Whether you’re a serious collector of art, or more of a casual browser, gallery owners in America’s Oldest City welcome you to the First Friday St. Augustine Art Walk Festival to witness the Old City as it takes on a colorful transformation into a festival of grand art and spirited musings.
Just a mere 45 minutes north of the Walt Disney World theme-park and tourist magnet in Orlando, and 3 hours drive north of ever-popular Miami, America’s Oldest City, St. Augustine, with it’s commonplace easy-going atmosphere and tranquil beauty, rouses on the first Friday of every month, when more than 20 participating member galleries, sponsored by the local Art Galleries of St. Augustine, throw open their doors from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. for the First Friday St. Augustine Art Walk.
The Old City’s vibrant and colorful past with its’ Spanish, British and other old-world European influences are alluringly reflected and rendered in the local art and in the artists themselves as well as their work. With its four thriving art districts, local artists use the St. Augustine Art Walk as their palette to express ideas, style, and taste from a broad and diverse range of cultural sources.
With the potential exposure it offers new artists to showcase their talent and establish loyal fans and repeat patrons, the St. Augustine Art Walk Festival transforms the Old City vista into a true arts destination for art admirers and artists alike, all in a most naturally imaginative venue and the Old City setting.
The local Art Walk exhibits range from folk art to fine art, the fantastic to the contemplative, with a variety of unique artwork and collectable objects to view or purchase, along with some of the most one-of-a-kind and affordable finds from the artwork of emerging artists as well as from well established creatives in the local St. Augustine art scene.
For any interested art collector the St. Augustine Art Walk presents a professional presence offering everything from creative photography, and sculptures to wearable jewelry art. Also, enjoy the live music and entertainment including refreshments, all admission free.
The Old Town Trolleys offer attendees a complimentary shuttle service to view the galleries. Shuttles run every 30 minutes, all compliments of the St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolley Tours.
The city of St. Augustine invites you to join one of the Old City’s most popular local cultural events on Friday the 2nd of May, 2014 for the next upcoming First Friday St. Augustine Art Walk.
For further information regarding the event, please call (904) 829-0065 or at
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