- 1 Gameplay descriptions
- 2 Varieties
- 2.1 Sunset Valley
- 2.2 Riverview
- 2.3 Champs Les Sims
- 2.4 Twinbrook
- 2.5 Barnacle Bay
- 2.6 Bridgeport
- 2.7 Hidden Springs
- 2.8 Appaloosa Plains
- 2.9 Lunar Lakes
- 2.10 Starlight Shores
- 2.11 Lucky Palms
- 2.12 Sunlit Tides
- 2.13 Moonlight Falls
- 2.14 Monte Vista
- 2.15 Aurora Skies
- 2.16 Dragon Valley
- 2.17 Isla Paradiso
- 2.18 Midnight Hollow
- 2.19 Roaring Heights
- 2.20 The Sims 3 Store
- 3 Gallery
- Sims with the artistic trait and the painting skill.
- Sims with the can't stand art trait.
- Encourages NPCs to learn
- NPCs are encouraged to use the Painting skill on this lot.
Art galleries generate the following dark blue map tag in-game:
Sunset Institute of Modern Art
540 Mirabello Road
The Sunset Institute of Modern Art is the default art gallery lot for Sunset Valley. It is a large glass-fronted building, featuring a collection of strangely colored sculptures and paintings.
Octagon House: Historical Museum and Art Gallery
15 Old Main Road
Octagon House: Historical Museum and Art Gallery is Riverview's default art gallery lot. It bears no description text. It has a very quaint and pleasant appearance compared with the modern art-focused gallery in Sunset Valley.
La Gallerie d'Art
The La Gallerie d'Art is the default art gallery lot for Champs Les Sims, and it was the only new premade art gallery introduced in The Sims 3: World Adventures. It contains tombs. It is a very large building, acting more a museum than an art gallery. It holds numerous rare items like the Cursed Sarcophagus of the Kings. It may be a parody of the real life Louvre Museum in France, although it lacks a Pyramid court.
Curios Memorial Museum
6 Cherrywood Lane
The Curios Memorial Museum is the default art gallery lot for Twinbrook. The museum showcases a lot of the new sculptures available via the Sculpting skill. The urn of Tina-Patricia Copper is kept near a sculpture on the third floor.
Goldbeard Galleon Gallery
3 Porthilly View
Goldbeard Galleon Gallery is the art gallery from Barnacle Bay. It is named after the Goldbeard family and is mentioned in Coral Goldbeard's bio. The building is near the Goldbeard estate and the two look very much alike.
The True Modern Art Gallery
7694 Sterling Parkway
Paul A. Wilkes Natural Museum
15 Subalpine Cir.
Paul A. Wilkes Natural Museum is the art gallery from Hidden Springs.
Appaloosa County Historical Society
199 East Appaloosa Avenue
The Appaloosa County Historical Society is the art gallery from Appaloosa Plains.
Aphelion Art Gallery
99 Babylon Boulevard
The Aphelion Art Gallery is the art gallery from Lunar Lakes.
Urbane Center for the Arts
33 Los Sueños Strip
The Urbane Center for the Arts is the art gallery from Starlight Shores.
Paint A Desert Art Gallery
32 Civic Circle
The Paint A Desert Art Gallery is an art gallery in Lucky Palms.
Sunshine Art Gallery
111 Lakeside Drive
The Sunshine Art Gallery is an art gallery in Lucky Palms.
Oceanview Art Gallery
57 Paradise Circle
The Oceanview Art Gallery is the art gallery from Sunlit Tides.
Moonlight Falls Historical Society & Museum
1105 Merchant Way
The Moonlight Falls Historical Society & Museum is the art gallery from Moonlight Falls.
20 Regalia Court
The Museum D'Art is the art gallery from Monte Vista.
The Wallpaper Museum of Modern Art
47 Hovedgaten Rd.
The Wallpaper Museum of Modern Art is the art gallery from Aurora Skies.
Heart and History Art Gallery
42 Elm Grove
The Heart and History Art Gallery is the art gallery from Dragon Valley.
54 Civic Center
The Nautical Museum is an art gallery in Isla Paradiso.
Seaside Stuff Art Gallery
13 Scuba Street
The Seaside Stuff Art Gallery is an art gallery in Isla Paradiso.
3 Rojo Road
The Avant-Garde Gallery is an art gallery from Midnight Hollow.
Antiquity Art Museum
59 Breach Bend
The Antiquity Art Museum is an art gallery from Midnight Hollow.
Community Art Gallery
44 Beach Drive
The Community Art Gallery is an art gallery from Roaring Heights.
36 Van Alen Street
The Downtown Museum is an art gallery from Roaring Heights.
Prism Art Studio
The Prism Art Studio is a premium content venue from The Sims 3 Store. It is not placed in any world by default, and its default lot assignment is set to art gallery.