Visitors enter one of the galleries participating in First Friday in Augustine. Free Event

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m. at Plaza de la Constitucion

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries at this festive monthly event.

Near the Bridge of Lions.
1 Cathedral Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 373-8697
  • The next First Friday will be on January 7, 2022.

    On the first Friday of every month, St. Augustine's renowned art galleries open their doors and welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits at more than 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, pieces are created by local and national artists working in oils, pastels, photography, ceramics, wood, textiles and metal.

    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 others — even over the Bridge of Lions onto Anastasia Island and the beach.

    This event is sponsored by The Art Galleries of St. Augustine, which is an artistic association of the diverse and eclectic art galleries located in the nation's oldest city.

    This month at First Friday Art Walk:

    • Impressionist painter Doreen Hardie will display her work in a solo exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association through January 31, 2022. Strongly influenced by Greek painter Antonis Karafyllakis, Hardie's subjects are inspired by the diversity of the places where she’s lived and traveled to and reflect her deep faith.
    • The America’s Castles exhibit at the Lightner museum celebrates the opulent art and furnishings of America’s Gilded Age. Displayed in the original grand ballroom of the Alcazar Hotel, the exhibition includes fine and decorative art from the late 1800s.
    • The Art Studio at St. Augustine Beach will host an art opening from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring works by Helene Alland. An award-winning artist and graduate of Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Alland uses colored pencils and pastels to capture the essence of St. Augustine.
    • The St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., will host an art opening for its new exhibit Monochrome, a spin off the Black & White and Shades of Gray theme. For the exhibit, artists present subjects in any style using one color in many shades and tones.

    Many of the exhibits will be on display through the end of the month.

    Admission: FREE

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

    Where: All through historic downtown and onto Anastasia Island.

    See map below or go here to download the Art Galleries of St. Augustine's map.

    Please note: In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, organizers have outlined the safety restrictions that are in place for this event:

    "Old Town Trolley Tours will be the only transportation service participating in this month’s Art Walk, providing complimentary wheelchair-accessible shuttle service. The trolleys have made safety their #1 priority and have installed plexiglass dividers between each row, so groups can stay together. Masks are highly recommended on the trolley.

    "The St. Augustine Distillery has kindly donated spray bottles of sanitizer for each participating Art Walk gallery. This will be the only way to ride the trolley.

    "Old Town Trolley Tours will announce the galleries that are open near each stop. You are welcome to hop on and off the Trolley during their continuous loop at any designated stop between 6 and 9 p.m.

    To use the trolley service, shuttle stickers can be picked up at any participating AGOSA gallery. Boarding stops for the shuttle service include Butterfield Garage and ArtBox, the Lightner Museum, Aviles Street and the Bold Art Gallery near Hypolita Street.

    Art Galleries of St. Augustine – Member Galleries

    Midtown

    ZORA BORA GALLERY
    28 Cuna Street | 904.417.0474

    The BOLD ART GALLERY
    51 Cordova Street; Ste. C | 904.436.5723

    Uptown

     

    St. George District

    LOST ART GALLERY
    210 St. George Street C-1 | 904.827.9800

    SEA SPIRITS GALLERY & GIFTS
    210 St. George St., C-2 | 904.679.3811

    CUTTER & CUTTER FINE ART – ST. AUGUSTINE
    25 King Street – “On the Plaza” | 904.810.04

    Historic Art District

    ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION
    22 Marine Street | 904.824.2310

    PLUM GALLERY
    10 Aviles Street | 904.825.0069

    GEORGIA NICK GALLERY
    11A Aviles Street | 904.342.2186

    AVILES STREET GALLERY
    11C Aviles Street | 904.823.8608

    JOEL BAGNAL GOLDSMITH
    11C Aviles St. | 904.614.4706

    P.A.St.A. Gallery
    214 Charlotte Street | 904.824.0251

    TRIPP HARRISON
    22 Cathedral Place | 904.824.3662

    WORLEY FAVOR & CLAIR KENDRICK AT PLUM GALLERY POP UP
    212C Charlotte Street | 904.825-0069

    U.S. 1 District

    COCONUT BARREL
    3175 US 1 South #3 | 904.484.8729

    San Sebastian District

    BUTTERFIELD GARAGE ART GALLERY
    137A King Street | 904.825.4577

    ARTBOX
    137 King Street | 386.986.0368

    MARIA REYES JONES STUDIO GALLERY
    134 Riberia Street Unit-103 | 407.619.1338

    GALLERY ONE FORTY-FOUR
    144 King Street 904-466-8305

    Flagler District

    GRAND BOHEMIAN
    49 King St. | 904.829.6880

    LIGHTNER MUSEUM
    75 King Street | 904.824.2874

    CRISP-ELLERT ART MUSEUM
    48 Sevilla Street | 904.826.8530

    SWEETWATER COFFEE BAR & GALLERY
    8 Granada Street  | 904.615.1653

    THE COURTYARD GALLERY
    75 King Street, Ste. 123 | 904.599.8522

    Anastasia Island District

    HIGH TIDE GALLERY
    850 Anastasia Blvd, St. Aug, FL 32080 | 904.315.6690

    WB TATTER GALLERY & STUDIO
    501 Anastasia Blvd, St. Aug, FL 32080 | 904.907.1270

    ST, AUGUSTINE BEACH ART STUDIO AND GALLERY 
    370-A A1A Beach Blvd. | 904.295.4428

    FIRST LOOK, THE ARTISAN'S MARKET
    162 San Marco Avenue. | 904.217.7250

    Art Galleries of St. Augustine Members

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