NEXT FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK – March 1, 2024

Celebrate Eugene’s vibrant art scene during the First Friday ArtWalk! Start your self-guided tour at Farmers Market Pavilion (85 E 8th Ave), where you can pick up your ArtWalk Guide and shop the Artist Marketplace before exploring the many galleries and art venues of Downtown Eugene. The monthly First Friday ArtWalk is from 5:30pm-8:00pm and is always free.


Image: Visitors at the opening for Museum of Techno Art (December 2023)

   

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
This program is supported by the Oregon Cultural Trust.

This project has been funded in part by a grant from Travel Oregon.

GET A FREE BUS PASS TO THE ARTWALK!

Download the Umo app, create an account, select the menu button and select “Redeem Benefit Code.”

Code available the day of the ArtWalk.

Prior to boarding,  go to your “wallet” and select the pass.
This code only works the day of the ArtWalk.


EVENT SPONSORS


March ArtWalk Sponsor: Eugene Concert Choir

Join the Eugene Concert Choir on a global musical journey as they conclude their 49th season with two captivating concerts. First, immerse yourself in the beauty and poignancy of Asiatic music at Asian Fusion performed by Eugene Vocal Arts. Then, experience the grandeur of two pagan masterworks from Germany, Carmina Burana & Walpurgis Night, performed by the 100-Voice Eugene Concert Choir & Eugene Concert Orchestra. Tickets and info at EugeneConcertChoir.org

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

As part of the First Friday ArtWalk,  galleries and art venues will be open from 5:30pm-8:00pm (unless otherwise noted). See this month’s ArtWalk map and information below:


ARTWALK GUIDE PICK-UP


Farmers Market Pavilion
(85 E 8th Ave)

Join us at the Farmers Market Pavilion to pick up your ArtWalk guide, and begin the First Friday ArtWalk!

  • Artist Marketplace pop-up shops feature treasures and gifts by artists of many mediums.
  • Capitello Wines and Pizzeria DOP offer delicious food and drink to fuel your evening of ArtWalk fun!

Featured collaboration & performance: #instaballet, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Join #instaballet to help choreograph a new dance to a song by two-time GRAMMY® nominee Tracy Bonham. #instaballet brings dance out of the theatre and into the community, translating audience ideas into movement to create brand new dance works. No dance experience required. Fun guaranteed! This #instaballet creation will be featured as part of Eugene Ballet’s April 6th & 7th show at the Hult Center with Bonham and her band performing live onstage.


NEW VENUES



A. Capitello Wines
(540 Charnelton St)

Colorful: A Happy Collection of Vibrant Abstracts showcases work by local artist and flower farmer Cindy Ingram. Explore intoxicating textures and unabashed reflections of light in this fresh addition to Capitello’s tasting room, with new works rotating in regularly.

Image: “Purple Cone Flower” by Cindy Ingram


B. Coldfire Brewing
(263 Mill St)

Visit Coldfire Brewing to enjoy the vast and varied scenery of Oregon through the lens of local birder and photographer Joshua Little. His work will give you a renewed appreciation for this beautiful state we call home.

Image: “Crater Lake Sunset” by Joshua Little


C. Good Creative Design
(942 Olive St)

Enjoy all original art spanning multiple generations and mediums on rotating display from artists across the globe. Every month is something new, interactive, and lively.

Image: Art by Good Creative Design


RETURNING VENUE



University of Oregon Center for Art Research (CFAR)
(510 Oak St)

A History by Tarrah Krajnak and Ryan Pierce examines our relationships with, criticism of, and building upon the legacy of fore-thinkers of environmentalism and the oft-cited canonical artists engaged in depicting landscapes in the West.

Image: “Flash Flood” by Ryan Pierce


ARTWALK VENUES