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 is NOT taking place on Saturday, March 21st. It's the first one ever canceled, but we have to look out for our artists, patrons, friends, and families. 

Support your local artists, galleries and businesses!

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan



Karcher 405 Gallery features [jonrev Projects] in The Darkroom offering you a nostalgic road trip with four new 8x8s frame prints in the Polaroid series for $40! About 50 other one-of-one prints, too, and some good stories about questionably legal activities!

Karcher 405 Gallery, The Darkroom
405 Washington Street
5 - 10pm


Dandelion Gallery will be featuring artist Frank Fitzgerald. part II for ArtWauk! In addition to Frank's work, artists will be LIVE PAINTING over the course of the evening!

Dandelion Gallery
109 S. Genesee Street
   5 - 9pm

Artpie Studio/Gallery/School of Art features an Art Show including the works of Joanne Aslanian, Adam Ritchie, and Marty Trejo. You'll be welcomed by gallery coordinator and artist Aurelia Ramos-Stewart. Refreshments served.

Artpie Studio
 608 North Avenue
6 - 9pm

TUFO Art Gallery will have Patrick's and friends' works to enjoy and purchase!  Stop by and enjoy refreshments and good conversation!

Tufo Art Gallery
116B N. Genesee Street
 - 9pm


ArtPark Artists are looking for an indoor location for these chillier months.  Stay tuned for more info!

ArtPark - Waukegan
14 S. Genesee Street

Dinosaur Studio Tattoo features artwork on the walls and on themselves.  Start something new with Mark and the gang by deciding what kind of tattoo you'd like for the new year!

Also, 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 and the studio is beautiful, too. This is a 60"x48" painting based on The Dave Matthews Band recording "Satellite"!  Stop by during January ArtWauk!  

Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street



Check out Conversations About An Empty Suit at Three Brothers Theatre! Tickets are available online and at the box office.  Have you checked out Fresh Scripts, stage reading of new plays?  You get to provide feedback to the playwright and director! Consider a yearly ticket - the Three Brothers Golden Ticket - so you can hit every show!

Three Brothers Theatre, Stage 115
115 N. Genesee Street


Genesee Theatre has a full schedule of events, concerts and fun!  The next show is Close to You! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21st! Tickets available online and at the box office. Show starts at 8pm.

Genesee Theatre

203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues

State Representative Rita Mayfield's Office will have coffee and treats during February ArtWauk.  Meet the St. Rep. Mayfield and Team Rita and discuss issues we face together.
State Representative Rita Mayfield's Office
120 S. Genesee Street

Nightshade & Dark's Pandemonium Brewing will have cheesy pasta from the gods by Mac and More and LIVE music by The Westerlees.  If you are an artist and want free space, contact Nightshade and Dark - they might be able to hook you up for an ArtWauk or two.  

Nightshade & Dark Pandemonium Brewing
216 W. Clayton Street
5pm - 12am

All teens from 14 to 18 years old are welcome to a Prisma After Dark at Heart of the City!  Free food, fun, games, prizes and more!
Heart of the City
114 S. Genesee Street, downstairs
5 - 8pm

Horsefeathers is your one-stop shop for Buddhas, beads and so much more!  Open until 8pm - late, just for ArtWauk.
129 N. Genesee Street


Hayze VAPE has a deal for you! Get 25% off the Brand of the Week!  21+ only

Hayze VAPE
102 S. Genesee Street
11am - 8pm


Green Town Tavern has over 100 beers, good food and good fun - what more can you possibly want for the holidays?!
Green Town Tavern
110 S Genesee Street

Family Piano is a technician-owned and operated piano store with music lessons, other instruments and fun-loving staff and teachers!  They just opened a SECOND STORE in Niles! Stop by either site and buy a piano or two.
Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street


Your This and That Shop has great deals on pretty things and last minute holiday gifts for your family, friends, neighbors - and maybe even you!  Stop in!

Your This and That Shop
127 Water Street

The Tenth Dems are hosting an Open House during August ArtWauk. Refreshments will be served.  Stop by and say Hi!
Tenth Dems Waukegan Office
118 N. Genesee Street
5 - 8pm

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 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!  
A Cuban Experience
119 N Genesee Street

Our friends at Win Win Restaurant & Bar have Oscar "Elvis" Wylde 
  for January ArtWauk from 5 - 8pm!  
Win Win Restaurant & Bar
30 N. Genesee St.
8am - 10pm


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


The Taproom has burgers and libations for ArtWauk!  Stop by and enjoy!
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
100 and 106 S. Genesee Street

Doors open at 9pm! 21+ only. 

The Burgundy Room
215 Washington Street


Treasure Chest and Alfredo's Dog Grooming  
105 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!
Remaining 2020 ArtWauks are March 21st, April 18th, May 16th (StarWauk!), June 20th, July 18th, August 15th, September 19th (WaukMojo!), October 17th (ZombieWauk!), November 21st, December 19th (HolidayWauk!)

Would you like more information about being part of ArtWauk?  Contact us through Facebook!

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