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Oceanside Friends of the Arts gives back to the Oceanside community through cultural events including First Friday Art Walk and Artist Alley Oceanside.

We are a non-profit organization, relying on dedicated volunteers.


Friday April 5th, the Art Walk will be in Artist Alley in Oceanside. 5-9pm.

Join First Friday Art Walk by supporting our vibrant art community showcasing pop-up art galleries, custom jewelry, dance performances, live music and poetry.

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Hosted by the SpringHill Suites Marriott in Downtown Oceanside. 66 plus local artists, musicians and vendors celebrate Southern California Culture.
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2018 Scholarships Awarded

Local high school grads Isabel Figueroa and Drew Pfeffer received $500 each from Oceanside Friends of the Arts. Isabel is an Oceanside High School graduate headed to Mira Costa College to study Art and Business. Drew is an El Camino High grad attending Palomar College in the fall to pursue Performance Art.

Do you want to be featured in an Art Walk Moment?  Contact us and we'll set it up 

Art Walk Moments

Video features showcasing individuals and organizations that make our Art Walk events tick

Executive Chef Luke from Orfila Winery will be at the March 1 First Friday Art Walk from 5-9pm.
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Crystal Rodriguez is stoked that Holme Estate Cellars is an Art Walk venue on Coast Hwy in Oceanside

Gumaro talks about Main Street Oceanside and the First Friday Art Walk

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if you're interested in being a part of the fast growing cultural scene in downtown Oceanside.

Oceanside Art Walk features local artists

Click our logo to participate Susan Brown’s Birthday Fundraiser. Every bit counts!

Click our logo to participate Susan Brown’s Birthday Fundraiser. Every bit counts!

In 2017,     Oceanside     was named one of fourteen     Cultural Art Districts     in the state of California

In 2017, Oceanside was named one of fourteen Cultural Art Districts in the state of California

 

Oceanside Friends of the Arts provides scholarships and grants to local high schools.

 

December 2018 Oceanside Art Walk showcasing dozens of local artists at the SpringHill Suites Marriott in Downtown Oceanside.

November 2 2018 First Friday Art Walk was under the lights in Artist Alley

Erin Schroeder will be showing at future First Friday Art Walks and we couldn't be happier. Check out Erin’s website at www.erinsillart.com

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Cory Whitlock of Whitlock Surf Experience promoting next week's First Friday Art Walk in downtown Oceanside.

Julia Fisher promotes Studio Ace and the July 6 2018 First Friday Art Walk.

Oceanside Friends of the Arts is the proud producer of First Friday Art Walk.  Proceeds benefit Oceanside Friends of the Arts' commitment to enhance, encourage and support arts related activities for the Oceanside Community including scholarships for local students.  We are a nonprofit 501(c)3. Tax ID 81-2397930.