The city’s downtown will present the third of 10 consecutive Friday Art Walks on July 15. The Belfast Art Walks begin at 5:30 p.m. and generally wind down around 8 p.m. or so.

While more than a dozen art galleries located within two square blocks will keep their doors open for visitors, at least three venues will host receptions and serve refreshments.  Lauren Veale Jewelry Studio, Belfast’s newest art venue, invites visitors to discover her treasure trove of metal and gem art creations. also hosting receptions will be Galerie Dufour and High Street Gallery.

Multitalented musician and singer Scot Cannon will entertaining passersby with his acoustic interpretations of jazz and pop standards with a few originals mixed in. Traveling between art venues, visitors will encounter sidewalk performances by modern dancers Shana Bloomstein and Jesse Phillips-Fein.

For more information on the Belfast Art Walk and participating galleries, visit

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to