EVENT LISTING FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
Artifactory (313 E. Main) would love for you to join them! Stop by to see all the new goods they have in store.
Ashtanga Yoga Studio (120 E. Tonhawa) will showcase artwork by Kylie Andreson.
Bigfoot Creative (315 E. Main) is hosting a collaborative show by Oklahoma City Community College's art students. They'll be running their art walk t-shirts and have snacks and drinks from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
The Crucible Foundry and Gallery (110 E. Tonhawa) is having a Back-to-School Art Walk all about the creative kids in Norman this month. They will feature artwork from Little Blessings in the gallery. They will also have sidewalk chalk, a lemonade stand, bubbles, and jump rope! As always, they will have refreshments for the grown folks, courtesy of Success Vodka and Prairie Artesian Ales.
D.M. Wealth Management (201 E. Main) will host artist Vikki McGuire and musical guest Frank Lawrence. McGuire has painted murals, still life, animals and abstracts. She also makes greeting cards, and jewelry. Her mediums are oil, acrylics, pastel, colour is her inspiration. Vikki has shown in several galleries in Hot Springs, banks and even winery's. Vikki is now at the contemporary art gallery in Paseo art district.
The Depot Gallery (200 S. Jones) will host an opening reception of BERT SEABOURN: Abstract Expressionist, an exhibit of the work of Oklahoma City painter, print maker, sculptor and teacher Bert Seabourn, from 6 to 9 pm. Seabourn, an internationally acclaimed American Expressionist, is known for his stylized and nonrepresentational neo-expressionist art. Primarily a painter of Native American subjects, Seabourn also paints figures, landscapes, and other subjects. As an expressionist, his technique includes the layering of texture with drips, smears, runs and splatters, working in acrylic, oil and watercolor.
Earth Rebirth (325 E Comanche) will have live music, concession, games and collecting donations for school gardens this fall.
Gray Owl Coffee (223 E. Gray) will be showing Carla Kennedy. A lifelong portrait photographer from Oklahoma, Kennedy was changed by a trip to India. She captured a vibrant and generous people in her work. This collection, she calls REVERIE (सपना) & was all shot with film and developed in some questionable conditions during her trip to India. They are presented in a form as rough and ancient memory.
Greer Inez Photography (123 E. Main #2) be painting on her photos and serving drinks.
Main Street Event Center (300 E. Main) celebrates their first anniversary of their opening with a fine wine tasting, the Farris Collection Art Show, Rockin Rotelo Lasagna Rolls Catering, $4 drink specials, and the local artist The Smash, who will be playing indie soul music on the inside stage in the Downtown Ballroom.
MAINSITE Contemporary Art: Home of the Norman Arts Council (122 E. Main) plays host to the second part of the Cultural Connections art exchange with Clermont-Ferrand, France. Cecile Gambini, Hervé Bréheir and Anne-Marie Rognon will showcase works developed onsite, inspired by both their hometown and experiences in their American sister city of Norman.
The Mercury (428 E. Main) is a new event center in Downtown Norman and will be hosting a performance from Camille Harp with Fatt Boys Smoke House Food Truck parked out front.
OU Fine Arts Library (500 W. Boyd) will host An Oblique Evening. Join the New Century Ensemble for a set of spontaneous compositions inspired by Brian Eno's Oblique Strategy cards. They are located in the Lower Level Catlett Music Center.
Resonator Institute (1010 N University) is hosting an art exhibition by Katy Seals entitled Diamond in the Wilderness, featuring a collection of drawings and prints that focus on lowbrow American culture through folklore during Art Walk at 8pm.
Seniors Moving Forward will recognize our outstanding community senior citizens. September is National Senior Center Month! This is a great time to raise awareness and profile of our existing Senior Citizens Center along with outstanding community senior citizens.
The Silk Road Weaving Studio (123 E. Main, Studio #3, above Syrup) will have weaving demonstrations, classes, and handwoven items for sale 6 to 9 p.m.
The Social Club (209 E. Main) is hosting artist Kayli Lyons of Created and Found. They will be showcasing her embroidery work on items ranging from wall hangings to clothing and more. They will also have a cocktail and treats as usual, from 6 to 10 p.m.
STASH (412 E. Main) is hosting “Premier Salsa Festival Takes Over East Downtown Norman: Supporting Shelter Pets.” Lovers of dance and furry friends can get behind a fundraiser that joins both, Dancing with the Strays, happening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dancing with the Strays will combine salsa performances and lessons, auction, and more while raising awareness and funds for The Norman Animal Shelter. Tickets include admission to the festival and specialty cocktails from Opolis. The cost of tickets is $8 in advance, and $10 day of, and a special VIP opportunity for $15 each/$25 for two.
Studio Ink (220 E. Main) will feature local artist Amber Webb in the gallery along with Melissa Johnson from Clean Life Clean Home to share her journey. Food and drinks will be served.
Syrup (123 E. Main) is hosting another group of local artists that will be painting live! Join them for this great art experience!
Urban Alley will showcase Charles "Caleb" Burgess who will be in from Tulsa to paint a large mural in his unique style! A live DJ will provide a backdrop for the live paint, as well!
The 2nd Friday Food Truck Park (Peters between Main and Gray) returns with a variety of Oklahoma food trucks boasting all sorts of street eats!