First Wednesday Art Walk
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First Wednesday Art Walk, Conservation, Fashion, Art
Downtown Jacksonville galleries and museums, as well as cultural venues, restaurants and businesses.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
5-9 p.m. Rain or Shine
Headquarters @ Hemming Plaza – Enjoy a blend of music, art, bikes and French history plus conservation-minded artists.
Main Library – Presents Lee Adams' "Ribault's Landing" in conjunction with Commemorate Jacksonville 450th.
Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center – Features "Sails of Reformation."
The Jacksonville Landing – Hosts Eco Latino's "Conservation Zone Fashion Show 2012" from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
City Hall – JaxBike Coalition presents Mayor Alvin Brown with a bicycle at 7 p.m.
Main Street Park – Doug Eng unveils "Message in a Bottle: Wall of Light."
Southlight Gallery – Presents The 5 & Dime's collections of "Excerpts from the Famous and Infamous" at 7 p.m.
AT&T Tower 301 – Welcomes EverBank employees with the RLF Band, artist Jack Allen and Christina Foard Studios.
Secrets Wine Bar – New Location – Enjoy a collection of Jacksonville's finest arts beginning at 7 p.m.
Fionn MacCool's – New location – Enjoy music from Braxton Adamson.
Florida Theatre – Hosts Hayden's 1st birthday party and fundraiser from 5 - 8 p.m. with live music from Grandpa's Cough Medicine, a raffle/silent auction, cake and so much more.
CoWork Jax – Hosts JaxHax Makerspace's first Great Straw Tower Building Competition.
Official After Party – Olio, HAS Art Solutions and Group 4 Design Inc. presents the Official After Party with great art and music and a chance to mingle with artists. Enjoy the party beginning at 8 p.m. along East Bay St. from Market St. to Liberty St.
27+ Live Music & Performance Venues
16+ Hot Spots Open After 9 p.m.
47+ Total Stops
Art Walk Map/Venue Listing: http://www.downtownjacksonville.org/Marketing/First_Wednesday_Artwalk.aspx
PARKING: Free street parking after 6 p.m.
MORE INFORMATION: Visit downtownjacksonville.org or DTJax.org by mobile phone for event information. Art Walk is sponsored and produced by Downtown Vision, Inc.
About Downtown Vision, Inc.
As the only organization dedicated solely to revitalizing Downtown Jacksonville, Downtown Vision's mission is to build and maintain a healthy and vibrant Downtown. Founded in 2000, Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI) is a Downtown Improvement District created by commercial property owners to provide enhanced services including cleaning, safety, marketing, communications, events, advocacy and special initiatives needed to revitalize Downtown. Downtown Vision is the one-stop shop for information on Downtown. DVI is governed by a board of directors representing the property owners of the 90-block district and funded by a self-imposed assessment on district properties. For more information, visit downtownjacksonville.org.