Upcoming Art Walk: Wednesday February 5, 5-9 p.m.

THEME: Nonprofits for the Arts

FEATURING: The Florida Ballet, Paradigm Flux Dance Co., The Performers Academy, Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum and more! 

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Hemming Park Artists

Each month, Art Walk hosts dozens of artists, seeking to show and sell their works. From jewelry to paintings and more, you’ll find a mix of unique, handmade items from both emerging and established artists.

February 5th | Artists and Makers:

ABDUL’s Paintings & Carved Candles, Alternate Bazaar Art, The Bead Bowl, The Bead Guy, Becky Lyons Art, Belle Epoque Pottery, Blue Door Bodega, Boho Babie Jewelry, Creative Solutions Inc., Duvalz Finest, Global Bambini, Itzcali Huichol, Jax Pins, Jmarie Art & Life, Khamichu Arts, Mackenzie Renn Arts, Maribeth Sanchez Illustrations, Nani Mana Jewelry, NEW Reads Publications, Opulent Venus, Sara Doty Art, Sarah Sew Geeky, SELAH the Artist, Tovah2Creations, Unique Woodworks  

Performers

Each month, Art Walk hosts dozens of artists, seeking to show and sell their works. From jewelry to paintings and more, you’ll find a mix of unique, handmade items from both emerging and established artists.

 February 5th | Performers:

The Florida Ballet, FSCJ danceWORKS, Jacksonville Arts & Music School, Paradigm Flux Dance Co., Players by the Sea, Three Hearts Dance, Unified Rhythm

February 5th | Spoken Word Poetry:

The Performers Academy: Eric Jamaal Williams, Esquire and N.Finite Barz  

Venue Highlights

Jessie Ball duPont Center

Join the Jessie Ball duPont Center for the opening of a new public art installation on Ocean and Adams Street! Enjoy live music from The Band Be Easy, a full cash bar by Manifest Distilling and #ShopSmall with 20+ local makers. 

Jessie Ball duPont Center

Developments

Southlight Gallery

Arts & Culture

Southlight Gallery

As Jacksonville celebrates Nonprofits for the Arts, Southlight Gallery turns its Member Spotlight on local artist Kathy Stark in showcasing her large scale watercolor “Anastasia State Park.” This piece is part of her ongoing exploration of the extensive system of natural parks in our area, which are both available as a book and an exhibit titled The Wilderness of North Florida’s Parks.

 

Jacksonville Public Library

Join the Jacksonville Public Library for the Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards Gold Key Exhibit Opening from 5-6 p.m. with opening remarks from Laurie Hoppock and James Greene and special performance from 6-7:30 p.m. by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Ensemble

 

Jacksonville Main Library

Arts & Culture

Food Truck Valley

Dining

Food Truck Valley

Enjoy all the delicious #nomnoms in Food Truck Valley with Best Burgers Jax, Chubby Burrito, Dagwoods, and Fusion Food Truck.

 

Hemming Plaza Jewelers

Hemming Plaza Jewelers is happy to announce that their walls and sidewalks will be bursting with large-format, expressionistic hearts. Costumed heart mascots outside and expressionistic heart drawings by Bolles School “Foundations in Art” students will be spreading the love this February 5th at Art Walk.

 

Hemming Plaza Jewelers

Shopping

Super Food and Brew

Dining

Super Food and Brew 

Join us for Happy Hour from 3-6pm with $4 drafts and $3 house wines. Don’t miss live music by the talented ‘Chelsea Michelle Band‘ and two new art collections on display! ‘Art With a Heart in Healthcare’ focuses on enhancing the lives of patients and their families through a fine art experience.  We also have select pieces from ‘PachaMamArt’ by Fanny Mendoza, a unique dotillism technique. Definitely the spot to check out during Art Walk!

 

Visit Jacksonville

The Downtown Jacksonville Visitors Center has so much to offer! Stop by to learn all about the cool happenings in our city while enjoying live music by Bethany Stockdale and #ShoppingSmall with local vendors. In February, Visit Jax is hosting the following artists and makers: Anthony Danes & Company, Bello Boopie, Body & Soul, Coolery Jewelry, Gordon & Liz Harrington Arts, Metal Art by Patrick, PixelKen, Rhashid Dukes Arts and Tea Nation. 

 

Visit Jacksonville

Anchor Institutions

Other Venues

1904 Music Hall

Live Performance

Bellwether

Dining

Bold City Downtown

Bars & Nightlife

Breezy Jazz Club

Live Performance

Chamblin's Uptown

Dining

Cypress Floral Design

Shopping

De Real Ting

Bars & Nightlife

Dos Gatos

Bars & Nightlife

Gili's Kitchen

Dining

MOCA Jacksonville

Arts & Culture

Myth Nightclub

Bars & Nightlife

Sweet Pete's Candy Co.

Dining

The Volstead

Bars & Nightlife

Wolf & Cub

Shopping

Participate

Whether you’re an emerging or established artist or performer, a food truck, Non-Profit, or business, Art Walk is the perfect opportunity to showcase your work in front of thousands of patrons. 

Read all about the different ways to participate and next steps once you’ve submitted an application.

February 5th | Nonprofits for the Arts:

Connecting Thru Music, The Florida Ballet, FSCJ Dance Works, Jacksonville Arts & Music School, Paradigm Flux Dance Co., The Performers Academy, Players by the Sea, Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum, Three Hearts Dance, Unified Rhythm, Word Revolt Art Gallery,  

February 5th | Businesses and Organizations: 

African Village International, Attitudes Dance Academy, Author Latricia N. Taylor, Chad Dennis Photography, City of Jacksonville US Census Team, Cross Roads Magic, HelloFresh, Jax Rides, One Blood, Pet Wants, Scouts BSA Troop 837

   

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About Art Walk

The First Wednesday Art Walk is a monthly event produced by Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), the Business Improvement District, to bring people to the cultural and historical center of the city and showcase Jacksonville’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Open to visual and performing artists, Art Walk is on the first Wednesday of every month from 5 – 9 p.m., rain or shine. More than 35 Art Walk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s core and include Hemming Park, galleries, museums, cultural and educational venues, restaurants and bars, Downtown businesses and more.The First Wednesday Art Walk is a great way to meet fellow artists, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of the rapidly growing art scene in Jacksonville. We estimate that, on average, 5,000 art enthusiasts attend each month to see more than 100 artists exhibiting at Art Walk.

2020 Art Walk Themes
  • February: Non-Profits for the Arts
  • March: St. Patty Takes Over #DTJax
  • April: eARTh Day
  • May: May I Have This Dance?
  • June: Bold City Release Party
  • July: Red, White and Blues
  • August: Back to School ARTs
  • September: Sneak Peek into Hispanic Heritage Month
  • October: Nightmare on Laura Street
  • November: Salute to Service
  • December: Spirit of Giving

(*Themes are subject to change)

Getting Around

Parking

Parking is free after 6 p.m. Art Walk night at meters and at the Elite Parking Services garage on the corner of Clay and Adams streets.

Skyway

A unique and scenic way to get around Downtown, the elevated Skyway will take you down the block or all the way across the St. Johns River for free, with extended hours during Art Walk.

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