Art in the Napa Valley flows seamlessly with the district’s praised traditions of world famous wine and rich cuisines. Along with the many art events, galleries, museums, and history, visitors of the Napa Valley have the opportunity to participate in the creativity and arts through various workshops and events. Some of these opportunities include: painting, glass making, ceramics, and pottery. Undoubtably, the Napa Valley offers a scenic backdrop for showing off all of the variety of art that is seen all throughout the region.
Some of the most popular art attractions in the Napa Valley are the Napa ARTwalk and the Yountville Art Walk. Both walks show off the art and sculptures done by world famous artists and allow for visitors to experience the vibrant art culture of the Napa Valley.
The Napa ARTwalk was a program that was launched in 2010 by the Arts Council and the City of Napa. This display would be in Downtown Napa, right on the Napa Riverfront, and would be a collection of sculptures that are changed on a yearly rotation. Every year the theme changes and represents the different types of cultures that are in Napa. The Napa ARTwalk is visitor friendly and caters to self guided, interactive tours through the aid of audio interaction.
To learn more about Napa’s ARTwalk, visit: Napa’s ARTwalk
Yountville Art Walk
Just one city up from the Napa Valley, is Yountville. Being an artistic culture, Yountville has its own Art Walk that is unlike anything other. The Yountville Art Walk is a self-guided tour that displays several metal and glass sculptures all crafted by public artist, Gordon Huether. Each statue is placed strategically throughout the lovely town of Yountville and compliments its quaint qualities and beautiful atmosphere. In 2011, the Yountville Art Walk was unveiled their newest addition to the Art Walk. The piece is called Chaos Pamplona, it is a 26-foot bronze statue that was created by renowned artist Jedd Novatt.
To learn more about Yountville’s Art Walk, visit: Yountville’s Art Walk