French Quarter Art Galleries

New Orleans is famous for food and entertainment, but many people from all over the world frequent this city for all the art and culture that is being featured and offered at dozens of art galleries throughout the city. Quite a few galleries are artist-owned, and many art lovers and connaisseurs want to bring back home a piece of art with a distinct New Orleans personality.

Just on the other side of Canal away from the French Quarter, you can find the Warehouse District/Arts District, where art lovers will enjoy a rich offering of art by top artists at various galleries. along the river next to the Central Business District. Here galleries line the streets together with New Orleans’ best restaurants and if you happen to be in the Crescent City on the first weekend of every month, don’t miss the Saturday event. The galleries then are staying open till late offering wine and finger foods in a cultural street party setting with music and chatter.

The abundance of art galleries makes New Orleans a unique arts destination. Here are some galleries that can be found in New Orleans’ French Quarter:

539 Gallery, 539 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-522-0695
Architectural prints, antique prints, and drawings.

Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-568-1313
Fine Photography. Founded in 1973 by Joshua Mann Pailet, the gallery exhibits and sells original photographs by master photographers from 1839 to now.

African Art Unlimited, 612 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-568-0003
Traditional & contemporary African Art and Artifacts.

A.G. Wagner Studio & Gallery, 813 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-561-7440
Albert Wagner has been studying, creating, collecting, preserving and brokering fine paintings, prints and other objects of art.

Alexander & Victor Fine Art, 312 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-586-7555
International and American artists in realism, impressionism, and traditional paintings. limited edition bronze sculptures and art glass.

All Amzie All the Time, 832 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-872-9232
Amzie Adams’ work easily conveys the classic and the bohemian flairs of the French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny, the heart and soul of New Orleans.

AMMO, 938 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504 301 2584
The gallery presents monthly exhibitions and an ongoing flat file collection of works on paper by emerging and established artists.

Angela King Gallery, 523 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-8211
Work of artists with incredible energy and beauty. Fine examples of contemporary art, be it painting or sculpture, Pop or Surrealism.

Antieau Gallery, 927 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-304-0849
The renowned fabric appliqué work of Chris Roberts-Antieau and mixed media works by John Whipple and Bryan Cunningham, featuring exhibits of work by local and national artists.

Artichoke Gallery, 912 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-636-2004
Original watercolors and limited edition signed prints with New Orleans and southern themes

Artist’s Market, 1228 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-561-0046
Affordable, colorful, offbeat original art.

Art Unlimited, 700 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-586-2223
Famous gallery housed in Jean Baptiste LaBranche’s classic example of New Orleans architecture.

Axelle Fine Arts Galerie Royale, 709 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-299-1666
Contemporary French painters. Unique gallery that brings the art work of French painters to the United States.

Barlow Art Gallery, 805 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-523-2964
Original paintings, photography and metal sculpture.
Barrie Holt Gallery, 324 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Charming gallery of small and very big new paintings across diverse subjects.

Bassetti Fine Art Photographs, 233 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-529-9811
The gallery features a rich collection of contemporary & vintage photography.

Bee Galleries, 400 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-587-7117
At BEE Galleries you will find one of the largest and most exquisite collections of contemporary art in the South.

Bienville Shop & Gallery, 629 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-529-2300
Art Gallery and Antique Store.

Big Bunny Fine Art, 332 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-309-2444
Artist-owned gallery with original, eclectic, visionary, and reclaimed art. Distinctive and elemental, local and nationally recognized artists. Steel, wood, mosaic, encaustic, and paint.

Black Heritage Gallery, 719 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-522-7320
Family Owned and Operated for over 25 years.

Bogdanoff Gallery, 936 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-299-1500
Artist Steve Bogdanoff creates new works of art inspired by the lost art of the fresco.

Bryant Galleries, 316 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-525-5584, and 321 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-598-6460
Huge assortment of art including prints by local artists. You can but unframed or they can frame. Prices are in line with other galleries.

Callan Fine Art, 240 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-0025
Fine European paintings from 1830 to 1950. Museum quality examples from Academic, Barbizon, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements as well as select contemporary works.

Cardinal Galleries, 541 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA, 504-522-3615
Located inside “The Inn on Bourbon Street” Cardinal Galleries features contemporary Italian expressionistic art.

Carriageway Gallery, 536 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-581-4180
New Orleans paintings, prints, and drawings.

Casell Gallery, 818 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-524-0671
The oil pastels of Joachim Casell and also a wide variety of original works by other New Orleans artists and antique prints as well as collectible posters. Casell Gallery is known for modest prices.

Crescent Gallery, 628 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-525-5255
Fine art gallery featuring the works of Rolland Golden. Colorful paintings and silkscreens celebrating the southern landscape.

Dutch Alley Artist Co-op, 912 N. Peters Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-412-9220
Amazing art with accessible local artists. Paintings, Photography, Pottery, Mixed Media to Jewelry, they have a something for everyone at fair prices.

Fredrick Guess Studio, 910 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-581-4596
Fredrick Guess’ use of bold color to create contrasts of light and shadow is a hallmark of his style.

Elliott Gallery, 540 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-523-3554
Fine art only, at very affordable prices, by artists that have works in museums. The finest selections of paintings and original graphics of contemporary and modern art by world renowned artists.

Galerie Rouge, 623 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-586-0061
art gallery specialized in visual art. Melissa Schehr runs a beautiful gallery.

Galerie D’Art Francais, 541 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-581-6925
Roots in New Orleans’ History and art scene. The gallery is locally owned and operated.

Galerie des Arts, Aldridge-Leatherman, 320 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-324-9289
A small gallery of modern paintings located in sleepy Exchange Place.

Gallery Burguieres & Ally, 736 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 240-994-0851
Paintings by contemporary artist Ally Burguieres. The gallery offers original works, signed and retouched giclees, limited-edition prints, and souvenirs in the distinctive Burguieres style.

Gallerie Dal Ray, 713 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-681-0880
Portraiture by C. Dawn Davis, modern paintings by Steven Hofberger and others in a gallery space that opened post Katrina.

Gallerie Rive Gauche, 318 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-5623
Contemporary European landscape paintings.

Gallery 539, 539 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-522-0695
Contemporary yet classic fine art prints, paintings, drawings, and sculpture.

Gallery Nine-Forty, 940 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-558-0000
Custom framing, exclusive representation of fine art, oil, watercolor, acrylic paintings, lithographs, decorative and collectible art objects.

Gallery of Light, 532 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-566-9800
Display of works of different artists whose technique of layering and contrast, through spot lights and dimmer switches, gives the illusion of change.

Giselles Gallery, 922 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-569-2204
Enjoy oil paintings created by local artist, Giselle Whittington, in her trendy living room environment art gallery. She also sculpts vivid hues using a neo-impressionistic approach.

Glasslight Gallery, 728 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-587-7051
The fine art gallery displays sculptures and art installations by international and local neon artists with modern and contemporary artwork, 3D art and sculpture, as well as abstract, fantasy art.

Guthrie Rinard Gallery, 738 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-522-6536
Unique animal art. Matt Rinard is hilarious and his sense of humor translates into really fun artwork such as dog and jazz pieces.

Great Artists Collective, 815 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-525-8190
Local Art, over 50 local artists in one beautiful setting. Staffed by the artists themselves.

Hanson Gallery, 229 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-8211
Pop to Surreal, Impressionism to Photo Realism in cityscapes, landscapes, figurative and abstract paintings, sculpture and photography. Six to eight new exhibitions each year.

Harouni Galleries, 829 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, & 900 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-299-8900
Here you will find art that is unlike most that you will find in New Orleans. It has a creepy beauty to it.

Horizon Gallery, 627 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-299-1533
The gallery features originals as well as limited edition hand-embellished works on canvas by renowned local artist Robert Cook.

Jack Gallery, 709 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
The gallery exhibits original paintings and limited edition lithographs crafted on rare antique presses.

Jamie Hayes Gallery, 617 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-592-4080
A unique selection of New Orleans style art, children’s books, and Voodoo dolls.

Joe Dunn Arts, 304 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Fine art photography gallery featuring the work of Joe Dunn.

Johnny Donnels Photography Gallery, 634 St. Peter Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-525-6438
Johnny Donnels’s gorgeous color and b&w photography of New Orleans.

 JAX Art Gallery, 600 Decatur Street, 2nd Floor, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-8838
Artwork of New Orleans and French Quarter scenes by local artists

Kako Gallery, 536 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-565-5445
Oil paintings, pottery, crafts and lots of unique works by local artists, as well as Jazz Fest posters and prints

Kurt E. Schon, LTD, 510 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-5462, and 523 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-523-5902
These galleries showcase high-end European paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries.

La Belle Gallery & The Black Art Collection, 309 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-529-3080
One of the largest collections of African-American art in the United States. The collection features prints, mixed media compositions, sculptures, and traditional paintings.

Lyon and Lyon Fine Art, 819 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, 504-522-0688
Loft gallery featuring the sculpture of Pascal and Paul Tamanian and painters R. John Ichter and Erin Cone.

Martin Lawrence Galleries, 433 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-299-9055
Dedicated to presenting the great names and the best of the emerging artists. They are committed to offering the finest quality artworks and superior value.

Mason Gallery, 733 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-525-9988
Specializing in southern and local art.

Michalopoulos Gallery, 617 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-558-0505
Spectacular art. A real treat to the art enthusiast of the unique architecture of New Orleans and James’ unique capturing of it on canvas.

Ooh Lala, 524 Saint Peter Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-522-7554
Gallery specializing in contemporary jewelry and art. Find playful, collectible pieces made with Swarovski crystals and Murano blown glass, fanciful Venetian masks, Judaica and more.

Mr. Earl’s Gallery, 1034 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-524-0809
Original paintings and prints of striking Louisiana scenes.

New Orleans Crab Bag Company, 606 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-552-2722
Colorful Louisiana art and crafts.

Off The Beaten Way, 1029 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-586-0180
Featuring contemporary art & sculptures from the most remote locations.

Photo Works, 521 St. Ann on Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-593-9090
Original. Limited Edition and Fine Art Photographs. Mastery of romantic impressionist photography.

Robin’s Gallery, 713 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-301-9630
Gallery with some really cute stuff, although a little pricey.

Quarter Past Time, 606 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-410-0010
Vintage watches, jewelry, antiques, and collectibles.

Riverstone Galleries, 729 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-581-3688
Contemporary oil paintings from around the world, many with musical themes. Several gallery locations are found along Royal Street.

Robert Guthrie Gallery, 922 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-552-4511
Guthrie’s creations appear throughout New Orleans on canvases, posters, walls, banners, and murals.

Rodrigue Studio, 730 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-581-4244
George Rodrigue is known for the Blue Dog paintings. See his Cajun heritage painted into various scenes and colorful interpretations.

Royal Cameo Glass, 322 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-522-7840
The French Quarter’s only gallery dedicated entirely to hand blown glass art. This family owned business features a gallery of glass art by many artists, such as Kelsey Murphy and Daniel Lotton.

Scott Edwards Photography Studio & Gallery, 2109 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-610-0581
A Photography Gallery specializing in New Orleans and regionally based photography.

Southern Expressions Art, 521 St. Ann Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-525-4530
Stunning watercolors and prints by local artists.

Southwest Designs, 230 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-522-4345
Colorful, spiritual paintings and Native American crafts.

Sterling Gallery, 308 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-523-3747
Modern oil paintings, sculptures, and art glass. A mix of whimsical and classical subjects.

Stone and Press Gallery, 238 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-561-8555
Original works of early 20th Century America in etching, lithography and wood engraving, alongside contemporary mezzotints by modern masters.

Street Scene Galleries, 600 Decatur Street, 1st Floor, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-558-0232
Jax Beer artifacts became collectors’ items in 1970. Check out the museum of original cans, bottles, bar lights and vintage animated commercials in the Jax Collection on the second floor of the brewery’s Old Millhouse.

Sutton Fine Art, 524 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-581-5111
One of five beautiful Sutton family-owned galleries of fine art on Royal Street.

Sutton Galleries, 519 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-581-1914
The Sutton Galleries feature artists from around the world and specialize in original fine art impressionist paintings.

The Art of Bernardo, 317 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-522-6290
Black and white photography capturing some sensuous subjects and New Orleans imagery.

Tanner Original Art, 830 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-524-8266
Tanner’s paintings have recently become some of the most sought-after art in the region.

Vincent Mann Gallery, 305 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-523-2342

Specialization in French paintings.

Vintage 329, 329 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-525-2262
Autographed Memorabilia, Rare Books & More

WhatsNew, 824 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-586-2095
Books, Home Furnishings & Decor, Cookware

William & Joseph Gallery, 713 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-566-7009
Contemporary paintings, sculpture and modern objects.

Whisnant Galleries, 343 Royal Street, in the back of Waldhorn & Adler on the corner of Conti and Royal, 504-524-9766
Collectors will be impressed by the scope and quality of the gallery’s selection, ranging from exquisite 17th-century oil paintings to unique estate jewelry.

Windsor Fine Art, 221 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-586-0202
Windsor Fine Art offers an extensive collection of works by the great masters, as well as nationally and internationally renowned contemporary artists.

Zulu African Art Shop, 21 French Market Place, New Orleans, LA 70116, 504-522-0200
African art gallery and gift shop