March 2019 Art Walk

March 2019 First Friday Art Walk in Ukiah

Art Center Ukiah 201 S School Street Art Center Ukiah Presents a LIVE ART Event 
Go Figure Quick Draw 3.0 The third year of this “live art event”, patrons watch while selected  local artists draw from live models. Drawings and other art will be for sale and on display through the month of March.    The First Friday live event is March 1 from 5-8pm.  Live music by David Partch  refreshments served.

Enoteca Wine Bar 206 W Church Street will feature new art by Chat Ko

Grace Hudson Museum 431 S Main Street

As part of Ukiah’s First Friday Art Walk, the Grace Hudson Museum will have an opening reception for our new exhibition, Gathering Light: The Photographic Visions of Aryan Chappell, Roger Franklin, Amy Melious, and Robert Taylor. Come meet the four artists featured in the exhibition, which looks at the arc of their photographic careers. All of the artists cite Mendocino County as a place of lasting inspiration. Also check out the Wild Gardens and the Museum’s exhibition galleries devoted to Grace Hudson’s paintings, exquisite Pomo basketry, and the Hudson-Carpenter family history. Museum will be open from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.  Free and open to the general public.

Museum of Encountered Objects 110 W Clay St Visit the Museum to see the featured one of a kind art pieces

Corner Gallery 201 S State St The corner gallery in Ukiah presents Ishmael Rodriguez, Scultor: The 1st Posthumous Show. An exhibit of sculptures by the Master Sculptor and Pre-eminent Mentor and Instructor who was as well known for his work with disabled artists as he was for his work as a professional sculptor. In 1980 Rodriguez developed an innovative program under the California Arts Council where blind sculptors were successfully brought into the mainstream of important professional art activities. He was selected to conduct a stone carving workshop at the 12th International Sculpture Conference in Oakland, CA a first at the ISC in addressing the needs of visually impaired artists. He was the subject of a Channel 2 documentary in 1982 in Berkeley, CA of his life and work which was nationally broadcast. He received significant gallery and major television attention in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970s-1980s, becoming known as “the People’s Artist.” Additionally, he had a big impact on the cultural environment of Woodstock, NY in the 1990s and 2000s. He produced sculptures of great import and proficiency in stone and wood as well as other mediums, however, his greatest love in art for ‘direct carving’ in stone.

Ukiah Library 105 N Main Street Join the Ukiah Library on March 1st from 5-7 pm for First Friday Art Walk. The Ukiah Library will be designing and decorating matchboxes as a hands-on program for families and adults.  Enjoy the sultry live music of Paul Kemp and Machiko Shimada while browsing a book sale by the Ukiah Valley Friends of the Library and snack on yummy refreshments.  This event is for all ages, sponsored by the Ukiah Valley Friends of the Library and Mendocino County Library.    

Ukiah United Methodist Church 270 N Pine Street. In conjunction with First Friday Art Walk, Ukiah United Methodist Church & Earth Art Heart in the Sanctuary at 270 North Pine Street you can join an open mic for music for free. This one of a kind event will be lead by musicians; Phoenix Rising A capella vocals Josanna Kiggins, Ema Rae, Liz Johnson, George Huaruk – Flutisit, Bill Taylor – Pianist, Jeff Killebrew – Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, Michael Oberg – Guitarist, Breath! Directed by Grace Farmer – A capella vocals. They will have art on exhibit by Jae Moscariello and Adrianna Oberg. To sign up as a musician, contact Peter at 707-971-9162

Bona Marketplace 116 W Standley Street Bona will be hosting Bev Rae. The photographs Bev will be presenting on March 1st will be up and on display through May and represent her latest photographic interest. Taking photographs at night requires knowledge, skill and luck. When everything comes together it can be magical. The photographs in this show are all taken after sunset and before sunrise. The full moon can be used to light the scene naturally. Cloudy nights can add unexpected interest. Moonless nights are for photographing the Milky Way Core. I hope you enjoy the wonders of the night sky and take the time to look up at the stars.

  If you have questions or want more information you can call Mo Mulheren at 707-391-3664, email at or Check our Facebook page for updates @ukiahartwalk

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