First Friday Art Walk
First Friday of every month, 5–9pm at Plaza de la Constitucion
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.
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? 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