This Saturday Oct. 8 will be Culver City Art Walk 2016; a free, self-guided tour of local art galleries, retailers, restaurants, and creative spaces from 2 to 6 p.m.. Celebrate the beginning of the fall art season at the Culver City Arts District Art Walk 2016 and treat your senses to an array of art, music, dance, food, and interactive activities.
More reasons to go? Fifty visual art students from The Culver City High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts are buzzing with excitement as they prepare for their exhibition, “ROOM 1” at the Culver City Art Walk 2016 on Saturday, October 8th from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at a pop-up gallery located at 8575 Washington Blvd. in the famed Culver City Arts District. The pop-up will be a shared gallery space with The Global Trunk.
AVPA’s Danger Zone Dance Company will also participate in the day’s events with performances from 2:15 to 3:00 pm in the same pop-up gallery space. with more than a dozen dancers taking a cue from Bob Fosse’s style, the pop-up will be popping!
Culver City Art Walk 2016 is intended to introduce a wider audience to the area’s established art scene which includes spaces in Culver City as well as along its Los Angeles border. This event especially celebrates the Culver City Art District, a cluster of galleries exhibiting emerging and established artists.
Fourth year AVPA Art, Senior Harper Barth, shares her enthusiasm, “I am so excited to exhibit artwork in a unique and creative space for the first time and to be part of the celebration of Art in Culver City. This is a huge honor and hope it will lead to great opportunities in the future”.
Ranging in medium from book arts to drawing and painting, the public will be treated to an industrial space transformed into a pop-up art gallery filled with artwork of every kind. Freshman AVPA Artist, Amalia Camey, would like to add, “The Art Walk will be great for teens trying to earn some recognition. Being able to show our artwork to the world is amazing since we are high school students. I never thought my art would be shown in a “gallery” setting. Senior Katie Handler recounts, “I feel Culver City Art Walk is a fun and valuable learning experience I will never forget”.