Downtown ArtWalk continues its twelfth season with the July edition on Thursday, July 17 from 5-8 p.m.
ArtWalk, a Charleston Area Alliance program sponsored by Masters Law Firm, is a monthly event that draws hundreds of residents and visitors to downtown Charleston for a festive evening of culture and commerce.
The purpose of ArtWalk is to help revitalize downtown and to promote economic development through the arts.
The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will have their bandwagon on the Lee Street Triangle providing free live music from Mark Bates and the Carpenter Ants during ArtWalk.
Check out what’s also in store for the July ArtWalk:
823 Quarrier Street
The Art Emporium will feature, “Janet Ripper Chambers: Simply Natural.” The show will run until Aug. 16, with an artist reception during ArtWalk from 5-8 p.m.
Uncork & Create
1031 Quarrier Street
Uncork & Create will feature works of art in various mediums by members of Allied Artists. The featured works will also be available for purchase and 100 percent of all sales go directly to artists.
Only One Look
110 Capitol Street
New to ArtWalk this month, Only One Look will feature 20 percent off all of its West Virginia glass, excluding cameo and bronze look exclusive limited edition glass. The shop will also offer small, original unframed watercolors for $7 by artist Jack Scott.
The Art Store
233 Hale Street
The Art Store will exhibit “Summer in the City,” a selection of artwork from our collection featuring our locally and nationally represented artists. The exhibition will include paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, handmade pottery items, and mixed media works by our talented artists. Fine crafts from North America will also be featured in the main gallery.
100 Capitol Street
Art walkers are invited to visit the Charleston Ballet studios from 5- 8 p.m. for a drink and a snack. The artwork of Judy Foxx will be displayed at the ballet studios, along with photos from our extensive library of ballets. Learn about our Fall semester or inquire about classes for yourself or your child.
Christina DiFillippo at Zando’s Catering Unlimited
241 Capitol Street
Christina Di Filippo will feature Purple Ferret Photography for the July 17 ArtWalk. Purple Ferret Photography, located in Nitro, is an eclectic creative business owned and operated by Becca Saunders. Handmade photo keepsakes and photo-jewelry are a few ways Purple Ferret Photography offers to display your photos.
1025 Quarrier Street
Impressionist painter Tony Papa is the featured artist this month at Gallery Eleven.
Good News Mountaineer Garage
222 Hale Street
After eight years of being the most offbeat gallery on the ArtWalk trail, Good News Mountaineer Garage Gallery will host its last show. In appreciation of their many wonderful donors, artists and years on Hale Street, the shop will feature a multiple screen slide show of over 2,000 families who’ve received vehicles since 2001. Come celebrate their success with live music, food and refreshments.
Woomer Nistendirk & Associates
231 Capitol Street
Woomer Nistendirk & Associates will feature oil paintings by Awyn Danielle McQueen-Milam.
Timothy’s at the Quarrier Diner
1022 Quarrier Street
Timothy’s at the Quarrier Diner will feature LoJam, Lola and Jamie who will be performing on its newly roofed deck. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., 3rd Eye Cabaret will perform until 10 p.m. or later.
245 Capitol Street
Delfine’s Jewelry will feature the artwork of Newman Jackson.
Other participating venues include:
The Boutique by B.Belle Events
Capitol Conference Center
Chet Lowther Studio
Modern by Design
The Purple Moon
Romano & Associates
Taylor Books and Annex Gallery
West Virginia Executive