Vero Beach was named one of 'The 100 Best Art Towns in America.' Numerous Art Galleries and museums can be found throughout the Vero Beach/Sebastian area. Local Museums and Galleries feature the works of local, regional, national and international artists in a myriad of mediums, subjects and styles; including jewelry, fiber art, basketry, photography, pottery, raku, artglass, fine art prints, and plenty of the eclectic for those who dare to love the far-out! Click on the 'More Info' link to learn more.
Vero Beach is full of historic haunts,quite literally. After dark, this sleepy seaside town comes to life with the stories of those who lived and died here, but never moved on.Tour the haunted and historical sights of Vero Beach. Meet to begin and end the 80 minute tour in front of Driftwood Resort, 3150 Ocean Dr. Tour starts at 7:30pm Fridays & Saturdays - Gather 15 minutes ahead of time. Parking on Ocean Dr. or public parking spots please. Visit the links above for more information.
Over 20 different artists and craftsmen feature their high-quality handmade items such as paintings, pottery, jewelry, apparel, home goods, soaps, and leather products. Artisan Crafts and Gift also offers classes to those seeking to learn a craft or skill. Half of the storefront is devoted to education in art, pottery, jewelry making, paper craft, and knitting, among many other topics. Visit the links above to learn more.
Riverside Children's Theatre is the youth oriented educational arm of the non-profit Riverside Theatre, Inc. The largest youth theatre in the state of Florida operating in its own facility, RCT provides after school and summer programming and performance opportunities for local youth. An active outreach and scholarship program seeks to involve all the children in Indian River County no matter their circumstances, assisting them in developing confidence, discipline and self esteem. Refer to the theatre website for a full listing of performances and classes.
Performing Arts group from VBHS are recognized at both the state and national levels consistently receiving "Superior" ratings and "First Place" awards. It is the Mission of the VBHS PAC to provide a location for enjoyable and professional artistic outlets for the education and gratification of the Vero Beach School student body as well as the community at large. Click on the 'Visit Website' link and then the 'Performing Arts' tab to learn about upcoming performances.
The Indian River Symphonic Association has been bringing quality symphonic music to Vero Beach since 1993. In a typical season seven concerts are presented, including performances by such renowned orchestras as the Royal Philharmonic, the Russian National Orchestra, the German State Philharmonic, the Buffalo Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony, to name just a few. All concerts are performed at the Community Church of Vero Beach and begin at 7:30 PM. For the concert schedule for the coming season, please click on our website link.
Indian River Charter High School, Schumann School for the Visual and Performing Arts' Charter Dome is a one-of-a-kind, open-aired venue located in the center of the IRCHS' campus. The Charter Dome can seat up to 500 guests for large concerts, musicals and recitals or be configured in a multitude of ways for more intimate productions and events. The venue is equipped with state-of-the-art light and sound technology. Please visit our website for events and ticketing.
1235 Main Street
in the Sebastian City Hall Complex
The Sebastian Area Historical Museum has exhibits on the Ais Indians, Pelican Island, Clothing, Family Life, Quilts, Fishing, Agriculture, Military, Transportation, Early Shops and Trades, book shop and research facilities.
This free service will assist tourists, visitors and local residents with the best of arts and cultural event information in Indian River County. The Concierge Service will work with you on how to make your time in our county more exciting and fulfilling.
Founded in 1990, the Atlantic Classical Orchestra (ACO) encourages and cultivates appreciation and understanding of classical music. Serving as a primary cultural resource in Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast, the ACO presents performances at the highest artistic level; its educational and outreach efforts include its popular Behind the Baton Lecture Series, a Chamber Music Series, and an ongoing relationship with the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony.
All of Riverside Theatre's events are produced in-house using The Acting Company's staff. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allen D. Cornell, sets, props, lights and costumes are designed and built on-site. Actors, designers and directors from New York and other areas of the country are brought in for two and a half weeks of rehearsals and up to four weeks of performances.
The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra is a lively and passionate Central Florida professional-level orchestra comprised of professional musicians and select youth players. Led by the young & dynamic Music Director, Aaron Collins. Please visit the website for more information and a schedule of concerts.
The Vero Beach Museum of Art, the largest cultural arts facility of its kind on Florida's Treasure Coast, is a precious cultural gem that is admired and appreciated by residents and tourists alike. Situated on 7 acres of Indian River County's 26 acre Riverside Park on the east bank of the Indian River lagoon, this accredited art museum and educational institution provides cultural leadership and enrichment for the public through a wide variety of educational, studio art and humanities programs; a diversity of quality exhibitions; and the collection, preservation and presentation of important American and international works of art.
"The J.M. Stringer Gallery of Fine Art is proud to offer clients exceptional representational art in two locations: Vero Beach, Florida and Bernardsville, New Jersey. The gallery features works by active American and European master artists, as well as up and coming notables. Additionally, the gallery features an extensive collection of 19th and Early 20th Century American, British and Continental paintings as well as period sculpture and objects d'art."
The Cultural Council's mission is "to nurture a cooperative environment in which cultural and educational organizations and individuals may thrive and thereby enrich the quality of life in Indian River County for all residents and visitors." With the support of individuals and organizations throughout our area, the Cultural Council of Indian River County has been active in the community for many years.
Under the direction of Roman Ortega-Cowan, Artistic Director, the Vero Beach Opera will present three operatic concerts which include Metropolitan Opera Stars Deborah Voigt and Susan Neves, as well as a full opera MADAMA BUTTERFLY in cooperation with the Orlando Opera.
The Vero Heritage Center as it is now called is used for heritage and community events. It can be rented out for weddings, parties and other occasions. The Citrus Museum preserves the past with artifacts, photographs and memorabilia of the pioneers who created the world's finest citrus.