Join us for our  monthly ArtWauk
and experience the arts revolution
in downtown Waukegan. 

Free admission and full access to all
art galleries.

paintings / sculpture / film / theatre / comedy / music / performance art / great food 
amazing neighborhood / awesome people

Saturday, April 20th

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Artpie Studio/Gallery/School of Art is hosting painters Sam Arnold, Delia Jean, Max Mendez, Marty Trejo, Andre Pace, and Stella Jae along with musical guest Zane DeBord.  Join the fun from 7 - 10pm.  ANNNNDDDDD ... they are giving away a FREE Wine & Warhol! See details below.

Artpie Studio
 608 North Avenue
7 - 10pm

Dinosaur Studio Tattoo features the photography art of Transformed by Lake Michigan. Ed Pincombe and his fun t-shirts on sale! And maybe, just maybe SoozMaree will be there, too! Check out their grand opening!

Dinosaur Studio Tattoo
116 S. Genesee Street

Check out this video created for their anniversary and
this hip, cool video about 
Dinosaur Studio Tattoo!


Kapheim Studio has Carol and Thom's incredible works, including Thom's political drawings. Lookie here at a memory that popped up on Thom's Facebook feed - has it really been two years?!? Always an inviting stop for ArtWauk.

Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street


Create your own masterpiece at Art Club!  Brought to you by The Parlor with Three Brothers Theatre in partnership with Waukegan Main Street.

Three Brothers Theatre Downstage
115 N. Genesee Street
5 - 7pm

Undercroft Gallery presents Current Hesitations, the latest works of Dylan Blake Photography for April ArtWauk.  

Undercroft Gallery
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
5 - 9pm

Dandelion Gallery features the works of Cosima Aryee for April ArtWauk.

Leisa Corbett will be displaying her new artwork, too.

Dandelion Gallery 

Refreshments served at ArtWauk
109 S. Genesee Street

The Shop at DG has artisan-made original works in many shapes, sizes and textures.   
109 S. Genesee Street

Karcher 405 Gallery features [jonrev Projects] in The Darkroom offering "Shot in the Dark, with new framed one-of-one prints in the ABANDONED and POLAROID and CINEMA series!  Lakehurst Mall stickers and over 50 prints in other series as well.
Karcher 405 Gallery, The Darkroom
405 Washington Street.
5 - 9pm


Sidecar Studios features artists Karla Ruiz, Evelyn Larsen-Ford, Valerie Morales, and Sicilia's Sweet Life, along with Narrative Readings by KD and Tarot Readings by Ms.Jess.

Sidecar Studios
405 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

FairyWauk takes over the main gallery at Karcher 405 and features artists Evan Ford, Archi Orazulike, and Ivana Cipurko. Stop and be enchanted.

Karcher 405
405 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

Josie Messner and Alegna NNyl will have custom crystal jewelry for sale during April ArtWauk.
Karcher 405 Gallery
405 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

Backroom Gallery is hosting Hey Ladies 3, a showcase of female artists! Artists include Megan Besmirched; Nina Pluska; Cassandra Anzelone; Rachel Hewitt; Vicki Spencer - Bindle Beasts; Cera Belum - Crystal Shrooms; Shannon Stack - SWAX Lotion Bars; Marianne Satinsky - SatinStars

They are accepting donations of feminine hygiene products for I Support the Girls Chicago so they can distribute to homeless women in Chicago. 

The Burgundy Room
215 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

Artist Patrick Tufo's colorful works on display at Tufo Gallery! 

TUFO Art Gallery also features works by some of his friends.  Stop by and enjoy conversation with these creative people!  

Tufo Art Gallery
116B N. Genesee Street


ArtPark features prints from A Cantu-Photography's City Living and NYC series.  Maritza and Jackie will have handmade soaps and candles, including henna candles, for sale.  And Maritza will be doing her fantastic henna tattoos!

14 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm 


Three Brothers Theatre presents Proof by David Auburn!  Tickets are available online and at the theatre's box office.
Curtain is at 7:30pm

Three Brothers Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street and 115 N. Genesee Street


Genesee Theatre has something for everyone coming up in May.  Tickets are available online and at the theatre's box office.  Oh, and check out their "Tribute Series" for summer fun!
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues

Horsefeathers is your one-stop shop for Buddhas, beads and so much more!  Open until 6pm.
129 N. Genesee Street


Hayze VAPE invites you to stop and shop!  

Hayze VAPE
102 S. Genesee Street


Green Town Tavern is celebrating 420, baby!  Blue 88's at 9am during Happy Time Breakfast!  Crooked Moon at 3pm to help you breeze through the afternoon!  Rum Ham to wake you back up at 8pm!
Green Town Tavern
110 S Genesee Street

Family Piano is the award-winning, technician-owned music store in downtown Waukegan!

Family Piano is hosting Dylan Blake art!

Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm 


Your This and That Shop welcomes you with gifts, vintage jewelry, furniture and more!  Stop in and see what's new!

Your This and That Shop
127 Water Street

Hayley's Comet Design Studio says good furniture is attractive, strong and economical.  Great furniture is loved like part of the family.  See what they do and have to offer during February ArtWauk!

Hayley's Comet Design Studio
121 Water Street.

A Cuban Experience is a hip, cool cigar lounge with Thom Kapheim art, a Family Piano player piano ... and CIGARS!  New cigars are coming in all the time.  Military, police and fire department discounts. 
A Cuban Experience
119 N Genesee Street


17 North features ArtWauk food and drink specials!
17 N. Genesee Street


The Taproom is a great place to sit for a spell during the busy ArtWauk.
Ask about their ArtWauk Specials or try a fast, tasty burger!
36 N Genesee Street



Check out Moderne + Ancient, the newest shop and gallery in the South Genesee Merchants Block.  They specialize in Mid-century modern furniture, home goods, and original art. 
Moderne + Ancient
106 S. Genesee Street

The Burgundy Room will be open today for Hey Ladies 3, hosted by Backroom Gallery! Featured artists are Megan Besmirched; 
Nina Pluska; Cassandra Anzelone; Rachel Hewitt; Vicki Spencer - Bindle Beasts; Cera Belum - Crystal Shrooms; Shannon Stack - SWAX Lotion Bars;  and Marianne Satinsky - SatinStars

They are accepting donations of feminine hygiene products for I Support the Girls Chicago so they can distribute to homeless women in Chicago. 

The Burgundy Room
215 Washington Street


Treasure Chest and Alfredo's Dog Grooming  
105 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm


Hero Marketplace 
141 S. Genesee Street


La Opera 
Your ArtWauk Oasis!
133 N. Genesee Street


The FREE Greentown Trolley stops at all the hippest, coolest places ... galleries, shops, theatres, and restaurants.  
Easy hop on/hop off.  Trolley loops approximately every 1/2 hour.


ArtWauk is the third Saturday of every month ... and FREE!
2019 remaining ArtWauks are May 18th, June 15th, July 20th, August 17th, September 21st, October 19th, November 16th, and December 21st.

Wauk the Mall is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 4th.  Stay tuned for more information.  Contact the Mall if you want to be involved!

Celebrate the arts in Waukegan's
Arts & Entertainment District!