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Thank you for being a part of our artistic community!
See you on September 27

Welcome to
Art After Dark

For one night only, Downtown galleries and art-loving shops stay open late, showcasing the best art in Kingston with special surprises along the way. Enjoy a FREE walking tour of local galleries, and get a chance to win $500 towards the purchase of original artwork at a participating gallery by entering the draw.

Gallery Map

Visit every location to find the Codewords- each codeword you submit counts as a contest entry for a chance to win $500 towards original art.
Make sure to visit them all!
Visit every gallery for more chances to win!!

Participating Galleries

336 Artists Hub

Art Studio

Gallery

Feature Artist: Vicki Westgate, Don Maynard, Diane Black & Brandon B. Liesen

Event: Discover the heart of creativity at 336 artists hub, where the diverse visions of 4 talented artisans converge! Dive into a world of handmade wonders, from exquisite handcrafted jewelry to captivating mixed media, drawings, paintings, and the timeless art of printmaking.

4Cats Arts Studio

Art Studio

Gallery

Feature Artist: 4Cats' Art

Event: Step into 4Cats Studio for hands-on clay wheel sessions, colorful splatter painting, doodle canvases, and a free painting workshop, there's something for everyone to explore. Create, experiment, and discover the joy of artistic expression. Plus, take home your own masterpiece from the clay wheel for just $20!

Antique Emporium

Vintage

Home decor

Feature Artist: Various

Event: Dive into curated collections, vintage delights, and repurposed wonders. Explore the furniture showroom for statement pieces, indulge in European imports, and find the perfect touch for your home with their eclectic home decor. Need a special gift? They've got you covered with their selection of gifts and cards.

Amanda's House of Elegance

Jewellery

Home decor

Feature Artist: Local Artists

Event: Join Amanda's House of Elegance for a captivating showcase where the beauty of jewelry meets the allure of canvas art, with exclusive sales and promos! Don't miss this exclusive fusion of style and artistry.

Birdgirl Arts

Youth Artists

Showcase

Feature Artist: Artists under 18 from the KFL&A region.

Event: Join Birdgirl Arts for an inspiring showcase at their gallery, highlighting the creativity and vision of Kingston's vibrant youth community. Witness the power of expression, innovation, and passion as these young artists take center stage.

Black Dog Pottery

Pottery studio

Gallery

Feature Artist: Marc Lemieux

Event: Step into Black Dog Pottery, where local artist, Marc Lemieux sculpts beauty from porcelain and stoneware. Immerse yourself in the timeless art of ceramics and explore the unique treasures crafted by the artist.  

BSE Skateboarding + Coffee Bar

Skateboarding

Clothing

Feature Artist:  Abby Nowakowski

Event: Indulge in BSE's special eclipse cookies while exploring the vibrant artworks of the local artist, Abby Nowakowski —prints, paintings, and small sculptural pieces await. Plus, channel your inner rebel with temporary tattoos for just $2!      

City + Oak

Boutique

Clothing

Feature Artist:  Colin Green

Event: Colin Green's art project Broke Canvas brings a fresh perspective to his paintings. Using acrylic and spray paints, he transforms unconventional canvases into dynamic works of art.             

Chris James

Boutique

Clothing

Feature Artist:   Susanne Langlois

Event: Dive into a world of color, and creativity! Join Chris James at their exquisite exposition of paintings and denim by Susanne Langlois, where every stroke tells a story.                    

Gallery Raymond

Gallery

Frames

Feature Artist: Bonnie Brooks and Sarah Hunter

Event: Join Gallery Raymond at the opening night of their latest art exhibition, where creativity knows no bounds. Explore diverse perspectives and boundless imagination. Don't miss your chance to be inspired.                                       

General Brock's Commissary

Artisanal food

Gifts

Feature Artist: Joanne Gervais

Event:  Come view the War of 1812 Gallery, and enjoy Sprucewood Shortbread Cookie samples - Art, music and tasty treats!

Happy Thoughts

Gifts

Games

Feature Artist: Vincent Perez

Event: Join Happy Thoughts for the grand re-launch of their beloved Kingston map print, now with fresh details and vibrant charm! Plus, delve into the world of print art with a showcase from talented local artist, Vincent Perez.  

Harlowe Green

Refillery

Thrift

Feature Artist: Leanne Chase, Lured Bake Shop, and Folk + Rorage

Event: Delight your senses with symmetrical designs on clothes, all featuring pressed flowers and botanicals by Lionize Collective, indulge in special delights and vintage clothes by Folk & Forage, and enjoy baked goods by Lured Bake Shop while you explore eco-friendly refills for your home.              

Kingston Coffee House

Coffee Shop

Scratch Bakery

Feature Artist: Adele Webster

Event: Experience the mesmerizing art of layering washes of paint on wood panels as Kingston Coffee House showcases the stunning works of Adele Webster. Let the aroma of coffee awaken you while you immerse yourself in the depths of creativity.                  

Kingston Community Arts + Design

Gallery

Gifts

Feature Artist: Various Local Artits

Event: Step into KCAD and embark on a journey through the imaginations of over 80 incredible artists and designers. From captivating paintings to intricate designs, there's something to inspire everyone.

Martello Alley

Gallery

Prints

Feature Artist: Two Thirds Down Under

Event: Join Martello Alley for an evening of visual wonders accompanied by captivating live music by Two Thirds Down Under. Let the rhythm guide you through a sensory journey unlike any other.

Martello on Brock

Gallery

Prints

Feature Artist: Dave Barton with Nathalie Craan

Event: Explore captivating artwork while live music fills the air, creating an atmosphere of pure inspiration. Don't miss this harmonious fusion of art and music by Dave Barton + Nathalie Craan.

 

Midori Gifts

Gifts

Supplies

Feature Artist: Megan Hamilton

Event: Are you interested in reading into your future? Join Midori for a Tarot Reading with Megan Hamilton! Choose between a 15 min 1 card reading or 30 min for 3 cards. The Fee is $5 for one time slot reading (to book for a 30 min reading, just choose two time slots).

Minotaur Gifts

Gifts

Games

Feature Artist: Local Artists                                      

Event: MOON Group Art Show- Join Minotaur for an extraordinary art showcase featuring original works by talented local artists, all inspired by the enchanting theme of the Moon. Don't miss this stellar fusion of gaming and artistry.                        

Montreal St. Collective

Thrift

Clothing

Feature Artist: Sherry Jeffery, Vanessa Jane Martin, Hill Werth & Oyster with Pearls.

Event: Step into captivating exposition featuring paintings, mixed-media masterpieces by Hill Werth, live art demonstration by Oyster with Pearls, and enjoy a charm bar by Sherry Jeffery to add your own personal touch.

Send in the Clowns

Gifts

Games

Feature Artist: Kat Kopiak

Event: Step into Send in the Clowns for a showcase of canvas masterpieces, complemented by live painting demonstrations from the local artist, Kat Kopiak. Immerse yourself in the magic of artistry and discover unique treasures to adorn your space or gift to loved ones.

Tri-Art Gallery

Gallery

Showcase

Feature Artist: Angela Cozea & Catherine Dhavernas

Event: Art exhibition Opening reception: Animals in Exile, Skeleton Park Brewery will be giving out samples, and light snacks will be served.    

                                                                                         

Visitor Information Centre

Tourism

Gifts

Feature Artist: Todd Muller

Event: Step into the Visitor Centre and immerse yourself in the captivating world of local photography. Join them as they showcase the stunning works of a talented photographer from our community.                                                         

WHIT Kingston

Cloth

Gifts

Feature Artist: Julia Finnegan, William Carrol, Bella Crysler

Event: Join Whit for an unforgettable evening of style, live music by Julia Finnegan, photography & sculpture by William Carrol, and the launch of a captivating poetry book by Bella Crysler (with illustrations from local artist Francisco Corbett).    

Tri-Art Gallery

Gallery

Showcase

Feature Artist: Angela Cozea & Catherine Dhavernas

Event: Art exhibition Opening reception: Animals in Exile, Skeleton Park Brewery will be giving out samples, and light snacks will be served.

Montreal St. Collective

Thrift

Clothing

Feature Artist: Sherry Jeffery, Vanessa Jane Martin & Hil Werth

Event: Live art performance.

More details coming soon.

Each venue you visit offers you another chance to win $500 towards the purchase of original art!

Stay tuned for the updated list of participating galleries and stores to enjoy the best art in Kingston.

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