If you like Art Shows, then Quayside Art Gallery is the place to go. As the largest co-op gallery in the Southeast, it is the best free show in town! We have 3-D works in clay, glass, fiber, precious metals, wood and more, in addition to the oil, watercolors, photography, inks, and mixed media formats.
Nationally known Quayside Art Gallery faces Plaza Ferdinand at the corner of Zarragossa and Jefferson Streets, in the historic district of Pensacola, Florida. Constructed in 1873, one block North of the wooden quays or wharves for square rigged sailing ships, the two story building was headquarters and social center for the Germania Steam Fire Engine and Hose Company. The building remains much as it was when it housed the "Marie Louise," a 2.5 ton horse-drawn steam pumping engine.
Quayside Art Gallery was established and is maintained by Pensacola Artists, Inc.!, a cooperative organization of more than 200 Artists and Associate Members. Founded in 1973, PAI and its Quayside Gallery are dedicated to fostering and promoting original fine arts and crafts in the West Florida region.
Guided tours, free of charge, are available to interested groups and organizations upon request. Staffing is done by unpaid volunteers from PAI.