See A New Side Of Town At The Venice Art Walk

Take in the sights and discover local artists at the Venice Art Walk! On the first Thursday of each month, local art galleries welcome guests to explore the inspiring works of our own creative community.

When and Where

The event will take place on Thursday, April 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The art walk will visit 10 amazing art galleries around downtown Venice:

  • Aura Organic Spa, 202 Miami Ave. W.
  • Collectors Gallery and Framery, 114 Nokomis Ave. S.
  • Grey Fox Gallery, 206 Miami Ave. W.
  • Island Abstracts, 744 The Rialto (behind Hand Works Therapy)
  • Mary Erickson Fine Paintings, 216 Palermo Place
  • Pier 22 Home & Gifts, 201 Nokomis Ave. S.
  • Stillpointe Studio, 200 N. Tamiami Trail, Ste. 1
  • Tangi & Jess, 310 W. Venice Ave., Ste. 103
  • Venice Art Center, 390 Nokomis Ave. S.
  • Voila! Gallery, 238 Tampa Ave. W.

You can save some travel time by taking the trolley. It boards at the Venice Art Center and runs for the duration of the event.

What to Expect

The artists will display new paintings, pottery, and contemporary photography. Guests may mingle with the artists and enjoy some refreshments as they peruse the collections. At the Collectors Gallery and Framery, you may see the colorful coastal works of artists like Heather McCullough or Diane Chencharick. When you visit Stillpoint Studio, you’ll be greeted with the vibrant imagery of Sr. Maureen Michael Byrne of Notre Dame. Tang & Jess features the in-store gallery of Jess Cloarec, whose mixed-media art will transport you around the world, from oriental cherry blossom groves to starry Paris.

If you feel inspired by the works of art you see Thursday, feel free to ask about lessons. Some studios offer art classes for children and adults.

You might also like: Visit the Englewood Art Center

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