You, the Artist

Discover why artists come from all over the world to showcase their art and be inspired to create. Whether taking in a gallery or museum, shopping for local artisan jewelry and other handmade items, or enjoying a show at our classic Avalon Theatre, there's plenty to nurture your creative side!

Art Galleries and Museums

You will find a large variety of art galleries in the area sure to please the most discerning collector or novice alike as well as interesting exhibits in our local museums celebrating our maritime heritage and local artists.


For art enthusiasts, there are many annual events--some nationally renowned--to enjoy. From the Waterfowl Festival in November to Plein Air in July and some new smaller festivals such as the Sea Glass Festival held in April, artisans will appreciate these showcase events as they take time to visit local galleries and museums as well.


Sprinkled among the boutiques and restaurants are a number of antique stores celebrating our maritime heritage and colonial history. A perfect way to while away the day searching for a keepsake treasure!

Local Theater and Music

Don`t let our small town atmosphere fool you--the Eastern Shore attracts some wonderful entertainers, both waiting to be discovered and surprisingly already well known. Do check the calendar frequently for the most up to date schedule of concerts, shows and other entertainment in the area.