Oceanside First Friday Art Walk, March 1st
Oceanside First Friday Art Walk is partnering once again with the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott,
110 N. Myers St., to start the new Art Walk season on Friday, March pt from 5:00pm – 9:00pm.
“First Friday Art Walk has become a thriving cornerstone of the blossoming arts scene in downtown Oceanside. SpringHill Suites is a wonderful host and we’re expecting to enjoy a large crowd of locals and out oftowners,” says Pete Harwood, vice president of the Oceanside Friends of the Arts
Oceanside First Friday Art Walk has been operated under new management from the Oceanside Friends of the Arts, and has seen increasing growth in attendance and local/regional participating artists for the events that run monthly from March to December. Oceanside Friends of the Arts raises funds for scholarships for kids that want to further their education at one of many local arts and culture schools from beginner to advanced.
This month’s event will feature approximately 70 artists/vendors with live music from soloist Melody Maker, The Renters and Aki’s Drum Circle by the fire pit. Newly opened Orfila Tasting Room in downtown Oceanside will be providing wine tastings on the balcony and Hello Betty will be serving some of their savory appetizers. The Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) will also be
hosting an “open free admission” from 5:00pm – 8:00pm in conjunction with First Friday Art Walk.
About The Oceanside Friends of the Arts
The Oceanside Friends of the Arts, a Non-Profit 50lc3 Foundation, was established in 2016 with the goal of promoting Oceanside and surrounding communities as an important arts, culture, entertainment and tourism hub/ destination that catalyzes economic prosperity and a high quality of life for Oceanside’s future. The Oceanside Cultural District was recently selected as one of
California’s 14, premier state-designated cultural districts by the California Arts Council. The
California Cultural Districts program aims to leverage the state’s artistic and cultural assets. Fund-
California Cultural Districts program aims to leverage the state’s artistic and cultural assets. Fund raising proceeds will go to support First Friday Art Walk and scholarships for high school graduates to further their art education.
About Oceanside Museum of Art
Oceanside Museum of Art located at 704 Pier View Way, is a premier regional art museum and a leader of arts and culture in San Diego. In addition to several highly praised contemporary as per year, museum programming includes classes, lectures, docent tours, parties, concerts, events and chartered travel to other cultural art venues and destinations.
OCEANSIDE MUSEUM OF ART
About The Oceanside SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Located at 110 N. Myers St. in downtown Oceanside, SpringHill Suites is the top choice for the
California traveler who seeks unique. Take in sweeping views of the Pacific, take a dip in our rooftop heated pool or walk along the historic Oceanside Pier and feel the charming sea breeze. From breathtaking views to friendly service, our beachfront hotel has everything you need for a stress-free Southern California getaway.
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