Discover the latest in downtown Eugene’s arts scene at the April 7th First Friday ArtWalk! Starting this month, pick up your ArtWalk guide at Farmers Market Pavilion (85 E 8th Ave), enjoy some live music by The LaRhonda Steele Band while shopping the Artist Marketplace, and then take a self-guided tour of the galleries and art venues of Downtown to discover the latest in Eugene’s art scene!
First Friday ArtWalk is every month and always free!
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FARMERS MARKET PAVILION IS A NEW ARTWALK STAPLE
We are thrilled to announce that the ArtWalk will now include live music, performances or other fun programming at the Farmers Market Pavilion (85 E 8th Ave) every month through the end of the year.
The April 7th ArtWalk highlights The LaRhonda Steele Band bringing “good old soul music mixed with originals” from 6-8pm. You will also have the opportunity to shop local at the Artist Marketplace, a pop-up market featuring artists in a variety of mediums.
This performance is sponsored by City of Eugene Cultural Services and Farmers Market Pavilion.
MEET THE ARTISTS TOUR
Stop by the following locations during your self-guided tour to hear directly from the artists.
6:00pm – The New Zone Gallery (110 E 11th Ave)
Learn about Mischelle Pennoyer’s show “Getting Out of My Own Way,” featuring stitched cloth art.
6:30pm – Nurturely (56 E 15th Ave)
Join Nicole Hummel (image on right) for an artist talk about woodfired ceramic sculptures exploring motherhood, healing, transformation, and creative inspiration as well as a group activity inviting audience participation led by Crystal Akins Meneses, Director of the OSLP Arts and Culture Program.
7:00pm – Windowfront Exhibitions (833 Willamette St)
Stephanie Jackson speaks about her Windowfront Exhibition and the partnership between the Creative Connections Program and Hosea Youth Services that offered therapeutic art opportunities to unhoused youth and led to this exhibition.
Special thanks to our April ArtWalk sponsor:
Eugene Symphony’s Carnival of the Animals
Join Eugene Symphony for this special Family Concert on Sunday, April 30th at 1:30pm. Kids of all ages will love the lion, swan, kangaroo, and elephant who come to play!