Just behind historic Main Street, Artisan Alley is a vibrant association of working artists specializing in everything from stained glass and wooden ship models to woolwork and ceramics. Stop by Tuesday through Saturday for a glimpse inside their varied art studios, watch projects come to life, and enjoy periodic live music. Parking and access via the City Parking Lot. Artisan Alley artists include: A Glass Act and Artisan Alley Annex Fine Woodworking, Kellerswork Gallery/Studio, Porcelain and Old Lace Contemporary Ceramics, Diligence Woolwork & Design, Andy Doerner's Wooden Ship Models.
A must-see on historic Main Street, The Blacksmith Shop and its neighboring gallery are home to the largest and finest collection of master blacksmithing and art glass in the United States. Inventory ranges from whimsical sculptures to wine racks, from castle-worthy chandeliers to gourmet cutlery, and from hand-forged fireplace tools to cabinet hardware and keychains.
Housed in an historic former church, Ferndale Music Company is a boutique music store selling new and vintage guitars, amps and other musical instruments, as well as the artwork of local artists including Carrie Grant, Andrei Hedstrom and the late Jack Mays. Ferndale Music is also a music lesson studio offering instruction in guitar, piano, ukulele, violin, fiddle, mandolin, banjo and drums.
Gallery of Dakota Daetwiler, oil and acrylic painter, author, book illustrator and more. Featuring vivid, fantastical paintings, commissions, portraits, unique gifts, handmade candles, book illustrations, coloring books, custom cartoon caricatures and more. Also hosting painting classes and wine nights.
Paintings by Dakota Daetwiler
431 Main St.
Ferndale, CA 95536
Redeye Laboratories is a gallery and studio featuring the fine art and apparel of Ferndale artist Shawn Griggs, whose vibrant, imaginative surf imagery and “Dia de los Muertos” inspired scenes have become a mainstay of Humboldt County culture - adorning everything from local craft beer labels to t-shirts, hoodies, and hats.