The Art Institute & Gallery (AI&G) is located in downtown Salisbury, Maryland. AI&G is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization, funded in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency), The Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council (SWAC), and the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. The AI&G is strongly supported by individual donations, Memberships and an Annual Appeals.
Originally established in 1953 as the Salisbury Art League, the AI&G now celebrates its 60th year of service. The mission of the AI&G is to advance the visual arts in the mid-Delmarva region through exhibitions and art education for children and adults.
After 60 years, this unique art center continues to fulfill its mission by offering many opportunities to participate in the arts.
- Multi-media Art Exhibitions
- Foyer Gallery Solo Exhibitions
- 3D Center Gallery Solo Exhibitions
- Annual National Juried Exhibition
- Workshops, Lectures, Seminars and Special Events
- Art Classes for Children, Youth and Adults
- Instructor opportunities
- Volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.
- The opportunity to consign artisan works in the.......
The best kept secret on the Eastern Shore: the Martha Gue' Gallery Shop of the AI&G
The AI&G facility offers:
- a large classroom
- a full-service on-site pottery studio
- a gallery shop, offices
- 4 areas of gallery space
Do you have a special occasion coming up? The gallery space is available for small to medium receptions, weddings, birthdays for children or adults and for meetings. Art-themed birthday parties can be arranged for children. To learn more about renting the gallery space call the office at 410-546-4748
Why not stop in and visit? The AI&G is located in the Gallery Building of the downtown Plaza in Salisbury, Maryland.
The entrance is on the Camden Street side of the Plaza across from the Wicomico Library and four doors down from WMDT Channel 47. Parking is conveniently located in the lot in the front of our entrance and the first two hours are free. Wi-FI available.
We look forwarding to meeting you!