Upcoming – December 1st First Friday ArtWalk

Celebrate Eugene’s vibrant art scene during the December 1st 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. Then return to the Farmers Market Pavilion to dance into the weekend with 2023’s Best Local Band, Acoustic Sugar Beets, from 6:00pm-8:00pm! The monthly First Friday ArtWalk is from 5:30pm-8:00pm and is always free.


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


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

ArtWalk Sponsor: Eugene Ballet

Eugene Ballet presents The Nutcracker, December 21-26 at the Hult Center with live music by Orchestra Next. Bring the entire family to journey with Clara to the Land of Sweets, and join audiences of all ages cheering on the Nutcracker Prince as he battles the Mouse King and his Pirate Mice. Experience the MAGIC at this beloved holiday classic! More information at EugeneBallet.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:


1. Farmers Market Pavilion
(85 E 8th Ave)

Join us at the Farmers Market Pavilion to pick up your ArtWalk guide, and start your adventure!

  • Live music by Acoustic Sugar Beets from 6:00pm-8:00pm, an intimate concert and a rockin’ good time with 2023’s Best Local Band as voted by readers of the Eugene Weekly.
  • Artist Marketplace pop-up shops feature treasures and gifts by artists of many mediums.
  • “Oregon is Indian Country” Exhibit* highlights local tribal history during Native American Heritage Month.
  • World AIDS Day Commemoration* remembers those we have lost and celebrates successes with community artmaking and multiple resource offerings.
  • Red Five Hotdog Company and Wildcraft Cider Works supply the best food and beverages to fuel your evening of ArtWalk fun!
    *”Oregon is Indian Country” Exhibit:
    Hosted by City of Eugene Cultural Services and Office of Equity & Community Engagement, Oregon is Indian Country is a traveling installation on loan from the Oregon Historical Society. The exhibition is a direct result of the Oregon Tribe Project, a multi-year collaboration between Oregon Historical Society’s former Folklife Program and the nine federally recognized tribes in Oregon.*World AIDS Day Commemoration: HIV Alliance and Eugene PRIDE are collaborating on a full day of events to commemorate this global health day. From 2:00pm-8:00pm at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion, the public is invited to participate in a community sewing circle; no previous sewing experience is needed to participate. Additional resources and events include free on-site testing, remembrance presentations beginning at 5pm, and a candlelight walk around the Park Blocks.


2. Art with Alejandro
(5th Street Public Market 2nd floor, 246 E 5th Ave, Ste 224)

Explore Art with Alejandro’s winter exhibit featuring intuitive nature art by Sammy Lee and surreal visions by Ivan Beauvalet. Discover new pieces by Paisley Mae and Alejandro Sarmiento. Sales from artists Sophie Navarro and Chelsea Beaudrie support a local cancer fundraiser.
Image: work by Ivan Beauvalet

3. ArtCity Studios on Broadway
(160 E Broadway, basement)

Holiday cheer is made in handcrafted cards. Come learn about printmaking with Eugene Printmakers, printing a variety of seasonal blocks on our varied presses.

4. Beaudet Gallery at 5th St. Makers Row
(590 Pearl St, Ste 106) 

Stop by to see new jewelry and loose stones featuring December’s birthstones: Tanzanite and Turquoise. It is also a great time to stop in for one-of-a-kind, giftable pieces for the holidays!

5. Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway)

WheelHaus Arts celebrates their “6th Annual Winter Showcase” with students ages 4-19 years old. Come support the next generation of local artists and enjoy live music and a reception at 7:00pm. Showing for the month of December.
Image: “Glow” by Colton Brown.

6. FUSE Jewelry Collective
(112 E 13th Ave)

Visit this newly opened venue, a place for jewelry lovers to learn, shop, create, and connect. Check out the FUSE showroom, displaying collections by local jewelry designers as well as thoughtfully curated, small-batch gift items perfect for the holidays. During the ArtWalk, don’t miss the FUSE HOLIDAY MARKET, a special event showcasing local handmade ceramics, garments, jewelry and more!

7. Framin’ Artworks
(505 High St)

Watercolors by Jo Dunnick; acryclic and mixed media by Kristina Rust. Live jazz by Springfield HS Blue Ridge Jazz Combo. Cookies and hot cocoa will be served.