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Second Saturday in the River Arts District

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September 9, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


2nd Saturdays in the RAD are a great time to meet and chat with artists working in their studios! With more than 20 buildings featuring over 300 artists, ample parking plus multiple food and beverage options, this is a family-friendly great time for everyone!

Ride the free ArtsAVL CONNECT Trolley through the RAD and downtown today with two routes sharing a common stop at Wedge Studios on Roberts Street from Noon to 8:00 pm.

Highlights include:

Art Garden AVL at Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street, STE 316
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Second Saturdays in the Canopy
Different artists come together each month to demonstrate their creative processes in a wide variety of mediums — from oil paint and graphite to jewelry, fiber, metal sculpture and more! | www.artgardenavl.com

310 ART at Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street, STE 310 (ground floor)
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Second Saturday Demos, Classes all Month & More!
310 ART is open 7 days a week, Mon-Sat 11-5 and Sunday 12-4,
Meet artists every day! Come for the Second Saturday demos in encaustic, painting, jewelry wire work and more all day plus refreshments! | www.310art.com

2nd Paige Studio at Foundation Studios
27 Foundy Street, STE 10
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fiber Art Demonstration
“I’ll be there with my trusty sewing machine, and will show you a part of the process I use to turn loose, natural fibers into pieces that look like stained glass!” says Paige.

Trackside Studios Atrium Gallery
375 Depot Street Studios
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Artists Reception: “Ménagerie d’Artistes,” by Li Newton
Collage artist Li Newton takes a whimsical journey through time, honoring great artists past and present who have influenced her passion for art. Exhibition runs through 09/30

Stephen L Lange at Phil Mechanic Studios
109 Roberts Street
7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Grand Reopening of Phil Mechanic Studios
Join the current artists and new tenants for the polishing of the Phil Mechanic in conjunction with the Radical Hotel. | facebook.com/stephen.l.lange

Mark Bettis Studio and Gallery
Wedge Building, 123 Roberts Street
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Second Saturday Meet the Artists
& Demo with Deb Williams
Local artist Deb Williams will be at the gallery for Second Saturday, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm to talk about her process in the art of her glass making. The gallery features nine local and international artists, working in mixed media, oil, ceramics, glass, steel sculpture and more. | www.markbettisgallery.com

Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts
Odyssey Coop Gallery
238 Clingman Avenue Extension
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
September Second Saturday Celebration!
Beautiful functional and artistic ceramic art, live music, artist demos, food and beverages!

Today’s Classes:

Silver Stacking Rings — 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Ignite Jewelry Studios at Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street, STE 262
$85 All tools and materials needed for class will be provided.
[email protected] | 828-989-8107

Plein Air by Two Artists — 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Trackside Studios, 375 Depot Street
Featuring Virginia Pendergrass and Sandra Brugh Moore

Simply Charmed — 1:00 to 1:45 pm
Ignite Jewelry Studios at Riverview Station
$25 Chain is not included but may be purchased at discounted price.
[email protected] | 828-989-8107

Tree Of Life Pendants w/ Lorelle Bacon — 1:00 to 4:00 pm
310 Art at Riverview Station
$115 includes all materials.

Hammered Wide Band Rings — 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Ignite Jewelry Studios at Riverview Station
$95 All Materials Included
[email protected] | 828-989-8107


September 9, 2023
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


River Arts District Artists
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