LOCAL>> 2nd Friday **Virtual** Art Walk

Presented by 2nd Friday Art Walk and Art Works Downtown and Downtown San Rafael Arts District at Various (see Art Walk Map), San Rafael CA

Nov 13 2020
LOCAL>> 2nd Friday **Virtual** Art Walk

Enjoy virtual art exhibits with your favorite snacks and beverages as you shelter in place

Visit the Downtown San Rafael Arts District from the comfort of your abode for the district-wide Virtual 2nd Friday Art Walk.

Celebrate positivity, culture, and creativity on the second Friday of every month. This district-wide virtual event offers the opportunity to “walk” to enriching presentations through the “streets” of the internet.

Pour your favorite beverage, plate your favorite snacks, and login from your favorite seat to imbibe inspiration provided by artists and arts organizations.

This new online format is an exciting change because it offers a different and convenient perspective for viewers and artists alike. As our culture evolves through this time, so will the Virtual Art Walk offerings. To attend, return to this page on event day for directions.


Art Works Downtown

What inspires artists to create? Where do their ideas come from? How do they do that?

Join us—via Zoom—to learn about art straight from the source. The virtual Artist Symposium features micro-presentations from AWD exhibitors and studio artists while giving audience members a chance to join the conversation using the chat function. The variety of artists and event pace offers a delightfully insightful experience.

Attend the AWD Artists’ Symposium on Zoom

Art Walk etiquette:
+ Remain muted to honor the artists’ presentations.
+ Feel free to ask questions and make comments related to the presentations in the chat room.
+ We recommend viewing the event in Speaker View.
+ This event will be recorded. Art Walks will eventually be archived on YouTube.

This month’s Symposium features AWD studio artists and Día de los Muertos altar artists:

Isidor-Filadelfo Angeles
sculptor, painter, Día de los Muertos altar artist

Catherine John
musician, Día de los Muertos

Patricia Oji
painter, Día de los Muertos altar artist

Karina Ramirez Cortez
painter, mixed media, Día de los Muertos altar artist

Kristen Sinn
jeweler, Marin Jewelers Guild

Minna Towbin Pinger
assemblage, Día de los Muertos altar artist


Marin Society of Artists

The Marin Society of Artists presents Looking Around, an online exhibition of MSA member’s artwork.  A wide variety of art can be seen, including photography, painting, mixed media and more.  This show highlights the remarkable and sometimes disturbing experiences this year has brought.  The prize winners for this exhibition were chosen by Kathleen Lack, a well known Marin painter.

A video of Looking Around can be seen here.

The show itself, including details about the artwork available, may be seen here.


Youth in Arts

INSPIRED: Teaching Artists Exhibition
October 9–November 27
Window Exhibition at 917 C Street

Learn more about the exhibition here.

Featuring work by: Barry Beach, Carina Ybarra, Cathy Bowman, Jackie La Lanne, Jennifer Lipson, Julia James, Katharine Boyd, Katy Bernheim, Molly Blauvelt, Nance Miller, Suzanne Joyal, & Taylor Mancini.


COVID-19 Disclaimer: In person Art Walks have been cancelled until further notice.

The need to see art in person and to physically enjoy art together with fellow art lovers is understood and appreciated. However, in-person Art Walks are currently on hold until large group gatherings are absolutely safe for every person. Until then, we can fortunately enjoy the opportunity of online programing.

Anchored by Art Works Downtown galleries and artist studios in the heart of the Downtown San Rafael Arts District, the 2nd Friday Art Walk links venues along downtown Fourth Street in San Rafael, the second Friday of each month, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

Click dates for Art Walk maps (PDF).  See Official Website for most current interactive map.

2020 Art Walk dates:  1/10, 2/14, 3/13*, 4/10*, 5/8*, 6/12, 7/10, 8/14, 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11

* The March 13, April 10 and May 8 Art Walks were cancelled due to public health advisory.  


Free admission

Contact: (415) 451-8119

    Official Website

Additional time info:

Beginning 6:00 pm



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