The streets of Madison are buzzing with creative minds, artistic eyes, and endless opportunities to bring the wildest dreams to life. Once you step into town, there is no mistaking that this historically creative community has a deep appreciation for the arts.

Fostering and encouraging creativity is at the heart of all things Madison, and we are proud to be the home of so many talented and passionate artists.

Visit our incredible art galleries, join in on a specialty art class, and learn more about Madison’s creative community to get a peek into the heart and soul of Madison, Indiana.

Artist Collectives & Galleries

Carlson Art Studio & Fine Art Gallery

Kevin Carlson, a Madison native, is a passionate and award-winning plein air artist. His work can be viewed in person at this lovely studio and gallery.

301 Jefferson St
(812) 701-3993

Eric Phagan Gallery at Gallery 115

Eric Phagan is one of Madison’s famous artists who captures the beauty of Madison with a unique style. You will find his distinctive artwork on the sides of buildings, beautifying our alleyways. Grab a bite to eat at the Gallery 115 café and check out the gallery of array of artwork on display and for sale.

115 E Main St
(812) 274-4371

House of Jane

A barber shop, art gallery, home to House of Jane Songwriter sessions, and an all around cool place to hang out.

207 E Main Street
(812) 599-9122

Madison Area Art Alliance The Spot

With a declaration of “Arts Here Now!” MAAA is paving the way for Madison to showcase local fine art, music, theater, folk and traditional trades, as well as writing, culinary arts, photography and arts education. Madison was named Indiana’s sixth Official Cultural District by the Indiana Arts Commission in 2015.

326 Mulberry St.
(812) 801-9863

Madison Art Club

An art gallery and gift shop offering various art lessons and a venue for regional artists and artisans to display and their works.

309 W Main St.
(812) 265-2923

Peddie & Fish Artist Collective

An operating artist collective providing a studio space for young artists of Kentuckiana. In addition to creative space, we also have an open gallery for artists to display and sell their work.

103 E Main Street
(812) 493-4315

Specialty Classes

Etiquette Enrichment & Life Coaching

Sallie Plass offers customized sessions to help build self-confidence and ease the strain of awkward situations with the knowledge of blending the standards of traditional etiquette with contemporary manners.

402 W Main St
(502) 210-1193

Little Golden Fox

A creative studio that provides classes, workshops, events, a gift shop, and supplies for creating your own projects. Little Golden Fox also serves as a hub for local female-owned businesses. Shop, create, or even host an event in the large and rustic space in the back of the Little Golden Fox building. 

602 W Main St
(812) 274-1080


Arts by Cassey

Cassey Higdon is a talented local artist, designer, photographer, and beauty guide.

(812) 599-5431

Brenda’s Au Courant Images

Brenda Guess Shropshire is a locally renowned artist and photographer specializing in acrylic painting, family, senior, and small wedding photos as well as landscape photography.

(812) 701-5164

Brooke Taylor

Brooke Taylor is a trusted local photographer specializing in newborn, maternity, family, wedding, and boudoir photography.

(812) 801-5149

Nice Shots Photography

Stephanie Hellman offers amazing shots in a natural setting. Specializing in portraiture, care is given to each shot for the warmth you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

131 E Main St
(812) 701-3028

From shops and restaurants to museums and live entertainment, explore all the fun Madison, Indiana has to offer.