Art Abounds in Downtown Napa

With 150 years of history and picturesque architecture, it’s no surprise that Downtown Napa is home to a wealth of talented artists and unique galleries. Whether looking to expand your art collection or simply enjoy a quiet afternoon indoors, you’re sure to fall in love with the city’s booming art scene.

Artists of the Valley: If you’re interested in art but haven’t spent much time exploring the art scene, this gallery is the perfect place to start. Showcasing numerous regional artists, the Napa Valley Art Association features a wide variety of mediums. From photography and specialty papers to jewelry and fused glass, the gallery has something for everyone to enjoy.

Hay Barn Gallery: Most widely known for his large-scale international public art commissions, Gordon Huether is also passionate about communicating a story through the creation of smaller-scale fine art. When visiting his Hay Barn Gallery in Napa, you’ll have the opportunity to see a revolving exhibition of artwork by Huether and featured guest artists. Experience inspiration firsthand as you enjoy Huether’s exploration of colors, textures and salvaged materials.

Liken Gallery: Featuring pieces from his private collection along with the work of local artists, Michael Holmes’ gallery in Downtown Napa pays homage to modern art. Doubling as a working studio, Liken Gallery is a must-see destination for art lovers. With a variety of original paintings, sculptures, furnishings and accessories, it’s a great place to find the perfect, one-of-a-kind souvenir. Fans of Michael’s eclectic style will also enjoy his new store just down the street – Ivy, Twig, & Twine.

Quent Cordair Fine Art: If you’re looking for a piece of art that incorporates the romanticism of the pre-20th century with contemporary subject matter, this is the place for you. Founded by artist Quent Cordain, this gallery features a beautiful collection of paintings, giclées, sculptures and drawings by a variety of artists. Here you can find the works of award-winning painters and sculptors alongside the creations of skilled emerging artists.

Home to so many talented individuals, Napa is the perfect destination for both novices and avid art collectors. Plan your trip to Downtown Napa where beauty and inspiration await you.