News release from Artlink:
Pop Up Gallery Crawl April 14th
One-Day Downtown Pop-Up Art Gallery Crawl Features Local Talent
(April 12, 2016) – Artlink’s inaugural Pop-Up Gallery Crawl, made possible by funding from The Downtown Improvement District, is a one-day event and walking tour featuring local fine artists and musicians. Six downtown locations open one night only for this pop-up event on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 6-9 p.m.
The event showcases the following artists, musicians and caterers:
- Jeffrey Crane
- Daniel Dienelt
- Justin Johnson
- John Leavell
- Theopolis Smith
- Molly Stronczek
- Jeremy Stroup
- Jason Swisher
- Jerrod Tobias
- Julie Wall Toles
- Gary Travis
- Alicia Pyle
- David Todoran
- James & The Drifters
- Left Lane Cruiser
- Paul Stephens
- West Central Quartet
- Bar 145
- Club Soda
- Calhoun Soups, Salads & Spirits
- Hall’s Gashouse
- JK O’Donnell’s
- The Oyster Bar
The walking tour will showcase original artwork, available for sale, alongside a curated band or music act, and hors d’oeuvres. Maps will be available at Artlink and the event is 21 years, plus with a cash bar available at each location. “We are excited about this event’s potential to not only showcase our local artistic talent, but highlight vacant spaces in downtown and encourage people to envision what they could become, as well,” says Amber Foster, Executive Director of Artlink.
Purchase tickets online at www.artlinkfw.com: $15 per person or $25 per couple. Wristbands will be available through the day of the event, but are limited to the first 500 event participants.
WHAT: One-Day Downtown Pop-Up Art Gallery Crawl
WHERE: Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
WHEN: Thursday, April 14, 6 – 9 pm
COST: $15 per person, $25 per couple
GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
CONTACT: Frances Brooks, Event chair, (260) 442-2071, firstname.lastname@example.org
Artlink’s gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. The Auer Center for Arts & Culture surface parking lot is east of the building. Parking meters are free after hours and on weekends.
Artlink is a not-for-profit contemporary art gallery whose mission is to showcase artwork of the highest quality by diverse visual artists and to provide educational programming for artists and the community. Artlink is a funded partner of Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne. To learn more about Artlink, go to www.artlinkfw.com which also connects to their Facebook page and Twitter feed.