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

Cafe Cultura Arte 
Mayor's Blues Night
Fiestas at the Harbor
Saturday, September 16, 2017

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Urban Edge presents the Opening Reception of Viva, featuring artist Marcos Raya and works by artists of Instituto Grafico de Chicago.

Gallery curated by Vickie Marasco.
Refreshments served.
220 W. Clayton


Dandelion Gallery features the whimsical artwork of Lezlie Lenz.
Complimentary refreshments served.
109 S. Genesee Street

The Shop at DG has all kinds of fun offerings.  Check out the all the good things from their band of artisans. 
109 S. Genesee Street

But wait, there's more!  Dandelion is also hosting a BAGGO COMPETITION during the September ArtWauk!  Ten teams of two people and the first place prize is $200.  
109 S. Genesee Street
7 - 9pm


Dinosaur Studio Tattoo presents the creative works of the tattoo artists.  Stop by and become part of the exhibit!
116 S. Genesee Street

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


Kapheim Studio features all original works by Thom Kapheim, 5 - 9pm
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street


TUFO Art Gallery features Patrick's colorful artwork and works by his talented friends.  Stop in and check out their work! Refreshments and conversation.

116B N. Genesee Street


The Mic 
405 Washington Street


[jonrev Projects] and ArtWauk go together like abandoned buildings and a lunatic with a camera!  One of a kind photo prints featuring lost local history, ghost malls, industrial relics and more ... all for $20 - 100.
The Darkroom inside Karcher 405 Gallery
405 Washington Street

Karcher 405 Gallery is hosting a show of shows featuring several artists across disciplines!
Refreshments served.
405 Washington Street


Sidecar Studios features a variety of artists including John Ahlswede, Monica Alden, Lina Angelov, Evan Ford, Evelyn Larsen-Ford, Barry Lorberbaum, Asia Philese, and Sicilia's Sweet Life.  Be part of the beauty and conversation!
Refreshments will be served
405 W. Washington Street


Undercroft Gallery will be dark for September ArtWauk
Christ Epsicopal Church.
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level


Harrington Gallery's theme for Changing Seasons, featuring the works of Alice Harrington
First United Congregational Church of Christ
320 Grand Avenue
ArtWauk hours 6 - 9pm


The Bunker features the big blacklight reveal of CONNECT THE DOTS, an interactive installation by artist Nicole Romany.  Live performance by Michelle Star.
114 S. Genesee Street, downstairs
5 - 9pm


Three Brothers Theatre presents Wherever You've Been.  This play contains mature content.  Tickets available online and at the box office.  Curtain at 7:30pm
Three Brothers Theatre  
115 N. Genesee Street 

Three Brothers Theatre features the release party and poetry reading of Mercy 
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street
7pm  $5

The Parlor features Wings of Rock with artists Erosi Mantis and Gordon Russell
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street 5 - 9pm


Genesee Theatre has lined up a whole host of shows for the fall and winter seasons. Tickets for all upcoming shows are available online and at the box office.
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues 

Come to Mayor Sam Cunningham's Blues Night featuring performers right out of Chicago, featuring Chuck Crane, Gail Reid, New Orleans Beau, and Bulletproof from 5 - 10pm
Stern's Plaza 
37 S. Genesee Street

Cafe Cultura Arte Summer Nights featuring food vendors, art vendors and music.
Genesee and Clayton, Jack Benny Plaza, Parking Lot B
140 N. Genesee Street

Coming to September ArtWauk?  Bring non-perishable food or a financial donation for

Catholic Charities' Hunger Action Food Drive!  Enjoy yourself and help others at the same time.
Jack Benny Plaza
140 N. Genesee Street

Summer Trace invites you to enjoy the last bits of summer, featuring the photography of the amazing Dylan Blake
509 N. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

Low-reen and the Lazy Dogs featuring Charles Hayes take over Madison Street Courtyard
Swing by for great music under the stars.
Madison Street Courtyard
37 N. Genesee Street

Cynthia's Classics N Time and Barbara's Art N Soul are on display at 130 Washington Street.  Come by to browse repurposed vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, and original artwork!
130 Washington Street

Rosati's Pizza 
226 N. Sheridan Road


Sweet Treasures Resale Boutique brings you Coffee, Love and Levi's as we tip into Fall.  All Jeans are $10!  Coffee bar and free gifts to the first 30 customers.  Come by and share the love! 
100 S. Genesee St., 5 - 9pm


Hayze VAPE has late summer selections just for you!  Did you see their Cloud Contest during Scoop 2017?  Here's a picture of some of the participants 'clouding'!
102 S. Genesee Street

NorthPointe Resources will be selling paintings, jewelry and more!  NorthPointe Resources will be located in-between Green Town Tavern and Dinosaur Studio Tattoo
114 S. Genesee Street

Studio J features the art work of Jay Stephen and Hugo Roberto Aguilar Fouilloux
114 S. Genesee Street, DOWNSTAIRS in Suite 301


Colon's Resale Shop wants to make your home hip and cool. They have a whole treasure trove of good things just for you.  Stop by, say Hi and enjoy!
106 S. Genesee Street



Family Piano is an award-winning technician-owned piano store!  
114 S. Genesee Street


Green Town Tavern 
100 craft beers and microbrews, good food, happy servers!
110 S Genesee Street


Your This and That Shop owners John and Noreen Patterson invite you to swing by and buy! They're wheeling and dealing just for you
127 Water Street


A Cuban Experience
Swing by the hip, cool cigar lounge for good conversation, music, 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
Ask about their ArtWauk Specials or try a fast, tasty burger!
36 N Genesee Street



 Fong's Kitchen
Bring in your ArtWauk program for 10% off your bill!
38 N Genesee Street


 2017 Shredfest is happening outside, next door and inside The Burgundy Room.  Music, art, contests ... everything celebration the Skateboarding!
5pm - 2am
215 Washington Street


Treasure Chest features vintage collectibles and more. Delightful refreshments served!
105 S. Genesee Street


Hero Marketplace welcomes you to the Some Like It Hot sale on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th
from 9am - 2pm.  Stunning patio furniture and the largest dining room table
Hero Marketplace has had are among the treasures!
141 S. Genesee Street


La Opera 
Your ArtWauk Oasis!
133 N. Genesee Street


The Harbor's Edge is hosting Fiestas at the Harbor, a three day event celebrating Mexican Independence Day.  Saturday's entertainment is from noon until 11pm.
The Harbor's Edge
175 N. Harbor Place

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!

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

Remaining 2017 ArtWauks are:  
October 21st, November 18th, December 16th