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

StarWauk - ArtWauk
Saturday, May 19th

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Dinosaur Studio Tattoo celebrates the second annual StarWauk with StarWauk Strikes Back!  Special guests include illustrator and comic artist Scott James and author Matthew Fleming.  Artwork, vendors, displays, cosplay, music & MORE! Free Imperial or Rebel stencil and face painting! Droids welcome.
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 see this work - Art Inspires Art - and other new works during StarWauk - May ArtWauk.  Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street


Urban Edge will host Art Impact featuring Masks: Inside Out, designed to enhance emotional wellness and create a sense of acceptance and understanding. The exhibit features more than 1000 masks created by the Waukegan High School freshman class.  The project was a creation of Art Impact Project, Beacon Place, Waukegan Arts Council, and Waukegan High School.  Refreshments served.
Urban Edge
220 W. Clayton
5 - 9pm


Dandelion Gallery features The Division of Space, paintings by artist Bob Nonnemacher, plus Leisa Shannon Corbett's digital portraits of the People of Waukegan, and ArtMakers Group led by Ann Rosen!

109 S. Genesee Street

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


Undercroft Gallery will feature photographs by the incomparable Mary Neely.  Artist reception is Thursday!
Undercroft Gallery
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
4 - 8pm

The Mic hosts Project Loading Demo Show starting at 8pm.  $10
The Mic
405 Washington Street


[jonrev Projects] invites you to explore the Hidden History in and around Waukegan and Chicagoland.  They will have four new prints in the Abandoned, Chicagoland and Polaroid series.  Free stickers!

The Darkroom in Karcher 405 Gallery

Karcher 405 Gallery 
Refreshments served.
405 Washington Street



Sidecar Studios invites you to celebrate Art & Nostalgia.  Featured artists include 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 Woven Express, with the works of artists Cassandra Anzelone, ArchDesigns, Stitching Bevy, Mary Clare Jakes, and Adriene Ortiz.
The Parlor

Three Brother Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street
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



Three Brothers Theatre presents Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.  The show SOLD OUT on opening weekend so get your tickets early. Tickets are on sale online and at the box office!  Curtain 7:30pm

Three Brothers Theatre Upstage
211 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 StarWauk - May ArtWauk.  Buy some prints and take a stroll through the park to check out the outdoor displays.
14 S. Genesee Street

Low-reen & the Lazy Dogs featuring Charles Hayes will be LIVE at StarWauk.  Grab a lawn chair and get your groove on!
Jack Benny Plaza
140 N. Genesee St.
5 - 9pm

Rum Ham will be rockin' Madison Plaza during StarWauk. 
Madison Plaza
Madison & Genesee Sts.
6 - 9pm

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 
100 S. Genesee St.

5 - 9pm


Hayze VAPE invites you to let your inner StarWauk geeks come out and enjoy!

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

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 hosts a FREE concert by Omar Rasidagic for StarWauk.  Remember, they are an award-winning, technician-owned music store!  
Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street
6:30 - 8:30pm 


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 offers Sugar Skull Wine Glass DIY with artist Violet Kincaid
Seating is limited so get tickets today!

This hip, cool cigar lounge also has 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 and the very "talkative" pups!
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: June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th, and December 15th

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