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Artwalk 2016 Offers Community A Chance To Explore Culver Arts District

 

October 6, 2016



The Culver City Arts District, a unique collection of art galleries, creative businesses, specialty retail and restaurants, will present Culver City Art Walk 2016 on October 8 from 2 pm to 6.

The Art Walk event will be centered on Washington Boulevard between Helms and Fairfax Avenues and will celebrate the beginning of the fall art season with a free self-guided tour of art galleries exhibiting new and distinguished artists, musical and dance performances throughout the day at various venues, interactive experiences and special offerings at several area restaurants.

There will be activities for all ages to explore, experience and enjoy the Culver City Arts District. Throughout the day, music and dance performances will be at Art Walk venues. Art Walk welcomes performers of all ages and features youth performers Culver City High Academy of Visual Arts, AVA Dance, Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)'s Rock Band and teen band The Sposato Brothers Band. Other musical performers include Justin Sky and the Astronauts, Par Avion, Super Ultra Megatones and Victoria Van Winkle. Art Walk activities will include face painting, kids art at multiple venues and rock climbing at Cliffs of ID for adventurous kids of all ages.

The Arts District is conveniently located just one block east of the Culver City Expo stop. Parking in the area is limited and guests are encouraged to carpool, bike or use public transportation to the event. Guests are encouraged to park in the Ince parking structure located on the corner of Ince and Washington Blvd. Guests are advised to refrain from parking in the residential area surrounding the Culver City Art District.

Guests can take advantage of unlimited bus rides for $1 courtesy of Culver CityBus along the Art Walk route. Culver CityBus will provide service for ART WALKers along Washington and Culver Boulevards between Downtown Culver City and Fairfax Avenue for $1.

ART WALKers may board any Culver CityBus at participating Culver CityBus Stops and purchase an ART WALK bus pass from the driver on the day of the event. The ART WALK bus pass is valid for unlimited rides along Line 1 and Line 4 between noon and 8 p.m.

Art Walk is made possible with the support of our sponsors the City of Culver City - Local Government, Culver City Chamber of Commerce, Helms Bakery District, FP Contemporary, Charlie Company and ArtScene.

About Culver City Arts District

The Culver City Arts District encompasses more than 25 contemporary art galleries, 14 specialty restaurants and home to creative enterprises such as architecture, advertising, culinary arts, post-production, landscape and interior design. Located on Washington Boulevard between Helms and Fairfax Avenues as well as La Cienega Blvd. between Venice and Fairfax Avenue it is easily accessible by both the Culver City and La Cienega Expo Stations.

More information about the Art Walk and updates regarding activities, gallery events, music venues, performers, and performance times are available by visiting the http://www.culvercityartsdistrict.com or http://www.Facebook.com/CulverCityArtsDistrict. The website and Facebook page will be updated as additional details of the events are confirmed.

 

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