Art is hard to define, it has that intangible something that invokes an emotional response in the people that see it. Art galleries fill the void between the artist and the public, gallery owners bring art to the public and give the artist the chance to showcase and sell their work.
You can find art galleries in every major city across the globe they showcase everything from local artists that reflect the community culture to more traditional art that sells at an incredible price. It gives the public the chance to buy some incredible art and artist the chance to earn some notoriety.
When you have the time to visit the art district in your town, take the time and browse through some of the art on the walls. Enjoy! I promise the afternoon will be worth it.