Community Galleries

The Patten Community Gallery


Located in the Museum’s Education Wing, the Patten Community Gallery showcases exhibitions of artwork from faculty, students, and local community art organizations.

Currently on view:

The Museum Art School Winter Faculty Exhibition – December 28 – February 28, 2022.  In this exhibition, the VBMA showcases the artwork of the winter term faculty members.

The Eggert Children’s Gallery

The Eggert Children’s Gallery features exhibitions of student artwork from schools and organizations serving K-12 Students in Indian River County, including some of the Museum’s community engagement and Museum Art School youth programs.

Currently on view: Master’s Academy


Upcoming Exhibitions:

Indian River Photo Club, April 28 to May 25, 2022
Juried photography exhibition by members of the Indian River Photo Club.

Museum Art School Summer Art Camp, June and July 2022
Artworks created by Summer Art Camp students.

Veteran’s Exhibition, August 5 to September 4, 2022
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Multi-media artworks created by Veterans during the VBMA’s acrylics and photography classes for Veterans.

Cultural Council of Indian River County Member Exhibit, September 9 to October 9, 2022
Abstract artworks created by Cultural Council members.

Vero Beach Art Club’s Members Invitational, October 14 to November 20, 2022
This exhibition includes environmental photography by members of the Vero Beach Art Club.

Feel the Heel Exhibition, November 25 to December 25, 2022
Juried exhibition of two-dimensional artworks created by local artists inspiring feeling and heeling from the effects of cancer that has touched everyone’s lives in some way, shape or form.

Museum Art School Student Exhibition, December 30 to January 29, 2023
Museum Art School’s students’ work in various medias.

Museum Art School Faculty Exhibition, February 3 to March 5, 2023
Works by the Museum Art School’s faculty of professional artists/instructors.