Art Escape is a growing non-profit arts school with a venue for student and professional artists.

Art Escape holds a themed call to artists with an open reception for each new exhibition, which is free to the public.

If you are interested in exhibiting your work at Art Escape as part of a group or solo show, please contact us.

Current Exhibition


“Encaustic Show”

Sept 30th through Oct 22

Gallery Hours: M-F, 1-5pm & by appointment

Encaustics are an ancient medium, developed by the Greeks over 2,000 years ago. View artworks by artists utilizing a variety of styles and techniques demonstrating the versatility of pigmented wax.

Open Reception: September 30th, 7-9pm

Upcoming Exhibit


Dia de los Muertos

November 1st through November 5th

Come celebrate family & community! A community altar and shadow boxes detailing family history will be up on display during this event.

Enjoy festive Day of the Dead food such as tamales and pan de muerto while decorating sugar skulls. Bring an ofrenda (offering) to place in our community altar in memory of loved ones that have passed.

You may choose to send photos of your loved ones digitally by:

Photos will be printed and placed on the altar.

Open to the public: November 1st, 6-9pm

Upcoming Exhibit


It's About Time

November 11th through December 17th

View artworks by Jill Sabel Valavanis and Jim Valavanis.

Open Reception: Saturday November 11th, 7-9pm

Penny MacNaughton

The Penny MacNaughton Gallery is named in memory of one of our co-founders, a dear friend with a kind and generous soul.

Her commitment to the arts and the community of Sonoma continues at Art Escape. We are proud to show work made by local artists, both children and adult.

Student and professional artists are welcome to exhibit their work in this space.

Gallery admission is free to the public.

Please contact us if you would like to exhibit your work at Art Escape.