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Friday, April 25, 2014
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ArtAbout kicks off Picnic Day weekend

Kick off your Picnic Day weekend with art and live music at the Second Friday ArtAbout, which this month features 28 venues, some of which will offer music, refreshments and other special benefits.

Live music will be featured at Bohéme Hip Used Clothing (Five Three Oh), the Pence Gallery (Rock Band University bands) and the Radiate Art Collective (guitarist David Hafter), as well as Art-is-Davis, the Nelson Gallery, Ray Johnston Photography Studio and Whole Foods Market.

The Second Friday ArtAbout is a monthly self-guided art walk. For more information, visit DavisDowntown.com or email ArtAbout@DavisDowntown.com.

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame shows off different style of art

Most are familiar with the type of art that is hung on a wall or placed on a mantle, but this month the Second Friday ArtAbout will look at the art of motion in design. The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St., will host a free open house reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Visitors […]

Celebrate art and love with the Second Friday HeartAbout

Get ready for the Second Friday HeartAbout, a night full of love and celebration.

Landing on Valentine’s Day, the Second Friday ArtAbout is the perfect backdrop to a fun and romantic night out on the town. Several HeartAbout venues will be featuring romantic and heart-themed work, wine and special Valentine’s Day treats.

Enjoy your night with chocolates and a valentine’s show at the Pence Gallery, free use of a photo booth to take pictures with your loved ones at Bohème Hip Used Clothing, an exhibition filled with antique valentines at the Hattie Weber Museum …

ArtAbout can help maintain New Year’s resolutions

For those who made New Year’s resolutions to get fit in mind and body, the Second Friday ArtAbout allows you to keep two resolutions with one event.

You can exercise your body as you walk around downtown Davis and meander through 22 venues, and then exercise your mind as you take in the art and converse with the various artists.

Be sure to check out one of the newest venues, Davis Makerspace, which will host a documentary viewing of “The Art of Algorithms” and have samples of algorithmic/procedural art on computers. Studios 21, 26 and 29 will host painting demonstrations and works by eight different artists of the Radiate Art Collective.

Second Friday ArtAbout, a monthly self-guided artwalk, is sponsored by Davis Food Co-op and Davis Downtown and includes complimentary refreshments, opportunities to chat with featured artists, as well as live music and art demonstrations.

ArtAbout purchases benefit typhoon relief

In the holiday spirit, the Second Friday ArtAbout is allowing patrons the opportunity to put the adage “It’s better to give than receive” into practice. Aside from enjoying the traditional artists’ receptions and art viewings, individuals have the opportunity to purchase various items with proceeds going to help typhoon victims in the Philippines. Various artists […]

Second Friday ArtAbout promises a cool evening

As with fall comes the turning of leaves and cooler weather, so with a new month comes the Second Friday ArtAbout, featuring live music and art demonstrations. The Second Friday ArtAbout — sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op, UC Davis department of theater and dance and Davis Downtown — is a monthly evening of art viewing […]

Second Friday ArtAbout celebrates ARTober

October becomes ARTober in Davis, as art is celebrated in the streets, galleries, studios and theaters. Locals can participate in free art classes, view new and special works, explore public art, stroll through craft festivals and listen to live music. To check out what’s happening all month long, find the ARTober calendar online at davisdowntown.com/davis-artober-2013. […]

September ArtAbout is bigger and better

The Second Friday ArtAbout — a monthly self-guided art walk that features free receptions and viewings that are open to the public — continues to grow, adding new artists and venues. This month, the Davis Food Co-op, Davis Makerspace, El Toro Bravo and the Hallmark Inn join the ArtAbout. The downtown Davis hotel, at 110 […]

Take a walking tour at Friday’s ArtAbout

Live music, art demonstrations and an opportunity to chat with featured artists highlight the monthly Second Friday ArtAbout event in downtown Davis and beyond. Two new venues join the slate of art viewings and artists’ receptions this month — Art-is-Davis and Davis Lofts. In addition, musicians enrolled in Rock Band Camp will perform a free […]

July’s Second Friday ArtAbout is sizzling-hot

Local residents are invited to come out for downtown Davis’ Sidewalk Sales — featuring 32 blocks of sizzling bargains — then stay to explore the Second Friday ArtAbout on Friday evening.

The ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Davis. Explore downtown with this self-guided art walk, which is open to the public, and includes complimentary refreshments, opportunities to chat with featured artists, as well as live music and art demonstrations.

This month, visitors will enjoy live music, theater performances, poetry and special events at Armadillo Music, Best Western Palm Court, Bohéme Hip Used Clothing, Davis Developmental Pediatrics Group, Davis Odd Fellows Hall, French Cuff Consignment, Pence Gallery …

Second Friday ArtAbout kicks off the summer

With school out, the Davis Downtown Second Friday ArtAbout on Friday is a great way to kick off summer vacation. This monthly self-guided artwalk features free receptions and viewings that are open to the public. Many showings include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to chat with featured artists, as well as live music and art demonstrations. […]

Plenty to cluck about during the May ArtAbout

This month’s Second Friday ArtAbout has a little something extra to cluck about. In honor of National Bike Month and Davis’ Tour de Cluck, this month’s theme is “Bicycles, Chickens and Agriculture.” In addition to the art and live music featured at the popular monthly event, May also includes a Tour de Cluck Tour d’Art […]

Art blossoms at Second Friday ArtAbout

This month, the Second Friday ArtAbout has gained a sponsor — the Davis Food Co-op — and regained former venues with the return of Bohème Hip Used Clothing, Cobalt Salon & Gallery, Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, RE/MAX Gold and The Wardrobe.

Davis Downtown’s Second Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Davis. All events are free and open to the public. Many showings include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to chat with featured artists.

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