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Give Art for Father’s Day! St. Pete Second Saturday ArtWalk

  • 10 Jun 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • St. Pete, FL


Now’s the time to enjoy a balmy evening, take advantage of more daylight hours and explore St. Petersburg’s five exciting arts districts. Open the door of a gallery you’ve never visited before, or try our free trolleys and a whole new neighborhood.

St. Petersburg's Second Saturday ArtWalk presents over 40 galleries and studios in the Waterfront Arts, Central Arts District, The EDGE District of St. Petersburg, Grand Central District Association and the Warehouse Arts District coming together as one arts destination.

Download your map and start planning your evening!

Be the first to see new affordable works of art, as ArtWalk is Opening Night where many galleries and studios premiere new works. Some are only open on ArtWalk, and many offer demonstrations and refreshments. It’s impossible to take in the entire ArtWalk in one night! Plan to drive, walk, or take the trolleys to visit the districts of your choice.

We are very grateful to these sponsors for their continued support of our creative businesses:

Our free trolley shuttles will have an art guide on board talking about each venue on our one continuous trolley loop that goes from the 3rd Street and Central Avenue to deep in the heart of the Warehouse Arts District. You can park for free on 1st Ave N and 1st Ave S from 15th St to 30th Street. In addition, venues with large free parking lots are Soft Water Studios, the Morean Center for Clay at the Train Station, the Clay Center of St. Petersburg, the Florida Holocaust Museum and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum.

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, the Arts Association St. Petersburg Inc., the EDGE District, the Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District associations coordinate St. Petersburg’s Second Saturday ArtWalk. The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance strives to be the community voice, the umbrella organization for the arts -- facilitating artists, arts organizations and creative businesses to work collaboratively; empowering the growth of the arts community, and driving arts-related economic development.

Browse, watch and purchase “Where Art is Made”!

This month we will have one traditional red trolley and one coach bus for the evening.


Trolley #1 starts at 2955 Central Avenue  at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue - 9th Annual Clay Pride Show. Featuring a collection of colorful ceramics (and glass) by clay artists who are openly embracing the clay lifestyle. Father’s Day gifts in the gallery and Loving Day specials in the café. An award-winning gallery/cafe in an historic 1918 Arts & Crafts bungalow. Representing over 300 local and national artisans - pottery, blown glass, jewelry, wood, art furniture. https://www.facebook.com/craftsman-house-gallery-158706022997/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #2 – 26th Ave. South between 26th & 27th St.

Charlie Parker-Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Demos by Charlie Parker through out the evening. https://www.facebook.com/Charlie-Parker-Pottery-143278235683807/

Zen Glass Studio & Gallery – 600 27th Street South - Enjoy live glassblowing demonstrations and the latest work from your friends at Zen Glass Studio https://www.facebook.com/events/142589632902727/

Trolley Stop #3 – 562 25th St. South
Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - CLOSED for June. https://www.facebook.com/Funktionhouse


Trolley Stop #4 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South

Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – Live glassblowing demonstration at 5:30pm outdoors in the gardens using the mobile unit. Then Mr. Vasile Loznianu will be giving an exciting, live glassblowing demonstration around 6:30pm insdie the St. Pete Hotglass Workshops glass blowing facility. FREE JAZZ BY HENRY ASHWOOD JAZZ BAND. 8-9:30PM. Cash bar and food truck on the premises. https://dmglass.com/9989-2/

Trolley Stop #5 – 400 23rd St. South
Brick Street Clay Studio - 400 23rd Street South. New work on display and demonstrations https://www.facebook.com/brickstreetclay/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #6 – in the parking lot of 515 22nd St. South

Dazzio Art Society Gallery & School of Art - 515 22nd Street South - Featured Exhibition: June is Busting Out. A wide array of paintings completed by talented area artists. https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Max Caston's Photography Exhibit: Cuba Opening a Time Capsule. Focusing on the uniqueness of Cuba’s 20th mid-century’s time-warp before the country is overrun by tourism. Max has photographed the vitality, the romance and the essence of Cuban city life, Old Havana and the countryside. https://www.facebook.com/sws.art.art/

Mga Sculpture Studio – 515 22nd Street South - A commission driven sculpture facility that specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of sculptural objects in a variety of mediums from cartable materials to metal fabrication. Currently working on several large scale commissions for local private entities and across the country. https://www.facebook.com/MgaSculpture

ArtsXchange St Pete - 515 22nd Street South - Warehouse Arts District Member Show opening reception featuring the following local artists: • Beth Murphy • Sue Johnson • Karen Frimmel • Ted Van Cleave • Marc Levasseur • Tripp Farrell • Kyle Fleming
Experience “Where Art Is Made” from our local member artists! https://www.facebook.com/events/440491002996378/

Trolley Stop #7 – 2240 9th Ave. South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - TBD. https://www.facebook.com/WoodsonMuseum/?fref=ts

Gallerie 909 - 909 22nd Street South - Music and Moore featuring Artist, Tony Moore. Pencil drawings of Tony Moore (a play on his last name). The drawings will be of musical icons and musical instruments plus other images. Artist talk at 7PM. https://www.facebook.com/events/1738789666150720

Trolley Stop #8 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Artist in Residence Exit Shows - Kelsey Nagy, Liana Agnew, and Seth Charles. https://www.facebook.com/CenterForClay/timeline

Trolley Starts in the Parking lot of 3 Daughters Brewing at 5pm
- Free parking lot for trolley riders
Nancy Smrekar Art Studio - 2135 3rd Avenue South, Unit #5, Five Deuces Galleria Garden Building.  Featuring acrylic/oil paintings in impressionism, realism, and abstract styles by emerging artist Nancy Smrekar. https://www.facebook.com/nancysmrekar.artist/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #10 – 2006 2nd Ave. South
From Mayan Hands - 2006 Second Avenue South - Featuring handmade Mayan folk art, both new and antique. Also a large selection of santos, nativities, day of the dead, dance masks, colorful wooden animals, and outrageous Mayan art. Plus the usual religious folk art. https://www.facebook.com/From-Mayan-Hands-768725999853388/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #11 – 2010 1st Ave. South
Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South –

Raku demo and wheel demo. https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/events/

Trolley Stop #12 – 1114 Central Avenue
Creative Clay – 1846 1st Avenue South - New Beginnings, New Location. "New Beginnings" is an apropos theme to celebrate their move from the EDGE District to the Warehouse Arts District. Beer and wine available for donation. Music by Chant the Trees. https://www.facebook.com/events/119959525247724/

Trolley Stop #13 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - TBA https://www.facebook.com/Studio620/

Trolley Stop #14 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South
The Gallery - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - TBA. https://www.facebook.com/events/244921189266487/

Ocean Blue Galleries - 284 Beach Dr NE - TBA https://www.facebook.com/Ocean-Blue-Galleries-350976551912594/

SHAPIRO'S Gallery – 300 Beach Drive NE. - Showcasing the finest in American made blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wooden boxes and sculpture. https://www.facebook.com/shapirogallery

Wyland Galleries Located at St. Petersburg -
400 Beach Dr NE, Suite 146 - TBA https://www.facebook.com/WylandSt.Pete/

D-gallerie - 203 1st Street North - Showcasing top quality emerging and mid-career artists from Latin America and Florida. An unusually unpretentious place where art lovers can participate in the appreciation and collection of original art. https://www.facebook.com/dgallerieusa/

Lynn Merhige Gallery - 216 Fourth Street N - TBA. https://www.facebook.com/Lynn-Merhige-Gallery-146904772019134/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #15 – 5th Street between 1st Ave. N & Central
Florida CraftArt - 501 Central Avenue – Exhibition Gallery features Contemporary Fiber in Florida, a statewide, call-to-artists show of 45 Florida artists creating with fiber materials and techniques, such as basketry, embroidery, felting, weaving and surface design. https://www.facebook.com/Florida-CraftArt-352815711033/

The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FLSummer Solstice. New exhibit from Artloft artists, invoking the feeling of summer. Enjoy the show then visit with the 18 artists in their working studios where they produce paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, copper and mixed media. - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - Luster. Rebecca Skelton presents life drawings created in a palette based on copper, brass and their patinas. This new work shows the humanity of the models through the warmth of these lusters. Enjoy the show then visit with the 18 artists in their working studios where they produce paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, copper and mixed media. https://www.facebook.com/artlofts/

Mesu360 Project Gallery - 578 First Avenue North - TBA - https://www.facebook.com/Mesu360Llc/?fref=ts

Fourward Glass Gallery - 611 Central Avenue - family owned and operated business that honors glass blowing artists that create water pipes, pendants and decorative bowls and plates. https://www.facebook.com/fourwardglassgallery/?fref=ts

Strands of Sunshine – 633 Central Ave – MArtist Kelly Hewitt of Melodious Monster is saying "Yes, me too!" Acrylic paintings on wood, paired with honest thoughts and confessions, aim to reassure the viewer that they are not alone. In addition, a wide variety of Father's Day cards and locally crafted gifts will be available. https://www.facebook.com/events/626154890911256/

St Pete ArtWorks - 635 Central Ave - FFeatured Exhibition: Natural Beauty. New paintings by Elizabeth Barenis. Live original music by singer-songwriter Kasondra Rose. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/?fref=ts

Salt-Light ART - 645 Central Avenue in the Crislip Arcade - TBA https://www.facebook.com/saltlightart/

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - Opening Reception: PRIDE in Saint Petersburg. Local artist David Rule is presenting a variety of artworks depicting the traditional colors of the leather and bear community flags. All pieces are suitable for any wall in your home. https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #16 – 719 Central Ave.
Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave - 100 Year/ 100 Artists. For 100 years, the Morean has been a place for art lovers to gather and exhibit, create, and learn about contemporary art. This exhibition tells their history through 100 of the individual artists who shaped their organization and made it what it is today. These artists represent the diversity and talent that has propelled the Morean forward for 100 years, allowing the organization to adapt and grow and remain relevant to this community for a century. https://www.facebook.com/MoreanArtsCenter/

Trolley Stop #17 – 1445 Central Ave
ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Ave and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue. 4D3: new works by Chad Mize. Multimedia artist, designer, and celebrated curator of countless exhibitions Chad Mize, who has been instrumental in helping generate much of the energy in St Petersburg’s creative community, presents a new body of work inspired by major creative moments in his 43 years of life. Notable for his years as the curator of Bluelucy and designer of the iconic World Tour (Paris, London, Tokyo, St Pete) t-shirt. https://www.facebook.com/events/158973901305536/

Trolley Stop #18 – 17 21st St. N.

Davidson Fine Art - 2036 Central Avenue - Opening Reception: History Revisited: New York Featuring the photography work of Herb Snitzer in a collection of iconic photos taken in New York City during the late 50's and early 60's. Look for the psychedelic rhino Gracie outside the store. https://www.facebook.com/davidsonfineart

Trolley Stop #19 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets
Woodfield Fine Art Gallery - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - TBA https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/

ART for ART - 2734 Central Avenue (415) 333-3344
Collage by Linda Southworth, glass work and paintings by Edward Lachall, and paintings and prints by Walter Frederick.

Choose 4 or 5 to visit this Saturday then come back the next Second Saturday to visit more!

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