Agora Arts

102 W Water St

About Our Member

Agora Arts feature contemporary art and fine craft by over 250 American and Canadian artists, along with selected works from around the globe. 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, Christina Kober, Philippa Roberts and Mickey Lynn. Pottery, sculpture, wood items, glass, metalwork, and prints fill the gallery. Iowa based art includes furniture by Sticks, pottery by George Lowe and canvas works by Valerie Miller of Steel Cow. Agora Arts is also the hometown gallery of StoryPeople.

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. Agora has recently doubled their space and now also carries a wide and well curated selection of gifts, including candles, books, games and puzzles. Agora Arts is located in beautiful downtown Decorah within the historic Hotel Winneshiek and is open 7 days a week. Keep up to date on what’s in the store and learn about special events by visiting the website at, Facebook or Instagram.