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Benicia Art Weekend

Sat. May 4, 2024 - Sun. May 5, 2024

Benicia Art Weekend 2024

Explore one of the Bay Area’s most active art scenes during Benicia Art Weekend, Saturday & Sunday, May 4 – 5, 2024.

BENICIA — Indulge in a vibrant and rejuvenating experience as you explore one of the Bay Area’s most active art scenes. During this two-day celebration, over 50 Arsenal Art studios and 11 renowned galleries in Downtown Benicia will open their doors to showcase a diverse array of artistic mediums and styles, including painting, ceramics, jewelry, printmaking, photography and more. Attendees can expect to witness live demonstrations by local artists, captivating exhibitions, and a chance to engage with the talented individuals who breathe life into the city’s vibrant art scene.

Joe Garcia, longtime artist and resident of Benicia, will be showing his work at Studio #9 at 940 Tyler Street during Benicia Art Weekend. Besides painting, Joe creates abstract sculpture and has shown at the deYoung Open Exhibit in San Francisco.

Adding to the atmosphere, street musicians will be performing live at the State Capitol Lawn, St. Paul’s Square, and in front of The Tannery Building throughout the two-day event.

The event is free and open to the public, with plenty of free street parking available in both the Arsenal Historic District and downtown areas. The galleries are within easy walking distance of each other in their respective neighborhoods, making the Art Weekend accessible to people of all ages and ensuring an enjoyable experience for the whole family. Benicia’s historic First Street offers a variety of shopping and dining options, making it an ideal weekend getaway destination.

Jean Purnell, Benicia painter of landscapes in oil. See her work at her studio, 985 Lincoln St, behind the 940 Tyler building, during Benicia Art Weekend.

Whether you’re a seasoned art collector or simply seeking a delightful cultural experience, the Benicia Art Weekend promises to captivate and inspire!

Benicia Art Weekend
Saturday & Sunday, May 4 – 5, 2024
10am — 5pm
Arsenal Open Studios & Downtown Galleries, Benicia
FREE Admission

For more information, visit VisitBenicia.org/benicia-art-weekend.


Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510 United States


Benicia, SF Bay Area, Solano County, Vallejo Area