It’s going to be a great day for art Saturday, August 13. Load up the car with friends or family and come downtown to see, shop and create things that are both unique and cool.

Download a copy of the Second Saturday Downtown map here.

Below are the details of your art options!


Agora Borealis, 421 Lake St.

The Agora Borealis, 421 Lake Street, Open 10-6.
The Agora Borealis
is an art marketplace that represents dozens of local and regional artists. Items are ever- changing, but include paintings, jewelry, pottery, wooden bowls and furniture, garden decor, locally roasted coffee & more. Free Admission.

Works by Ka.lan.Draw at Andress.

The Artists at Andress, 717 Crockett Street, Open 10-4.
Meet artists of the Andress from 10 am- 4 pm.  Fiber Art by Charmel Lester • Clean Slate Botanicals (Ben’s Body Basics) • LionArt Creations, herbal items by LeeAnn Monat • Visual Art by Wet Paint Arts • Art by Aline Donnelly • Art by Andre Weatherly • Visual Art by Ka.lan.Draw, Kalandra Jones. Find a perfect piece of art by Martin Welch in the Gallery at Andress.

Artspace, 708 Texas St.

Artspace, 708 Texas Street, Open noon-6 pm.
The most famous book jacket designer in the country has a special love of all things Batman, and Chip Kidd is sharing his collection with us! Chip Kidd’s Batman: Black and White moved from its initial showing in Manhattan to artspace, where you can see it free of charge.

Take part in the Scavenger Hunt, and the ‘Make Your Own Comic Book Cover’ activity. Plus, Marvelous Marvel merchandise from Excalibur Comics for purchase!


Bailey Gallery, 214 Texas St.

Bailey Gallery, 214 Texas Street, Open  noon-4:30.
Local and regional artists are featured at Bailey Gallery, in a wide range of mediums and subject matter. Current artists on display include Gwen Norsworthy, Jerry Wray, Mike Torma, Elizabeth Woodall, Donna McGee, Judy Presley, Christine Bailey, Mary Virginia Hill, Clyde Connell, Jean Sartor and Joan Cole. Free admission.

C&C Mercantile & Lighting, 1110 Texas Ave

C&C Mercantile and Lighting and ArtiFact, 1110 Texas Avenue. Open 10-2.
C&C Mercantile
has discovered the perfect blend of art and vintage. As you walk the historic space, enjoy old televisions and other contraptions of a bygone era, perfectly blended with custom art by artist Lauren Ross and other regional artists. How about art that goes on your head? They have that, too and while there, you can be fitted for a custom hat at Caddo Bros. Next door at ArtiFact, see the work & gallery spaces of a variety of artists who have both works for sale and accept commissions. New Louisiana Hayride merchandise in store also. Free to browse.

The Gallery at Andress, 717 Crockett St.

The Gallery at Andress, 717 Crockett Street, Open 10-5.
The Gallery
is open with the beautiful Southern and nature works of artist Martin Welch. Art prints, floor mats, and more. All price points!  Free Admission.


Works by Connie Eaton.

Refine Design Boutiques, Decor & More
616 Texas Street, Open 10-7.
Visit downtown’s newest retail shop filled with water color paintings. hand-crafted items, locally-produced candles, lotions, home decor, children’s clothing, paper party goods, and much more.

See (and purchase) the art of Kathy Murphy, Pam Sloan, Simply Sandy and Connie Eaton!  Complimentary champagne for all shoppers.


Sanctuary Glass Studio, 421 Lake St.

Sanctuary Glass Studio,
421 Lake Street, Open Noon-7.

Sanctuary Glass Studio is open for “Create Your Own” glass workshops 12-7. Go to to book a workshop. Everyone is welcome to come for free to watch glass works being made. Browse Shreveport’s largest glass art gallery and buy a one of a kind piece of glass art for yourself or a gift. (More than 600 pieces are available)!

Pick up glass art by jewelry makers Mary Bulls Vessels and Ivy Woods and art by Lisa Miller. Enjoy the photography exhibit by Parkman Bailey.

Shreveport Farmers’ Market, 101 Crockett St.

Shreveport Farmers’ Market, 101 Crockett Street, open 7:30-12:30. You might not have realized that local artisans are always present at the market! See and buy handcrafted goods including paintings, jewelry, crafts, candles and soaps. The Market has over 75 vendors that sell a variety of homegrown and homemade items including fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, honey, breads, jams, pastries, pickles, cheeses, shrimp, canned goods, seasonings, sauces and meats.  Breakfast and lunch are also available.



846 Texas Avenue, 7 pm- 10 pm
‘Second Try Saturday’

New work by Brian Watson, Music by Dookmoto, Will Robinson, Why I Oughta, TRI77Y. $5 suggested donation.

450 Clyde Fant Parkway, Suite 600
Sweet Magnolia Paint Party, 4-6 pm

Come to Artipsy to paint your own canvas – it’s an art piece to take home! $25, Artipsy provides the canvas, paints and brushes, apron and assistance. Adult beverages are available, 21 and older, please.



Pop N’ Pizza– 500 Texas Street, featuring a large variety of pizza by the slice or pie, pasta dishes, salads, appetizers.
The Missing Link– 504 Texas Street. Hot dogs with a selection of toppings, brisket, salads and more.
Rhino Coffee– 624 Texas Street. Coffee & tea drinks, seasonal selections. Baked goods, salads, breakfast burritos, sandwiches.
The Blind Tiger– 120 Texas Street. Cajun and American specialties, giant burgers, fried catfish, great desserts.
Fatty Arbuckle’s Pub– Red River District. Appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, loaded fries, salads.
Bon Asian Cafe– 300 block Edwards Street. Fried rice, noodle dishes, chef’s grill, sushi, vegetarian, too.
Sha’Baby’s Cajun Cooking– 605 Texas Street. Grilled & fried catfish, shrimp. Pork chops & chicken, burgers & homemade desserts.

All over downtown! For specific locations, click on the interactive map above for the list.