Anam-Cre’ Pottery Studio: 570 Higuera St., suite 140, 544-1850. Paint bowls for the Empty Bowls luncheon benefiting the Food Bank. anamcre.com.
ARTS Space Obispo: 570 Higuera, suite 165, 544-9251. See the Open Studios Art Tour 2010 Preview and “6x6(x6) Show” with more than 100 small works. artsobispo.org.
Body Centered Therapy/Energy In Motion:1023 Nipomo St., suite 50, 305-5197. See “Illuminations.” J. Anton Kiernan presents works on canvas, paper, and recycled objects. Light refreshments will be served.
Coalition: 974 Monterey St., 595-1010. Find entries from the second annual Skate Deck Art Contest. Winners include Jesse Hunt, Taylor Guerra, and Jason Ferkel.
compact: 1166 Higuera St., 235-3256. See Dalton Jamieson, “Interiors” oil paintings Oct. 1-30.
GALA Center: 1060 Palm St., 541-4252. Find abstract, figurative, and multimedia artwork by Craig Boisvert.
Growing Grounds Downtown Store: 956 Chorro St., 544-4967. Enjoy photographer Barry Goyette, live music by the Gillie Wheesels, and free wine tastings.
History Center of San Luis Obispo County: 696 Monterey St., 543-0638. Enjoy treats and interact with the spirits of SLO County, as costumed historic figures wander the museum. historycenterslo.org.
humanKind Fair Trade: 982 Monterey St., 594-1220. Celebrate Dio de los Muertos with linoleum and wood cut prints by Joseph Kalionzes.
Josephine Crawford Studio: 873 Church St., 543-2237. From 5-6 p.m., find a “Pre-Party Salon” with maps and previews of Art After Dark.
Linnaea’s Café: 1110 Garden St., 541-5888. See photos on canvas by Hallie Scott with a reception during Art After Dark. linnaeas.com.
The Photo Shop:1027 B Marsh St., 543-4025. Check out “Unfolding,” flower photographs by Jo Ann Genito, who will attend 6-8 p.m. photoshopslo.com.
Picking Daisies, Beautiful Napkins for Everyday Use: 570 Higuera St., suite 120, 783-2434. Attend a premier showing of Josephine Crawford’s “Cafe Rouge et Noir” plus “Reality Show.”
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art: 1010 Broad St., in Mission Plaza, 543-8562. See an exhibition and sale of 150 paintings by Plein Air Festival artists. Collectors’ Party is 4-6 p.m. sloma.org.
Steynberg Gallery: 1531 Monterey St., 547-0278. Find new paintings by Ann Stahl and Lorna Teixeira. steynberggallery.com.
Sweet Earth Chocolates: 1145 Monterey St., 782-9868. “In Dreams” presents Lee Lawson’s paintings, plus Frank Zika’s glass, Rebecca Wamsley’s pottery, and Melanie Sach’s fairies.