Art Walk goes virtual in June as 'Art Scroll'

Live feeds will be presented on Facebook each Wednesday, midday and evening.

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After canceling Art walk in April and May because of COVID-19 social distancing requirements, Downtown Vision Inc. will present a virtual “Art Scroll” experience instead of the traditional event each Wednesday in June.

Since 2003, Art Walk has drawn thousands of people to the urban core on the evening of the first Wednesday of each month. Visitors view art of all genres and live entertainment and patronize Downtown’s retail small businesses, restaurants and bars.

Each Wednesday in June, there will be two Virtual Art Scroll livestreams, midday and early evening, at

It will feature live performances, artist interviews, art contests and art giveaways. 

There also will be a coloring contest for children. A #DTJax logo coloring sheet may be downloaded from 

When completed, participants can take a picture and submit it for a chance to win one of three family memberships to MOCA Jacksonville, the Museum of Science & History or The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. June 3 at the first Art Scroll. The staff favorite will be featured as the #DTJax social media profile picture in June.

Enter on to win a piece of local art from one of Downtown’s art galleries and visit to shop Art Walk vendors. 

Art Walk is produced by DVI with sponsorships from the Downtown Investment Authority, city of Jacksonville, Vestcor, JEA, VyStar Credit Union, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Lingerfelt Commonwealth, Miller Electric, One Enterprise Center, Share MD, JWB Real Estate Capital, Live Oak Construction, CSX Corp., Block by Block, Vestcor, Dana B. Kenyon, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Banyan Street, Regency Centers, Southeast Development Group, PNC Bank, Truist, Haskell, Corner Lot Development, Affordable Marijuana License, Chamblin’s Uptown, Cox Media Group and iHeartRadio.

DVI administers a 90-block Business Improvement District. It was created by commercial property owners through an additional property tax self-assessment and is governed by a board representing Downtown property owners.

For more information, visit 

The schedule:

June 3, noon

Artist Nico Suave will paint from her home while talking about her techniques and her organization, Kids Mural Project.

June 3, 6-8 p.m.

View the winners of the Color Our Logo Contest with a live performance by Firewater Tent Revival. 

June 10, noon

Artist Itzcali Huichol will tell her story and exhibit her hand-stitched accessories.

June 10, 5:30 p.m.

An interview with Dansations Performing Arts Center owner and instructor Kim McDonough and graduating seniors followed by a virtual dance recital from the studio.

Enter on to win a piece of local art from one of Downtown’s art galleries and visit to shop Art Walk vendors. 

June 17, noon

Artist Jennifer Mangaoang will talk about her art and life.

June 17, 6 p.m.

A virtual cabaret by The 5 & Dime Theatre Co.

Enter on to win a piece of local art from one of Downtown’s art galleries and visit to shop Art Walk vendors.

June 24, noon

An interview with Wolf + Cub to hear about how one of Downtown’s boutiques got started and what Bold City Pride means to the owners.

June 24, 6 p.m.

An evening with JASMYN + Metro to celebrate Pride.