Join us for our  monthly ArtWauk
and experience the arts revolution
in downtown Waukegan. 

Free admission and full access to all
art galleries.

paintings / sculpture / film / theatre / comedy / music / performance art / great food 
amazing neighborhood / awesome people

Saturday, July 21st

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Waukegan Public Library welcomes you to Libations for Literacy!  Join them for a drink and learn how they are changing lives through literacy.  Craft beer courtesy of Kings & Convicts Brewing Company and Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing.
Waukegan Public Library
128 N. County Street
6 - 8pm


Artpie Studio/Gallery/School of Art has a new Show Opening featuring artists Lewis Lain, Nikki Carter, Luke McFadden, Fermin Barbosa, and Jean Damen.  Stop by and marvel in great art.

Artpie Studio
 608 North Avenue
7:30 - 10:30pm

The Parlor is hosting the closing of Styles Collide.  They encourage you to bring your paint pens and phat sharpies and join them.  Featured artists are: Areas, Louis Barak, Christien Clerk, Dmor, Esol, Net74, Menace UAC, Stef Skills, John N. Yaou
The Parlor

Three Brother Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street
3 - 9pm

Dandelion Gallery features Heroes and Villains, the works of Simone Scigousky.   Refreshments served.

109 S. Genesee Street

The Shop at DG has artisan-made original works in many shapes, sizes and textures.   
109 S. Genesee Street


Sidecar Studios
Refreshments will be served
405 W. Washington Street


Celebrate FIVE YEARS of Karcher ArtSpace Lofts during June ArtWauk!  
Karcher 405 Gallery
405 Washington Street.

The Mic 
The Mic
405 Washington Street


[jonrev Projects] invites you to explore the Hidden History in and around Waukegan and Chicagoland. Free stickers ... and maybe caramel (some of the best caramel you'll ever taste)!

The Darkroom in Karcher 405 Gallery

Karcher 405 Gallery 
Refreshments served.
405 Washington Street


Dinosaur Studio Tattoo offers you the chance to be part of the art ... or enjoy the art gracing their walls.
116 S. Genesee Street

Check out this video created for their anniversary and
this hip, cool video about 
Dinosaur Studio Tattoo!


Kapheim Studio invites you to see this mixed media work - African Dawn - and other new works during Scoop 2018 on July 13th and 14th and/or at July ArtWauk.

Refreshments served.
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street



TUFO Art Gallery features works by Patrick and his friends.  Stop by, pet the dogs, have a little nosh, and enjoy conversation with these creative people!  

Tufo Art Gallery
116B N. Genesee Street


Undercroft Gallery features Flower Power II, paintings and more by artist Ali Bakri.
Undercroft Gallery
410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
5 - 8pm

Urban Edge will be dark for July ArtWauk.
Urban Edge
220 W. Clayton



Three Brothers Theatre 
115 N. Genesee Street and 221 N. Genesee St.


Genesee Theatre hosts Waukegan Arts Council's Lake County Dance Showcase!  Many styles of dance will be highlighted during the evening including hip hop. Irish step, jazz, contemporary, folk, and more.  Tickets are available from Waukegan Arts Council or at the door.  $10  Curtain is at 6pm. 
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues

Austin Cantu of A Cantu-Photograph has brand new SCOOP 2018 photos at Jim Harrington's ArtPark for July ArtWauk and he will be joined by Photographer/Illustrator Luis Paniagua and WhatIzReal illustrations.  
14 S. Genesee Street

Check out Moderne + Ancient, the newest shop and gallery in the South Genesee Merchants Block.  They specialize in Mid-century modern furniture, home goods, and original art.  Welcome them to ArtWauk and the Block!
Moderne + Ancient
106 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm

Horsefeathers always has good deals and interesting items!  Open until 6pm.
129 N. Genesee Street


Live Free Boutique offers plenty of wonderful clothes, jewelry and surprises to make your life that much better.  Did you see the Live Rockabilly Pinup Mannequins at Scoop?  Stop in and tell Trina and her crew how cool that was!
100 S. Genesee St.

5 - 9pm


Hayze VAPE has new flavors and fun regularly.  Stop in and enjoy!

102 S. Genesee Street


Green Town Tavern has an incredible variety of beers, good food and good service - what more could you want?!
Green Town Tavern
110 S Genesee Street

NorthPointe Resources will be near 114 S. Genesee Street with paintings and hand-crafted jewelry.  Check them out!  
114 S. Genesee Street

Family is an award-winning, technician-owned music store!  They host Michael Kana, a musical artist who samples ambient sounds. Check out their schedule and enjoy LIVE entertainment!
Family Piano
118 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm 


Your This and That Shop invites you to find your next favorite piece of furniture, jewelry, vintage button, and/or tchotchke!  John and Noreen have a sale on necklaces for the July ArtWauk!  Stop in and see what's new!

Your This and That Shop
127 Water Street

Hayley's Comet Design Studio says good furniture is attractive, strong and economical.  Great furniture is loved like part of the family.  See what they do and have to offer during February ArtWauk!

Hayley's Comet Design Studio
121 Water Street.

A Cuban Experience is a hip, cool cigar lounge with Thom Kapheim art, a Family Piano player piano ... and CIGARS!New cigars are coming in all the time.  Military, police and fire department discounts. 
A Cuban Experience
119 N Genesee Street


17 North features ArtWauk food and drink specials!
17 N. Genesee Street


The Taproom is a great place to sit for a spell during the busy ArtWauk.
Ask about their ArtWauk Specials or try a fast, tasty burger!
36 N Genesee Street


  The Burgundy Room's next show is August 3, featuring Ford Theatre Reunion with special guest W.T. Newton. $5
Doors open at 9pm.  21+
215 Washington Street


Treasure Chest and Alfredo's Dog Grooming will host WAGS for July ArtWauk.  
105 S. Genesee Street
5 - 9pm


Hero Marketplace 
141 S. Genesee Street


La Opera 
Your ArtWauk Oasis!
133 N. Genesee Street


The FREE Greentown Trolley stops at all the hippest, coolest places ... galleries, shops, theatres, and restaurants.  
Easy hop on/hop off.  
The trolley loops approximately every 1/2 hour.


ArtWauk is the third Saturday of every month ... and FREE!

2018 Artwauks are: August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th, and December 15th

Celebrate the arts in Waukegan's
Arts & Entertainment District!