The First Wednesday March Downtown Artwalk is coming together in a big way. This month will include the beautiful Asian Gardens at 800 Texas Avenue, Minicine? at 846 Texas Avenue, Central ARTSTATION- 801 Crockett Street, Weekend Thrifter- 719 Common St., the Fairmont lobby- 171 Common Street, & the Korner Lounge-800 Louisiana.
This artwalk is going to contain a little something for everyone. This month we want to help share the upcoming fun at the Aseana Foundation Spring Festival on March 30. The garden at 800 Texas Avenue will be a stop on the artwalk; there you’ll find artists, dancers, and wonderful Asian food options!
Live music by violinist Daniel Wheeler, 5:30-6:00 P.M.
Filipino Dancers- Cultural dance performance, 6:30- 6:45 P.M.
Thai and Japanese Restaurant, Hot Dawg Hut and Sweetport will be on site and there will be an area to dine outside!
ASEANA Foundation board member Isabelle De Joya Vea will have paintings and pottery for purchase. Artists include: Robert E Trudeau, Tobby Smith, Adam King, & Sherry Tamburo
Central ARTSTATION, 801 Crockett Street, will host the Collectible Artists Exhibition and Critics Panel. You’ll be able to make like a collector and chat with artists:
Dorothy Kristin Hanna
Mary Virginia Hill
Tama Ripps Nathan
At 6 p.m. in the Engine Room at Central ARTSTATION, join us for History in 5, which will feature Spring Street Museum curator Marty Loschen and Twin Blends’ brothers Mike and Mark Mangham to talk about a place they call ‘Mugginsville’ and a huge ‘Bottle Dump’ found at the site of the Shreveport Common Park construction. They will bring some of the unique and rare bottles found there. Afterwards, AIA/LAF architect Mischa Farrell will lead an opportunity to ‘Sketch the City’, showing tips on how to do architectural sketching.
Minicine? at 846 Texas Avenue will be hosting an exhibit of works by Linda Moss, Ben Moss, Brett Malone and others. At 8 p.m., Minicine? will host an artwalk ‘after-party’ featuring the remarkable Gadabout Film Festival. This is a touring program of short films from around the country and globe presented by Eric Ayotte and Charlie Jones, and is absolutely wonderful.
Weekend Thrifter, 719 Common Street, will be open with special deals and a featured artist.
At the Fairmont Apartments lobby, 717 Common Street, will be artists: Robert Jensen, Kegan Kidd, Joshua Brittian, Hannah Roark, Lisa Cook Marshall, Jade Thornton. Hannah will be doing caricature drawings while you wait, Jade is offering Tarot Card readings for $5.
The Korner Lounge, 800 Louisiana Avenue, will be hosting an exhibit by Celia Carr. This is also the kickoff night for the lounge’s Spring Trivia tournament! Korner Lounge is a 21-over venue.
Are you an artist interested in participating in upcoming Downtown Artwalks? Download an artist application here: MS Word or PDF. Fill it out and email it to us at email@example.com!
Don’t forget to include some great photos of your work!
Want to know what zones are where?
Take a look at the full Downtown Artwalk Zone Map!