Surveying the Art Scene on the Gulf Coast

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to some of the best art a person can find anywhere. Take a tour through some of the highlights below.

Find exciting, new artists.

The Peter Anderson Festival every fall is a fabulous opportunity to find unique crafts and interesting young artists.

One artist matching that description is Ocean Springs’ own Kelsey Wishik, who has already won awards for her work.

See the Walter Anderson Museum of Art.

The Walter Anderson Museum of Art is considered by locals to be a giant hidden gem tucked inside Ocean Springs. Treat yourself by experiencing the enchanting and unique world of painter, writer and naturalist Walter Anderson.

Visit the Ohr – O'Keefe Museum.

Nicknamed “The Mad Potter”, George Ohr had a bit of a reputation. He predicted, “When I am gone, my work will be praised, honored, and cherished. It will come.” He was right. The Ohr – O’Keefe Museum in Biloxi is your destination to find an excellent exhibit of Ohr’s world famous art.

Make your own art!

There’s a world of ways to explore art on your own. Learn a simple and fun technique for creating a linoleum block print with help from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art.

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