Galleries & Art Studios

Galleries of the Gilman District unite hundreds of artists of all styles and walks of life.

Together we bring art to your life!

Firehouse Art Co – Gilman Studios: 

Firehouse Art Co. is a non-profit project, directed by Tom Franco, providing spaces for artists to co-create currency, and a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration. Over 30 artists working with a wide variety of styles, materials and subjects.

SUNDAY MARCH 24th @ Gilman Art Walk! 12-5PM

For the upcoming Gilman Art Walk Firehouse Art Co. is excited to welcome

Berkeley Potters Guild:

The Berkeley Potters Guild, founded in 1971, is northern California’s oldest and largest collective of professional ceramic artists. Most members are production potters who create a wide variety of functional items. Others create one-of-a-kind sculptural pieces. Some work in traditional colors and forms influenced by an Asian aesthetic, while a few of our members make playful forms and decorate with intricate and colorful hand painted designs. The work reflects the broad spectrum of California contemporary ceramics.

The Berkeley Potters Guild Gift Gallery provides an opportunity for the public to see and purchase members’ work throughout the year.

Brushstrokes Studio: 

A COMMUNITY ART SPACE located in Berkeley, California. Brushstrokes was founded in 1995 by the ceramic artists Nancy Selvin and Kevin Nierman. Our mission is to create an atmosphere that is beautiful, inspiring, relaxing, and hospitable where visitors can express their creativity. Our aim is to be a positive part of our wider east bay community by being involved in schools and other civic organizations and by being a drop-in storefront space where the community, friends, and families can connect through the process of making art.

Makers Workspace:


Makers WorkSpace, located in the Berkeley’s Gilman District, is a unique barrel-vaulted warehouse divided into 40+ studio units that houses a variety of makers, artists + designers.

NEW PIECES is a unique quilting shop located in Berkeley, CA. We specialize in contemporary, color-saturated fabrics, a huge selection of batiks, and authentic Japanese fabrics. We carry around 5000 bolts of fabrics, over 200 book titles, and a wide variety of quilting supplies and magazines.

SHOH Arts:

SHOH is an exhibition space for original works by the unique and talented fine artists of the East Bay. Our goal is to assist in helping the right works find the right collectors and to encourage new relationships between local artists, art lovers and our community.

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