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Current Info For
2nd Saturday October 13th
& October 2018
The 2nd Saturday Gallery Tour in Florence, Oregon seeks to share with our community the benefits of the arts, artists and collaboration within our community by offering interactive opportunities to share and celebrate the local arts. This monthly occasion will inspire you and help Florence continue to be a thriving coastal arts destination.

During the hours 3-5PM on 2nd Saturday of each month, you’ll enjoy great local art, interactions with fellow patrons of the arts and artists, receptions, refreshments, live entertainment and community*. 
Please note some Galleries may have specific event hours, please check with individual gallery for specific times. Some galleries are open by appointment. Events subject to change without notice.  

The Tour begins at any of the participating locations:
Florence Art Passport

Florence is an Art Lover's Destination! The Florence Oregon Passport to the Arts will be back soon! 

Heffy's Gallery

1856 37th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439​​


Website TBA

  • The BEST Wood Art on the Coast (if not the world!)

Dragon Art

949 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439​​

Frames of Florence

2250 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439​​


  • See various local artists work including Charles Draper and Moira Sadovy.

  • Check out various framing options

Serene Abundance Studio

1225 12th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439​​


  • The River's Journey multiple artist show is up now until December. This shows theme is centered around change and grief and loss.

Novelli's Crab & Seafood

1498 Bay Street (Down on Boat Dock)


  • An'ya is Artist of the Month

    • ​She dabbles in "simple" artwork to accompany her 3 line haiku and 5 line tanka poetry. an'ya's works have been translated into over 90 different language dialects for literary journals,  books, anthologies, leaflets, magazines, newspapers, calendars, and online pubs. 

  • Free Samples of Amber's Award-winning Chowder, Complimentary Wine and a Free Poetry Print for the Art Walk.

The Studios at Jayne Smoley Design

1458 1st Street, Florence, Oregon 97439​​

  • Classes! Be sure to sign up!

  • Studio Box Launch Party on 10/6/2018 from 2-5pm along with the Wine & Chowder Fest. Will be serving Silvan Ridge Winery!

  • Residents Artists:

    • Jayne Smoley, Glass

    • Tamarah Philips, Oils

    • Gigi Lassen, Jewelry

Backstreet Gallery

1421 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Artists of the Month for October is Geraldine McMahan, potter, and Karen Nichols, multi-media artist. Food catered by Nosh, music by Jeff Lovejoy

  • 10/6-7/2018 Wine Walk - Backstreet will have a celebration of wine, food and music.  We will host J. Scott Cellars with music by Sunny Sundstrum.

FRAA - Florence Regional Arts Alliance

120 Maple Street, Florence, Oregon 97439

541-997-4435 or 541-999-0859

  • Come relax, enjoy the new member art that is up!

  • 10/6-7/2018 Wine Walk - FRAA will be hosting Sarver Winery. Additionally, chairs and tables set up so people can sit down and relax amid the artwork.

Old Town Coffee & Gallery

125 1/2 Nopal Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Artists of the Month, TBA.

The River Gallery

1335 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Featuring the work of Florence artists Vern Oremus, who makes amazing wooden bowls, and Greg Kennedy, who makes gorgeous high fired and horsehair pottery. We will be serving champagne and chocolate during the art walk.

  • Also featuring an exquisite collection by Northwest artists.

  • Stop by, have some champagne and chocolate, and enjoy the view!

The Hideaway Gallery

1254 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Doc has a special collection of his watercolors up!

  • Hometown art from a variety of talented artists.

Old Town Barbershop

1341 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • A fresh new feel of maritime art and maps.

Alissa Clark Clayworks

180 Laurel Street


  • Day of the Dead featured items including amazing vases and MUGS!

The Vardanian Art Gallery

1300 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • The Gallery is OPEN! New Wine and Provision shop inside the Gallery. 

Silver Lining Boutique

2217 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • October and November Artist is painter, Mike Morrow! You will be amazed, bedazzled, and inquisitive! Champagne, beer, food and all the laughter you can stand!

Siuslaw Public Library

1460 9th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • demARTS on 10/6/2018 from 10:30am to 4:30pm, with special dedication at Noon

  • Lobby Case - Nativity Festival

  • Lobby - Art by Bob Hefty

  • Inside Cases - Nicole Campanella


Florence Events Center

715 Quince Street, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Everything Odd-umns Show is up for the month. Artist Reception is on October 19th from 5-7pm in Gallery 5.

  • Patricia Stutz Oil paintings are being showcased in Gallery 1. Artist reception is on October 19th from 5-7pm.

  • Wallowers & Wine with John Leasure on November 23rd, 2018


BeauxArts Fine Art Materials & Gallery

2285 Highway 101 Suite H, Florence, Oregon 97439


  • Call for Art! Come be part of the show at the Florence Events Center from November to December. 

Info Card 
2018 Tour ​​​​​
  • November 10

  • December 8 


2019 Tour ​​​​
  • To Be Posted Shortly

tour hours
2nd Saturday of the Month 
 3PM - 5PM 

Please note some Galleries may have specific event hours, please check with individual gallery for specific times.  Some galleries are open by appointment.

Not all galleries have special live entrainment or refreshments during 2nd Saturday. 

Due to various private events held at the Florence Events Center (FEC), some locations may be closed to the public.

Events subject to change without notice. Apologies for any inconvenience. 

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