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 21st

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Hosted by the Career and Technical Education department at WHS, Waukegan High School is excited to participate in April ArtWauk for the first time!

Stop by the gallery space in the School's Main Hall to view over eighty pieces of student-created work. Mediums include Digital Photography, Darkroom Photography, and Graphic Design. Hop the trolley or park in the Jackson Street lot. Enter through the Main Entrance on Washington Street. Enjoy light refreshments, music, and great artwork by up and coming young artists!

Waukegan High School
1011 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

The Mic hosts LIVE reggae music with Vibration Foundation during April ArtWauk.  Show starts at 7pm. $10
The Mic
405 Washington Street


[jonrev Projects] has a new print in the Retail Series, after a recent exploration of an abandoned mall, plus dozens of one-of-a-kind works from questionably-legal activities.  Free stickers!

The Darkroom in Karcher 405 Gallery

Karcher 405 Gallery 
Refreshments served.
405 Washington Street



Sidecar Studios invites you to celebrateArt & Nostalgia.  Featured artists include Bob Kapheim, John Ahlswede, Monica Alden, Josue Ochoa, Evan Ford, and Evelyn Larsen-Ford.  Come for the art, stay for the conversation.
Refreshments will be served
405 W. Washington Street


Artpie Studio/Gallery/School of Art has a new Spring Art Show for April ArtWauk. Artists include Taehoon Kim, Curtis Bozif, Cy Ghost, Xuanlin Ye, Renata, Frederick Nitsch, and Kat Huddleston.  

Artpie Studio
 608 North Avenue
7:30 - 10:30pm

The Parlor features Exploring Art, with the works of the young artists at Most Blessed Trinity Academy
The Parlor

Three Brother Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

Dandelion Gallery features the stunning metal works artist Michael Bellefeuille, plus a group C3 (Chicago Creative Coalition) show and new works from Susan Schneider after her successful show last month.  Explore the variety of works in one gallery!

109 S. Genesee Street

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


BATIK art will be on exhibition at 
Undercroft Gallery
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
5 - 9pm


TUFO Art Gallery features works by Patrick and his friends.  Stop by, pet the dogs, have a little nosh, and enjoy conversation with these creative people!  

Tufo Art Gallery
116B N. Genesee Street


Dinosaur Studio Tattoo welcomes Ed Pincombe and his fantastic t-shirts, along with prints and a new sticker pack!  Stop by and check out the goods.
116 S. Genesee Street

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


Kapheim Studio invites you to two FREE piano concerts during April ArtWauk, the first concert is at 6pm and the second at 7pm.  Enjoy an evening of fine art and LIVE music.  Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street


Urban Edge will be dark for April ArtWauk
Urban Edge
220 W. Clayton



Three Brothers Theatre presents Taking Turns by Madelyn Sergel. Tickets are on sale online and at the box office!  Curtain 7:30pm

Three Brothers Theatre 
115 N. Genesee Street


Genesee Theatre has a whole host of upcoming shows - and is already scheduling for Fall.  Check out their line up, buy tickets and enjoy one of downtown Waukegan's gems!  
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues 

Austin Cantu of A Cantu-Photograph is set up with brand new photos at Jim Harrington's ArtPark for April ArtWauk.  Buy some prints and take a stroll through the park to check out the outdoor displays.
14 S. Genesee Street

Horsefeathers is always a riot of sights and sounds.  Open until 6pm.
129 N. Genesee Street


Rosati's Pizza 
226 N. Sheridan Road


Live Free Boutique presents Shades of Spring!  This is the season for neutral and a new outlook on your Spring Wardrobe.  Stop by, look around, try on, and buy. Simple.  Free gift with purchase of $30 or more while supplies last.  
100 S. Genesee St.


Hayze VAPE hosts The Almas, Jayleigh and Trave LIVE and UNPLUGGED during April ArtWauk!  Show starts at 6pm, but you're welcome to come buy earlier!

102 S. Genesee Street


Colon's Resale Shop has a BIG DOG waiting to see you at April ArtWauk.  Come and find out just how big he is~
New items all the time!
Colon's Resale Shop
106 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

NorthPointe Resources will be at 114 S. Genesee Street in the hallway between Green Town Tavern and Dinosaur Studio.  Paintings and hand-crafted jewelry will be presented for sale by this non-profit.
114 S. Genesee Street

Family Piano is an award-winning, technician-owned music store and will be featuring the World Dance Showcase!  Talented, amateur dancers will bring their polished performances to the Riverside Room. It's free and fabulous!
Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street
6 - 8pm 


Your This and That Shop invites you to find your next favorite piece of furniture, jewelry, vintage button, and/or tchotchke!  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
Paint, Sip and Smoke during April ArtWauk.  Seating is limited to email today!

Swing by the hip, cool cigar lounge for Thom Kapheim's art, a Family Piano player piano ... and cigars!
New cigars are coming in all the time.  Military, police and fire department discounts.
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


  The Burgundy Room 
Doors open at 9pm.  21+
215 Washington Street


Treasure Chest will be open early for you to peruse their offerings.  Stop by and say Hi to Alfie!
105 S. Genesee Street


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.  
The trolley loops approximately every 1/2 hour.


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

2018 Artwauks are: May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th, and December 15th

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