NEXT ART WALK IS ON MAY 4, 5-9PM. WE RETURN TO OUR CLASSIC DOWNTOWN FORMAT ON:

  • MISSION AVE

  • ARTIST ALLEY

  • PIER VIEW WAY

  • COAST HWY 


To completely sign up for a First Friday Art Walk, interested participants need to do two things:

  1. Fill out and submit our JOIN US form which you'll find further down this page.

  2. Donate $25 to Oceanside Friends of the Arts, through any DONATE button or mail us a check to:

Oceanside Friends of the Arts
PO Box 901
Oceanside, CA  92049


ARTIST and VENDOR INFO

If you are an artist interested in participating in First Friday Art Walk, please read this before you register and submit payment. 

  • For each Art Walk, Artists are chosen and placed at an Art Walk Venue.  
  • Visual Artists should have at least 5 family friendly works to show.
  • Participating Artists will be notified where to show approximately 5-10 days before the event.
  • Artists need to then contact Venues to discuss set up options.
  • Please drop off artwork early in the week of the event, coordinating the time/date with the Venue's contact. 
  • Please arrive early the day of the actual Art Walk and be ready to display your artwork from 5-9pm.
  • Artists should provide labels for their artwork with contact info, title, medium and price.

THIS NEXT PART IS VERY IMPORTANT

Art Walk Artist's display set up is the sole responsibility of the Art Walk Artist.  Please be self sufficient and have your own table, chair, easels, and any other display oriented materials.  If Artist has artwork that needs to be hung, please assume that the walls at our venues are not available, so plan accordingly. Thank you!!!

We do however have a small number of grid walls available to rent on a first come first serve basis.  We have 4 2X6' single grids and 4 4X6' double grids.

  • 2X6' single grids rent for $5 an event
  • 4X6' double grids rent for $10 an event 

DONATIONS

FIRST FRIDAY ARTIST FEES are

  • $25 for an individual event.  

  • $100 for a semi-annual membership.  

  • $200 for an annual membership.

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Use the DONATE button to access PayPal.  When paying through PayPal please let us know specifically which event your donation is for.  Do this in the field marked...

"ADD SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE SELLER"

Or write us a check and mail it to:

Oceanside Friends of the Arts
PO Box 901
Oceanside, CA  92049


JOIN US

You can participate as an artist, venue, vendor, volunteer or donate to the cause!  To donate click on the DONATE button anywhere you see one.  Then you can access PayPal and make your donation.  

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Thank You to all our wonderful Partners and Sponsors!

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK OCEANSIDE is a great way to promote the local artist community and businesses by creating a unique marketing program using art.

We need the support of the entire community to keep this going as a free event!

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Volunteer!

Volunteering with first friday Art Walk is a great way to support your community and have fun! Here are some ways you can help:

Night of the Event Volunteer

  • distribute maps
  • sign people up for mailing list
  • track the number of people at a location
  • security where necessary

time commitment: est. 4 hours/mo - 5:30-9:30pm

Funding Lead

  • explore grant opportunities
  • nurture sponsorship program

time commitment: est. 10 hours/mo

Fundraising Event Planner

  • coordinate fundraising events: Expo, Concert on the Green

time commitment: est. 20 hrs/event

Volunteer Coordinator

  • contact volunteer organizations
  • meet up with volunteers and assign tasks
  • collect feedback forms from volunteers

time commitment: est. 8 hours/mo - 3 hrs during mo, 4 hrs night of event 5:30-9:30pm

Signage Wrangler

  • inspect signs for damage, and track location of each
  • make sure numbers are appropriate for that month
  • take signs to each venue on the afternoon of the event
  • arrange for signs to be picked up from, or stored at, the venue

time commitment: est. 4 hours/mo - 1 hr during mo, 2 hrs before event, 1 hr after event

Artist Host

  • assigned to info booth or venue the night of the event
  • able to discuss artists in the event (will be trained)

time commitment: est. 4 hrs/mo - 1 hr training, 3 hrs at event


Volunteer Form

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