South Padre Island Art and Culture

South Padre Island has a bright and growing arts scene and a plethora of fun activities to choose from. The tropical waters and wildlife serve as an inspiration for many of the area’s artists. South Padre Island is full of inspiration art galleries. If you want to explore the South Padre Island art scene, here are some of the best suggestions to take advantage of during your stay in our South Padre Island rentals.

Hunter Gallery

Hunter Gallery is a photo studio and gallery on South Padre Island. The gallery sells photos and canvas prints of the island’s beautiful scenery. You can also bring your favorite photos from your trip to the gallery and get them printed on photo paper or canvas. If you want to explore the South Padre Island art scene, stop by this  gallery located at 5800 Padre Blvd and is open every day from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The ArtFix

The ArtFix is a multi-use studio and boutique on South Padre Island that showcases the world of local artists. The store fosters creativity and imagination and is open to anyone wanting to create art. If you want to make your own artwork, the studio offers art classes, workshops, art camps for kids, painting parties, and more. You can paint your own tile for $10 or paint a rock for $7. They also have painting classes where you learn how to paint a watercolor jellyfish, cactus, seahorse, or sailboat. If you are looking to buy art, they sell artwork, jewelry, souvenirs, and beach cover-ups from local artists in their boutique. The gallery is located at 5200 Padre Blvd and they are open every day from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Kingfisher Taxidermy

If you are looking for some truly unique art, then stop by Kingfisher Taxidermy. This shop sells taxidermized sea life and they specialize in game fish. If you catch a big game fish on your trip that you want to bring home, they can stuff it and paint it to make it look as good as it did when you first reeled it in. The shop is located at 1800 Padre Blvd and they are open every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. or later.

After a Day of Enjoying the South Padre Island Art Scene…

Rest in one of our beautiful vacation rentals. If you are planning a vacation to South Padre Island, consider booking one of our vacation rentals. We offer some of the nicest rentals on the island. All of our homes are fully furnished and equipped with everything you need for the perfect relaxing beach vacation. Many of our homes also have access to a private pool and beach access. Each one of our rentals has a full-sized kitchen and ample seating so you can cook dinner and entertainment your family and friends. For more information on our rentals, please contact us.

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