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events for 
April 8th
​Jayne Smoley Design & The Studios

1458 1st Street, Florence, Oregon 97439

  • New to TOUR!

  • Guest Artists are

    • ​Shelley Roenspie, Acrylics 

    • Benjamin Cahoon, mixed media

  • Residents Artists:

    • Jayne Smoley, Glass

    • Tamarah Philips, Oils

    • Gigi Lassen, Jewelry

FRAA - Florence Regional Arts Alliance

120 Maple Street, Florence, Oregon 97439

541-997-4435 or 541-999-0859

  • FRAA will display and sell the Florence Home School Children's Ceramic Tile Art that they made in conjunction with Alissa Clark Clayworks.  To celebrate their beautiful artwork, FRAA will host an Ice Cream Social during 2nd Saturday Art Walk.  


Old Town Coffee Roasters

125 1/2 Nopal Street, Florence, Oregon 97439



  • Artist of the Month, Tru Painting Dog. Open 8am to 6pm everyday if you are not able to see the show.  

  • Old Town Coffee and Gallery’s April artist of the month is Tru the painting dog. Tru is an artist, philanthropist, champion trick dog, truffle dog and sometimes a dog just being a dog. As an artist, Tru’s preferred medium is working with acrylics. She enjoys the flow of the paint as it touches the canvas and the flow of treats into her mouth from her mom after each stroke of the paint brush. As a philanthropist, some of Tru’s donations have been to Fraudville (a fundraiser event for the boys and girls club), Bark For Life (canine event for the American Cancer Society) and Dancing with Sea Lions Gala Auction event. As a champion trick dog Tru has her favorite tricks she preforms throughout the day. Tru also enjoys walking on Bay Street and if a passer-by gives her attention, it is time to preform tricks. As a truffle dog, tru loves getting out among the trees and using her nose. When she is on the hunt for the underground treasure she enjoys an occasional SQUIRREL distraction. Tru has donated truffles to the Siuslaw high school’s culinary arts catering, that were used at the VIP reception at Florence Events Centers “Splash Off” of Dancing with Sea Lions. Tru also enjoys just being a dog with long hikes on the sand dunes or wooded trails, pestering her “sister” kitty (she is very gentle), playing fetch and sleeping.


The River Gallery

1335 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439



  • Join us for Champagne & Chocolate! 

  • The River Gallery is featuring an exquisite collection by over 20 Northwest artists. Some examples include:

    • Wood turned bowls and vases by Vern Oremus

    • Hand blown Oregon glass floats by Bob Meyer

    • Jewelry by Claudia Brown

    • Pit-fired ceramics by Michael Schwartz

    • Hi-fired and horse hair ceramics by Greg Kennedy

    • Wide selection of hand blown Oregon Glass Floats


Backstreet Gallery

1421 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • With their marvelous miniature works of art, painter Julie Strecker and silversmith Patti Williams won the Best of Show awards at the Little Dickens Miniature Show last December at Backstreet Gallery. This win allows both artists to exhibit more of their work at the Gallery throughout the month of April. A reception will be held for them on April 8 from 3-5 p.m. during the Second Saturday Gallery Tour.

  • ​Music by Southern Comfort as well as to meet Julie and Patti and see their artwork.

The Hideaway Gallery

1254 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439



  • The Gallery features a family of artists. Open later on 2nd Saturday Gallery Tour days for your enjoyment. 

Old Town Barbershop

1341 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439



  • There is a fresh vibe over at the Old Town Barbershop! So refresh and enjoy some maritime and map art!

Alissa Clark Clayworks

180 Laurel Street


  • Spring into Art! Come pick up a special mug, bowl, or plate for to celebrate!

  • Get a chance buy a mug from Alissa or create your own!  Sign up for a class today!

Riverside Eats

1340 Bay Street



  • Take a break at the Riverside Eats to see the Siuslaw River, have a bite to eat, and see some fanatic art from local artists.

The Vardanian Art Gallery

1300 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439

  • The Gallery will be closed. New Wine and Provision shop to open inside the Gallery. Details to be posted soon!

  • Discover their featured artist, Serop Vardanian 1914-1997.  

Silver Lining Boutique

2217 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Silver Lining Boutique has a delightful upstairs Gallery to explore!

Siuslaw Public Library

1460 9th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439



  • Lobby Walls - Marion Hall (photography) 

  • Lobby Case - Norma Burkett (Anthropomorphic Dolls)

  • Inside - Brubaker Wall - Vicki Sieber-Benson and Bill Benson (Scenes from Cuba - Photography)  

  • Rafters - Kathy Elfers (Under the Sea - Felted Aquatic Animals)


Florence Events Center

715 Quince Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Florence Fest 2017 Art continued on Display.

BeauxArts Fine Art Materials & Gallery

2285 Highway 101 Suite H, Florence, Oregon 97439



  • Come see examples of different mediums and artists in our community.

  • Demo of Easy Marble Make and Take!

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