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Delray Beach First Friday Art Walk 2021


First Friday Art Walk is a night for strolling and discovering the vibrant art scene in Downtown Delray Beach through a self-guided tour of our Art Galleries & Studios, with pop-up live music throughout the downtown & performances at the Old School Square Amphitheater!

Join us for the highly anticipated First Friday Art Walk event in Downtown Delray Beach on July 7th! This spectacular evening promises to be a celebration of creativity, featuring a self-guided art trail that winds its way through the heart of our village by the sea. With the Cornell Art Museum as its centerpiece and showcasing some of the finest local artists in South Florida, this event is a must-attend for art enthusiasts, culture lovers, and anyone seeking a vibrant and immersive experience.

As you embark on the self-guided art trail, you'll find yourself immersed in the vibrant energy of Downtown Delray Beach. Stroll along the charming streets, where local artists have set up their displays, showcasing their diverse and captivating creations. From paintings and sculptures to photography and mixed media, the art on display represents a broad range of styles and themes, ensuring there's something to captivate every visitor!

The Cornell Art Museum, a renowned cultural hub in Delray Beach, will be a focal point of the Art Walk. Step inside and explore its magnificent halls, where an exquisite collection of contemporary and modern art awaits. The museum's curators have carefully curated a selection of thought-provoking exhibits that highlight the talents of both established and emerging artists. Take your time to appreciate each piece, as you delve into the stories, inspirations, and techniques behind them. Throughout the event, you'll have the opportunity to interact with the artists themselves, fostering a deeper connection to their work. Engage in conversations about their creative processes, gain insight into their artistic journeys, and perhaps even find the perfect piece to add to your own collection. This unique opportunity to engage directly with local artists adds a personal touch to the art-walking experience.

As you explore the Downtown area, you'll also encounter delightful surprises along the way. Live performances, street musicians, and captivating installations will enhance your journey, making the Art Walk an all-encompassing sensory experience. Whether you're a seasoned art connoisseur or simply appreciate the beauty and expression found in artistic endeavors, the First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray Beach is an event not to be missed. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere, discover the incredible talent of South Florida's local artists, and celebrate the power of creativity in this captivating cultural extravaganza!

*Check back the week of the event to see which artists & galleries will be participating!

Regular Participating Galleries:

Addison Gallery

Arts Garage

Arts Warehouse

Avalon Gallery

Blue Gallery

Cornell Art Museum

DeBilzan Gallery

Delray Art

Delray Beach Kollective

Ford Fine Art NEW!! participant for First Friday Art Walk

Gallery at Studio 5

Janet Siegel Rogers & Phoebe Dean Fine Art Studios

John Schuyler Gallery

Lark Keeler Art Studio


Sundook Fine Art Gallery

Sunrise Fine Art

The Heart of Delray Gallery


Don't Miss!!!

Live entertainment, art pop-ups and other exciting events!


See the participants' location on the interactive map:


It is not the first Friday of the month, but you still want to enjoy art scene in Downtown Delray Beach?

Our Art Trail complies a list of Art Assets in Downtown Delray Beach. From art on public spaces (murals and art installations) to museums, art galleries and studios. So, take a moment to explore the Delray Beach Art Trail and map out your next visit to Downtown Delray! 

Are you a gallery/studio in Downtown Delray? Would you like to participate in our First Friday Art Walks? Please REGISTER HERE!

Don't see your favorite public art in Delray Beach on the Delray Beach Art Trail website? Submit a public art piece to be considered for the Delray Beach Art Trail HERE



Friday, July 7, 2023
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Delray Beach
51 N Swinton Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444