Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

Dancing Is In The Air

NOCO Aerial Show & FUNraiser

Thursday, August 8 – 7-9pm – California Arts Academy Severance (Tower District)

$10 @ door only / kids free


NOCO celebrates its end of summer performance tour & workshops with a fundraiser.

Aerial Student Demonstration – 7-8pm
NOCO performs ‘Soft as Animal’ – 8-8:30pm

sounds by Mr. Leonard L. Longmire
FREE wine & popcorn
FUN mask-making station
AUCTION of locally-made products & gifts


August #ArtHop 2013

August info of one of the most consistently awesome happenings in Fresno .

Thursday, August 1st, most locations start at 5pm and wrap up at 8pm

Featured Locations:


Babylon Club (Tower District)


Biz-Werx (Downtown Fresno)


P*de*Q (Tower District)


Crazy Moon Studios (Tower District)


Bebe O’s (Tower District)


meet @ Weldon & Echo (Tower District)


Shelco Industries (Downtown Fresno)


Fresno Brewing Company (Downtown Fresno) – music starts @ 8pm


CMAC (Downtown Fresno)


Frank’s Place (Downtown Fresno)


Iron Bird Lofts (Downtown Fresno)


Fresno Water Tower (Downtown Fresno)

November 2012 #ArtHop

A must experience event that occurs every month.  So make sure you have this night free and go discover the best Fresno has to offer. Thursday, November 1st, most locations start at 5pm and wrap up at 8pm.

Featured Locations:

Studio Itz (Downtown Fresno) – art and music starting at 8pm with The Babbling Crooks, I Kill Cameron and Garth Clifton

Gallery 25 (Downtown Fresno) – with artist Cynthia Cameron guest Clary Craeger

Fresno Brewing Company (Downtown Fresno) – music by The Harmed Brothers and Light Thieves

Twee Boutique (Downtown Fresno) – skull art by Laura Fraedrich

K-Jewel Studios (Downtown Fresno)

Frank’s Place (Downtown Fresno)

Biz-Werx (Downtown Fresno)

Iron Bird Lofts (Downtown Fresno)

Fulton 55 (Downtown Fresno) – featured artist Anke Hanken and Adriana Castillo plus the Soul Freedom Lounge with Mr. Leonard

Ruben’s Barber Shop (Tower District)

The Brass Unicorn (Tower District) – featuring the artwork by Ariel Bird and Michael “Mycow” Howe with retro futuristic quasi tribalized electronic drumming

Spectrum Art Gallery (Tower District) – “Another Season in The Middle Kingdom” is the continuation of the series focusing on The Great Central Valley of California

Fresno Art Hub (Tower District) – grand opening with artist Marilyn Torchin, Patricia Selin, Suzie Stach, Valerie Greene, Diane Abbott, Linda Pitts, Shirley Lindgren, Linda Caine, Sue Porter and Diane Breuer plus jewelers and a soap lady

P*de*Q (Tower District) – Carty Sewill with music by I Do Not Exist

The Manchester Experiment (Central Fresno) – closing reception of Trypic Souls, displaying the work of Jessica M. Hanna, Brandon Itheyus Jacobs and Cynthia Chapman Manuszak

Fresno State (Conley Art – East Fresno)

Hoover High Holiday Boutique

Saturday, October 27th, 10am-4pm

Hoover High School (Central Fresno)

Kids Just Wanna Have Fun

Saturday, October 20th, 12noon-4pm – free

Holmes Park (Downtown Fresno)

October 2012 #ArtHop

Thursday, October 4th, most locations start at 5pm and wrap up at 8pm.

Tower Velo (Tower District)

Studio Itz (Downtown Fresno) – art by Kurt, Sloppy Stitches by Tron and music by Tyrannosaurus Zebra, I Do Not Exist and Murder Park (music starts at 7pm)

Downtown Community Arts Collective (Downtown Fresno) – “Dia de los Muertos” exhibit

Full Circle Brewing (Downtown Fresno) – mixed media by Valerie Caraveo and Carina Caraveo

Corridor 2122 (Downtown Fresno) – Peter Janzen’s new show Momento Mori: Fresno 1961

K-Jewel Studios (Downtown Fresno) – Patrick Contreras and Steve Ono will perform onstage with great art and sculptures

Frank’s Place (Downtown Fresno)

CMAC (Downtown Fresno)

Faithful & True Tattoo (Downtown Fresno)

Bungalow Court (Downtown Fresno)

Pinot Wine Bar (Tower District) – DJ Bradley & Ms Soulflower will be providing smooth end-of-summer musical vibes

Revue Cafe (Tower District) – artists Samantha Moore, Sage Mittie, Daniel “Giles” Ball, Ruben Garcia, Josh Freeman, Brandon Sherbon, and Michael O’Connell with Despicable Alien

Gallery 25 (Tower District) – Joan K. Sharma “Open Focus”, photographs & Steve Norton “Painterly Pictures”, digital prints

P*de*Q (Tower District) – James Collier’s photographic works on the vibrant relationship between the food and people of the region with acoustic performance by Madeline Leaves

Fresno Art Council’s List of Venues

3rd Thursday ArtHop

Thursday, September 20th, 5-8pm – free

Starbucks (West Fresno)

Locations List

Viña de Oro

Wednesday, September 19th, 11am-10pm 

Thursday, September 20th, 12:30pm, 6pm

Friday, September 21th, 10am-8pm 

Saturday, September 22th, 12:30-9pm

(schedule) – free

Fresno State (East Fresno) – (locations)

September 2012 ArtHop

Thursday, September 6th, 5-8pm – free

Featured Locations:

Cereal Trip (Downtown Fresno)

Biz-Werx (Downtown Fresno)

K-Jewel Art Gallery (Downtown Fresno) – five of Fresno’s favorite photographers all in one place: Donovan Conway, Jon Ayala, Franka Mlikota Gabler, Terry Hayden and Martin Nunez

The Grand (Downtown Fresno)

Frank’s Place (Downtown Fresno) – 8-9pm – Cranky Old Men will be playing

Arte Americas (Downtown Fresno) – Mexico’s Modern Print Making: Revolution and the Graphic Arts, 1920-1980

California Rural Legal (Downtown Fresno)

Iron Bird Lofts (Downtown Fresno) – original handmade art, jewelry, and more including Adventure Hats, and The Little Calorie Gallery

Fulton 55 (Downtown Fresno) – ArtHop Barcade: enjoy some free gaming and art

Spectrum Art Gallery (Tower District) – auction preview show where all prints to be auctioned are available for inspection and silent auction bidding

The Brass Unicorn (Tower District) – beautiful artwork of Danielle Lacey with musical performance from Jeffrey Fisher and Auricular Medicine Treatments

The Hashtag (Tower District) – FUSE Fest Preview Night: check out a sampling of festival acts like Brother Luke, Achievement House, Light Thieves, and So Long Williamsburg with Dusty Buns Bistro Bus on hand

Gallery 25 (Tower District)

P*de*Q (Tower District) – Chance James’ painting and That Guy Kevin acoustic performance

Fresno Art Council’s List of Venues

Back to School Concert

Friday, August 24th, 6-9pm – free

Holmes Park (Downtown Fresno)

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