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2012

Free Showings of Art Studios Galleries Museums

■ The Fresno Arts Council (FAC) is a private, 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established in 1979 by local artists, arts organizations, and interested individuals who wished to create a voice for the arts in the Central San Joaquin Valley. The mission of FAC is to “enrich people’s lives through the arts”.

Enriching people’s lives

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■ The ArtHop program is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 60 art venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries/artist studios, retail outlets, and public spaces that the public could visit on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

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Tips on ArtHopping

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THIRDTHURSDAYS 1 It is important to plan your ArtHop date. ■ Login to www.fresnoarthop.org to check for art exhibit/event details, location, and/ or if the specific venue you intend to visit is open that day.

2 Dress for comfort. Check the weather ■ before heading to ArtHop venues.

3 Carpool, or meet at a designated place and ■ carpool to other venues.

4 Take your friends and/or families. ■ 5 Support local artists by purchasing ■ artwork for sale.

6 Join Bike Hoppers. ■ 7 Have Fun. ■

www.fresnoarthop.org A program of the

FRESNO ARTS COUNCIL Enriching people’s lives through the arts!

1245 Van Ness Avenue Fresno, CA 559-237-9734 www.fresnoartscouncil.org

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Fresno City College 1101 E. University Ave. 442-4600 x8324 www.fresnocitycollege.edu/ artspacegallery.edu ■ 2. California Arts Academy Severance 1401 N. Wishon Ave. – 222-6539 www.calartsacademy.com ■ 3. Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central California 905 N. Fulton – 268-2447 www.bigs.org

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■ 4. Fashion Design Incubator

Hall 2224 N. Fine Ave., #103 – 816-7267 550 E Shaw Ave. – 224-1001 www.fashiondesignincubatorinc.com www.armof.org ■ 5. Gallery II - Pat Hunter Studio BELMONT ■ 2. Boling Fine Arts Gallery 1490 W. Shaw Ave. – 222-4443 5100 N. Sixth, Suite 120 – 244-4922 ■ 6. Margaret Hudson’s www.bolingfinearts.com Earth Arts Studio & Gallery KINGS CANYON ■ 3. Glass Crackers Mosaics 1946 E.VENTURA Swift Ave. – 222-2420 10710 Highway 41 #102 – 246-0696 www.margarethudson.com www.glasscrackersmosaics.con BUTLER

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1003 N. Abby St. – 485-0065 www.clay-mix.com ■ 5. Fulton’s Folly Antique Collective 920 E. Olive Ave. – 268-3856 ■ 6. Studio 74 1274 N. Van Ness Ave. – 908-0658 www.studio-74.org ■ 7. The Brass Unicorn 845 E. Fern Ave. – 441-7107 www.brassunicorn.com ■ 8. The Brick Wall @ JA Photography 2003 N. Van Ness Blvd. – 307-3610 www.fresnofolklore.org

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Don’t forget to check the Fresno Arts Council website to check for venues with live music during Arthop!

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620 F St. – 264-6323 www.fullcirclebrewing.com ■ 16. Gorgon Isle Gallery 665 Fulton – 288-4753 www.gorgonisle.com ■ 17. K-Jewel Art Gallery 1415 Fulton – 497-5118 www.my.fresnoarts.net/profile/KYNOJEWELArtGallery ■ 18. Kliszewski Glass 2746 E. Lorena Ave. – 497-6610 www.klissglass.com ■ 19. Las Palmas Check Cashing 3075 . Tulare St. – 485-5948 ■ 20. Mullins Studio 1416 Broadway St. #D – 444-0395 www.paulmullinsphotography.com ■ 21. Robert Ogata Studio 701 “L” Street – 237-1678 www.robertogata.com ■ 22. Studio 712 712 Fulton St. – 270-1235 www.712design.com ■ 23. Studio Itz 370 N. Fresno St. – 696-6253 www.kurtwatson.com ■ 24. Art By Hand, Central California 732 N. Van Ness Ave. – 237-3101 www.handsoncentralcal.org

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