Bold City Pride Art Scroll Every Wednesday in June

Downtown Vision, Downtown Jacksonville’s Business Improvement District is curating an interactive “Art Scroll” experience for June in lieu of the traditional First Wednesday Art Walk to bring live performances, artist interviews, art contests, art giveaways and more to everyone at home. Each Wednesday in June, the community is invited to enjoy two live Art Scroll installments–during lunchtime and early evening–on the Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk Facebook page. Experience the creative talent of Jacksonville throughout the month culminating in a celebration of our LGBTQIA+ community.

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Color Our Logo Contest

Get ready for the month-long Virtual Art Scroll by entering our Art Walk art contest. Download our new #DTJax logo coloring sheet and color it in – inside the lines or outside, painting, collage, markers, crayons, get creative! ! Snap a picture and submit it for a chance to win one of three family memberships to MOCA Jacksonville, The MOSH or The Cummer Museum. Winners will be announced at the first Art Scroll on Wednesday, June 3 at 6 p.m. The staff favorite will be featured as our #DTJax social media profile picture for the month of June.

  

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, JUNE 3

12 p.m. – Catch Nico Suave painting some magic from her home while talking about her techniques and her organization, Kids Mural Project.

6-8 p.m. – View the winners of the Color Our Logo Contest and jam out to local favorite Firewater Tent Revival.

Wednesday, JUNE 10

12 p.m. – Hear from artist Itzcali Huichol, learn about her story and her beautiful hand-stitched accessories.

5:30 p.m. – Don’t miss an interview with Dansations Performing Arts Center’s Kim McDonough and graduating seniors followed by a virtual dance recital from the entire studio. Enter to win a piece of local art from one of Downtown’s art galleries on our Facebook page

Wednesday, JUNE 17

12 p.m.Artist Jennifer Mangaoang will be sharing her story about her art and life.

6 p.m. – Enjoy a virtual cabaret by The 5 & Dime Theatre CoEnter to win a piece of local art from one of Downtown’s art galleries on our Facebook page

Wednesday, JUNE 24

12 p.m. – Catch an interview with Wolf + Cub to hear about how one of our favorite #DTJax brick and mortars got started and what Bold City Pride means to them.

6 p.m. – Join us for an evening with JASMYN + Metro to celebrate Pride in the best, virtual way possible! Enter to win a piece of local art from one of Downtown’s art galleries on our Facebook page 

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.

While we are on hiatus, please support our Art Walk artists from the comfort of your home by clicking on the links below.

Shop Art Walk

Alternate Bazaar Art

Stickers & Prints

Belle Epoque Pottery

Pottery

Bello Boopie

Sarcastic Greeting Cards

bluedoorbodega

Pet Products &.    Face Masks

Body & Soul

Body Products 

Boho Babie Jewelry

Jewelry

Carol Iyer

Art | Paintings

Handcrafted by Alice

Jewelry

Hooked by Faith

Art

Itzcali Huichol

Accessories

Jax Pins

Accessories

JLJ Illustrates

Art

Duvalz Finest

Clothing

Handcrafted by Alice

Jewelry

Hooked by Faith

Art

Itzcali Huichol

Accessories

Jax Pins

Accessories

JLJ Illustrates

Art

JMarie Art & Life

Art

JShipley's Shenanigans

Accessories

NEW Reads Publications

Books & Publisher

Opulent Venus

Art

Oremus Art

Art

Pink Flamingo Arts

Beaded Accessories

Pixel Ken

Digital Art & Prints

Reflections in Glass

Glass Art

Rhashid Dukes

Digital Art

Stenotab Handmade

Accessories

Tea Nation

Tea Products

The Bead Bowl

Accessories

Unique Woodworks

Wood Art

More vendors we love and miss

Abdul’s Paintings and Carved Candles Becky Lyons Arts • Creative Solutions Inc • Global Bambini • Mackenzie Renn • Maribeth Sanchez Illustrations • Patrick’s Metal and Stuff Showroom • Nani Mana Jewelry • Nicole Mangum and Michelle Ginder • Sarah Sew Geeky • Selah The Artist • Student Artist Collective • The Bead Guy • Tovah2Creations

Video Gallery

Don’t forget about the organizations and nonprofits who don the Main Stage.

First Coast Wind Symphony

 

Jax Poetry Fest 2020 Virtual Event

Players by the Sea Theatre

Venue Highlights

Continue to support #DTJax’s small businesses and stay updated on what restaurants and businesses are offering to-go and gift cards here.  

 

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

Jacksonville Main Library

Arts & Culture

Jessie Ball duPont Center

Developments

MOCA Jacksonville

Arts & Culture

Myth Nightclub

Bars & Nightlife

Southlight Gallery

Arts & Culture

Superfood and Brew

Dining

Sweet Pete's Candy Co.

Dining

The Volstead

Bars & Nightlife

Wolf & Cub

Shopping

#ArtWalkJax

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. Paddy 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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