Arts & Eats
Jul 15th, 2017 - Jul 15th, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What is Arts & Eats?
ART: Galleries and shops with Artist Receptions
EATS: Shops and restaurants offering free appetizers
DOWNTOWN VENTURA : All within a few blocks
Visit Downtown Ventura for Arts & Eats! Stroll Main Street and explore fifteen galleries, restaurants, and shops during this free event! Between the galleries stop for tasty bites at participating shops and restaurants.
This is a self-guided tour. Visit as many locations as you like! Look for the sign and balloons in front of each business.
VinTura Tasting Room
14 S. California Street
Clark Song, a local graphic artist, recreates VinTura's vibrant chalk art every two months.
Trinity Wheeler Photography
451 E. Main St.
Visit the historic El Jardin Courtyard and find your way into Trinity's photography studio where she regularly showcases her work as a wedding and portrait photographer. Honoring the blessings of life, Trinity approaches her shoots candidly, in an effort to capture the in between intimate, loving, and joyous moments that unfold in front of her. Trinity then designs finely crafted, timeless photo books built for generations to enjoy and remain connected. Additionally, through the month of July, she's exhibiting fine art prints of her unique perspective of the Channel Islands.
B. On Main
446 E. Main St.
B. On Main will be featuring original oils by local artist Kay Zetlmaier and will be serving a French rose and a small bite.
Latitudes Fine Art Gallery
401 E. Main St.
Come see Latitudes Fine Art Gallery present "Vibrant Ventura", an art show celebrating summer with the lush landscapes and striking hues of our seaside city.
Grapes & Hops
454 E. Main St.
Plum & MidiQueen
420 E. Main St.
Featuring the art of Eco Schumacher Through June, “Animal Totem A thru Z” incorporates Eco Shumaker’s love of paper dolls with the magic of the spirit animal. Says Shumaker of one of her earliest memories, playing with paper dolls by her grandfather’s recliner, “I had the inspiration to make leather paper doll clothes from his favorite chain. I did not anticipate the consequences.”
Profits are donated to a children's hospital.
Namba Performing Arts
47 S. Oak St.
Dab Art is pleased to present CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE, a solo exhibition by artist Jane Peterson. Peterson creates a new form of realism, where narrative truth is found in the simple relationships of objects.
D.A. Davidson & Co.
60 S. California St. #301
“Medium of Choice: A Group Exhibit” features the artworks of Janet Black, Rex Kochel, Ray Harris, Hilda Kilpatrick, Gina Niebergal, and Duane Dammeyer.
Very Ventura Gift Shop & Gallery
540 E. Main St.
“Coastal Connections: Group Art Exhibition” featuring poetic paintings of Tina O'Brien and Jerry Mahoney. Also showcasing ocean sculptures captured by Cat and Wolfie Wiggins of C-Wolf Dezign. Professional baker and owner of Piece of Cake, Rachel Bryne will be offering samples of her delicious cupcake treats.
Fox Fine Jewelry
560 E. Main St.
Karen Barnard and Dorothea Heger transform trash and ordinary objects along with ink, acrylic, and watercolor into imaginative and intricate works of art in their show "Dreams & Wishes."
700 E. Santa Clara St.
See a wide range of artists and styles - this gallery is packed with many of Ventura county's finest artists. John Parker will present “Textured Tablets: A Fusion of Images, Words & Wood” on the main gallery’s red wall, while painters Florentino Bacaoan and Margie November will fill the Clophine Dooley Gallery with shows named “Ocean +” and “Womanhood,” respectively.
451 E. Main St.
Saloon BBQ Co.
456 E. Main St.
576 E. Main St.
586 E. Main St.