Third Thursday Art Walk • Map & Galleries • Carefree, AZ

Join Carefree galleries on the Third Thursday of every month beginning October 21st through May 19th, 2021 for our seasonal Art Night. Carefree’s Third Thursday event series invites visitors to stroll, shop, dine and enjoy an evening celebrating the arts in downtown Carefree! These events help support local businesses and local creativity which make our Arizona culture a better place to live, work, and visit.


The Art Evenings are FREE and self-guided, every month, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and offer FREE PARKING. Begin at any gallery, then continue on to other participating galleries. Enjoy a diverse display of artistic styles and mediums, meet the artists, enjoy refreshments and engage in conversation about art and architecture.

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Carefree, Ariz. (Sep. 28, 2020)— The Art Galleries of Carefree are pleased to announce the launch of the First Thursday’s Art Walk in picturesque Downtown Carefree, Arizona.  The Art Walk features 13 unique and locally-owned galleries offering a diversity of fine art, jewelry and home décor.  Each participating gallery will have snacks and refreshments, as well as, featured gallery artists.  The Art Walk will take you through the beautiful Carefree Desert Gardens, as you make your way from gallery to gallery. 

This can’t miss event is the first Thursday of each month, starting October 1, 2020, through May 6, 2021, and runs from 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.  “We are so excited to kick this event off”, says Michele Hutchins, of Gallery Michele, “Carefree's First Thursdays are an opportunity to celebrate local creativity and culture. Each Art Walk event in downtown Carefree presents an opportunity to recognize a local artist whose creativity and artistic spirit make this community a better place to live, work and visit.

Participating Galleries include Gallery Michele, Wild Holly Gallery, Grace Renee Gallery, Thunderbird Artists Gallery, Steve Stento Fine Art, Ciolim Art Studio and Gallery, Studio West – RC Gorman Gallery, M&E Stoyanov Art Gallery, Sue Bickerdyke Interiors, Adelante Art Gallery, Lance Headlee Gallery, Native American Gallery, and Desert Glasshopper Studio.

For more information on the First Thursday Art Walk and Carefree’s Galleries, places to eat in Carefree and the Carefree Desert Gardens please visit www.VisitCarefree.Com