Art Galleries in Ste. Genevieve

Ste. Geneviève has had a love affair with the arts even before its famous Art Colony of the 1930’s. The town is replete with art galleries, paintings,and rare architecture. You can enjoy its rich and varied history. Ste. Geneviève is fun. You can see art displays of all types: pewter, pottery, turned wooden art, original jewelry designs, intricate filigree paperwork, and framed oils, watercolors, photographic and hi-tech computer art.

Ste. Geneviève art galleries have a wide array of styles and mediums on display for the art aficionado.  From February to October, enjoy a ‘gallery walk’ called the Fourth Friday Art Walk.  Stroll through the picturesque downtown shops, art galleries, restaurants and admire the historic homes and architectures of this quaint village in Southeast Missouri.  Top 10 things to do in Missouri.  VisitMO VisitSteGen  A perfect relaxing retreat for couples, girlfriends getaways.  Original Art, watercolors, paintings, photography, handmade items. Bed and breakfast inns with original artwork.


130 N Main Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00-4:00
Sunday Hours: 12:00-3:00
Closed Monday-Tuesday
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E•Klek•TiX Gallery and Studio features original work by local artist J Rissover and a collection of gift and decorative items from many parts of the world. Always a sure bet to find a unique gift!

Ste. Genevieve Art Colony and Summer
School of Art Display

Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
66 South Main Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
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For several summers in the 1930’s, an Art Colony located in Ste. Genevieve conducted a Summer School of Art.  Instead of painting rolling hills or flowers, the artists portrayed the human condition and Depression era events.  Information about the school and some of its creations are on display at the Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center.


Grave diggers, portraits, and lime kiln workers are depicted. The Summer School instructors included: Thomas Hart Benton, Fred E. Conway, Joseph James Jones, Miriam McKinnie, Joseph John Paul Meert, Jesse Beard Rickly, Aimee Goldstone Schweig, Martyl Schweig, E. Oscar Thalinger, Joseph Paul Vorst, and Matthew E. Ziegler. Another display of Art Colony works can be viewed in the stone building behind the Shaw house.

Ste. Genevieve Winery Art Gallery

245 Merchant Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Open Daily: 11:00-5:00
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Inside the Ste. Genevieve Winery, the walls are decorated with art work form local artists.  While enjoying a glass of wine peruse the unique gifts, souvenirs, and items for the home wine connoisseur.

Rust Artisans’ Shop

173 North Main Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Monday Hours: 10:00-4:00
Wed, Thurs, Sunday: 10:00-5:30
Friday, Saturday Hours: 10:00-7:00
Closed Tuesday
Only Child Originals and Rust Artisans
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Rust Artisans’ Shop is a gallery of unique hand-crafted items by several local artists, such as paper filigree and knitted items. Most importantly, luminaries and lights made of old corrugated tin utilize the surplus of corrugated tin in Missouri.


4th Friday Art Walk (Feb thru Oct)

Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve

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Bring your friends and enjoy a leisurely stroll among the shops, restaurants, and art galleries of downtown Ste. Genevieve.  During 4th Friday Art Walks, Ste. Genevieve art galleries offer visitors the opportunity to view the works of local and regional artists displaying a variety of art forms. Many


businesses in the Historic District participate by extending their store hours from 6 to 9pm during the Fourth Friday Art Walk.

Start your tour at the Welcome Center where you can view two important art collections, as well as pick up a map to the galleries. The 4th Friday Art Walk is sponsored by the Gallery Association of Sainte Genevieve.  Art Walks are on the fourth Friday of each month from February thru November.  Refreshments may be served at various locations and there are five restaurants with regular evening hours in the historic district.

Merchant Street Gallery

123 Merchant St.
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
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Merchant Street Gallery houses a collection of photographs from Ste. Genevieve’s past, such as the first Ste. Genevieve Brewery, old steam engines, and various scenes from throughout Ste. Genevieve’s history as well as the present.
Open: 4th Friday Art Walk and Special Events

Misselhorn Gallery

Welcome Center
66 South Main St.
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670

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The sketch artist Roscoe Misselhorn used to enjoy drawing scenes of Ste. Genevieve.  His Ste. Genevieve collection, as well as his drawing table, are on display in the Misselhorn Gallery inside the Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center.



Rhinehart & Rhinehart’s Gallery

302 Market Street
Ste Genevieve, MO 63670
Tuesday-Saturday Hours: 10:00-5:00
Sunday Hours: 10:00-4:00
Closed Monday
Rhinehart & Rhinehart’s Gallery
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This gallery features paintings, sculptures, prints, and jewelry which are created by Charles and Lavetta Rhinehart. Paintings by Leon Basler can are also on display.  Furthermore, both Charles Rhinehart and Leon Basler are Ste Genevieve natives!


ASL Pewter Foundry

183 South Third St.,
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Daily Hours: 9:30-5:00
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ASL Pewter Foundry makes high-quality, lead-free pewter products that are not only functional, but works of art. Open Daily 9:30– 5:00. Demonstrations daily.

The 109 Main Gallery & Studio

109 North Main
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
The Main Gallery & Studio
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The 109 Main Street Art Gallery features pet portraiture as well as the artwork of visiting artists during special events.