Easton has a thriving Arts & Entertainment culture that resonates well beyond our downtown limits. Art Galleries, Museums, a Historic Theatre, a Historical Society, plus the many annual art festivals make Easton a destination to reflect on the rich culture, hip entertainment scene and bountiful talents of our artists!
The following featured businesses are members of the Easton Business Alliance.
717 Gallery is located on Goldsborough Street across from the Country School and is a bright, spacious gallery featuring nationally recognized artists. Invitational exhibitions and gallery events are held throughout the year. Visitors will find evocative figures, still life's, street scenes and landscapes created by some of America’s best artists. The gallery is the exclusive representative for Louis Escobedo and Chris Wilke.
Academy Art Museum's mission is to provide the knowledge, practice, and appreciation of the arts and to enhance cultural life on the Eastern Shore by making available to everyone the Museum’s expanding collection, exhibitions, and broad spectrum of arts programs. They offer a wide array of classes and programs for all ages, provide an impressive display of exhibits bringing in world renowned talent and host three major community events (Junetieenth, Spring event, Craft Show and Artful Adventures). Their digital studio is a favorite among the
The Historic Avalon Theatre has become a cornerstone of Mid-Shore community life, balancing its role as a presenter and provider for local community talent. Capable of numerous transformations, the Avalon presents musical and dramatic theater, symphony orchestras, a wide variety of national musical acts, and classic film screenings. In addition, the Avalon allows for a showplace for local talent. Summer outdoor concerts are a local favorite! Having an event? You can rent this gorgeous historic landmark.
South Street Gallery A Guild of Fine Artists, that offers top quality representational paintings from Eastern Shore and Mid-Atlantic Painters. See the best of wildlife, local landscapes, marine, figurative and portrait paintings from our established, award winning artists in this charming Victorian house that is steps away from the Academy Art Museum.
Carl & Nancy Tankersley open their doors and welcome you to First Weekend Friday Gallery Walk (5-8pm).
Studio B Art Gallery is centrally located in the heart of downtown on Goldsborough Street. Working from sketches, photos and memory, Owner/Artist Betty Huang is an award-winning artist and a member of both Oil Painters of America and Working Artists Forum. Oil paintings in still life, landscapes and Plein Air paintings. You will often find Betty in her window front painting!
Trippe-Hilderbrandt Gallery is a lovely and lively Art Gallery in the heart of Historic Easton on Harrison Street featuring award-winning local artists. Fine Art Photographs by Nanny Trippe, watercolor paintings by Don Hilderbrandt and David Csont, oil paintings by Roberta Seger and Jill Basham, Botanical watercolors by Lee D’Zmura, metal and wood sculpture by John C. North, bronze sculpture and handmade paper art by Pam Foss. Often we have a surpise guest artist! In addition, Silpada silver jewelry is represented.
Vintage Books and Fine Art is an independent bookstore and gallery across from Thompson Park on Dover Street. Specializing in Maryland lore/history, 18th and 19th century American history and other items related to our State and the Chesapeake Bay, Owner Tim Boyle finds a wide selection of unique and rare books and artifacts. The store also carries local collections featuring the work of well-known artists and supports local and up and coming artists. Orders can be shipped around the world. Make sure you follow them on Facebook - there is a lot of interesting historical posts from Tim's findings!
Other Art Galleries, Museums and Theatres include: Art Academy Museum, Chesapeake Children's Theatre, Easton Antique & Art Gallery, Grafton Galleries, Talbot County Historical Society (Museum, Garden and Library), The Hatchery, The Hugh Gregory Gallagher Theatre, Inc, Troika Gallery.