McPherson artists, both past and present, have contributed to the community's reputation for providing quality visual arts. Revolving exhibits are hosted at several locations including Friendship Hall on the McPherson College campus, the McPherson Public Library, and the Heritage Gallery at the McPherson Opera House. Professional works are available for purchase at the Visual Arts Alliance of Mcpherson (VAAM) gallery located at the McPherson Opera House.

Looking for a unique artistic experience? Be sure to explore The Clayworks shop and studio in downtown McPherson, a business dedicated to supporting the artistic abilities of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.