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, February 16th

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Urban Edge hosts Kohl Children's Museum Pop-up for TWO MONTHS for the kiddies, but tonight is your night to play from 7 - 9pm!  Enjoy the different stations, build things, learn stuff ... and set your inner child free!

Urban Edge, 220 W. Clayton Street 

Dandelion Gallery hosts A Body of Work, nudes and tattoo art competition. Over 50 artists have submitted works!
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 prints in the NIGHT, LAKEHURST and GARY, INDIANA series!  Great gifts for you or your Valentine!
Karcher 405 Gallery, The Darkroom
405 Washington Street.
5 - 9pm

Join Never Forgotten Angels Animal Rescue Inc at Karcher 405 for information about the organization and to help support their efforts.
Karcher 405
405 Washington Street
5 - 9pm


 608 North Avenue

Dinosaur Studio Tattoo invites you to enjoy the art - or become a piece of art

Dinosaur Studio Tattoo
116 S. Genesee Street

NEXT MONTH, March 16th, Dinosaur Studio Tattoo celebrates EIGHT YEARS on Genesee Street with a stunning Transformed by Lake Michigan show.  Mark your calendar!

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!  Amazing works, always an inviting stop for ArtWauk.

Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street


Patrick's world famous Valentine's Day cards are back!  Vintage and abstract, available at February ArtWauk!

TUFO Art Gallery features works by Patrick and his friends.  Stop by, nosh, and enjoy conversation with these creative people!  

Tufo Art Gallery
116B N. Genesee Street



Three Brothers Theatre presents Anton in Show Business!  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 presents Everclear with special guest Fastball.  Tickets are available online and at the theatre's box office.  Curtain at 7:30pm.
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues

Backroom Gallery presents artist Cassandra Anzelone's 6th Annual Presidential Love exhibit at The Burgundy Room!
Doors open at 5pm!  Show the presidents - and artist - some love!

The Burgundy Room also hosts an Acoustic Free For All starting at 10pm.  All proceeds benefit COOL Ministries Food Pantry.  21+
215 Washington Street


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 has an incredible variety of beers, good food and good service - what more could you want?!
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


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 March 16th, April 20th, May 18th, June 15th, July 20th, August 17th, September 21st, October 19th, November 16th, and December 21st.

Coming soon - the evolution of ARTS in Waukegan branches out to an unexpected place: Belvidere Mall!  Want to be involved?  Contact the Mall for information!

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