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Saugatuck Art Galleries, Studios & Performance Arts

The Saugatuck / Douglas area is also known as The Art Coast of Michigan, so named for the artists, painters, and writers attracted by the Ox-Bow School of Arts since the early 20th century.  Art lovers enjoy the many art-related things to do like visiting studios, galleries, and performances throughout the area. 

Mason Street Warehouse

Spend an evening out at Saugatuck’s theatre to witness Broadway-class talent that has added significantly to the art and culture scene in this small town. Enjoy a fun dinner during a musical or comedy or attend a musical or play that Mason Street has won awards for, performing such big titles as the infamous and scandalous Chicago, and Cabaret.

Phone: (269) 857-2399
0.4 Miles
Saugatuck Center for the Arts

Community art center showcasing a variety of exhibits including gallery shows, stage and film.

Phone: (269) 857-2399
0.4 Miles
Amazwi Contemporary Art

A gallery of art displaying the talent and culture of Africa uses the Zulu word for “voices” to represent a powerful drive to create and express through the artistic process. Following the recent end to African colonialization, African artists flourished in the global creative stage, bringing bold colors, abstract representations, and mixed media from continent to continent. These artists share the exotic and unique natural beauty of Earth’s most diverse continent.

Phone: (269) 857-5551
0.5 Miles
James Brandess

This gallery and working studio by James Brandess features his original, local landscapes in vibrant oil paint. Take home one-of-a-kind pieces of the local area or gift small items like his stickers for loved ones at home. Dog-lovers stay tuned. The studio dog Marley is the friendly door-greeter and a reminder that life is best enjoyed with art and man’s best friend together.

Phone: (269) 857-1937
0.6 Miles
Good Goods

This vibrant gallery is filled with handmade American arts and crafts created by over 150 different artists. Located in a 130-year-old Italianate building, the antique setting makes these quirky crafts and colorful combos pop. The purpose is obvious: to bring joy and art into daily life, to fill it with the vibrancy of a thousand colors.

Phone: (269) 857-1557
0.7 Miles
Armstrong DeGraaf Fine Art

Armstrong DeGraaf Fine Art is a gallery focused on three-dimensional art and paintings from world-renowned artists that also offers a variety of artistic and appraisal services. Services include removal, re-hanging, and restoration. This contemporary art venue also offers a stunning venue to enjoy their wine and cheese night every Friday.

Phone: (269) 857-1882
0.8 Miles
Petter Art and Wine Galleries

You won’t miss this brightly-colored building, which has housed artists’ work since the 1930s. This collection of eclectic art in many mediums also acts as a gallery for boutique wines, making it an exciting combination. And it gets even better… you can also find cheese and chocolate here, as well as the immersion in the story behind each wine and the historical value of the venue itself.

Phone: (269) 857-1937
1 Miles
Oxbow School of Art

Ox-Bow School of Arts Residency Retreat offers a wide range of opportunities for artists at all stages.

Phone: (269) 857-5811
2.7 Miles