Back within the Nineteen Nineties, town of Sacramento started its Second Saturday Art Walk. Happening mainly within the downtown area, the occasion encourages the homeowners of artwork galleries and shops to open their doorways in the night hours on the second Saturday of each month. Arts and crafts are highlighted, with an emphasis on that produced by local talent. The occasion additionally attracts giant numbers of musicians and avenue performers.
I’ve found that many other areas have regular art walks. Davis, simply 15 miles from Sacramento, has a Second Friday Art Walk, and each Downtown Los Angeles and Seattle, Washington have one on the second Thursday of every month. Such affairs seem to be popping up throughout the country. It’s an everyday movement of some kind – for the enlightenment and leisure of numerous folks, I’m certain.
I first began going to the Second Saturday Art Walk in Sacramento with … Read more