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Where Color Meets White: Whitney White Linen Night Art Walk

 

poster for White Linen Night, dark blue background with white and lighter shades of blue used in lettering

 

 

The arts scene comes alive at the tail-end of each summer when its Whitney White Linen Night weekend. Every year on the first Saturday evening of August—this year, it’s Saturday, August 3rd—Julia St in the Warehouse District comes alive for three hours whilst crowds of white-clad art lovers roam up and down the blocks of art galleries

About two dozen galleries in all open the doors each year to showcase their best and current works. These special collections are something that has to be seen to be believed—paintings, drawings, sculptures, abstract art and full-room projects transform the street into a sanctuary of artistic design. And to the delight of their patrons, some galleries even offer free wine—while it lasts.

For others, beverages are served via tickets dispensed at cash bars located throughout the span of the art walk. There’s also a large selection of local restaurants offering their wares to event attendees.  read more »