First Friday Art Walk
First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m. at Plaza de la Constitucion
The next First Friday Art Walk is on November 1, 2019.
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 5:00 to 9:00 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.
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.
When: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on the first Friday of every month.
Where: All through historic downtown and onto Anastasia Island. Download map.
This month ...
The P.A.St.A. Art Gallery (214 Charlotte St.) will be featuring artwork by mixed media arts Michelle Davidson. A Daytona Beach resident, Michelle is also a musician and author. She will be showing her new painting series, "Abandoned," which portrays abandoned places that she has encountered in her travels. She will be at the gallery for the opening reception from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Carnival by Michelle Davidson
Sea Spirits Gallery & Gifts (210 St. George Street, C-2) will be featuring coastal paintings by Jane Slivka. Jane’s acrylic paintings depict Caribbean and Florida life, sea scapes, and coastal scenes. Her representational works are painted in a chromatic palette with a focus on the relationship between light and shadow.
A Day Off by Jane Slivka
Lost Art Gallery (210 St. George Street, C-1) will be featuring painter Trish Beckham. Trish’s oceanscape oil paintings celebrate the beauty of nature and carry movement, texture, and a sense of temperature.
Butterfield Garage Art Gallery (137 King Street) will feature artist and handbag designer Karen Victoria, who has been showing her work at the gallery for almost 20 years. The artist will be on hand to share how she makes her handbags as well as a few stories of her life as a free-spirited woman.
Karen Victoria cutting patterns for one of her unique handbags on display at Butterfield Garage Art Gallery.
First Friday Participants (numbers correspond to location on map)
Midtown 1. Tripp Harrison Gallery and Studio 2. Amistad 3. Zora Bora Gallery 4. The Bold Art Gallery St. George District 5. Grand Bohemian 6. Sea Spirits Gallery & Gifts 7. Lost Art Gallery 8. Cutter & Cutter Fine Art Aviles District 9. St. Augustine Art Association 10. PAStA Gallery 11. Aviles Street Gallery 12. Joel Bagnal Goldsmith 13. Georgia Nick Gallery 14. Plum Gallery 15. Plum Pop-Up with Worley Favor Pottery US-1 South 16. Coconut Barrel San Sebastian District 17. Gallery One Forty-Four 18. Butterfield Garage Art Gallery 19. Crisp-Ellert Art Museum 20. Lightner Museum 21. The Courtyard Gallery Anastasia Island 22. W.B. Tatter Studio Gallery 23. Hubley Gallery 24. High Tide Art Gallery 25. The Art Studio & Gallery of St. Augustine Beach