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, June 15th

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Harbor Gallery hosts photographer Jay Stephen with Lake Effect at the edge of Lake Michigan.  The Harbor will also have Groove Experience providing the music, a Tiki Bar, and Fork N Fry mobile food truck. Make sure you stop by!
Harbor Gallery
Waukegan Port District
55 South Harbor Place
5 - 9pm

Artpie Studio/Gallery/School of Art presents artists Jeff Anderson, Anna Khadine, Drew Davis, Max Mendez, and Amy Malcolm with the gallery open at 5pm.  Music by Zane DeBold from 5 - 7pm and by Crisis from 7 - 10pm.  

Artpie Studio
 608 North Avenue
5 - 10pm

Other artists' works, like that of Drew Davis, will be on display, 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 with new framed one-of-one prints in the POLAROID and WAUKEGAN series ... because cool signs/fonts should never go undocumented!  Lakehurst Mall stickers and over 50 one-of-one prints as well.
Karcher 405 Gallery, The Darkroom
405 Washington Street.
5 - 10pm


Karcher 405 hosts Love Has No Color featuring artists Dopematik, Eazy Clothing Brand, Evan Ford, Jabb_arts, Josie Messner, Keshawn Russell, and Vanessa Medina.  Stop by and enjoy!

Karcher 405
405 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

TUFO Art Gallery features his colorful works and art by some of his talented friends.  Stop by and enjoy conversation with these creative people ... and pet the puppy!  

Tufo Art Gallery
116B N. Genesee Street


ArtPark welcomes you to June ArtWauk with EIGHT Artists on board!  

ArtPark  - temporarily relocating to 100 N. Genesee Street, just for June ArtWauk!
5 - 9pm 

Backroom Gallery asks, "Are you looking for co-conspirators?"  Backroom Gallery artist Cassandra Anzelone will be in Jazz Alley with miniature portraits during June ArtWauk.  Come to The Burgundy Room at 9pm for the Fastplants' 2019 Tour Kickoff!
Jazz Alley
215 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

The Parlor presents Styles Collide at Genesee and Water Street from 9am to 9pm.  Featured artists include Area, Dmor, Doer, Duggie Digital, Esol, Howlingwolf, Nerd, Net74, Alex Perez, Sob_e, and Trixter.  
The Parlor
Genesee and Water Streets
37 S. Genesee St.
9am - 9pm

Flower Power will bloom at Undercroft Gallery for June ArtWauk on Saturday, June 15th. Also, the Artist Reception on Friday, June 28th from 6 to 8pm. All are invited and welcome to the Artist Reception.
Undercroft Gallery
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
5 - 9pm

SIM stickers, art prints, and necklaces will be celebrate Waukegan's first PRIDE!  They are even letting the artist in you create your own mini heart sticker with whatever colors you'd like!
120 S. Genesee Street
(in front of St. Rep. Rita Mayfield's office)

Dinosaur Studio Tattoo features Star Wars-related art as a nod to the original release of that first awe-inspiring, life-changing movie in May, 1977! 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 pieces such as this large painting (60" by 48") inspired by The Dave Matthews Band recording "Satellite".  

Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street



Three Brothers Theatre presents Sally Has Something to Say at their 115 N. Genesee location. The play takes a delightful look at our fascination with divided politics in our increasingly digital world.  Tickets are available online and at the box office.  Curtain is 7:30pm.

Three Brothers Theatre Stage 115
155 N. Genesee Street


Genesee Theatre continues their Tribute Series sponsored by MeTV FMCreedence Revived: A Tribute to CCR is on Saturday, July 13th - during Scoop 2019!  Show time is 7pm.
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues

Low-reen & the Lazy Dogs with special guest Charles "Delta Bluus Hogg" Hayes will have their MOJO working for June ArtWauk, PrideWauk and SoccerWauk.
Jack Benny Plaza
140 N. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

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


Hayze VAPE has a deal for you! Get 25% off the Brand of the Week "Space Jam Juice" including Starhunter and Terraspehre!  

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


Join Gerry Cook for a Cook-out and Pre-Scoop Party during June ArtWauk from 4 - 8pm at Green Town! 

Burlesque Pride Show is the ultimate ArtWauk After Party!  Hosted by Lola Madison and with a Who's Who of burlesque talent.  Sponsored by Lake County Health Department and Need2Know. Curtain at 9pm.

Green Town Tavern offers good food, good drinks and good service - what more do you need?
Green Town Tavern
110 S Genesee Street

Family Piano hosts a Classical Music Concert at 6pm during June ArtWauk ($10) and a Bike Raffle you can get tickets for today.  See the event for more information on the what's and when's!

Project Uni4me will be at Family Piano, too, collecting gently used and new Waukegan Public School uniforms and donations!

Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm 


Your This and That Shop has great deals on pretty things!  Stop in!

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.

The Blue Wave Beach Glass will be in front of A Cuban Experience for June ArtWauk.  Check out their beautiful beach glass jewelry from 5 - 9pm.

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
100 and 106 S. Genesee Street

The Burgundy Room hosts Fastplants on the kickoff party of their Summer 2019 Tour. 

Doors open at 9pm, show start at 10pm!  21+ 

The Burgundy Room
215 Washington Street


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


Hero Marketplace will host Millennials Connected during June ArtWauk - and through the summer.  Live music, art exhibitions and vendors, along with networking with other young movers and shakers in the community!
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 July 20th, August 17th, September 21st, October 19th (ZombieWauk), November 16th, and December 21st (HolidayWauk)

Mark Your Calendars for ...

Scoop 2019!  July 12th & 13th in downtown Waukegan!

Waukamole Fest on Saturday, July 20th, in downtown Waukegan!

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