2010/2011 Season

Ongoing to February 12events4
“In the Eye of the Artist” featuring GIDEON.

  • Reception: Saturday, October 30, 6-9 pm

October 2
Backstreet Art District open for a gala event benefiting Dezart Performs “Charles and Ray Eames Design”. 6-9 pm.


October 7
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


October 9
Children’s Workshop – Create a FABLE BOX, using paint, collage and other “stuff” from around the house; construct an artistic scene
from your favorite classic fable, fairy tale or nursery rhyme, in an ordinary shoebox. 10 am to 4 pm.


October 23 & 24
ABSTRACT PAINTING 101 – Presented by John Weidenhamer, a well know Southern California artist. Learn the abstract tenets of
design which are the basis for all creative application of ideas to a flat surface – drawing, painting, etc. Both days, 9 am to 3 pm.


November 13 to May 31
THE GOLDEN AGE OF GLAMOUR – events5
One-of-a-kind images taken and printed by the greatest studio portrait photographers from studios including Paramount, 20th Century Fox, Columbia and Warner Brothers in the 1920s, 30s and 40s.
These historical investment pieces were hand-selected for this show to represent the best of best of this era; an incredibly rare offering of the lost art of studio portraiture.
The collection highlights some of the most valuable images of the greatest stars to ever grace the silver screen including: Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Betty Grable and many more.

  • GRAND OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, November 27, 6-9 pm***On the opening night the theme is “Black & White”. Anyone who is dressed in black and white will receive a 10% discount off their purchase.***
  • Reception: Saturday, December 18, 6-9 pm

November 3
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


December 1
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


Ongoing to May 31events6
THE GOLDEN AGE OF GLAMOUR – Original, black & white, one-of-a-kind photos taken by Hollywood Studio Photographers in the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

  • Reception: Saturday, December 18, 6-9 pm
  • Reception: Saturday, January 15, 6-9 pm
  • Reception: Saturday, January 29, 6-9 pm

January 5
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


February 2
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


February 5th & 6th events11

  • BOOK SIGNING – Meet Marilyn Monroe photographer, Bill Kobrin – Sat. 11-4, Sun. 1-4

Feburary 19 to May 31events10
JUDY NEMER SKLAR – “Conversations in Color” Judy: “For me it’s always about color, in any art conversation, color comes first”.

  • Artist Reception: Saturday, February 19, 6-9 pm
  • Artist Reception: Saturday, March 19, 6-9 pm

February 23
SPECIAL ART WALK FOR MODERISM WEEK – Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


March 2
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


March 26 to June 30
NEW WORKS BY GIDEON – “Figuratively Speaking”

  • Artist Reception: Saturday, May 14, 6-9 pm

April 2 to May 31
JUDY NEMER SKLAR – “Conversations in Color” & THE GOLDEN AGE OF GLAMOUR

  • Reception: Saturday, April 2, 6-9 pm
  • Reception: Saturday, May 14, 6-9 pm

April 6
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


May 4
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


June 1
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”-ART WALK-Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


July 2events12
Celebrate ART the 4th of July weekend!! Pool party without the pool…Get wet…over ART! Join us for food, drink, music and special events. 6-9 pm.


July 6
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”- ART WALK – SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT BY GUITARIST SHAQUE
– Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 6-9 pm.


August 3
Backstreet Art District-“First Wednesday”- ART WALK – Open galleries & studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. 7-9 pm.


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