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Grass Valley Downtown Association 

From the peaks of the Sierra to the gold country foothills, Nevada County has a number of fine galleries, art venues, and studios displaying the wonderful work of our area artists.

Select a name or a logo to be directed to a listings website, or an e-mail address. Contact NCAC to post your gallery, art venue, or studio here on this web page!


Gallery 305

Gallery IIGallery II
Featuring over 30 of the foothill's finest artists.

Exposure Gallery

Exposure Gallery
Photography, cards, gifts, digital services, workshops.
Featuring the photography of Shannon Perry, David McKay, & Eli Rush

Jerianne Van DijkJerianne Van Dijk Gallery
Watercolors & illustrations for books, logos & products.

Jewells Gallery

Julie Baker Fine ArtJulie Baker Fine Art Gallery

Lilly VigilLilly Vigil's Native American Gallery

Mill Street Gallery
Featuring art by E.J. Gold & the Grass Valley Graphics Group. Also shows Miro, Matisse, Chagall and Picasso, as well as WPA artists, Old Masters, apres and more.
Ancient Egyptian reproductions & generally 'art-rageous' gifts.

Mostly Clay sign

Mostly Clay & Fine Crafts

MowenSolinsky InteriorMowenSolinsky Gallery
Featuring bronze sculpture by John Mowen, fine art photography by Steve Solinsky, and a sophisticated selection of contemporary work by national & local artists in a spacious & historic building located at

Neighborhood Center of the Arts Exhibition

The Neighborhood Center of the ArtsNeighborhood Center of the Arts
Premiering all new work in ceramics, fiber art, paintings, jewelry
& much more - created by our developmentally disabled
clients who receive 60% of the price of each item.

Nevada City Gallery

Spirithouse Import Gallery

Spirithouse Import Gallery

Tanglewood Forest

The Louvre
Specializing in limited edition prints by well-known artists.
Greenwich Workshop dealer. Custom framing. Raku pottery, jewelry & art to wear.

Third Floor Gallery

The Art of Karl AlbertThree Feathers International Gallery of Fine Arts
Presenting the work of plein air artist Karl Albert.

Wisdom Cafe & GalleryWisdom Cafe & Gallery
Exhibiting the works of Louise Preston

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce

Nevada County has a number of other venues that display an incredible array of multimedia art works including sculpture, paintings, ceramics, fabrics, photography, woodworking, graphic designs, & digital art...a kaleidoscope of colors, forms, & subjects.


The Beat Cafe
Espresso bar & live entertainment.

Shirley McDonaldCalifornia Organics

Cafe Mekka

The Center For The Arts

Flour Garden Bakery

Foothill Flowers

Holbrooke Hotel

Java John's CoffeehouseJava John's Coffeehouse

The Miners Foundry Cultural CenterMiners Foundry Cultural Center

Nevada County Fairgrounds

North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural CenterNorth Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center

Off BroadStreetOff Broadstreet
Intimate cabaret theatre featuring comedies & musical comedies.

Rebecca's Mighty Muffins
Featuring the photographic monoprints of Matthias Schossig.

Ronnie Campanelli Salon

South Pine Cafe

Sugar Pine Lodge

Swan Levine House
A "Guest House Gallery", owned & operated by Margaret Warner Swan & Howard Levine.
Carriage house contains etchings & litho presses for rent.

The Flying Hare

The Flying Hare

Truckee Chamber of Commerce

A number of artists have their own studios open for public viewing, inviting you to appreciate & purchase their inspired artworks. Nevada County is one of California's top rural meccas for fine art & design.


Studio 131Studio 131

Deer Creek StudioDeer Creek Studio
A full service architecture & interior design studio.
Also displaying the acrylics of Nori Whisenand.

Echappe Dance Art Theatre

Cement, steel & mosaic sculpture.

Hilltop Studios

Bronze sculpture.

Menlo MacfarlaneMenlo Macfarlane Studio
Echappe Dance Art Theatre
Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs

Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs & Publishing

Moraart Studio

Moraart Studio
Textile painting and other creative endeavors.

Sybil Shane Studio
Silk Painter - Influenced by Japanese & Art Nouveau designs.

Morning Star Studio

Rhea-Schmidt Glass
Handblown glass & glass jewelry

Tasia Arts
Watercolor, serigraphy. Teaches watercolor, framing & printmaking.

Jeff Tritel StudioTritel Studios

Contact the Nevada County Arts Council!

 "I have tried to express the terrible passions of humanity
 by means of painting in red and green"
 ~ Vincent Van Gogh