August Arts Alive

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

August's First Saturday Night Arts Alive

Eureka Main Street presents First Saturday Night Arts Alive on August 6th from 6-9 p.m. Our galleries, museums, theaters, bars, and restaurants are open. Some businesses continue to require everyone to wear masks and follow other COVID safety precautions to keep patrons and staff safe. Please respect the standards set by individual businesses, be kind, and enjoy the evening!
ART CENTER SPACE 620 Second St. Huge selection of local art.
THE BODEGA 426 Third St. Keanu Grieves, “We all wear masks”, acrylic paintings.
C STREET STUDIOS 208 C St. Various artists.
THE CAMPUS STORE 218 F St. Deztinee Richardson, photography.
CANVAS + CLAY 233 F St. Various artists.
THE EPITOME GALLERY 420 Second St. Oakland based artist, Girl Mobb, contemporary art. She has a non-profit called Graffiti Camp for Girls.
EUREKA BOOKS 426 Second St. Paul Cienfuegos, “How Dare We? Courageous Practices to Reclaim Our Power as Citizens”, book signing. 
FACES OF THE MOON 612 Second St.
GOOD RELATIONS 223 Second St. Nikola Kordic, drawings.  Live burlesque models from VaVaVoom in the windows!
THE GRIND CAFÉ 734 Fifth St.,
HUMBOLDT ARTS COUNCIL 636 F St. Tyger Byle, Humboldt County acoustic stringband , consisting of upright bassist/vocalist- Matt Rooney, guitarist/vocalist- Gregg Gold, banjoist/dobro player/vocalist- Rick Zechman, guitarist/vocalist- Jim Woglom, along with assorted other friends... They play cosmic jugband musics for the people, mixing bluegrass, country, folk, blues, and all of the other “good stuff”! William Thonson Gallery & Anderson Gallery: “Ingrid Nickelsen Trust Juried Exhibition: Celebrating 15 Years of Ingrid Nickelsen’s Legacy”. This exhibition, the first all-women juried exhibition at the Morris Graves Museum of Art, pays homage to Ingrid Nickelsen and to the legacy she created in support of women artists in Humboldt County. View works by Humboldt County Women Artists selected by Juror Joan Gold. The Trust will be awarding six thousand dollars in prize money to artists participating in the juried show during an awards ceremony prior to Arts Alive on Saturday, August 6, at 5:30 pm. Knight Gallery: “Use This Map to Help You Explore: The Landscapes of Ingrid Nickelsen”. Explore the vibrant landscapes of Ingrid Nickelsen on loan from private collections. Paired with selected sculptures and pottery, this exhibition highlights the influence the local environment had on Ingrid Nickelsen’s work and how she transferred that beauty onto canvases saturated with color to portray the power of nature. Floyd Bettiga  Gallery: “Ingrid Nickelsen’s Backpacking Drawings”. View intimate and powerful sketches and drawings created during Ingrid Nickelsens’s explorations in the local wilderness paired with excerpts of her writing on art and nature. Musuem Store/Permanent Collection Gallery: Visit the Museum Store for a selection of gifts and merchandise inspired by the artwork on view by Morris Graves, Glenn Berry, Melvin Schuler and Romano Gabriel. The Museum Store carries a wide selection of posters, contemporary art books, cards, exhibition catalogs, children's books, note pads, tote bags, jewelry, wine glasses, and coffee mugs. Humboldt Arts Council Members receive a 10% discount on all merchandise in the store. Homer Balabanis Gallery/Humboldt Artist Gallery: Venture into the Humboldt Artist Gallery in the Morris Graves Museum of Art—the perfect place to find that unique, original gift. The gallery features many exceptional Humboldt County artists currently working in our region.  Designed as an artist cooperative, the gallery features local artists working in a variety of media from representational and abstract paintings, prints, jewelry, photographs, and ceramics.
HUMBOLDT HERBALS 300 Second St., Reuben Mayes, acrylic paintings. Live music by Squeeze Bug, a French flavored accordion/guitar duo.
JUST MY TYPE LETTERPRESS PAPERIE 235 F St. Lauren Boop, drawings, and pyrography (wood burning). More than 25 new works, burned into wood, by illustrator Lauren Boop.
LITTLE SHOP OF HERS 416 Second St. Seana Burden, acrylic painting, pen & ink, glitter.
THE MADRONE TAPHOUSE & BRICK FIRE PIZZA 421 Third Street Mark Alder, photography.
MANY HANDS GALLERY 438 Second St. Featuring the work of over 40 local artists and handmade items from around the globe.
MENDENHALL STUDIOS 215 C St. Various artists.
NEST 330 Second St. The shop is full of hand painted home and garden décor!
NORTH COAST DANCE 426 F Street  North Coast Dancers, “Summer Wrap Up”. Dances from the summer intensives and camps.
OLD TOWN ART GALLERY 417 Second St. Featured artist, Susan Cawthon, watercolor, Acrylic painting on silk, and recycled metals and copper work.
OLD TOWN INK LAB 212 G St., Suite 103 Wanderstay vending machine full of art and fun.
OTTO + OLIVE 117 F St.
PEARL LOUNGE 507 Second St. Anna Amezcua & Nancy Ayers, oil painting, acrylic painting, and mixed media.
PROPER WELLNESS CENTER 517 Fifth St. Collection of local artists and glass blowers from Humboldt and around the world. 
REDWOOD ART ASSOCIATION 603 F St. North Coast Lens Photography and Digital Art Exhibition. Small galleries showing work by James H. Marks, Barrie Love and Jay Brown.
Music by "Strings Attached". Wrangletown Cider Co. offering cider and North Story wines for sale.
REDWOOD CURTAIN THEATRE 220 First St. Lucy Kirkwood, “The Children”, theatre performance. A contemporary comic drama set on the seismically active, tsunami-eroded, albeit beautiful, rural coast of Angelsea, England in the environs of a compromised nuclear power plant. Does that sound a bit like our home? While the world outside is dealing with the aftermath of the disaster at the plant, married couple Hazel and Robin, nuclear physicists who worked at the now-failed plant, are visited by a former colleague who upsets the balance of their already precarious existence with both humorous and far-reaching effects. Arts alive will concur with the opening weekend performances. Show start starts at 8:00pm. See website for tickets.
REDWOOD DISCOVERY MUSEUM 612 G St. Kids Alive! 5:30pm-8pm This is a drop off program for children aged 3.5 - 12 years. Kids can enjoy crafts, science activities, pizza, and uninhibited museum fun! Enjoy Arts Alive while the kiddos have the time of their lives!! $20/child or $17 for member.
REDWOOD MUSIC MART 511 F St. Music by Joyce Carter Duet.
REDWOOD RETRO 211 G St. House DJ Mikey Bones, playing house music.
RESTAURANT FIVE ELEVEN 511 Second St. Anna Amezcua & Nancy Ayers, oil painting, acrylic painting, and mixed media.
ROSEBUD HOME GOODS 213 F St. Ami Campbell, “Dreamscapes”, mixed medium. Ami will be setup in front of the shop doing live painting.
SAGE 203 F St.
SAILOR'S GRAVE TATTOO 138 Second St. Tattoo art.
SHIPWRECK 430 Third St.  Laura Phelan-Shahin, “Animals Teach”, watercolors. Description of series: The paintings in this series are of animals in watercolor. I have noticed that the more I pay attention to the animals I paint, the more they have to teach me. These paintings are meditations on the wisdom these animals have to teach us".
SIDEWALK GALLERY at Ellis Art & Engineering 401 Fifth St. Laura Keenados “Riso World”.
THE SPEAKEASY 411 Opera Alley Music by Jenny and David and the Sweet Soul Band. Playing from 8-11pm.
STONESTHROW BOUTIQUE 326 Second St. Music by William Hoback.
TIMBER BOUTIQUE 514 Second St. Juls Sylvia, singer/songwriter.
VIXEN 622 Second St. Teresa Stanley, mixed media.
THE WINE CELLAR 407 Second St.
ZEN HUMBOLDT 437 F St. Tamar Atik, mixed medium.

Road Closures during the event: 

In addition to street parking, here are some FREE convenient places to park your vehicle during First Saturday Night Arts Alive:
• 1st & C Streets (next to Madaket Plaza)
• 1st & C Streets (across from 707 Bar)
• 1st Street between C& D Streets (next to Redwood Curtain Theater)
• 1st & D Streets (large gravel lot)
• 1st & D Streets (across from the gravel lot)
• 1st & E Streets (behind Los Bagels)
• 2nd & H Streets (behind Ray's Old Town Auto & Muffler)
• 3rd & E Streets (next to The Sea Grill)
• 3rd Street between E&F Streets (next to The Madrone Taphouse)
METERED parking is available at:
• 3rd & D Streets (next to The Shanty)
• 3rd & F Streets (across from the Carson Block Building)
• 3rd Street between G&H Streets (behind Lost Coast Brewery)
See map for clarity.

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