Hot Art, Cool Nights: Mid City Merchants hosts 11th annual Art Hop

"Riverside Oak" by Carol Hallock at Elizabethan Gallery
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 9:42am

The eleventh annual Baton Rouge Mid City Merchants spring art hop, “Hot Art, Cool Nights,” will be held on Friday night, May 9, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Mid City businesses will sponsor local artists and their original work. Some will feature well-known artists and some will showcase new talent.

Visitors are sure to see various mediums and styles of art from works of sculptors, painters, jewelry designers, photographers and more.

The artist will be present on the night of the event at the business that is showcasing his or her work.

This year’s participating businesses include:

Abat-Jour, Aladdin’s Lamp Antiques, Arnold & Associates Interiors, Atomic Pop Shop, Bistro Byronz, Brew-Ha-Ha, Brewbachers Grill, Caffery Gallery, Calandro’s, Décor Rouge, Denicola’s Furniture & Upholstery, Elizabethan Gallery, Excelerated Fitness, Hello Dolly, Insurance Associates of Baton Rouge, LaCarreta Mexican Cuisine, LampPost Antiques & Gifts, Laurin Maier State Farm, Match Point Tennis & Fitness Boutique, Mid City Tower, MJ’s Café, Monjunis Italian Café & Grocery, Mosaic Garden, Nature’s Gallery, Painting With a Twist, Piggly Wiggly, Raising Cane’s #7, Reginelli’s Pizzeria, Renew Pilates Studio & Spa, Rotolo’s Pizerria, Rue Cou Cou, Sabai Jewelry Gallery, Sally’s Circa 1857, Sarko Oriental Rugs, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop, Studio C; Superior Grill & Bar, The Buddy Loft, The Sanctuary Wellness & Day Spa, Time Warp Boutique, Victoria’s Toy Station, Wooden Haven Furniture Company and Yvette Marie’s Café.

The Art Hop spans from I-10 to Lobdell Boulevard and from Claycut/Broussard to Main Street.

This year proceeds from the art hop will help purchase public art for this area of Baton Rouge.

Shuttle bus transportation will be available or you may just want to stroll along Government Street to take in the art.

You can check out MCM’s FaceBook event page, “Hot Art, Cool Nights” or website at for addresses and phone numbers of the complete list of participating merchants as well as the names of featured artists.  

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