Eugene celebrates the visual arts with a week-long downtown festival featuring the 20×21 EUG Mural Project’s Eugene Walls, Eugene Biennial at the Karin Clark Gallery, the return of the Mayor’s Art Show and Salon des Refusés, and the BRIDGE Exhibition with innovative, contemporary art installations. The Visual Arts Festival brings together street art, contemporary art and gallery art into an event for the entire family. Presented by the City of Eugene.

Visit the festival webpage for more information.

Visual Arts Festival Opening Night
July 27 | 5:30 p.m.
Eugene Biennial at Karin Clarke Gallery. Wine and cake being served.
BRIDGE Exhibition at Hult Center Plaza. Refreshments, cash bar and live music.
Mayor’s Art Show at Maurie Jacobs Community Room at the Hult Center. Refreshments and cash bar.
Salon des Refusés at New Zone Gallery. Food, beverages and music.

Eugene Biennial
July 25 – August 25 • Gallery hours Wed-Sat 12-5:30 p.m.
Karin Clarke Gallery
Celebration of exceptional artwork in our region. Award Ceremony: Thursday, August 2.

BRIDGE Exhibitions
July 27 – August 3
Hult Center Plaza
Innovative contemporary art that explores the social, personal, political and ecological issues of the times.

Lane Arts Council is sponsoring BRIDGE artist Jessilyn Brinkerhoff. Jessilyn’s project is also sponsored by Maude Kerns Art Center, ES&A Sign & Awning Co.Tacovore, Mortier Engineering, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction, Next Step Recycling, Jerry’s Home Improvement, UO Department of Product Design, and many volunteers.

Mayor’s Art Show
July 27 – August 25
Maurie Jacobs Community Room at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Celebration of diversity, equity and access to the visual arts.

Salon des Refusés
July 27 – August 25 • 12-6 p.m.
New Zone Gallery
Celebration of the artworks not selected for the Mayor’s Art Show. More information will be available after the jurying process.

Sunday Streets & EUG Parade
July 29
Parade 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sunday Streets 12-4 p.m.
Downtown Eugene
Walk, bike, roll and play in the car-free streets!

20×21 presents Eugene Walls
July 28 – August 3
Seven internationally-renowned and local street artists create mural magic in the city.
20×21 Artists Reception on August 1, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. A meet and greet with the muralists.
Visit the 20×21 EUG Mural Project website
Download a map of mural locations

August 2 • 6-9 p.m.
Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Honoring Eugene’s Visual arts in a variety show styled ceremony featuring guest, highlighting accomplishments in visual arts and honoring award recipients from the Mayor’s Art Show and Eugene Biennial.

First Friday ArtWalk
August 3 • 5:30-9 p.m.
Tour the visual art extravaganza and hear from the artists with Lane Arts Council.