About Us

Arts on Douglas was established in 1996 by artist and Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) founder, Doris Leeper and, artist/benefactor, Ed Harris. Originally conceived as a commercial gallery to promote the work and careers of professional artists from the state of Florida, the gallery has since formalized its affiliation with Atlantic Center for the Arts, combining missions, resources and programs, in order to further facilitate community engagement with the creative arts.

Located in historic downtown New Smyrna Beach, the building was formerly a used furniture warehouse, and originally a 1920s era Ford showroom and service center. The building was transformed into a 3,500 square foot exhibition space that presents 18 exhibitions a year. The gallery's ongoing exhibition program features a broad spectrum of artistic styles, media and temperaments, including experimental genres in its newest addition, the alt_space.



Located within Arts on Douglas, the alt_space gallery is an exhibition space dedicated to Florida artists from various contemporary genres including: conceptual art, site specific installation, new media, digital media, video, sculpture, or other experimental practices. The space was conceived in order to provide emerging and established visual artists with an alternative space to show their work, as well as to provide a platform to engage the community in a dialogue about art process, methodology, concepts, and materials.


Art Consultation
Our professional staff assist novice and seasoned collectors, architects, and designers in the selection of artwork for private, boutique, and corporate environments.

Art on Approval
No obligation previews of artwork in your home or business. 

Upon request, we are happy to facilitate commissions from select artists.

Delivery and Installation
We can arrange professional packing, crating and worldwide shipping of artwork, as well as local delivery and installation. 

Payment plans are available and can be tailored to your budgetary needs.