Sanibel has long been a haven for artists and artisans seeking solitude in an awe-inspiring location. The breath of our island is brushed with heavenly inspiration and we are lucky enough to continue to host a community of those who continue to capture our island’s spirit within gorgeous works of art. Consider taking a true piece of Sanibel Island home with you for display in your home. There are many local galleries where you can browse Sanibel’s best art and even meet those who have created the masterpieces.
Tower Gallery is an artists’ cooperative consisting of 23 artists utilizing a multitude of mediums such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, ceramic, wood, glass, and metal. Founded in 1982, the gallery is housed in a spacious original Florida Cottage, which was originally built on the Gulf in 1915 and moved to its present site on a flatbed truck. Paintings, sculptures, pottery, mixed media, photography, jewelry, and glass art can all be found at Tower Gallery.
751 Tarpon Bay Rd.
Tel: (239) 472-4557
Summer Hours June Through September:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m
7 days a week
October – May:
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
7 days a week
Hirdie-Girdie Art Gallery:
Located in the same shopping plaza as Tower Gallery sits Hirdie-Girdie Art Gallery, which offers a variety of art including watercolor, oil, pastel, and acrylic paintings, colored pencil and fiber, as well as photography. 3D artworks available for purchase include Raku, pottery, basketry, sculptures, fused glass, turned wood, fiber, and jewelry. All of the art inside of Herdie-Girdie Art Gallery is created by the members of the gallery cooperative, as well as guest artists.
2490 Library Way
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday