About Us

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”

Pablo Picasso
Rosa and Bruno. Photo by Doswell Creative.

Royal Rose Art Gallery & Gifts, led by the visionary Rosa Calabrese, a seasoned artist, stands as a testament to her lifelong passion for the arts. Drawing on years of experience in gallery management and art education, Rosa realized her dream by establishing this cultural haven, where she could impart her profound love and knowledge of the arts to the community.

Against the enchanting backdrop of a historic heritage building in Aurora’s downtown, the gallery pulses with vitality. It serves as a bustling hub, attracting exhibit enthusiasts, patrons, and participants in an array of art classes and special events.

A distinctive feature of Royal Rose is its unwavering commitment to promoting and showcasing the talents of local artisans and vendors. The gallery’s gift shop is a dynamic space, constantly refreshed with new merchandise and artworks, ensuring that each visit promises a fresh and captivating experience for patrons.

Beyond the vibrant displays, the gallery invites visitors to connect with the creative force behind it all — Rosa Calabrese. Alongside her, meet Bruno, the charming sidekick adding an extra layer of warmth to the artistic atmosphere. Royal Rose Art Gallery & Gifts beckons you to explore and indulge in the local treasure trove of creativity it has become.