Monday, June 30, 2014

First Friday Art Walk Oceanside CA
August 1, 2014

Oceanside is the home to military, surf, skate and NOW A THRIVING ART DISTRICT. Join us as we promote our
vibrant art community showcasing live performances, music, poetry, art education, culinary and popup
art galleries
embedded in local businesses and public spaces.
Who: Over 1,000 regional residents are expected to attend the First Friday: Oceanside Art Walk,
put on by dozens of businesses and showcasing dozens of local artists
What: Downtown Oceanside is coming alive with vibrant arts, performances, music, poetry,
activities, food, and fun for all ages, all free
When: First Friday of August August
1 from 69
pm and
every month after that
Where: Businesses and vacant spaces throughout downtown Oceanside, and
extending down the coast
Why: The Oceanside Cultural Consortium (OCC) was established in 2013 with the goal of
establishing Oceanside and surrounding communities as an important arts, culture,
entertainment and tourism hub/destination. Its members include nearly 50 different
Oceanside arts, community, business, and civic organizations.
How Much: Free to attend!
Event maps will be distributed every month, listing that month’s locations, art happenings and sponsors, also on
● California Surf Museum
● Hill Street Country Club
● LinkSoul
● Main Street Oceanside
● Oceanside Library & Civic Plaza
● Oceanside Museum of Art
● Petite Madeline
● Sole Lab
● Star Theatre
● Sunshine Brooks Theatre
● Ty’s Burger House
● and more to be announced!
Artists/Performers/Musicians/Poets Artistic
talent will be matched with a venue for a partnership that can
range from one night to an entire monthlong
exhibition. Visual, installation, performance and video artists
should contact Margaret Hernandez at with up to 5 images of their work.
Venues/Spaces We
need businesses or vacant spaces in the downtown Oceanside/Coast Hwy area that
can accommodate presenting art or performances. Contact Dinah Poellnitz at if
you are interested in hosting an artist.
Sponsors & Supporters First
Friday: Oceanside Art Walk is a great opportunity for visibility for many
businesses and organizations in the community, to support this most important new event aimed at
transforming downtown Oceanside into a thriving arts, culture, and entertainment destination for the region.
Contact Cyndi Melfi at for sponsorship opportunities.
For more information, please visit or email