2nd Fridays Art Walk
Enjoy galleries, open studios, art exhibits, live music and refreshments as you stroll in downtown San Rafael. Anchored by Art Works Downtown galleries and artist studios, the 2nd Fridays Art Walk links venues along downtown Fourth Street the second Friday of each month. Wine purchased at venues with wine glass symbol is returned to AWD to assist with costs of promoting the event each month.
2nd Fridays Art Walk venues and events
Listings are updated a week before each Art Walk.
Maps are available at participating venues. download FEB 2013 map >
next art walk:
April 12, 2013 • 5-8pm unless specified
Information updated regularly. Please check back!
venues with wine supporting art walk
venues with refreshments
venues with live music or DJ
venues with performance or demo
venues with youth art + activities
1350 Aurora Art Studios (5-9pm)
reception: Dirck Brinckerhoff, Dusty Divine,
Victoria Divine, Jim Fish, Carol Patterson,
Alan Plisskin, Zimou Tan + Jaime Longa
1337 Art Works Downtown
second reception: "Shadows" info>
Works by Kay Russel, Patricia Ancona + Claudia Tarantino
Gallery 1337 design by Carol Durham
lower level at Art Works Downtown:
• Underground Gallery
opening reception: "Dixie School 3rd Grade Annual Show" info>
• Founders Lounge Gallery
reception: AWD Artist, Stephanie Jucker + AWD Admin, Lark Calderon-Gomez
last minute exhibit for Woman's History Month: "REBELutionary Women"
1335 Odalisque Café & Grille
Visit us during or after Art Walk for our wine, beer, small plates and dinner.
1331 Marin Jewelers Guild
reception: Jewelry by 10+ local artisans. Curated exhibit continues in Founders Gallery.
1325 Framing Interiors (Steve Mack)
open for art walk! Framing, ceramics, art + prints
1321 The FolkArt Gallery
art walk: Folk art, handmade crafts, and artisan jewelry from around the world.
917 C St Youth in Arts reception:
"Mary's Words: Respect, Responsibility, Self-Control, Compassion + Perserverance"
Mixed media illustrations by second grade students at Bahia Vista Elementary School,
inspired by “Mary’s Words” --ideas important to teacher Mary Donovan-Kansora.
Sponsored by the Mary Donovan-Kansora Memorial Fund.
1016 B St Avalon Salon (5-9pm)
opening reception: Louise Forbush "Stories in Paper" abstract collage
abstract/contemporary paintings + collage
1138 Rileystreet Art Supply (6-9pm)
opening reception: "2nd Annual Art Show: Marin Ventures"
live music: Gary Bauman + Crew
1122 Aroma Café
new exhibit: Stacy Tang "BARE": paintings baring artists' emotions
including fear, love, anger, vulnerability, grief and resilience.
819 A Street Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM)
opening reception: Tom Roughly, acrylic and glass bead paintings
Town Center Plaza AWD Outdoor Sculpture Installations
1. "On the Rise: a 9-11 Tribute", by Matt Rapalyea
2. "Flying Fish" by Patricia Vader, wind sculptor
1026 Court Marin History Museum Gallery (5-9:30pm)
SPECIAL EVENT: Needlepointing with Attitude! Take the oldest form of embroidery to a new level. Celebrate women's history month by exploring pop culture icons, social issues, and funky historical figures in this geeked-out maker station. No experience required, just enthusiasm.
1040 Court Mountain View Winery & Tasting Room (5-8pm)
live music: Jon Robert Quinn
1002 Arizmendi Bakery Cooperative
905 Crome Architecture
reception: "Scapes", The Paintings Of STEPHEN EHRET
Solo and Collaborative Explorations of the Elements (graphite + acrylic glazes on canvas)
Stephen's paintings are inspired by Richardson Bay and Mt. Tam more>
860 Double Rainbow
exhibit: Terry Peck, photography
827 MFA Art Space
at Marin Fencing Academy
reception: Ann Cohen, paintings + drawings of Fluteus Maximus, Zenovia Limberakis: Sacred Shrines.
George Goren: paintings. Amy Clute: paintings + leather bags.
MERCHANTS > become a venue!
ARTISTS > contact venues to display your art!
BUSINESSES > become a sponsor, get featured on the map!
Contact us to learn more>
merchants may now sign up online:
• Fill out our online monthly event form here>
• Pay for ABC license to serve wine in one of 2 ways:
1. Click to pay $25. ABC license fee:
2. Bring/mail your payment to:
Art Works Downtown | 1337 Fourth Street |San Rafael, CA 94901
hours: Tuesday - Saturdays 10am - 5pm
Looking for the paper sign up form? download here>