We've Got Art Walks All the Time
Pick a day and a neighborhood and you’ll find a place to enjoy local art.
No matter where you are in Northeast Florida, and on almost any day of the week, you’ll find an outdoor gathering of local art and food. Take a look at this roundup of Art Walk events:
1. Jacksonville Downtown Art Walk
With more than 40 galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses, in addition to dozens of artist booths at James Weldon Johnson Park, street performers and live music, this art walk is more than 10 years old. The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville offers free admission.
When: 5-9 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month
Where: More than 15 blocks of downtown centered around James Weldon Johnson Park
2. North Beaches Art Walk
With more than 55 participating local artists, this art walk also features almost 30 venues for shopping and dining.
When: 5-9 p.m. the third Thursday of the month
Where: Centered around the Beaches Town Center at Atlantic Boulevard and First Street in Neptune Beach
3. Riverside Arts Market
Riverside Arts Market (RAM) features more than 100 juried artists that showcase Jacksonville’s creative side, from handmade pottery, paintings and jewelry, to silk-screened shirts and unique accessories. The farmers market features local produce, artisan breads, gourmet spreads, fresh cheeses, and more. Three stages present live entertainment, such as regional bands, barbershop quartets, bellydancers, magicians, fire-eaters and jugglers.
When: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. every Saturday
Where: At the end of the Northbank Riverwalk, under the Fuller Warren Bridge on Riverside Avenue in Jacksonville
Photo from Riverside Arts Market.