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.

 

 

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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.

 

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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.

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Downtown Orlando Partnership Business Networking

UCF Center for Emerging Media 500 W Livingston St.

Join the Downtown Orlando Partnership and local business professionals for this monthly networking event! COST: $FREE/Members, $25/Non-members* RSVP:

RSVP: https://www.doporlando.com/3rdthu/
*Event includes networking and two drink tickets!*

Art

Aloft Orlando Downtown 500 S. Orange Ave.
Solo exhibition by JBon, a blending of paint and glass

CityArts Factory 39 S. Magnolia  Ave.

  • Signature Gallery (Downstairs): H2Show, an exhibition featuring 18 artists and their perspectives of Florida’s natural heritage. The exhibit also features rain barrels OUC – The Reliable One’s Watercolor Project with Orange County Public Schools.
  • Signature Gallery (Upstairs):  Art Meets Medicine, an exhibition featuring more than 100 art pieces created by Central Florida cancer patients and their families at the Cancer Support Community at Orlando Health.
  • Redefine Art Gallery: Attachment Hunger, featuring Scott MacDonald and Sean Hartman
  • Young Artists Gallery: All New Art, curated by Jean Claude Rasch
  • Spotlight Gallery: Vibes of the Universe, a solo exhibition by Vickie Wilson

Downtown Arts Collective Photography Studio 643 Lexington Ave.
John Alamo is a Haitian American abstract artist living and working in Orlando. His artwork centers on a mixture of Vodun magic and his own dream world.

The Falcon Bar & Gallery 819 E. Washington
The X-Files Art Exhibit is inspired by the classic television sci-fi drama where two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigated the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces worked to impede their efforts.

Grand Eola 818 East Washington St.
Showcasing local artists

Grand Bohemian Gallery 325 S. Orange Ave.
Alejandro Ruiz AKA Revel. Born in Miami, Florida of Cuban parents, Revel is a speed painter who paints remarkable art on canvases upside down…live. Live Painting is Friday March 22, at 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM

Orange County Library System (FL) 101 East Central Blvd.
Celebrating the Genius of Women: On Display March 9 – April 23

Life is 3D – On Display Until March 31, 2019

Orange County Regional History Center 65 E. Central Blvd.
This 3rd Thursday at the History Center features a special display all about antique cooking in Central Florida. Explore original recipes for pioneer food from a variety of cultures that influenced Central Florida’s culinary landscape.

Orlando Game Space 420 East Robinson St.
Mood the Party. ART + GAMES + MUSIC + WINE

Terrace Gallery at Orlando City Hall 400 S. Orange Ave.
Art of the Airport Tower from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Photography and curation by Carolyn Russo.

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.