104 East Water Street, Suite 1
Decorah, IA 52101
Text the word: AGORAARTS To: 72727
Fundraisers We Support
- American Craft Council
- American Style
- PAW Fairy Chair-ity
- Decorah Regional Arts Council
- Winneshiek County Convention and Visitors Bureau
- Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce
Going Green Commitments
- By supporting local artists, we keep resources close to our community. We use recycled and/or recyclable boxes, bags and packing materials for purchases. We also recycle within Agora Arts and encourage our patrons to bring their own bags for transporting their purchases.
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
til 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Agora Arts feature contemporary art and fine craft by over 250 American and Canadian artists. We offer the highest quality collection of handcrafted work in the upper midwest, including gorgeous jewelry by over 50 different artists such as Holly Yashi, Saundra Messinger, and Alexis Bittar. Pottery, sculpture, wood items, glass, metalwork, and prints fill the gallery. We carry many books by local authors including Bob Wolf, David Faldet, and Bob Hunt.
Started in 1992 by Decorah native and Luther grad Gail Bolson-Magnuson, Agora has a reputation for consistently introducing new and exciting handcrafted work to the gallery. Many of the most recognized artists in the industry trust Agora Arts to promote and sell their work.
Other featured artists include furniture by Sticks, Form & Reform, and Dust; pottery by Joe Christensen, Nate & Hallie Evans and Natural Elements; and jewelry by Watchcraft, Adajio, Sergio Lub, Liza Schtromberg and Mashka.
Agora Arts are the hometown gallery of StoryPeople by Brian Andreas and carry the largest collection of StoryPeople prints, sculptures, and books in the country. Agora Arts are located in beautiful downtown Decorah within the historic Hotel Winneshiek and are open 7 days a week.