First Thursday ArtWalk Stakeholder Meeting
January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The partners of the San Pedro Arts & Cultural District invite the area artists, arts
organizations, galleries and supporting businesses to join us for a January 26th, 2021 3:00-5:00pm
Stakeholder Meeting to discuss our recent activities and to gather feedback about the eventual return of the
The meeting will be held on zoom and we ask participants to register on Eventbrite for this meeting, using
this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-pedro-artscultural-district-firstthursday-artwalk-stakeholdermeeting-tickets-137040159807. Participants will receive the Zoom link a few days before the meeting.
Shuttered since April 2020, the 23-year-old FirstThursday ArtWalk is a popular, well attended monthly event,
giving the community the opportunity to explore the variety of San Pedro’s arts offerings in the District. This
meeting will discuss parameters for the return of the ArtWalk and engage the participants in breakout
sessions to gather their feedback about ArtWalk experiences and best practices.
In preparation for the January 26th, 2021 meeting, we ask the stakeholders to answer a few questions in a
short on-line survey, using this link: https://forms.gle/ZPCKSSfofQA9Jzus6, due on January 22nd, 2021. Data
gathering is a key component in re-imaging the FirstThursday ArtWalk and we appreciate your willingness to
give feedback about your business or organization.
ABOUT THE ARTS&CULTURAL DISTRICT: In downtown San Pedro, the arts and the waterfront are
the area’s primary revitalization resources providing physical, social, cultural and economic benefits to
strengthen and sustain the community. The San Pedro Arts & Cultural District includes 30 galleries and artist
studios, over 25 unique restaurants, as well as a plethora of performing arts and music venues.
In June 2017, the San Pedro Waterfront Arts District formed a partnership with Angels Gate Cultural
Center, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, the CD15 Office of Joe Buscaino, the Grand Vision
Foundation and the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce and were designated a California Cultural
District by the California Arts Council. Over time, many artists of all disciplines, as well as 90 unique
cultural assets claim San Pedro as their home and are vital to the community’s civic life. San Pedro is honored
to be one of 14 Cultural Districts in