Come Out St. Pete Second Saturday ArtWalk
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. Join us as ArtWalk also celebrates the inaugural Come Out St. Pete event, encouraging a sense of community.
Come Out St. Pete advocates for community awareness and acceptance of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and encourages a sense of community through a series of events and activities that promote equality for all. Come Out St. Pete runs Oct. 7-15 with a number of events including a collaboration with Movies in the Park on Oct 12. Oct 11th is National Coming Out Day. More info: https://www.comeoutstpete.org/event/come-out-artwalk/
Now’s the best time to enjoy our vibrant arts community. Open the door of a gallery you’ve never visited before, or try our free trolleys and visit all the arts districts
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”!
Trolley #1 starts at 2955 Central Avenue at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue -Come out for fall-inspired handmade artwork: blown glass pumpkins, leaf motif pottery, hand woven baskets,... 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/ZenGlassStudio/
Trolley Stop #3 – 562 25th St. South
Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - Salvaging urban lumber from trees cut down in St. Pete neighborhoods rescuing this ‘green waste’ headed to landfills and recycling it into beautiful, usable wood for fine furniture, music instruments, wood turning, or countless other projects. https://www.facebook.com/Funktionhouse
Trolley Stop #4 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South
Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – Hot on the Scene! Part 1. A rare opportunity to meet not only feature artist, Jonathan Swanz from Hawaii, but also the winners of the 2017 Residency awards, Jack Gramann and John Shoemaker. Hawaiin artist Jonathan Swanz brings his oceanic and island inspired, for Part 1 of this two month exhibition. Jonathan and Jack have been working in the hot glass studio developing new bodies of work which will be premiered in the new FOCUS Gallery. Glass blowing demonstration begins around 6:15pm. Live jazz with the Henry Ashwood Jazz Project from 8pm.
Trolley Stop #5 – 400 23rd St. South
Brick Street Clay Studio - 400 23rd Street South. New work on display and demos throughout the night. 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 - Fall Art Extravaganza. Many of the artists from this area will be exhibiting. https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/
Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Featuring their newest resident artists, Dawn Lewis and Beth Kokol. Come meet the artists, see their artwork, and give them a warm welcome to our St. Pete arts community. A professional artist studio space and art gallery. 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
Warehouse Arts District Member Show - Annex at 515 22nd Street South. - WADA members only art exhibit
ArtsXchange St Pete - 515 22nd Street South - St. Pete’s newest art gallery. 1600 square feet filled with art from the inaugural 23 ArtsXchange tenants. https://www.facebook.com/artsxchange/
Trolley Stop #7 – 2240 9th Ave. South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - TBD https://www.facebook.com/WoodsonMuseum/
Trolley Stop #8 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Jeremy Randall Solo Show. Ceramic vessels that take on the look of distressed metal. 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 Halloween and day of the dead folk art. 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, featuring new and discounted items. 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 – Make a coffee mug or a beer stein. Member artists will be on hand to help you make and personalize your own vessel. Throwing demonstrations. https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/
Trolley Stop #12 – 1114 Central Avenue
Creative Clay – 1846 1st Avenue South - Celebrate the grand opening of the new Creative Clay space. Ribbon cutting with Mayor Kriseman at 5:30. Opening Reception: The Good Folk Show Invitational, featuring art by regional folk artists and the studio artists of Creative Clay. Tour the new space, enjoy champagne, and music by Chant the Trees. https://www.facebook.com/events/1093900370739977
Trolley Stop #13 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - Lovelife: Photography by Leslie Joy Ickowitz. Original views around the world and at home. An avid world traveler, Leslie understands that the meaning of life lies in the journey. Leslie Joy Original photography focuses on details, destinations, art, nature, fashion and objects of desire. She says, “Everything I do creatively is an expression of love or appreciation." https://www.facebook.com/events/342754196146672
Trolley Stop #14 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South
The Gallery - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - Featuring new work from artist Jay Johansen. A figurative realism painter, Johansen approaches his work with an all-encompassing enthusiasm that envelopes his subjects, his medium and the artistic process itself. Part painter, part storyteller, Johansen plays with color, light, composition and technique until every element of his work becomes a participant in the tale he weaves about his subject. His models range from icons of the entertainment world, to world leaders, to street people, but he approaches each with a powerful almost tangible curiosity. https://www.facebook.com/thegalleryart/
Ocean Blue Galleries - 284 Beach Dr NE - Experience a world of art. Top selling artists from around the country, and the world. Limited editions and original paintings, sculptures & glass masters 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 - Remembering Bali: New paintings by Beth Murphy. These paintings are in memory of Bali and her attempt to capture a thread of it's soul and spirit on canvas. 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 – Members’ Show: Contemporary Craft at its Finest, a national juried exhibition showcasing original art that showcases the best of handcrafted work by Florida CraftArt members. From across America, 41 artists created 89 pieces from delicate ceramic hummingbirds to metal sculptures made from racing car parts to intricately beaded statement necklaces. The ultimate artful shopping experience with thousands of original works of art including fine jewelry, ceramics, glass, home décor, fashion and more. https://www.facebook.com/Florida-CraftArt-352815711033/
The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - Five Visions: a group show from Art x 5. From abstract to representation, using acrylic paint, collage, encaustic, photography, and drawing, Lee West, Susan Hess, Kas Turner, Joe Walles & Rebecca Skelton demonstrate very different visions of art. https://www.facebook.com/artlofts/
Mesu360 Project Gallery - 578 First Avenue North - Contemporary fine art merges with street culture. Paintings, illustrations, sculptures, furniture, jewelry, clothing/apparel, collectables, installations. Unique handmade fine jewelry and watches
In-house goldsmith/jeweler with over (30 years) experience.
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 – Forgotten Things by Natty Moss Bond. Most of Natty’s art is made from reclaimed items and humor. Saving the planet one recycle bin at a time. She of course has to buy glitter and glue. https://www.facebook.com/StrandsofSunshine/
St Pete ArtWorks - 635 Central Ave - Featured Exhibition: On Being Human. Paintings by David Larson Evans.Live original music by singer-songwriter Amanda Lynn. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/?fref=ts
Salt-Light ART - 649 Central Ave - Lots of new jewelry and abstract paintings. Featuring a large selection of new abstracts and handmade jewelry. https://www.facebook.com/saltlightart/
Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - AThe art of Joan Garcia, of Lutz, whose body of work encompasses realistic wildlife and landscape paintings in oil and acrylics, illustrations and portraits in colored pencil. She draws her inspiration from living in the Tampa Bay area, where she says, "you can feel the life around you; the atmosphere, community and the wildlife." https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts
Trolley Stop #16 – 719 Central Ave.
Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave -
> Casey McDonough & Kenny Jensen: (in/af)finities. Two artists probing the analogous and infinitely related structures of our universe, from the microcosmic to the macrocosmic.
> Bryce Hammond: Structure. Hammond's work documents evidence of human interactions in man-made environments through observation of transient poverty culture.
> Josette Urso: More than Before. A Tampa native now living in NYC, Urso makes paintings, drawings and collages working directly in response to her immediate environment. 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. TEKTONIC: Legendary Beauty: Jack Barrett. For decades, Jack Barrett pursued the feminine mystique through artwork ranging from deep, psychologically complex portraits to expressive gestural studies. This selection of the artist's paintings and drawings offers an extensive look at his ongoing celebration of the power of femininity.
Trolley Stop #18 – 17 21st St. N.
Davidson Fine Art - 2036 Central Avenue - Featuring the work of local artist, Rob Fazio. The opening of his solo show - an eclectic mix of photography from our own burg and around the world. Check out the double image “reflections” of the downtown skyline and the Pyramid Pier and find out why that dog is barking in the window. There will be a wide range of offerings from custom note cards of St Pete scenes to large, custom framed pieces. https://www.facebook.com/davidsonfineart
Trolley Stop #19 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets
Woodfield Fine Art - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - See the work of more than 25 other local artists. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/
ART for ART - 2734 Central Avenue - Contemporary Realism 1970-1917 https://www.facebook.com/artforartcontemporary/
Choose 4 or 5 to visit this Saturday then come back the next Second Saturday to visit more!