Goff Gallery

Goff Gallery is available for use by members and affiliate groups of the Visual Arts Center. Check back regularly as new shows are added to our schedule. If you're interested in displaying your work, please contact the Visual Arts Center. Goff Exhibits typically feature four artists at one time, and booking is made up to two years in advance. We are always in need of volunteers to help receive and hang shows in Goff Gallery. if you are interested in being part of Goff Gallery's hanging committee, please contact us. 

Non-members are welcome to rent the space. To learn more about hosting your exhibition at the Visual Arts Center, vsit our facility rental page.


Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society

On Display December 5 - 29, 2017


The Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society was formed in 1983 to foster the advancement of and promote excellence in the art of watercolor painting. The finest watercolor artists from across the state will be on display in this special watercolor exhibition.

Instructor's Showcase

On Display January 3 - 25, 2018

VAC Instructors showcase thier most impressive works of art in this special multi-media exhibit.

National Art Exhibit

On Display February 2 - March 20, 2018

The Biennial National Art Exhibition hosted by the Visual Arts Center is one of the nation's most prestigious juried exhibitions of two-dimensional media. The 2018 National Art Exhibition will be open to the public February 2 to March 20, 2018. 

Artists in Action

On Display March 24 - April 5

A multimedia exhibit featuring the collective works of Artists in Action, an affiliate group of members of the Visual Arts Center.

Palette to Palate

On Display April 6 - 13, 2018

Artists invited to exhibit their work during Palette to Palate, a fundraising event hosted by the Visual Arts Center's Endowment Trust, will be on display. 

Life Drawing and Portraits

On Display April 14 - 26, 2018

The Life Drawing and Portrait Artists, affiliate groups of the Visual Arts Center, will display their favorite works of art inspired by portraiture and figure drawing practice with live models. 

Charlotte County Middle Schools

On Display April 27 - May 20, 2018

Art created by Charlotte County middle school students is featured in this special exhibit.

Pictures in Paradise

On Display May 11 - 31, 2017

Breaking Relevance

On Display June 1 - 21, 2018

Breaking Relevance features the abstract work of artists Dedo Christina and Roxie Vetter.

Member's Showcase

On Display June 22 - July 20, 2018

This member’s showcase provides an excellent opportunity to display your best work. Anything goes! Artwork may have won VAC awards or could have been created years ago. All 2D and 3D media will be accepted. This exhibit is open to VAC members only. Entry fee is $30. Minimum 3 entries. Both the Main Gallery and Goff Gallery will be used as exhibit space. There will be 35 exhibit spaces available on a first come, first served basis.

Pre-registration opens June 1 and ends June 15, or after 35 artists have been registered. If space is still available, registration will open Friday, June 22 at 9am. Artists will be assigned their space on a lottery basis. Contact the Visual Arts Center for more information on how to register.

Florida and all it's Facets

On Display July 23 - August 24, 2018

Artists of the Atelier

On Display September 10 - 27, 2018

Open Studio Artists

On Display September 28 - October 25, 2018

Fine Arts Festival

On Display October 26 - November 16, 2018

Artist Invitational

On Display December 3 - 28, 2018