July First Friday Art Walk

ART WALK: emphasis on ART and WALK. Ukiah is a very walkable town.Join artists and their hosts for an evening of art, music and refreshments as you stroll from one venue to the next; each showcasing local art and artistry. Held in Historic Downtown Ukiah on the first Friday of each month, the First Friday Art Walk is the perfect way to relax your body, mind and soul. This enjoyable evening begins at 5:00 p.m. and promises to delight your senses; all while enjoying the company of others. For more information contact (707) 391-3664

Paradigm 312 N School Street Ukiah

This coming art walk on July 1 will be featuring Paradigm shop owners fathers art and woodworking! Don Rodriques will be in the house to show off how busy he has been creating some awesome acrylic and oil paintings as well as some of his famous hand carved wooden wares!

Bona Marketplace 116 W Standley Street Ukiah

Bona is proud to host Josh Hunt. Josh is a young talented abstract artist using acrylic fluid painting as his current medium. Please come meet Josh and take a look at his beautiful  art.

Ukiah Library 105 N Main Street Ukiah

Well-Traveled by Kathleen Miller Thomas

Ukiah Branch Library staff invite the community to join us for Art Walk Ukiah on Friday, July 1st from 5 – 7 pm. Come enjoy an exhibit by Kathleen Miller Thomas, titled “Well-Traveled”. Ms. Miller Thomas will show landscape pieces in oil and pastel. Ms. Miller Thomas’ color usage is influenced by her early years spent in Southern California and Hawaii.

The Ukiah Branch Library will be hosting live music by Richard Jeske & Dennis Hadley. Miniature tiny painting materials will be available for in-person crafting or as a Take & Make. 

This exhibit is free to the public, for all ages, and sponsored by the Friends of the Ukiah Valley Library and Mendocino County Library.

Grace Hudson Museum 431 S Main Street Ukiah

Barring oppressive heat, this month’s Frist Friday will largely take place in the Wild Gardens. The eclectic musical duo, Midas Well, featuring Char Jacobs and Chris Gibson, returns to the Museum and will perform under the Brush Arbor. Their repertoire crosses genres to include jazz, blues, folk, country, Americana, and some originals. Take a stroll or guided tour through the Wild Gardens, now looking lush and blooming with summer wildflowers. And Little Bear will delight with his popular table of Native American tools and toys. This is also a great opportunity to see our current exhibition Pulped Under Pressure: The Art of Handmade Paper. Also check out our core galleries devoted to Grace Hudson’s artwork, Pomo basketry, and the history of the Hudson-Carpenter family. Light refreshments will be served.

Medium Art Gallery 522 E Perkins Street Ukiah

Celebrate 1 year of art shows at Medium Art Gallery in the Pear Tree Center! Art! Music! Cupcakes!

Come make a punk patch with us. All supplies will be provided. We are extremely grateful to have been able to show our community what our fledgling arts nonprofit is capable of. We could not have done it without our talented arts community, committed board of directors, art supporters, volunteers, and help from the Pear Tree Center. In the last year, we have supported 254 individual artists with an inviting space to exhibit their artwork (a good number of whom it was their first experience showing in a gallery), made $17k in art sales while taking no commission and giving the full sale amount to the artist (most galleries take up to 50%), showcased the artwork of 132 youth artists, and provided numerous hands-on workshops and interactive art pieces during eight separate group shows. We want to thank you all for being a part of this with us. This is just the beginning!

Corner Gallery 201 South State Street Ukiah

Corner Galley Ukiah hosts a special guest during opening for “It’s All About Color” Friday 5pm to 8pm.  Watercolor artist Nancy Collins brings special guest to take a walk on the wild side for exhibit in the front gallery windows. Nancy Collin’s watercolors excite the eyes & delight the soul, with joyous animals & colors.  Young guest mixed media artist, Lucy Taslo continues to exhibit her compelling works.  Pierre Archain, jazz musician sets the mood.

Art Center Ukiah 201 South State Street Ukiah

Art Center Ukiah presents the Juried art Show themed “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall”.  

Who do you see when you look in the mirror. ACU exhibits paintings, photographs, and three dimensional art reflecting individual persons, as artist explore the image they see looking back from the mirror. Exhibit runs July 1 – August 2 2022