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Florida’s Treasure Coast may be better known for its boating and beaches but the Martin County Florida Arts scene is vibrant and growing.  From the community theaters in Stuart to the Children’s Museum in Jensen Beach.  Martin County, Florida has much to offer to the culture vulture in your family. Stuart’s quaint downtown area is home to many cultural happenings from the art galleries to the Riverwalk Stage on the Intracoastal Waterway, make an evening of it and stop at one of the many excellent nearby restaurants before your show!

Martin County Theaters

 A.C.T. Studio Theatre

2399 S.E. Ocean Blvd.

Stuart 34996

(772) 210-5373



The Barn Theatre

2400 E. Ocean Blvd.

Stuart 34996

(772) 287-4884


The Barn Theatre, once a flower-packing barn converted in the early 1970s into Martin County’s only community theater, is in its 46th season. The theater is always looking for people excited to donate their time and talent.


The Lyric Theatre

59 S.W. Flagler Avenue

Stuart 34994

(772) 220-1942

Box Office (772) 286-7827


The Lyric Theatre, Stuart’s Historic Showplace, is a popular performing arts venue that hosts hundreds of events annually. The intimate, 500-seat Mediterranean Revival-style theater was built in 1926 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Martin County Art Galleries


Fish House Art Center Gallery

4745 S.E. DeSoto Avenue

Stuart 34997

(772) 223-6303



Downtown Stuart

Geoffrey Smith’s gallery

47 SW Osceola St,

Stuart, FL 34994

Tuesday – Saturday

12:00pm – 6:00pm

(772) 221-8031



Rare Earth Gallery  

41 SW Flagler Avenue

Stuart, FL 34994

(772) 287-7744





Martin County Museums and Cultural Centers


The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast

1707 N.E. Indian River Drive

Jensen Beach 34957

(772) 225-7575


The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast is at Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach. Its mission is to offer children and families a place to explore and learn through hands-on and interactive activities. Thousands of visitors enjoy the Museum from schools, camps, day care centers and families in the Treasure Coast region, along with tourists from around the world.


Court House Cultural Center

80 E. Ocean Blvd.

Stuart 34994

(772) 288-2542


The historic Martin County Courthouse has been restored to its original 1937 architectural design. Now it is home to both a fine art gallery with related programming and the Arts Council of Martin County’s offices. The CHCC Galleries feature at least five exhibitions annually. Additional programs, events and lectures are scheduled throughout the year.


Elliott Museum

825 N.E. Ocean Blvd.

Hutchinson Island

Stuart 34996

(722) 225-1961


Located on Hutchinson Island, the Elliott Museum offers exhibits and programs about art, history and technology for people living in and visiting the Treasure Coast. From the Foucault Pendulum in the lobby, to the hand-carved circus on the second floor, there is something here to interest just about everybody. A main feature is the vintage car and truck collection, many of which are displayed in a unique robotic racking system.


The Mansion at Tuckahoe

1707 N.E. Indian River Dr.

Jensen Beach 34957

(772) 692-7501

The Mansion at Tuckahoe was first listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. It sits atop Mount Elizabeth, which was listed on the Register in 2002. Together, the Mansion and Mount Elizabeth create one unique place to visit and host any special function. Mount Elizabeth and the Tuckahoe Mansion offer visitors and residents a glimpse into Jensen Beach’s rich history. Public historic tours are free and available 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Visitors can join guided tours and watch a video presentation outlining the different residents of Mount Elizabeth.


House of Refuge at Gilbert’s Bar

 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd.

Hutchinson Island

Stuart 34996

(772) 225-1875


Built in 1876, The House of Refuge at Gilbert’s Bar is the last remaining of 10 built along Florida’s coast This House of Refuge first provided a safe haven for shipwrecked sailors, then became a Coast Guard station and integral part of maritime history through World War II. Room recreations, photos and documents provide insight into history.

Hobe Sound Nature Center
13640 U.S. Highway One
Hobe Sound , FL33455

The Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to environmental awareness and education. The Center is a cooperating association with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and located at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, in southern Martin County.


Road to Victory Military Museum

319 Stypmann Ave.

Stuart 34994

(772) 334-2990


Honoring all the brave men and women who have served or are presently serving our country in the Armed Forces with displays of historical artifacts, uniforms, military, photographs and vehicles both historic and personal. The Museum pays homage to these heroes while informing and educating the public of their noble endeavors and our freedoms as Americans. The city of Stuart generously provided the location (behind Memorial Park) as well as the building, a former WWII barracks from Camp Murphy in Jonathan Dickinson Park


Stuart Heritage Museum

161 SW. Flagler Ave.

Stuart 34994

(772) 220-4600


Stuart Heritage was created in 1988 to help preserve the heritage, artifacts and history of Stuart and its surrounding communities. The countless relics housed by the museum define the history of the people, businesses, agriculture and community spirit of the City of Stuart and Martin County. The museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Music and Dance

Rock’n Riverwalk

St Lucie Ave

Downtown Stuart, FL

Riverwalk Stage every Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m Enjoy live music, vendors, and our beautiful waterfront. For easy parking, ride the free Sailfish Shuttle from Osceola, Sailfish, or Kiwanis Park. For more information visit: http://www.historicdowntownstuart.com/rockin-riverwalk/

Terra Fermata

26 SE 6th Street

Stuart, FL

(772) 286-5252


Set on a lush tropical property in the heart of downtown Stuart, Terra is the ultimate nightly destination for live music, hand-selected and constantly-rotated craft beers, fine wine and music that spans all genres from alternative to zydeco. Come hang in a hammock with an icy-cold pint under the twinkling lights, or play a round of tiki toss, corn hole or giant jenga. We have something for everyone. They say no two nights are alike at Terra Fermata…come see for yourself.