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D.R.A.W. (Downtown Racine Art Walk)
November 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Racine Art Walk (DRAW) brings together the visual, performing, and culinary arts in beautiful Downtown Racine. Be part Downtown Racine’s vibrant art scene during this special walking tour of galleries & studios on Saturday November 17th from 4-8pm. It is sure to be a creative evening of shopping, dining and fun! See demonstrations by local artists, shop for the perfect piece of art, enjoy live music, and sample some of Racine’s finest cuisine. Whether a date night or a family outing, DRAW has something for everyone to enjoy.
The Artists Gallery, 401 Main Street, continues celebrating its 20-year anniversary. Their featured artist for November is guest artist, Anita
Hagen, with paintings in various mediums. In addition, the gallery will
feature its ‘Holiday Project’ with members and six guest artists
showcasing wearables and holiday gift art. This extravaganza includes
unique functional wood gifts by Harold Solberg, jewelry by Toby Iwon-Prioletta, Craig Miller, Nick Omdahl and Henneke Abels and many other one-of-a-kind season appropriate art. This fine art gallery has a variety of original art, which are perfect for gift giving. Stop in during DRAW and meet many of the artists.
Varitay Studios creates art and magic through beautiful authentic images everyday! Stop by the 1st floor of 410 Main Street and get your photo taken with their ‘Ring Light’. This special light setup has a club-like feel, and makes everyone look like a star! Take a tour of their beautiful loft studio on the 3rd floor to learn about how they make the magic happen. Varitay Studios, which focuses on ‘modern beauty’, specializes in connected lifestyle portraits, creative business branding and personal empowerment imaging making them a complete portrait experience. With a team of hair, makeup and design experts, they create a movie star experience, culminating in beautiful and inspirational images for their clients. Stop in to observe or sit in front of the camera for a live look at how Varitay Studios operates.
Lighthouse Gallery & Gifts, 306 Main Street, invites you to SHOP LOCAL ART! They will be featuring their latest creations including the launch of their newest Wind Point Lighthouse Winter II photograph. It will be available as prints, premium glass photo ornament, clocks, and other photo art items. Also new is their collection of cardinal art including prints, photo gift items, chainsaw carvings, shattered glass art and more! See what Lighthouse Gallery & Gifts’ talented artists have created for you!
Plumb Gold, 322 Main Street, creates stunning, one-of-a-kind jewelry in their Main Street studio! Stop in during DRAW to see why Plumb Gold was voted #1 Jewelry Store in Racine by Journal Times readers. Great Holiday gifts abound in their beautiful and welcoming showroom. Plumb Gold’s extensive collection of unusual gemstones, in every color and shape, will be on display! From vision to reality – start a custom project and experience how jewelry is made! Save 10% on any in stock loose colored gems during the DRAW event.
Twice Baked Pottery, 320 Main Street, will have live throwing demonstrations from 6:30–8pm to celebrate Downtown Racine Art Walk’s last event of the year. Head to the shop, enjoy the demonstrations, and start your Christmas shopping a little early!
Enjoy FREE RAM admission to the Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, during Downtown Racine Art Walk (DRAW) from 4–8pm. Shop museum quality pieces donated by well–known, working artists at the annual RAM Awesome Art Sale, from 10am–7pm. Hundreds of additional pieces donated by collectors will also be available. This is a great opportunity to grow your art collection or purchase as gifts. All art sales proceeds will help support RAM’s exhibition and education programs.
Dimples Fine Imports, 416 Main Street, invites guests to visit their shop for a special surprise artist during the Downtown Racine Art Walk.
Hot Shop Glass artists & co-owners Daniel Sviland & Amanda Paffrath love creating holiday gifts in their glass blowing studio. Stop in at 239 Wisconsin Ave and watch with delight as Dan creates Venetian style blown glass ornaments and Amanda plays with color to create her signature drinking glasses. Their skill and mastery of this medium is beautiful to watch. Shop the gallery and be inspired to take a workshop. Gift certificates are available.
Art Metals Studio, 332 Main Street, welcomes you to see thier newest work at the Downtown Racine Art Walk. They are featuring one of a kind earrings with precious metals, Mokume-Gane and gemstones, as well as releasing the 2019 limited edition pendant (only 19 of this edition), which is designed and created in their studio. Shop ‘Handmade for the Holidays’ at Art Metals Studio.
Funky Hannah’s, 324 Main Street, welcomes visiting artist & local favorite Leslie Perrino to their workshop space for a trunk show of her latest jewelry. Shop her original designs, meet the artist and watch as she demonstrates the creation of soldered rings for custom earrings. Pick beads in the shop and watch Leslie create earrings for you.