Get a jump on Spring at the first Newburyport ArtWalk of the year on Saturday, April 21 from 11-6 p.m. The ArtWalk is a self-guided tour of more than 20 Newburyport galleries and partner sites that can be done at any time. However, for four Saturdays this year, the art community collectively opens its doors providing special exhibits, artist discussions, painting demonstrations and more in a casual reception environment.
The public is invited to take part in ArtWalk’s free events, browse a variety of artwork in traditional and contemporary styles, shop, dine, and explore this historic port city’s Cultural District. Future 2018 ArtWalk dates are: June 23rd, August 18th and November 3rd.
A free brochure/map of all venues is available at participating galleries, the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, the passageway between State and Inn Street and at ArtWalk Partners’ locations.
The 2018 Newburyport ArtWalk events are held four Saturdays a year. They are free and open to the public. A collaborative of galleries host special exhibitions, artist demos, lectures, tours, and visual art all within easy walking distance in historic downtown Newburyport. Local restaurants, cafes and coffee shops also display original art on a rotating basis. ArtWalk 2018 participants include: Alan Bull Studio, Connor Summers Gallery, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Indigo Artist Studio, Newburyport Art Association, Paper Moon Artisan Gallery, Paula Estey Gallery, Port Blue Accents, Sisters We Three, Somerby’s Landing Sculpture Park, Studio 8 Gallery, Sweethaven Gallery, and Valerie’s Gallery. ArtWalk partner businesses include: Beach Plum Too, Commune Cafe, Jim Bragg of Coldwell Banker, the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, Middle Street Foods, Pam Older Designs, Plum Island Coffee Roasters, Re/Max on the River, Soufflés and Strem Chemicals.