The free, self-guided public art event, Art Loop Wilmington, brings together art lovers and community to the ever-evolving downtown and greater Wilmington areas. Art galleries, studios, museums and alternative art spaces offer an opportunity to meet the featured artist(s) while enjoying refreshments, and in some cases live entertainment. With exciting and unique offerings around every corner, downtown and its surround areas celebrates the arts the first Friday of each and every month. Click the above image to download the latest Art Loop Wilmington Schedule for this month.

The ‘Art on the Town’ section of ‘Out a& About’ magazine is published monthly by the City of Wilmington and serves as a guide to navigating the 25+ gallery tour. The magazine includes information about the exhibitions, a map, bus schedule and more. Sign up to receive the magazine each month by mail or email to ensure you never miss a loop!

Art Loop Wilmington also ensures accessibility to the event through shuttle vans provided by the City of Wilmington.

Art Loop in three easy steps:

Step 1: Review the many gallery openings listed in the Art on The Town section of ‘Out & About’ magazine and choose the openings you want to attend.

Step 2: Map out your choices on the Art on the Town map in the magazine.

Step 3: Choose your method of transportation:

Choice A. The Art on the Town shuttle is a free service provided by the City of Wilmington. The shuttle schedule can be found in the magazine.

Choice B. Self-guided tours are a go to at your own pace option and offer more freedom to customize your tour.

Click here to download this months Art-loop schedule of locations and presenting artists.