Gallery 782 Co-Art

782 Water Street

Biloxi, MS 39530

Phone: (228) 436-7782

Gallery 782 Co-Art offers visitors an opportunity to view & purchase works of art from over 45 local artists. Housed in an historic building, the gallery itself is a work of art, and is operated by the 782 Co-Art Association. Open Monday–Saturday 10am to 4pm.

  • Gallery 782 Co-Art

  • Mar 3, 2017

Gallery 782 Co-art has completed eight years of in the historical old Scherer House (also known as The Old Spanish House or the Casa Espanola). This year there will be a huge anniversary celebration, mainly focusing on the history and importance of this historical building.

The Old Spanish House has a long and distinguished history. It was built on a 1780 Spanish land grant some hundred years after the grant (which a plaque on the southeast corner of the building indicates). It is one of the oldest surviving structures in Biloxi, and one of the four old buildings constructed of brick and stucco. The house was built around 1845-46. John Scherer bought the house in 1849 and lived there until 1894. After that, it had a succession of owners and various uses, including business operations and housing for Biloxi residents. The house achieved Historic National Landmark status in 1981 and is also a Biloxi Landmark.