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, September 19th

Support your local artists, galleries and businesses! Wear a face covering. Watch your distance. Wash your hands.


Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Dandelion Gallery celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the exhibit "Interrogating Malinalli: Spanglish Introspection During This Storm" featuring artist Katrina Davis-Salazar!

Dandelion Gallery
109 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

Stop by and see works by 12 artists in the park and on the block!  GLORIFIED FEST will also be taking place with a number of musicians and creatives.  Wear a mask.  Socialize while socially distancing!
ArtPark - Waukegan 
14 S. Genesee Street

Tufo Art Gallerie has wonderful works by artist Patrick Tufo and friends.  Stop by, pet Plato and chat with Patrick while buying some art!

Tufo Art Gallerie
116B N. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

Karcher 405 Gallery will have an incredible variety of art and more in the main gallery.  Mask Your Mug will be selling different size, colors and style - including Halloween! - face coverings.  Special musical guest, Blues Kitten Ivy Ford!

 Karcher 405 Gallery
405 Washington Street 
5 - 10pm

While at Karcher 405 Gallery, slip into The Darkroom to take in [jonrev Projects] stunning photographic works ... and maybe tales of Crimes of Knowledge.  Cameras for sale, too.

The Darkroom
405 Washington Street
5 - 10pm

One Crown Studio hosts a variety of artists and offers studio space for photo sessions and more.  Live painting, good conversation and more.  Stop by!

One Crown Studios
19 N. 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!



Three Brothers Theatre, Stage 115 and 221 are dark for September ArtWauk, but the creative minds are talking about doing Radio Shows soon!
Three Brothers Theatre
115 and 221 N. Genesee Street


Genesee Theatre Box Office is open noon until 6pm on Saturday.  Check out their line up of concerts and shows and get your tickets today!

Genesee Theatre   
203 N. Genesee Street

ther Venues

Nightshade & Dark's Pandemonium Brewing and Oppidan Spirits are celebrating their 1st Anniversary!  And Oktoberfest!  And will have the Community Jazz Band from 5 - 8pm!  And will have The Westerlees at 8:30 til the cows come home!  And will have Up in Smoke making BBQ goodness, including pulled pork nachos!  Stop by and say Congratulations, buy a beer or cocktail (or two) and enjoy!

Nightshade & Dark Pandemonium Brewing
216 W. Clayton Street
5pm - 11pm


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

Hayze LLC
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 opened a SECOND STORE in Niles, too!  Have them singing your praises by buying a piano or two.  
Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street


Your This and That Shop has great deals on pretty things for your family, friends, neighbors - and maybe even you!  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 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 a full menu and patio or outdoor seating.
Win Win Restaurant & Bar
30 N. Genesee St.
1pm - 10pm


The Taproom has burgers, sandwiches and libations for ArtWauk!  Stop by and enjoy!

The Taproom
 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

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


Green Town on the Rocks hosts Oktoberfest with authentic German food!  Live music and tasty cocktails, too!  Prost!

Green Town on the Rocks
175 N. Harbor Place

ArtWauk is the third Saturday of every month ... and FREE!
Remaining 2020 ArtWauks are October 17th (ZombieWauk!), November 21st, December 19th (HolidayWauk!)

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