Visual Arts Festival

2018 Visual Arts Festival

Eugene Celebrates the Visual Arts with a week-long Downtown festival featuring the 20x21 Eugene Walls Mural Project, The Eugene Biennial at the Karen Clark Gallery, the return of the Mayor’s Art Show and Salon des Refusés connected by BRIDGE, innovative, limited duration contemporary art installations. The Visual Arts Festival will bring together street art, contemporary art and gallery art into an event for the entire family.

Visual Arts Festival Opening

July 27  • 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Downtown Eugene

Eugene Biennial

July 25 – August 25 • Gallery hours Wed-Sat 12-3:30 p.m.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 27

Award Ceremony: Thursday, August 2

Karin Clarke Gallery

Celebration of exceptional artwork in our region.

Eugene Biennial information

BRIDGE Exhibition

July 27 – August 3

Hult Center Plaza

Innovative contemporary art that explores the social, personal, political and ecological issues of the times.

BRIDGE Exhibition information

Mayor’s Art Show

July 27 – August 25

Maurie Jacobs Community Room at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts

Celebration of diversity, equity and access to the visual arts.

Mayor's Art Show information

Salon des Refusés

July 27 – August 25

New Zone Gallery

Celebration of the artworks not selected for the Mayor’s Art Show.

More information will be available after the jurying process.

Sunday Streets & EUG Parade

July 29

Parade • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Sunday Streets • 12 - 4 p.m.

Downtown Eugene

Walk, bike, roll and play in the car-free streets!

Sunday Streets information

20x21 presents Eugene Walls

July 28 – August 3

Seven internationally-renowned and local street artists create mural magic in the city.

20x21 information

20x21 Artists Reception

August 1 • 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

A meet and greet with the muralists.

20x21 Artists Reception information


August 2 • 6 - 9 p.m.

Hult Center for the Performing Arts

Variety show to honor the visual arts and select award recipients.

More information will be available soon

First Friday ArtWalk

August 3 • 5:30 - 9 p.m.


Tour the visual art extravaganza and hear from the artists with Lane Arts Council.

First Friday ArtWalk information