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Welcome to the 2nd Saturday Art WalkTMwebsite

an official website of the organizers of 2nd Saturday Art WalkTM artist's street festival,

2nd Saturday Art WalkTM Organization. 501(c)3 non-for-profit public charity. Tel: 562.682-9735

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Since 1997

Experiencing art is our dedication

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Next Art Walk is November 8th

Next community cooperative/brainstorming meeting is Monday,

November 10th, 7:00PM at 117 Linden Ave. Everyone is invited.

Click here to see: history of the supporting signatures of the businesses owners.  


Buy American - buy Long Beach Art-Works!

What is art?

.Slushbox LIVE!                Blues Duo Extraordinaire LIVE!           Polish Day in LA, Long Beach

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Where to park for the event?

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Driving Directions

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How to promote your business or organization

during the Art Walks? How to participate in the fashion show?

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More information

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Next Art Walk details

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Maps & directions

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Vendor's reservation chart

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Artist info card  (Jpeg file)

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Contact us

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Press

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Our Mission Statement

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Statistics

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2nd Saturday Art Walk TM 

is a monthly event.

It takes place in the East Village Art District,

Downtown Long Beach,

every second Saturday of each month.

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.Long Beach Masterpiece Contest.

 At 5:00 pm during each event everyone can submit one original art work to our contest. Submissions have to be delivered to Hellada Gallery, 117 Linden Ave. The participant has to be present at the Art Walk to enter. Panel of judges will select the most creative work called Long Beach Masterpiece. The judges, consistent of well established Long Beach artists will announce the winner at 6:00pm. 

First prize is $75.00. All media are welcome. 

Take a look at the winners from previous months:

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Chris Medvin

Untitled

pencils on paper

NFS

Long Beach Masterpiece Winner, October 2014

Currently exhibited at Hellada Gallery

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John Barney

Musican

mixed media on canvas

Long Beach Masterpiece Winner, September 2014

Currently exhibited at Hellada Gallery

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     The Art Walk takes place around the streets of Linden Ave, 1st Street, Broadway, 4th Street, and Elm. Local art galleries and retail businesses such as gift shops, boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops stay open until late evening. Linden Avenue is closed to the traffic and transformed into a street art fair by local artists. Two stages are dedicated to street performances and live music. Anyone is welcome.

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  2nd Saturday Art Walks hours are from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Admission is free.

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Parking is available in nearby structures and parking lots for about $7-$15/day or...  free by chance on nearby streets.
     The greatest attraction of this event is it's unique items and works of art in combination with paintings, sculpture, photography, crafts and hands-on workshops mixed with theatre and dance.
The 2nd Saturday Art Walk offers kids, as well as adults, entertainment, education and an opportunity to create their own art master-pieces. It gives a chance to be a critic as well as an artist. 2nd Saturday Art Walk is all yours to

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  Find Your Art

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     Come and stroll through the Art District galleries. Watch the art performances. Have a dinner with friends or simply enjoy a cup of coffee in an outdoor setting.
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The dates of the next 2nd Saturday Art Walks:

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 Nov 8th, Dec 13th, Jan. 10th...
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Art Organizations and Artists!

Contact us to

highlight your music performances,

theatrical performances, interactive art projects,

fashion shows. Create a new art project!

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How to become a participant?

Event is open to anyone who wants to present their own art works. Professionals, amateurs, art organizations and beginners

are welcome.
The participation donation is $40.00 for art vendor, $50.00 for craft vendor, $75.00 and up for commercial vendor per 10' x 10' outdoor space. Click here for definitions of different booth types.

Art vendors may sign-up any time of the month by sending or delivering the info card with the donation to 117 Linden, 

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pay on-line using PayPal  DONATE  button on our Home page

(No info card is needed if paid by PayPal)

All art vendors will be accepted.

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First time art-and-craft vendors, and those who skipped last 2nd Saturday Art Walk, and those who did not sign-up during last Art Walk, can sign-up on first come first serve basis at any time before upcoming Art Walk.

The donation is not refundable rains or shines. We supply electricity for simple lighting. Artists bring their own set-up and lights (one power strip, 20ft extension cord and fluoresced lights please). We encourage all vendors to create an unique and original station.

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Amplified sound and street performances have to be approved in advance. There is no fee for the performances. 

Sale or serving food requires special Health Department permit and additional fees. Call the Long Beach Health Dept.

at 562.570-4144 for more details.

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2ND SATURDAY ART WALKS ARE ORGANIZED BY LOCAL ARTISTS
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL GALLERIES, BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS.


Financial sponsors:

City of Long Beach

ALWAYS a SPONSOR - Thank You!

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CURRENTLY SPONSORING

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from 2001 to 2009 - Thank You!

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 Hellada Art Center

ALWAYS a SPONSOR - Thank You!

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CURRENTLY SPONSORING - Thank You!

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May 2013 - April 2014 - Thank You!

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1997-2000, 2008-2009, Dec. 2012 - Thank You!

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Downs Properties

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Community Supporters:

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Lena Gonzalez, Councilwoman District 1

Suja Lowenthal, Councilwoman District 2

Arts Council for Long Beach

CALB (Cultural Alliance Long Beach)

ArtExchange

Art District Community Association

Appleby Brokerage

Village Treasures

ThePrimeSpot.com

Vayden Roi Galleries

Best Western Hotel

Westin Hotel

Marriott Hotel

Slushbox

Mixt Media Arts

Clay ceramic studio

LYONS art supplies

Revive Organic Juice Bar

Greenhouse Cafe

Asha Restaurant

District Modern

Make Collectives

Al's Fingerprinting Photo Studio

ELEV8

Sidewalk Fashions

The Hallway Spectacle

Soggy Dog

Primal Flowers

Moda ala Mona

Vinto Mixo

Paper Crane Studio

Modern Emporium

Baubles

Vapin USA

Media Arts

Durty Mick Records

Roach Society

Som Vannak Shop

Zephyr Cafe

Native Sol

Anneise Boutique

1897 LB

Alien Sandwiches 

Cafe Berlin

District Wine

The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse

Rocco Deli

Rebel Bite

Vivid Framing and Lighting

Susan Hammond Skin Care

Creme de la Crepe Restaurant

Fingerprints Music Store

The Pepper Corner

Village Grind Cafe

House of Haden

Trophies Incorporated

WaWa Restaurant

Flowers by Vickie

Zepp Signs

Lafayette Homeowners Association

Broadlind Apartments

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Thank you!

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Friendly links

 

Hellada Art Center

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CALB

(Cultural Alliance Long Beach)

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Art District Community Association

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The Long Beach Depot

for Creative Reuse

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Long Beach Area Convention

& Visitors Bureau

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Long Beach Arts Gallery

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Museum of Latin American Art

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Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum 

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Arts Council for Long Beach

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Long Beach Museum of Art

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Long Beach Playhouse

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Alive Theatre

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The Found Theatre

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The Garage Theatre

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The Historical Society

of Long Beach

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The International City Theatre

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Freestyle Photo Supplies

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Exposure Annual Exhibition

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Tuttle Cameras

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Photography:

Hellada Photography Studio

Information gathered by Marek