The First Friday ArtWalk is a FREE event that happens year-round.  Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the other galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own!  To get involved as a business, artist or sponsor, please contact Lane Arts.

Upcoming – First Friday ArtWalk:  October 3rd

Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on October 3rd, 2014 is guest-hosted by the current “raining” Slug Queen, Queen Professor Bulbus Slimebledore, Headmaster of Slugwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The New Zone Gallery (164 W Broadway), followed by stops at 6pm at Passionflower Design (128 E Broadway), 6:30pm at Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery (160 E Broadway, basement), 7pm at OUT ON A LIMB Gallery (191 E Broadway) and 7:30pm at Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio (169 E Broadway).  ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!

Check out the October ArtWalk Guide or see more images on our Facebook!

October 3rd ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

The New Zone Gallery
Stop #1. 5:30 PM
The New Zone Gallery 
(164 W Broadway)
The New Zone Gallery exhibits the popular “Salon du Peuple (Salon of the People)” for the month of October. This exhibit is a non-juried show open to all 2-D and 3-D artists… Read more

Stop #2. 6 PM
Passionflower Design 
(128 E Broadway)
Passionflower Design presents “Of Birds & Plants – The Scientific Illustration of Erika Beyer.” Erika has done work for the Smithsonian, The Nature Conservancy… Read more


Chuck North, Coquille Point 1, Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery
Stop #3. 6:30 PM
Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery 
(160 E Broadway, basement)
Pacific Rim Art Guild members showcase work in the theme of “Fall in Love with Oregon.” Artists will depict the glorious change of season in the outlying areas…Read more

Michael T. Williams, Moutains, OUT ON A LIMB Gallery
Stop #4. 7 PM
OUT ON A LIMB Gallery 
(191 E Broadway)
OUT ON A LIMB Gallery features landscape nature photography by Michael T Williams. Michael has been photographing since 1952. Michael, an artist from birth, interacts within photography, journalism……Read more

J Scott Hovis, Goldworks  2
Stop #5. 7:30 PM
Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio 
(169 E Broadway)
Goldworks presents acrylic paintings by J. Scott Hovis. He states, “In recent years, most of my paintings have been tempera on paper, influenced by the many years I taught art at…Read more


October ArtWalk Sponsor:
Oregon Mozart Players
OMP celebrates the start of its 33rd season Saturday, October 4 with String Sensations, featuring renowned violinist Cho-Liang Lin and rising star double bassist DaXun Zhang as soloists. The guest artists will also participate in a performance of Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet in a chamber music matinee concert on Sunday, October 5.

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Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses


6. Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts Pop-up Gallery at the Eugene Mindworks Building  (207 E 5th Ave)  
In collaboration with Eugene’s first annual Indie Game Con, DIVA presents “UNDEFINED,” a pop-up art show. Experience the raw details of video game concept art and view local and international fan art in a variety of mediums, colors, and spectrums. Music: DJ Don Haugen will be playing unique 8-bit inspired remixes.

7. The Gallery at the Watershed
(321 Mill St #6) Website
“The Elegant Nude,” a world-wide call to artists, featuring artists from Brazil to Canada to Eugene.  The emphasis of the show is upon the elegance, beauty, and expressiveness of the human body, all in a two-dimensional format.  Show runs through Nov 1st.

8. Jacobs Gallery
(Hult Center) Website
“2014 Mayor’s Art Show,” a celebration of Lane County artists featuring 54 works of art in various mediums.  On display through October 4th.

(449 Willamette) Website
“Bam!” a solo show featuring Lindsey Belleau.

10. Schrager & Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette) Website
“After the Storm: New Etchings, Woodcuts, and Paintings,” work by Tallmadge Doyle.  Through November 8th.

11. Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom
(28 E Broadway) Website
Hand-crafted hardwood furniture custom made from locally salvaged city trees.

12. Vistra Framing and Gallery
(160 E Broadway)
Landscapes by local award winning oil painter Don Prechtel. The artist will discuss his work and demonstrate his technique.

13. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St) Website
“Kim Hoffman: Sculpture, Prints, and Poems from the Heartfelt Series,” October 3rd – November 11th.


14. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway) Website
Honey Vizer light sensitive paintings.

15. Noisette Pastry Kitchen
(200 W Broadway) Website
“Derivative Works,” surrealist collage by Mythographer.

16. Off the Waffle
(840 Willamette St) Website
Work by Caely Brandon & Anna Elliot.

17. Oregon Wine Lab
(488 Lincoln St) Website
Work by Randy Morrow, a sports artist and graphic designer in Eugene.

18. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) Website
Work by Nick Siegrist.


19. Aurora Gallery and Tattoo
(304 E 13th Ave) Website
Work by various artists.

20. The Bernadette Center
(1283 Lincoln St)
An evening with photographer Ron Shufflebarger. His photography represents Eugene, the Midwest, and nature.  Open 6:30 to 8:30pm.

21. Eugene Piano Academy  
(507 Willamette St)  Website
Work by participants in the OSLP Arts & Culture Program.

22. Downtown Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave) Website

Work by participants in the OSLP Arts & Culture Program.  Music: Clefs of Insanity, an a cappella concert starting at 6:00pm. 

23. Harlequin Beads & Jewelry
(1027 Willamette St) 
Jewelry by local artists.  Open until 6pm.

24. Heritage Dry Goods
(861 Willamette) Website
Various creations from a daughter/father team.  This dynamic duo repurposes discarded wine barrels into cutting boards and service dishes, creates seasonal wreaths from local materials, and uses tree branches in unique ways that are sure to enhance any tablescape.

25. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway) Website
Photography by Frank Rossini.  Music: Live jazz, 5:30-7pm.  

26. OH SO JO (299 E 5th Ave) Website
Mosaic art and illustrations by Jo Morton and watercolors by Anne Wilson.

27. Oregon Art Supply (1020 Pearl St)  Website
Pastel works on paper by Kate McGee.  Kate belongs to the Purely Pastel Artists and creates landscape and still life work.

28. Swahili African Modern
(296 E 5th Avenue, 2nd floor) Website
Hand-carved Sandalwood Sculptures from Mozambique.  Designs incorporate the rough inner bark of the Sandalwood tree to give each sculpture rustic character.  Each unique sculpture is created out of consciously harvested wood.  Refreshments: South African Wine.

29. Urban Therapeutic
(749 Willamette St) Website
“Candles for CASA,” 20% of all candle sales through Dec. 31st will be donated to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Lane County. Also featuring artwork by various members and affiliates who have been touched by this organization