On the third Thursday of every month, thousands of visitors converge Downtown to celebrate art, music and business. Along the way, people partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping and cosmopolitan living. Continue your evening out in downtown Orlando by attending the official Gallery Hop After Party from 9-11 pm at Wall St. Plaza‘s Hooch.




The Gallery Hop, hosted by the Downtown Arts District features numerous galleries and non-traditional art venues that spotlight the best of established and emerging Orlando-based artists in tandem with nationally and internationally acclaimed artists.



Hosted by the Downtown Orlando Partnership, these professional networking events allow attendees to experience one of downtown’s fine establishments while making great local business connections.


Business Networking

Downtown Orlando Partnership
Jax Thornton Park 617 E Central Blvd.

Join the Downtown Orlando Partnership and local professionals for this monthly business networking event 5:30 – 7:00 pm! Price: FREE for Members, $10 for Non-members. (Event includes networking and two drink tickets.)



Aloft Orlando Downtown 500 S. Orange Ave.
The artwork of Lemus

Canvs 101 S. Garland Ave., #108
The Collection of Masami Koshikawa, curated by Takeover

CityArts Factory 29 S. Orange Ave.

  • The Keira & Scarlett Kiene Community Gallery: Beaux Arts of Central Florida- Our objectives are to strive for excellence and originality, explore various media and techniques, and contribute a personal and fresh approach to the diversity of today’s art.
  • Gallery 29: The Muses – A Visual Collective of four Women Artists with distinctive styles merge together in the celebration of “Women’s International Month” Paintings encompass the majority of the art with several sculpture pieces that bring the visual dialogue full circle. With no theme…yet with a theme…a thread of life experiences that intermingle, overlap and stand alone bearing each artist’s singular visual language in interpreting and expressing them.
  • Magic Gallery: CityArts Factory and OUC have partnered again to bring you “H2Show,” an exhibition displaying artwork in the following themes: Eco-Friendly, Iconic Florida,
    Downtown or UCF bodies of water, Lake Eola, Geographic features, Water Treatment Facilities,
    and Historic Elevated Water Tanks, etc.
  • Star Gallery: We Too: Reclaiming the Feminine, an exhibit in honor of Women’s History month. Through recent movements like #MeToo, women everywhere are feeling confident enough to speak up about the experiences they have as women.  The gallery space as opposed to the work space gives these women an opportunity to jump off the tightrope and go from being seen to being heard. Featured artists include Kira Gondeck-Silvia, Patricia Lois Nuss, Jennifer Bronwynn-Copp, Dina Mack, Leah Sandler, Brittany METZ-Cooper, Bahareh Khoshooee, Janay Bookhart, Renee Clark.
  • Young Artist Gallery: Collective Chemistry is a showcase of current UCF undergraduate students from the School of Visual Arts and Design.
  • Redefine Gallery: It’s Pronounced /toons/ by 2NES UNOe. – A front row seat inside the mind of 2nes Unoe. A South Florida raised creative; currently residing in Orlando, FL. Heavily influenced by the golden era of Hip Hop, Old Rubber hose animations, and Classic Video Games. His illustrations connect various worlds of concepts and creative styles, within a multiverse of mediums. The future show creates nostalgia, merged with a modern aesthetic. A collaboration of ideas from back when combined with influences from here and now all the while respectively paying homage to the inspirations that created before him.
  • O Gallery: “O” Gallery features resident artists Vickie Wilson, Donna Dowless, Dlynn Roll, Roberto Gonzalez, Pamela Loudon, Bernie Martin, Jaime Parra, and Doug Powell

Gallery at Avalon Island 39 S. Magnolia Ave.
Individual Theorem is a showcase of individual works of art against a backdrop of contemporary concern. How do you remain yourself in an ever-growing society of deepening complexity and possibility? UCF’s Emerging Media graduate students from the School of Visual Arts and Design show compelling answers.

Orange County Regional History Center 65 E. Central Blvd.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the History Center has selected photographs of women from Central Florida that challenge the traditional notions of women’s roles. The women are unidentified, we don’t know their stories and we probably never will. This month’s pop-up exhibit and interactive looks at History’s Mystery Women and how the History Center deciphers clues from artifacts.

Visit the NEW 3rd Thursday Art Market at Heritage Square in front of the museum.

Grand Bohemian Gallery 325 S. Orange Ave.
Featuring the art of Celeste McCollough – From the Charleston Gallery Association.

Orange County Public Library 101 E. Central Blvd.
Celebrating the Genius of Women. This annual exhibition features work from local finalists, and national and international participants in the Women in the Arts, Inc. art competition. Artists featured include Danielle Culibao, Peggi Nadeau, Audrey Phillips, Hye Shin, Anna Thorne, Mindy Colton, Jennifer Payne, Karin Connolly, Eliza Pineau Casler, Kim Minichiello, Ashlyn Mae Bapst, Kathy Stutzman, and Elizabeth Allen-Cannon.

The Falcon Bar & Gallery 819 E. Washington St.
Star Crossed – A Celestial Art Show: Thwarted love, ruling stars, doomed from the start. Curated by Morgan Wilson of Lux Nova Studio. Artist reception Saturday 2.10.18 from 9pm-11pm.

Gallery Eola  818 E. Washington St.
Featuring – Trichotomic (adj): the quality of having been divided into three separate parts –
Solace (n): comfort or consolation in a time of distress. Artwork featured in this exhibit embodies the following divisions of self: Mind, Body, or Soul. Through bold expressions of color and otherworldly imagery Leon, Ryan, and Sapphire integrate these aspects in search of peace through unity. The resulting exhibition creates a tension between the beauty in this momentary reconciliation of parts and the inherent segregation amongst them.

Terrace Gallery at City Hall 400 S. Orange Ave.
Is currently undergoing renovations and will have shows again in the spring.

PaintMix Art Studio  817 E. Washington St.   

Vinyl Arts Bar 75 E. Colonial Dr.
Showcasing Open Art Studio every 3rd Thursday. We open our doors to local artists to bring their art supplies and paint and create “live” for everyone to see.