Celebrate Eugene’s vibrant art scene during the January 5th 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. Also featured in the Pavilion this month: food by Kento’s hibatchi cuisine, beverages from Xicha Brewing, live music by Nicole Hummel and Gabe Schliffer from 6:00pm-8:00pm, and a preview performance from Sanibonaniat 7:00pm! The monthly First Friday ArtWalk is from 5:30pm-8:00pm and is always free.
Don’t miss two incredible showcases highlighting inventive, expressive works from students across Lane County.
Lane Arts Council’s Design Arts Apprenticeship Showcase
Come see innovative products made by local middle and high schoolers with the support of professional design artists. Showcased work includes graphic arts, 3D modeling, digital storytelling, biomimicry, and more. Meet the students and learn about their process at an interactive showcase hosted by Connected Lane County. Located inside the studio. Opening remarks at 6:00pm, open until 7:30pm.
Kalapuya High School’s Data Graffiti Project Residents of West Eugene are disproportionately affected by industrialization compared to those living in and around Downtown—how can our community make positive change? Together with Beyond Toxics, Kalapuya High School students showcase immersive art focused on local environmental problems facing our youth and offering potential solutions. Featured in the storefront windows.
Image: Art by a Kalapuya High School student