St. Petersburg's Second Saturday ArtWalk presents over 30 galleries and studios in the Waterfront Arts, Central Arts District, The EDGE District of St. Petersburg, Grand Central District Association and the Warehouse Arts District coming together as one arts destination.
Be the first to see new affordable works of art, as ArtWalk is Opening Night where many galleries and studios premiere new works. Some are only open on ArtWalk, and many offer demonstrations and refreshments. It’s impossible to take in the entire ArtWalk in one night! Plan to drive, walk, or take the trolleys to visit the districts of your choice.
Our free trolley shuttles will have an art guide on board talking about each venue on our one continuous trolley loop that goes from the 3rd Street and Central Avenue to deep in the heart of the Warehouse Arts District. You can park for free on 1st Ave N and 1st Ave S from 15th St to 30th Street. Additional parking will be available for trolley riders in the vacant lot at the Northeast corner of Central Avenue and 29th Street (Please note that this is NOT one of our trolley stops). In addition, venues with large free parking lots are Soft Water Studios, the Morean Center for Clay at the Train Station, the Clay Center of St. Petersburg, the Florida Holocaust Museum and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum.
Duke Energy is our sponsor. The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, the Arts Association St. Petersburg Inc., the EDGE District, the Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District associations coordinate St. Petersburg’s Second Saturday ArtWalk. The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance strives to be the community voice, the umbrella organization for the arts -- facilitating artists, arts organizations and creative businesses to work collaboratively; empowering the growth of the arts community, and driving arts-related economic development.
Browse, watch and purchase “Where Art is Made”!
Be on the lookout for one traditional red trolley and one white coach bus. Those will be your transportation for the evening.
Trolley starts here at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue - The 9th Annual Teapot Show! A select group of artists from across the US have been invited to participate. Dozens of handmade teapots on display & available for purchase. Sign up for a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Craftsman-House-Gallery/158706022997
Charlie Parker-Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – "Ephemeral Traces" Meridith Coen and Sarah Marraffino have creatively worked along side each other for almost a decade creating functional pottery that integrates surface and form. Their design work plays off of each other in this exhibition to showcase delicate moments in clay. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Charlie-Parker-Pottery/143278235683807?sk=timeline
Zen Glass Studio – 600 27th Street South - Go Figure: Figurative sculptures, glassware and jewelry by Zen Glass studio artists Dave Walker, Josh Poll & Christian Zvonik. Live glassblowing demonstrations, cold drinks, and AC.. https://www.facebook.com/ZenGlassStudio
Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - Owners create one-of-a-kind quality wood furnishings and lighting. Also supply unique slabs, turning blanks, and lumber to artists and craftsmen world-wide using urban trees cut down and discarded from St. Petersburg neighborhoods. Love for wood and passion for the environment is translated into beautiful warm, modern, and elegant designs. https://www.facebook.com/Funktionhouse
Duncan McClellan Glass – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – "Blown Away", a new group exhibit featuring works by glass artists new to the gallery. Free glassblowing demonstrations by Vasile Loznianu begin at 6:15pm. http://dmglass.com/events/join-us-for-the-opening-of-the-glass-exhibition-blown-away/
Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 420 23rd Street South – ART of Beer - 5 local micro brewers, food trucks, Delta 88 band, wine, art, and more to benefit PARC. https://www.facebook.com/events/338190459702317/
Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - A fresh display of new and old works by resident artists in 2-D and 3-D. https://www.facebook.com/sws.art.art/timeline
Mga Sculpture Studio – 515 22nd Street South - A commission driven sculpture facility that specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of sculptural objects in a variety of mediums from cartable materials to metal fabrication. Currently working on several large scale commissions for local private entities and across the country. https://www.facebook.com/MgaSculpture
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum – 2240 9th Avenue S. - TBD- https://www.facebook.com/WoodsonMuseum/timeline
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Lindsey Sypka new works. https://www.facebook.com/CenterForClay
Richard Clark and Jim Corp - Five Deuces Galleria - 420 23rd Street South - Paper and paint, prints and canvas. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=739036012796403
Nancy Smrekar - 2135 3rd Avenue South, Unit #5, Five Deuces Galleria Garden Building. Featuring acrylic/oil paintings in impressionism, realism, and abstract styles by emerging artist Nancy Smrekar. https://www.facebook.com/nancysmrekar.artist
From Mayan Hands - 2006 Second Avenue South - Showcasing the paintings of Beba Contreras and her famous "painted shoes". Sale of all new merchandise. Mayan Folk Art - antique and new-saints, demons, angels, devils, mary and joseph, day of the dead, textiles, and furniture. Spanish colonial furniture, dance masks, santos, and mayan ceremonial art. All the modern folk art is at wholesale prices. https://www.facebook.com/pages/From-Mayan-Hands/768725999853388?ref=br_tf
Trolley Starts Here at 5pm
Creative Clay – 1114 Central Avenue - Celebrate mom on May 9 by bringing her to Artwalk. View our "Good Earth" and "Baseball on My Mind" exhibits and browse unique artisan gifts, such as papier mache dogs and mushrooms, ceramic garden markers, fiber art flowers, floral, earth and animal-themed paintings and handmade cards. "Lady and the Bard," a local Americana duo, will perform 6:30– 8:30p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/845094082194073/
Michele Tuegel Contemporary – 320 Central Avenue - In Living Color: Artists as Innovators in Polymer. Featuring the work of invited national artists, Lindly Haunani, Loretta Lam, Sarah Shriver, Melanie West and Karen Woods. https://www.facebook.com/MicheleTuegelContemporary/timeline
The Gallery – 200 Central Ave S. - Featuring local artist Gina Coccaro, who creates sculptures from welded steel salvaged auto parts. Coccaro will be present during the evening to discuss her process and selection of materials. https://www.facebook.com/thegalleryart
SHAPIRO'S Gallery – 300 Beach Drive NE. - Showcasing the finest in made contemporary crafts. Blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wooden boxes, and sculpture. https://www.facebook.com/shapirogallery
Art on 1st – 550 First Avenue North – An inspiring show with four fabulous new artists: Sandy Williams, Olive Farrell, Joyce VanHorn, and Susan O’Hara. These are in addition to the works of Rita Gould--and works of represented artists. Also have added stunning new jewelry to the collection of Meredith Haws. Enjoy a glass of Nicole’s sangria, who has just finished a 5x7 canvas of a surfer’s dream wave. https://www.facebook.com/events/1611354619151222/
Florida CraftArt – 501 Central Avenue – “Boundary Lines” featuring Michael Covello’s intriguing installation, Charles Parkhill’s understated, yet profound wood sculpture, Charles Hazelaar ceramics and fiber artists Raina Benoit and Kathy Halper. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Florida-CraftArt/352815711033?sk=timeline
The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL – 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - “Celebrate: Interpretation of Life Experience” Featuring ArtLofts artists Malanda Schmitz, Betsy Orbe Lester, Jeannine Hascall, Kathleen Kilgore, and Beth Kauffman who give form to celebration. Expect a provocative range of styles. https://www.facebook.com/artlofts
Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry – 669 Central Avenue - A large and diverse selection of jewelry, much of it one of a kind, created on site. Perfect for Mother's Day. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry/125300180883521
The Local Coop - 645 Central Avenue - inside the Crislip Arcade. A collection of local artisans specializing in handcrafted gifts and goods.
St. Pete Art Works - 635 Central Ave - Conversations", featuring paintings by Mary Grieco. Live classical music by Amanda Cappello on violin and keyboard. https://www.facebook.com/St.PeteArtWorks?fref=ts
Strands of Sunshine – 8 Sixth Street N - Paper, String Metal - A three-woman jewelry show just in time for Mother's Day! Presenting artists: Julie Dye, Sarah Phillips, and Amy Marshall. Each jewelry artist will be presenting work in their specialty medium: paper, string, and metal. Enjoy this opportunity to shop a variety of locally made artisan jewelry. https://www.facebook.com/events/859716174118757/
Morean Arts Center – 719 Central Avenue – ning reception for 2 new shows. 2015 All-Florida Juried Exhibition. 58 works from artists from all over the state, vie for nearly $2,500 in prizes. 2015 Instructor/Student Exhibition. Current works by our talented students and teachers in all mediums. https://www.facebook.com/MoreanArtsCenter?fref=ts
ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Avenue – The exhibition, What Remains: mixed media works by Jeannine Hascall is extended. Her works in paint, photography, collage, and fabric are tied together by a rich content and visual patina that reveals a contemplative sort of storytelling inspired by life events. https://www.facebook.com/ArTiclesIncCustomFramingArtGallery
Art Central Studios - Art Central Building, 2109 Central Avenue, 2nd Floor - Six established visual artists - Carol Dameron, Mary Grieco, Frank Lewis, John Bartone, Herb Snitzer and Zala Highsmith, will be showing and speaking about their most recent works. http://www.artcentralstudios.com/
Creative Soul Studio : Coffee, Wine, Art – 2425 Central Avenue - Scuderi Studios’ Files & Film 2015: 2nd Annual Juried Photographic Art Show. https://www.facebook.com/events/810499605704051/
Our partner associations also have great listings for art events!!
• Keep Saint Petersburg Local
• Grand Central District Association
• Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association
Choose 4 or 5 to visit this Saturday then come back the next Second Saturday to visit more!