First Friday ArtWalk in Nevada City: Where Art Abounds

First Friday ArtWalk celebrates Nevada City’s eclectic mix of galleries, artisan boutiques, retail shops, wine tasting rooms, restaurants, as well as its wonderfully artistic and creative community. “We are entering our sixth year, with many exciting plans for the upcoming season, June-August 2019,” said ArtWalk founder Cynthia Levesque. “This event increases awareness, appreciation and participation […]

DANK and Music in the Mountains team up Miners Foundry on June 5

The DANK New Works show opens on Friday, June 5th, in conjunction with the Nevada City First Friday Art Walk. DANK Collective members Roseanne Burke, Sheila Cameron, Cynthia Levesque, Moira McLaughlin, Joseph Meade, Celine Adrianna Negrete and Nancy Nelson will be showing their newest work, there will be musical performances by Music in the Mountains, […]

Cynthia Levesque of Neva Co and Nevada City First Friday Artwalk featured in new California guide

Visit California’s “2015 California Vacation Guide” is out and it has several mentions of Nevada County attractions and businesses. Nevada City’s Cynthia Levesque, owner of Neva Co, and founder of the wildly popular Nevada City First Friday Artwalk, is pictured on the Gold Country page noting our area’s inviting shops. Read Sierra FoodWineArt’s articles about […]

NCArts awarded $7,500 for First Friday Art Walks

NCArts, in partnership with Peggy Wright and Cynthia Levesque, submitted a successful grant ($7,500) in support of the Nevada City First Friday Art Walks. The California Arts Commission sponsored grant program, “Creating Places of Vitality,” funds proposals of up to $10,000 to utilize the arts for economic and community development in rural areas. The funds […]

Nevada County artists launch DANK Inaugural to showcase local contemporary art

Local artists are announcing a new collaborative effort highlighting the contemporary art scene in Nevada County. Featuring 2-D and sculpture by some of the best local talent and moving into a highly visible, temporary space, The DANK Inaugural begins a new chapter in the thriving Nevada County art scene. The list of participating artists include: […]

First Friday Art Walk returns to Nevada City on May 2

The First Friday Art Walk is a celebration of Nevada City’s diverse mix of galleries, artisan boutiques, retail shops, wine tasting rooms, restaurants, as well as our wonderfully artistic and creative community. Participating Downtown businesses will stay open until 9 p.m. every First Friday monthly and many will host “receptions” with local artists, trunk shows, […]

“Squid Row Yarn Bomb” celebrates the South Yuba River Watershed

“The Squid Row Yarn Bomb,” created by The Nevada County Yarn Bombers, a group of local artists interested in community and public art, is a celebration of the South Yuba River Watershed, salmon restoration, and recycling. The star of the installation is “Sal Weiwei,” a giant salmon crocheted by Nancy Nelson entirely from plastic Grocery […]

Nevada City’s first Friday Artwalk is June 7

The Artwalk is a celebration of Nevada City’s diverse mix of galleries, artisan boutiques, retail shops, wine tasting rooms, restaurants, as well as our wonderfully artistic and creative community. Participating downtown businesses will stay open until 9 p.m. every First Friday monthly and many will host “receptions” with local artists, trunk shows, and/or performances. Many […]