first exhibit of the season

8th Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibit Juried by Tom Rossetti | Curated by Robert Gross Exhibit opens October 19th at 7 PM Winners will be announced and refreshments will be served. Stop by for a visit if you’re on the street for Art Walk Wilton Manors. We’d love to see you again or meet…

The Faces of Wilton Manors

In the coming months around Wilton Manors, you may encounter a big burly guy with a camera focused on you. He’s not a serial killer or a private investigator. He’s a professional photographer. Larry Singer approached Art Gallery 21 with an idea for an art exhibit earlier in the summer and we were so impressed…

Nature In Art

April 20–May 25, 2019 | Wilton Manors Celebrates Earth Day with Art! Winners to be announced Saturday, April 20th at 7 PM | Sponsored by Environmental & Sustainability Volunteer Group of Wilton Manors

Doll Photography as Art

ART OF BARBIE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: Characters in Search of a Dollhouse Saturday, March 23 from 2-4 PM Learn how to use Barbie (and, other toys) in photography and visual storytelling. Using slides, video and various backgrounds and sets, you will be privy to the process used to photograph the world’s most famous doll! Join us…

And, the winner is …

Saturday, September 30 is more than the last day of the month. It’s also the day we will announce the winners of the Sixth Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition and present them with ribbons and cash awards! Please join us at 7 PM Saturday evening at Art Gallery 21 as we unveil this year’s…

Nature in Art. Or, is it Art in Nature?

Let’s be honest. We live in Paradise. Yes. The traffic is awful. And, yes, the buildings seem to be increasing in height and number. Oh. And, yes. We each harbor a secret desire to keep all this beauty to ourselves. But. We are compelled to share it! We cannot help ourselves! Here at Art Gallery…

There’s something about the Smithsonian.

Maybe it’s because it’s the world’s largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums, 9 research centers, and affiliates around the world. Maybe it’s because it was established in 1846 “for the increase and diffusion of knowledge,” and is administered by the Government of the United States. Or, it could very well be that we…

Diversity, Equity & A Paycheck

There are 26 photos, framed and hanging on the walls of the gallery. Chairs are gathered ’round a microphone, awaiting the stories that will be told. A pith helmet stands ready to gather the names of the storytellers, written on little slips of paper. A straw hat awaits the names of the judges. A few…