Free Event

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month at Plaza de la Constitucion

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Near the Bridge of Lions.
1 Cathedral Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(832) 779-2781
  • On the first Friday of every month, St. Augustine’s art galleries welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment at some 30 participating galleries.

    This cooperative open house showcases the amazing variety of artwork represented in St. Augustine’s fine art galleries, from contemporary to traditional and everything in between, created by local and national artists working in oils, pastels, photography, ceramics, wood, textiles, metal, and much more. For a full list of participating galleries, see the table below.

    The galleries set out food and wine and other goodies on First Friday Art Walk, and many of the featured artists are on hand to answer questions about their work. The monthly event takes place on the first Friday of every month from 5 – 9 p.m., rain or shine, throughout St. Augustine's historic downtown area, from Aviles to King Streets, St. George Street and more -- even over the Bridge of Lions onto Anastasia Island and the beach.

    Old Town Trolleys and Ripley’s Sightseeing Trains provide complimentary shuttle service to most of the galleries, including the galleries on St. Augustine Beach.

    Call (832) 779-2781 for more information or visit here. This creative event is sponsored by The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine, which is an artistic association of the diverse and eclectic art galleries located in the nation's oldest city.

    Admission: FREE

    When: 5 - 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month.

    Where: All through historic downtown and onto Anastasia Island. See map for locations.

    Coming Up at the next First Friday Art Walk on Feb. 3, 2017:

    Jacko Vassilev Exhibit

    The Lost Art Gallery (210 St. George Street) will host an opening for acclaimed art and press photographer Jacko Vassilev. This Bulgarian-born artist is a master storyteller, capturing human character through the medium of black and white film.

    "The Dance of Zlatio Zlatev," by Jacko Vassilev

    The gallery will be showing Vassilev's work throughout the month of February. For more information, contact gallery owner Victoria Golden at (904) 827-9800.

    Canvas, Clay, Collage, and Cutting Edge Annual Exhibit

    The St. Augustine Art Association will host an opening reception for their annual juried show, "Canvas, Clay, and Cutting Edge." The reception will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. during the February 3 First Friday Art Walk. The exhibit will run through February 26, 2017.

     

    First Friday Participants (numbers correspond to location on map)

    North of the Plaza
     1. Tripp Harrison Gallery and Studio
     2. Peter O'Neill Gallery
     3. Metalartz
     4. The Starving Artist
     5. #7 Rhode Avenue Gallery
     6. High Tide Art Gallery
    South of the Plaza
     7. P.A.St.A. Fine Art Gallery
     8. St. Augustine Art Association
     9. Amiro Art + Design
    10. Amiro Art and Found
    11. Georgia Nick Gallery
    12. Joel Bagnal Gallery
    13. Aviles Street Gallery
    14. Plum Gallery
    15. Sea Spirits Gallery & Gifts
    16. Lost Art Gallery
    17. Galeria Lyons
    18. Grand Bohemian
    West of the Plaza
    19. Lightner Museum
    20. The Courtyard Gallery
    21. Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
    22. 130 King Marty Balin Atelier
    22. Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
    23. The Art Studio of St. Augustine Beach
    East of Downtown
    24. Hubley Gallery
    25. Simple Gestures
    26. The Art Studio of St. Augustine Beach
    27. Amistad

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