PARTY IN WAUKEGAN, ILLINOIS!
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
    


ArtWauk 
Saturday, August 19, 2017

Arts & Entertainment District
 
Downtown Waukegan

Galleries



Urban Edge presents the Opening Reception for Inspire, featuring selected works from the artists at Beacon Place and Art Impact Project

Gallery curated by Vickie Marasco.
Refreshments served.
220 W. Clayton

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Dandelion Gallery features the works of artists Sandie Bacon, Robin Rios, and Georgia Velisaris.
Complimentary refreshments served.
109 S. Genesee Street

The Shop at DG has all kinds of Summer fun offerings.  Check out the all the good things from their band of artisans. 
109 S. Genesee Street



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Dinosaur Studio Tattoo presents the creative works of the tattoo artists.  Stop by and become part of the exhibit!
116 S. Genesee Street



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


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NorthPointe Resources will have an exhibit of canvas paintings and handcrafted jewelry in the alcove between Green Town Tavern and Dinosaur Studio Tattoo.  The check out the beautiful work!
112ish S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm



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Kapheim Studio features "Pastel & Drawings", all original works by Thom Kapheim at affordable values, 5 - 9pm
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street




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TUFO Art Gallery features:  Patrick's new artistic endeavors and trademark sports and celebrity portraits;
Wayne Munn is showcasing his new Notecards. Mail a note to someone special and they also get a frameable print; 
Amber O'Brien's captivating metaphysical art on prints, buttons and stickers
Refreshments and conversation.
116B N. Genesee Street



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The Mic hosts visual artist Shelly Johnson and musicians White Hare Club with special guest performance by Steve Sauer.  The fun starts at 6pm!
405 Washington Street



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[jonrev Projects] suggests we should keep the Wauktown funk going at August ArtWauk!  New sets will be available, simply called "Abandoned" that you just might want.  
The Darkroom inside Karcher 405 Gallery
405 Washington Street


Karcher 405 Gallery is hosting a show of shows featuring several artists across disciplines!
Refreshments served.
405 Washington Street


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Sidecar Studios offers the opportunity to enjoy art and nostalgia during the August ArtWauk.  
A variety of artists are featured.  Be part of the beauty and conversation!
Refreshments will be served
405 W. Washington Street


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Studio J will feature the works of artists Jay Stephen and Hugo Roberto Aguilar Fouilloux.  
114 S. Genesee Street, 301
5 - 9pm




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Undercroft Gallery will be dark for August ArtWauk
Christ Epsicopal Church.
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level



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Harrington Gallery's theme for August ArtWauk is Animals, with the words of Alice Harrington
First United Congregational Church of Christ
320 Grand Avenue
ArtWauk hours 6 - 9pm


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The Bunker features an interactive installation by artist Nicole Romany.  The show is about connectivity, bridging artist and non-artist communities, by building an overlapping network of art.  All guests are encouraged to participate - paint and brushes will be supplied.
114 S. Genesee Street, downstairs
5 - 9pm


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Theatres



Three Brothers Theatre presents Betty's Summer Vacation.  This play is RATED R and not suitable for all audience.  Tickets available online and at the box office.  Curtain at 8pm
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage 
221 N. Genesee Street 




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Genesee Theatre has lined up a whole host of shows for the late summer, fall and winter seasons.  The next show is the Happy Together Tour on Thursday, August 24th.  Tickets available online and at the box office.
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street


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Other Venues 



Backroom Gallery is popping up at A Cuban Experience bringing an all new show inspired by the Civil War era.  Paintings by Cassandra Anzelone with corresponding stories by Matt Anzelone; tintype photography with Folkgoblin by Josh Benkert; 19th century inspired jewelry by Emily Rash Runyan; and hand knitted pieces by Stitching Bevy.  Reservations for tintype portraits are currently being taken via askbackroomgallery@gmail.com or texting or calling Cassandra at (847) 971-5196.
5 - 9pm
A Cuban Experience
119 N. Genesee Street





Low-reen and the Firehouse Blues Band take over Jack Benny Plaza 
Swing by for great music under the stars.
Jack Benny Plaza
140 N. Genesee Street





A-Cantu Photography will be in Art Park selling the last of their original-design shirts as well as photos. A portion of the sale from each shirt goes to support Art Park plants and maintenance.
Art Park
14 S. Genesee Street






Cynthia's Classics N Time and Barbara's Art N Soul are on display at 130 Washington Street.  Come by to browse repurposed vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, and original artwork!
130 Washington Street
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Rosati's Pizza 
226 N. Sheridan Road
11am-midnight



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Sweet Treasures Resale Boutique hosts Love will Light the Way, featuring awesome savings, free refreshments  and Ed Pincombe's Lighthouse t-shirts.  A portion of the t-shirt goes to support keeping Waukegan's lighthouse graffiti-free.  Sweet Treasures Resale donates to A Safe Place, a lighthouse of hope for so many.
100 S. Genesee St.





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Hayze VAPE invites you to taste their summer selections!  Did you see their Cloud Contest during Scoop 2017?  Here's a picture of some of the participants 'clouding'!
102 S. Genesee Street


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Colon's Resale Shop is ready for bike riding this Summer.  Bicycling not your thing?  They have a whole treasure trove of good things, too.  Stop by, say Hi and enjoy!
106 S. Genesee Street



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Family Piano is an award-winning technician-owned piano store!  
114 S. Genesee Street


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Green Town Tavern 
100 craft beers and microbrews, good food, happy servers!
110 S Genesee Street


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Your This and That Shop owners John and Noreen Patterson invite you to
enjoy 10% off of clearance items during July ArtWauk.  They also are hosting local crafters in the shop this month!

127 Water Street

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A Cuban Experience
Swing by the hip, cool cigar lounge for good conversation, music, Thom Kapheim's art, Backroom Gallery's featured Civil War themed exhibit ... and cigars!
New cigars are coming in all the time.  Military, police and fire department discounts.
119 N Genesee Street


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



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The Taproom
Ask about their ArtWauk Specials or try a fast, tasty burger!
36 N Genesee Street




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 Fong's Kitchen
Bring in your ArtWauk program for 10% off your bill!
38 N Genesee Street




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The Burgundy Room 
Doors open at 9pm
215 Washington Street


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Treasure Chest features vintage collectibles and more. Delightful refreshments served!
105 S. Genesee Street


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Hero Marketplace welcomes you to the Some Like It Hot sale on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th
from 9am - 2pm.  Stunning patio furniture and the largest dining room table
Hero Marketplace has had are among the treasures!
141 S. Genesee Street




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La Opera 
Your ArtWauk Oasis!
133 N. Genesee Street

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

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ArtWauk is the third Saturday of every month ... and FREE!

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


Remaining 2017 ArtWauks are:  
September 16th, October 21st, November 18th, December 16th