Free Event

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of every month, 5–9pm 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
  • 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 – 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? From 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 450th Commemoration Art Walk on September 4, 2015 -- "450 Minutes of Art Walk"

    On September 4, 2015, there will be a special edition of the First Friday Art Walk as part of St. Augustine's Celebrate 450! festivities. 450 Minutes of Art Walk will feature live music and entertainment and expanded hours from 1:30 through 9:00 p.m. (7.5 hours = 450 minutes!).

    Local band The House Cats will perform from 3 to 6 p.m. on the Aviles Street Stage, which will be one of five stages set up in the historic district for free concerts throughout the weekend. Visit here for more information on all the events of the 450th Commemoration.

     

    First Friday Participants (numbers correspond to location on map):

    North of the Plaza
    1. Loves Art Emporium
    2. Tripp Harrison Gallery and Studio
    3. Peter O'Neill Gallery
    4. St. Augustine Photographic Art
    5. Metalartz
    6. St. Augustine Art Glass
    7. The Starving Artist
    8. Shaffer Gallery
    9. #7 Rhode Avenue Gallery
    10. High Tide Art Gallery
    South of the Plaza
    11. Galeria del Mar
    12. P.A.St.A. Fine Art Gallery
    13. St. Augustine Art Association
    14. Amiro Art + Design
    15. Amiro Art and Found
    16. Georgia Nick Gallery
    17. Joel Bagnal Gallery
    18. Aviles Street Gallery
    19. Plum Gallery
    20. Sea Spirits Gallery & Gifts
    21. Lost Art Gallery
    22. Brilliance in Color
    23. Galeria Lyons
    24. Grace Gallery
    East of the Plaza
    29. Simple Gestures
    30. The Art Studio of St. Augustine Beach
    West of the Plaza
    25. Lightner Museum
    26. Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
    27. 130 King Fine Art
    28. Butterfield Garage Art Gallery

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