Rhode Island art galleries
Something in the air has always made Rhode Island an attraction for artists of all kinds. The state was the birthplace of famed painter Gilbert Stuart, whose portrait of George Washington hangs in the Oval Office in the White House. The state has been vigorously supporting the arts ever since. Dozens of galleries dot our state, inspiring visitors with art of every genre. Want to bring home some fabulous, original local art? Indulge yourself and pick up as much as you like — it's all tax-free!