This famous wine region abounds with many art collections. Napa Valley art galleries are popping up in the beautiful valley, showcasing modern and traditional paintings, photography, art glass, ceramics, sculptures and more.
Whether you want to view collections or start your own, you'll find spectacular works of art across the valley.
1060 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga * 707-942-4981
Clos Pegase winery is definitely worth a stop for serious art lovers. Designed by renowned architect Michael Graves, the building itself is stunning. Step inside and you'll marvel at a world-class collection of modern art. Take time to stroll around the beautiful courtyard and grounds where you'll see the 17th-century fountain from Italy.
8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford * 800-686-6272
Browse the photo gallery at Mumm Napa, which includes original Ansel Adams works on display. Then, head to the tasting room for some of California's finest sparkling wine. Even if you're not an art fan, visit if only for the scenery; sliding glass doors allow gorgeous views of the Rutherford vineyards.
4411 Redwood Road, Napa * 707-255-1144
This vine-draped stone winery houses one of the most impressive modern art collections in Northern California. Hess was built on the site where the first Napa wine was produced in the 1860s, making it a historic landmark. Owner Donald Hess generously makes his private collection available for free tours.
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5200 Sonoma Hwy., Napa * 707-226-5991
Explore the exclusive di Rosa art collection of Rene and Veronica di Rosa, featuring more than 2,000 works of contemporary art. You can visit the Gatehouse Gallery for free, but you can see the whole collection -- including the Main Gallery and Sculpture Meadow on a guided tour for $17-$20. Art is housed in three galleries -- one was once a winery -- as well as sprawled across the nearby landscape.
6525 Washington Street, Yountville * 707-944-9670
Tucked inside the V Marketplace, is one of many must-see Napa Valley art galleries. Gallery 1870 showcases wine art by Eric Christensen, contemporary still life by Christopher Stott, oil paintings of the valley by Susan Hoehn and many more. You'll find paintings, prints and sculptures. If you're looking for an original piece that celebrates the beauty and spirit of Napa Valley, you'll find it at Gallery 1870.
6525 Washington Street, Yountville * 707-944-2044
Blue Heron Gallery is located on the upper level of the V Marketplace, which houses several Napa Valley art galleries. At Blue Heron Gallery, you'll discover a fascinating mix of paintings, original photography, handcrafted jewelry and metal sculptures by some of the most notable artists in the area.
6525 Washington Street, Yountville * 707-945-0145
North Bay Gallery showcases contemporary paintings, vineyard watercolors, whimsical bronzes and hand-crafted jewelry, with a strong showing of Bay Area artists. Conveniently located in the V Marketplace, this gallery is in the midst of other popular Napa Valley art galleries, as well as favorite eateries.
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1001 Foothill Boulevard, Calistoga * 707-942-0216
Owners Jeff and Sally Manfredi opened the Calistoga Pottery studio behind their house 30 years ago. Take the tour and you'll find them working at the potter's wheel or glazing colorful stoneware pots. Browse the showroom filled with finished pieces for sale. You can also commission pieces or a whole set of dishes (yes, they're made to be used) to suit your taste.
6711 Washington Street, Yountville * 707-944-0889
Guests to this Yountville winery will drink in the art and sculpture on display. Exhibits at Ma(i)sonry are rotated to showcase some of the best in the valley -- and the world. All works of art are available for viewing and purchasing.
1354 Main Street, St. Helena * 707-963-8800
I. Wolk Gallery supports emerging, as well as established artists to offer a wide range of paintings, works on paper, photography and sculpture. Monthly exhibitions feature single artists, but you'll find a variety of artists' works on display any time.
713-B Washington Street, Calistoga * 707-341-3731
Discover a broad spectrum of works at Lee Youngman Galleries by talented national and regional artists in oils, watercolors and pastels, as well as sculptures. This fine art gallery recently relocated to the spot vacated by All-Seasons Bistro.