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2nd Saturday Gallery Tour 11/10/2018
November 10, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The 2nd Saturday Gallery Tour in Florence, Oregon seeks to share with our community the benefits of the arts, artists and collaboration within our community by offering interactive opportunities to share and celebrate the local arts. This monthly occasion will inspire you and help Florence continue to be a thriving coastal arts destination.
During the hours 3-5PM on 2nd Saturday of each month, you’ll enjoy great local art, interactions with fellow patrons of the arts and artists, receptions, refreshments, live entertainment and community*.
Please note some Galleries may have specific event hours, please check with individual gallery for specific times. Some galleries are open by appointment. Events subject to change without notice.
The Tour begins at any of the participating locations:
Passport to the Arts – Florence, Oregon
Florence is an Art Lover’s Destination! The Florence Oregon Passport to the Arts will be back soon!
1856 37th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-The BEST Wood Art on the Coast (if not the world!)
-1/2 Off Carvings in November
-See new works! Just added!
949 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Call for Artists – Do you want to display your art? Contact Kassy Keppol!
-Illustration Club Sign Ups – Sign up to learn the basics of illustration with Kassy Keppol! Open to all ages and we will be working in pastels. Contact Dragon Art for Details.
-Class List on Facebook Page
Frames of Florence-Gallery
2250 Highway 101, Suite G, Florence, Oregon 97439
-See various local artists work including Carol Stender, Stella Ault and Moira Sadovy.
-Check out various framing options
Serene Abundance Studio / Serena Appel, MA
1225 12th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-The River’s Journey is a continuing show featuring multiple artist show is up now until December. This shows theme is centered around change and grief and loss.
Novelli’s Crab & Seafood
1498 Bay Street (Down on Boat Dock)
facebook.com/Novellis-Crab-Seafood-956570871049337-an’ya is Artist of the Month
–an’ya is Poetess of the Month at Novelli’s Crab & Seafood on the dock! an’ya’s works have been translated into over 90 different language dialects for literary journals/books/ anthologies/leaflets/magazines/newspapers/calendars/and online pubs; plus she has many published books to her credit. an’ya is a world renown haiku and tanka poetess; in 2011, she was voted as one of the top 10 Japanese genre poets in the world. Be sure to mention you are on the Gallery Tour to receive a free print.
–Free Samples of Amber’s Award-winning Chowder, Complimentary Wine and a Free Poetry Print for the Art Walk.
The Studios at Jayne Smoley Design
1458 1st Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Classes! Be sure to sign up!
–Jayne Smoley, Glass
–Tamarah Philips, Oils
–Gigi Lassen, Jewelry
1421 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Artists of the Month for October is Claudia Ignatieff, Painter, and John Leasure, Painter & Instructor.
-Also showing is Bill Johnson, multi media artist, who won best of show in our Bots & Beings Community Challenge.
FRAA – Florence Regional Arts Alliance
120 Maple Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
541-997-4435 or 541-999-0859
-Come relax, enjoy the new member art that is up!
-Youth Artist Kinga Bugajska, an exchange student born in Poland, but who has spent most of her life in Norway. Bugajska came to America in August and is a Junior at Siuslaw High School.
-Denise Tarvin, Her work with new and old materials such as pearls, leather, natural stones and precious metals is one-of-a-kind.
Old Town Coffee Roasters
125 1/2 Nopal Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Artists of the Month, TBA.
The River Gallery
1335 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Featuring the work of Florence artists Vern Oremus, who makes amazing wooden bowls, and Greg Kennedy, who makes gorgeous high fired and horsehair pottery. We will be serving champagne and chocolate during the art walk.
-Also featuring an exquisite collection by Northwest artists.
-Stop by, have some champagne and chocolate, and enjoy the view!
The Hideaway Gallery
1254 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Doc has a special collection of his watercolors up!
-Hometown art from a variety of talented artists.
Old Town Barbershop Florence, Oregon
1341 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-A fresh new feel of maritime art and maps.
Alissa Clark Clayworks
180 Laurel Street
-Warm & cozy ceramics
The Vardanian Gallery
1300 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-The Vardanian Gallery & Provisions will be providing substantial discounts on Art and Wines, starting November, such as 30 to 50% discounts on original pieces and most of our wine inventory.
Silver Lining Boutique
2217 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439
-October and November Artist is painter, Mike Morrow! You will be amazed, bedazzled, and inquisitive! Champagne, beer, food and all the laughter you can stand!
Siuslaw Public Library District
1460 9th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Hang it All Show! Showcasing the various styles, types and creative endeavors of our locals.
Florence Events Center
715 Quince Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
-BeauxArts Fine Art Materials Innovational is up for November to December. Artist Reception is on December 3rd from 5-7pm in Gallery 1 & 5. Show includes PostCard Art & special showing of the late Wolfgang Hofmann.
-Wallowers & Wine with John Leasure on November 23rd, 2018
BeauxArts Fine Art Materials & Gallery
2285 Highway 101 Suite H, Florence, Oregon 97439
-Brusho! Come play with Crystal Watercolor!