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The Mayor’s Art Show Returns
August 2 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm• Free
The Eugene Visual Art festival kicks off at 5:30 pm Friday, July 27, reviving the beloved Mayor’s Art Show and Salon des Refuses, both absent since the Jacob’s Gallery closed in 2016. In addition, the Eugene Biennial will open the same night.
All three shows open at 5:30 pm with food, beverages, and music being served at the Maurie Jacobs room at Hult Center, site of the mayor’s show; the New Zone Gallery, hosting the Salon; and the Karin Clarke Gallery, hosting the Biennial. Mayor Lucy Vinis officially opens the festival at 6:30 pm at Hult Center plaza, which will offer live entertainment through the evening. The plaza is also the site of the BRIDGE exhibition, which features innovative and contemporary art reflecting ecological and social issues.
An award ceremony for the Mayor’s show and the Biennial will take run 7 to 9 pm Aug. 2 at Hult’s Soreng Theater. Admission is free.
— Taylor Perse