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
  • The next First Friday Art Walk is on February 2, 2018.

    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 to 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.

    Special Exhibits for February

    Sea Spirits Gallery & Gifts

    The February 2nd First Friday Art Walk exhibit at Sea Spirits Gallery at 210 St. George Street will feature artist Lorraine Millspaugh. She will be showcasing her Florida wildlife artwork and share some of her techniques. She will also share the stories behind some of her favorite pieces. Lorraine uses mostly acrylic with glazes and molding pastes. She specializes in White Herons, Birds and Beaches, and Sea Turtles. Her pieces will be on display until March 2, 2018.

    Special Exhibits for January


    Celebrate the New Year for First Friday Art Walk with Amistad's featured artist, Denis Pellerin. His works highlight scenes from St. Augustine, as well as other works capturing scenes from around the world. Enjoy live music by Dennis Fermin's Spanish guitar, as well as complimentary wine tasting of fine international wines.

    The Gallery Group

    The Gallery Group invites visitors to experience the art of Todd Murphy, Geoff Disston, & Amadeo Penalver on Friday, January 5, 2018. Artist Geoff Disston's work includes “the CERN Project”. Come see his art as well as artists Todd Murphy & Amadeo Penalver. Starts at 5:00 pm and runs until 8:00 p.m. on the first Friday of January. The gallery is at 303C Anastasia Blvd., just a short walk from the Bridge of Lions.

    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. 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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