as colourful as his paintings. Come in and experience Peter's original oils and charcoals depicting the landscapes of Newfoundland, Arizona, Ireland, Italy and more. The gallery also features the works of many visiting artists.
Street:
5 Church Hill
RED OCHRE GALLERY
The Red Ochre Gallery is a fine art gallery offering paintings and sculpture by over twenty-five artists living in, or with a connection to, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The Inuit collection comes from sculptors in Labrador and Nunavut.
Street:
96 Duckworth Street
ST. MICHAEL'S PRINTSHOP
St. Michael's Printshop is an artist-run print studio which provides professional fine art printmaking facilities for established and emerging artists. A lure for printmakers who crave a space in which to create art surrounded by the extraordinary natural landscape of the North Atlantic, the Printshop also attracts visuals artists who wish to explore printmaking as a new medium for the first time through workshops with local and visiting printmakers.
Street:
72 Harbour Drive, 2nd Floor
THE ROOMS PROVINCIAL ART GALLERY
The Rooms is Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest public cultural space. It represents and showcases our province to itself and to the world. Both a destination and a journey, The Rooms is where the province’s most extensive collection of artifacts, art and historical records come together to create meaningful and memorable visitor experiences that share who we are and how we came to be.
Street:
9 Bonaventure Ave.
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ULTRAMARINE FINE ART STUDIO
Ultramarine Fine Art Studio is a contemporary art gallery showcasing the work of painter June Walker-Wilson. June draws inspiration from the seasons and the natural environment. She has  mainly worked in oils but in 2011 June developed a new technique of manipulated fabric on board in which she bridges the space between flat art and three dimensional sculpture.  She continues to use traditional oil paints to finish the multi-focal sculptural effects of her paintings.
Street:
100 Duckworth Street