Thursday, April 1, 2010

Oyster Bay's Art Scene is Starting to Gain Attention - LI Pulse

According to Long Island Pulse, Oyster Bay is getting the reputation of being an art town. The article described the Art Walk held the First Thursday of every month from 7-9pm as follows "Oyster Bay's art scene is starting to gain attention. During Art Night, crowds pack the galleries and art is being sold. In the hamlet, new friendships are being made." For the full article, go here.

The Oyster Bay Art Walk features an international spectrum of contemporary artists, displaying their work at several downtown locations. Many businesses throughout the town will be displaying artwork. Many restaurants also will be exhibiting art and offering a percentage off on meals, wine tastings, and more. Live entertainment will take place, and restaurants and cafes will be open for coffee and dessert.

Art Walk Map, click to enlarge

These galleries and arts-related venues all will be open:
1. Chase Edwards Gallery, 15 East Main Street,
2. Atelier Fine Arts/Studio, 9 East Main Street,
3. Art That Matters, 55 West Main Street,
4. the Teaching Studios of Art, 115 Audrey Avenue,
* 5. Peter Charles Designs, 17 East Main Street,
* 5a. Maison Verte - Organic Green Products, 17A East Main Street,
* 6. Oyster Bay Frame Shop, 3 East Main Street,
7. Chrison & Bellina, 24 Audrey Avenue
8. BayKery Cafe, 124 South Street
* 9. Terry's Color Creations, 5 East Main Street
* 10. Friends of the Bay, 111 South Street,

* 11. TRA Gallery, 20 Audrey Avenue,
* 12. Ben/s Garden, 95 Audrey Avenue,

* Art Venues and Specialty Shops

Also, please be sure to patronize the following restaurants:
a. Canterbury's Oyster Bar, 46 Audrey Avenue,
b. Wild Honey, 1 East Main Street,
c. Fiddleheads, 62 South Street,
d. Cafe al Dente, 2 Spring Street,
e. The Homestead, 107 South Street,
f. Coach Bar & Grill, 22 Pine Hollow Rd,

Oyster Bay Sundown
A live music series is being planned again this year for downtown Oyster Bay. Three restaurants:
Canterbury’s,Fiddleheads, and The Homestead are all arranging to have live music every Thursday night. Live outdoor music will be provided the 1st Thursday of each month at Renaissance Plaza (24 Audrey Avenue) on June 3, July 1, & August 5, from 7-9pm each night. The kick-off for Oyster Bay Sundown will be held on May 3 at the Teaching Studios of Art to coincide with their spring registration drive. The last concert will be September 2 at The Homestead. These concerts are free and open to the public.

No comments: