Visit These Art Galleries in Mobile, AL

When you need a home decor refresh, decorate your new apartment with exquisite pieces from local artists. Mobile boasts many art galleries – it’s the perfect destination to find unique and meaningful artwork for your home. On the second Friday night of every month from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Dauphin Street closes to allow for people to walk through the Lower Dauphin (LoDa) arts district. You can visit art galleries, studios, and other unique shops during that time. Check out these three galleries near our student housing in Mobile, AL. 

Sophiella Gallery

One of downtown Mobile’s many fine art galleries, Sophiella Gallery features pieces by established and emerging artists alike. Find the gallery between Haberdasher and the Haunted Book Shop. Since its opening in fall 2018, Sophiella attempts to bring contemporary fine art, artists, and collectors together. The gallery also allocates space for solo exhibitions by regional artists. If you find yourself interested in their collection and curatorial style, then keep an eye on upcoming exhibitions. You never know what gem you’ll find next.

Innova Arts

Innova Arts features the work of 50 local artists. Additionally, this gallery represents many artists working in 3-dimensional formats, like sculpture. Pieces include handmade jewelry, pottery, paintings, photography, driftwood art, metal sculpture work, and more. Check out their website to get a taste of what's offered at Innova Arts. The hand-blown glassware is especially beautiful. 

Stewart Heath Gallery

You’ll find Stewart Heath Gallery located in the Eastern Shore Shopping Center, about 15 minutes from Mobile. This gallery offers the Eastern Shore a professionally managed fine arts experience with a focus on emerging artists from Biloxi, Mississippi to Tallahassee, Florida. All artists showing at Stewart Heath Gallery are selected and curated by the owner herself. The gallery also offers a variety of art classes, if you’re interested in creating a bit of art yourself. 


Mobile is a cultural hub bristling with art galleries, performances venues, and so much more. Once you have your new art pieces, stop by a local independent bookstore for more highbrow culture. If you’d like to make our University of South Alabama housing your new home, then contact us today to schedule a tour of Traditions at South.

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