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, July 20th

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


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 is going to be loaded with arts and festivities for July ArtWauk
Live music, live art, scavenger hunts and even more arts! This is the ArtWauk you do not want to miss - ArtPark is going bigger than ever!

ArtPark - Waukegan
14 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

Participate in a pop-up scavenger hunt at July ArtWauk! As a mini “Pieces of the Past,” there will be six puzzle pieces in parts of the downtown. They will be near public art. Booklets can be picked up and turned in at ArtPark (14 S. Genesee St.). Anyone who completes the hunt will be entered into a drawing for a pair of 2019 Tour of Homes tickets! Questions? Call 847-360-4749.
ArtPark - Waukegan
14 S. Genesee Street

Flower Power III is blooming at Undercroft Gallery for July ArtWauk. Paintings and photography explore the world of flowers.
Undercroft Gallery
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
5 - 9pm

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 ArtWauk 1990s featuring artists Dopematik, Robbie Dossa, Kassie C-B, Frollipop, Evelyn Larsen-Ford, Jabb_Arts, Josie Messner, [jonrev Projects], Karla Ruiz, and Val D Vibrant!  Wow, TEN ARTISTS! Stop by and enjoy!

Karcher 405
405 Washington Street
5 - 9pm

Harbor Gallery features the works of Carol Polzin and musical entertainment by Matt Meyer, with complimentary beer & wine poured by Primo!  Also enjoy the great view of Lake Michigan!
Harbor Gallery
Waukegan Port District
55 South Harbor Place
5 - 9pm

Artpie Studio/Gallery/School of Art is having an ArtWauk Party in July with artists Drew Davis, Karen Klinger, Jason Michael West, Kyle Riley, Max Mendez, and Amy Malcolm with the gallery open at 5pm.  Music by Ethan Helfrich at 7pm.

Artpie Studio
 608 North Avenue
5 - 10pm

Other artists' works, like that of Drew Davis

and Leisa Shannon Corbett 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

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 Stage 221 will be the site for Project Uni4Me to host Project Button Up!  Project Button Up will teach 5th grade through high school students the life skill of sewing on a button. It's a student-led project for our Waukegan students!  This is also an opportunity to drop off new or gently used uniforms.

Three Brothers Theatre Stage 221
221 N. Genesee Street
6 - 8pm

Three Brothers Theatre next show at their 115 N. Genesee location is SMOKE written by Karen Nystrom. The play pokes and prods us to consider how people really think about us.  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 FM with Dan Petty and the Heartshakers is on Saturday, August 17th!  Show time is 7pm.
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues

Audio Beings brings you Fire & Ice during July ArtWauk!
Main Street Plaza
101 N. Genesee Street
3 - 10pm

Horsefeathers is your one-stop shop for Buddhas, beads and so much more!  Open until 8pm - late, just for ArtWauk.
129 N. Genesee Street


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

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


Get your groove on with Blue 88's at Green Town from  6- 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 a technician-owned and operated store, supports all the ArtWauk endeavors.  Family Piano is currently looking for acts for upcoming ArtWauks.  Acts do not have to have professional status, but must be rehearsed enough to be respectful of the audience time and family-friendly.  Interested?  Contact Family Piano directly.
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

The Tenth Dems are hosting an Open House during July ArtWauk and refreshments will be served.  Stop by and say Hi!
Tenth Dems
118 N. Genesee Street
5 - 8pm

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!  AND, t hey just won a hip, cool award at the IPCPR Convention!  New cigars, including their own brand, 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's doors open at 9pm 21+ only. 

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 July 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 August 17th (Shredfest and Blues Night), September 21st, October 19th (ZombieWauk), November 16th, and December 21st (HolidayWauk)

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