August 1, 6 – 9 p.m.
ARTS Space Obispo: 570 Higuera #165 (SLO Creamery), 544-9251. The Tomato Show celebrates summer’s harvest with paintings by Katie Winkler. Opening reception cooking Demo by Nicola Allegretta from Mama’s Meatballs.
Frame Works: 339 Marsh, 542-9000 or SLOART.com. Impressions of France, the beautiful pastels of Tricia Reichert.
Jeff Claassen Gallery: 1118 Morro St., 391-0361 or jeffclaassen.com. “Tongue and Teeth,” a solo exhibition by Nic Rodriguez.
The Gallery at the Network: 778 Higuera, in the Network 788-0886. A ‘Jewelry Jubilee’ featuring the art jewelry of 12 artist and artist couples.
Linnaea’s Cafe: 1110 Garden, 541-5888. Visionary paintings by Lee Lawson at Linnaea's Cafe.
SLO Art Center: 1010 Broad, in Mission Plaza, 543-8562. Ex-nihilo," an exhibit of drawings by Tim Anderson.
The SLO County Historical Society and Museum: 696 Monterey St., 543-0638. See artistic interpretations of San Luis past via this exhibit. SLOCHS—Art and history intersect at Monterey and Broad Street.
Steynberg Gallery: 1531 Monterey, 547-0278. Paintings by Tracy Taylor, titled "Mary's Private Collection."
Yvonne Helms Presents 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' through Aug. 6 at Barnes & Noble in SLO – an homage to Helms’ favorite movie -Breakfast at Tiffany's. Aug. 1 from 6-9pm: 'Meet the Artist' at Barnes & Noble. 894 Marsh St., Bldg. G. Info: 781-8334 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
And the not so Art After Dark…
Rainbow Of Gems Show takes place Aug. 1-3 at St. Joseph’s Church from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Find dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, rocks and minerals, and a barbecue on Sat. night. 298 S. Thompson in Nipomo. Info: 929-3788 or www.omsinc.org.
St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church’s Annual Art Exhibit And Sale for the exhibit ‘Re-Visioning Los Osos, Reflections of Los Osos through an Artist’s Eye’. An evening reception†for the artists, with music by pianist Janis Johnson takes place on Aug. 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. and continues on Aug. 2, 10-5 p.m.). St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church is located across from the Memorial Park where Los Osos Valley and Clark Valley Roads meet.†Info: 534-0401.
Art & Adventure Auction In Cambria takes place Aug. 2 from 2-6 p.m. at the Vets Hall: 1000 Main St. $15. Food, fun, and art. Info: 927-2866 or www.cambriachamber.org.
Art In The Park At Dinosaur Caves takes place on Aug. 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Shell Beach. Check out this fun festival on the bluffs of the Pacific. Info: 773-1564, 704-8128, or email@example.com.