Here is a list of local galleries, museums and other art displays. The listings include galleries and studios that participate in the Second Friday ARTabouts, a program of art events rotating once a month among three Chico neighborhoods: Uptown, Downtown and SOPO (south of Post Office)
ALL FIRED UP! GALLERY and CERAMIC ART CENTER:
830 Broadway (894-5227, www.allfiredupchico.com); open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Combination art gallery, fully equipped working ceramic studio and ceramic supply outlet.
AMBER PALMER COUNSELING CENTER AND ART GALLERY:
1430 The Esplanade, Suite 15 (570-7343, email@example.com); open by apointment.
ARC OF BUTTE COUNTY 3RD STREET GALLERY:
163 E. Third St. (892-2447); open 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Featuring art glass, photography and other unique local art pieces, as well as antiques and fine furniture. Contributing artists include Dave Smallhouse, Paul Crosby, Dean Carrier and Orene Owens. All proceeds for the gallery benefit the family support programs run by The Arc of Butte County.
ART, ETC. GALLERY:
122 W. Third St. (895-1161); open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
THE ART HOUSE:
325 Nord Ave. (894-1843); open 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. An urban art garden/gallery with sculpture and ceramics by Dave and Jana Lawton.
AVENUE 9 GALLERY:
180 E. Ninth Ave. (879-1821, www.avenue9gallery.com); open noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. “Snow Goose Wildlife Art Exhibit,” show ends Feb. 1.
BAD DOG GALLERY:
Butte College Art and Design Digital Outdoor Gallery.
Location 1: Butte College main campus.
Location 2: Outdoors at Second Street at Broadway, Chico.
BELL MEMORIAL UNION PUBLIC ART SPACE:
400 W. First Ave., second floor, Chico State campus; open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday.
BELL MEMORIAL UNION THIRD FLOOR GALLERY:
400 W. First St., third floor lounge, Chico State campus; open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Ayers Hall, Chico State University campus; open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
365 E. Sixth St. (892-0356); open 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-2p.m.
CHICO ART CENTER GALLERY:
Chico Railroad Depot, 450 Orange St., Suite 5 (895-8726, www.chicoartcenter.com); open noon-4 p.m. every day.
CHICO ART GALLERY & ART SCHOOL:
336 Broadway, Suite 20 (570-3895); gallery open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment. Featuring work by Janet Lombardi Blixt. Art lessons available by calling 570-3895.
CHICO CREEK NATURE CENTER:
1968 E. Eighth St. (891-4671); open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.
CHICO MUNICIPAL CENTER:
411 Main St. (896-7214); open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
141 Salem St. (891-4336); open noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Those interested in volunteering are urged to stop in Chico Museum, 141 Salem St. to fill out an application. Hours are noon-4 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Call 891-4336.
CHICO PAPER CO:
345 Broadway (891-0900, www.chicopapercompany.com); open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday
DOWNTOWN SALON & GALLERY:
225 Main St., Suite E in The Garden Walk Mall, Wall Street entrance, open Monday 10-3, Tuesday-Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-3. Rotating artist exhibitions (332-9393 for details).
ELLIS ART & ENGINEERING SUPPLIES:
122 Broadway St.
EMPIRE COFFEE SHOP:
634 Orange St., (899-8267), next to the Chico Art Center. Group show of figure drawings from the Monday Figure Drawing Workshop of the Chico Art Center. Show ends Jan. 31.
GRILLA BITES GARDEN VILLA:
196 Cohasset Road (343-4876, www.grillabites.com); open 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
HAS BEANS COFFEESHOP AND GALLERY:
501 Main St. (894-3033); open 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday to Wednesday, 5:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.
HEALING ART GALLERY:
265 Cohasset Road, Enloe Cancer Center (332-3856); open 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
HUMANITIES CENTER GALLERY:
Trinity Hall 100, Chico State University (898-4642, www.csuchico.edu/hfa/hc/gallery.html); open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
11 Ilhaee Lane (343-5635) “400 years of the Telescope, Astrophotography Views of Sky Space.”
JAMES SNIDLE FINE ARTS:
254 E. Fourth St. (343-2930, www.jamessnidlefinearts.com); open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Paintings, pastels and drawings by Ruth Rippner of her and her family in multi medias through out her life.
JANET TURNER PRINT MUSEUM:
Meriam Library, Chico State University (898-4476): Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
MANAS ART SPACE & GALLERY:
1441 C Park Ave. Open noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. “Everything Blue.” Show ends March 7.
MONK”S WINE LOUNGE:
128 W. Second St. (343-3408); open daily at 4:30 p.m. Call 343-3408 for more information.
MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY:
Langdon Hall 301, Chico State University (898-5397); open 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
NAKED LOUNGE TEA AND COFFEEHOUSE:
118 W. Second St. (895-0676); open 6:30 a.m.-midnight daily.
NORM DILLINGER”S HOME GALLERY:
821 Orient St. (343-1582, www.nav.to/afreshstart1); open anytime by chance or with a phone call. As seen on TV”s “Offbeat America.” Impressionistic paintings done in pointillistic style by local artist of 30-plus years, Norm Dillinger.
ORIENT AND FLUME ART GLASS:
2161 Park Avenue (893-0373, www.orientandflume.com); open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Producing fine art glass for the collector since 1972. Signed pieces capture nature”s inspiration in both iridescent and crystal clear glass.
530 Broadway. www.rayraygallery.com.
SALLY DIMAS ART GALLERY & STUDIO:
493 East Ave. Suite 1 (345-3063); open 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
SALLY DIMAS ART GALLERY ANNEX:
At Chico Theater Company lobby, 166 Eaton Road (894-3282); open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and during performances. Works of the Volkswagon Beetle by J. Daniels Walker. Artists reception is 4-7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the gallery. Show ends Feb. 28.
SATAVA ART GLASS:
819 Wall St. (345-7985, www.satava.com); open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Producers of an array of hand-blown and solid forms in glass, specializing in paperweights, vases, bowls and jellyfish sculptures.
307 W. Fifth St. (895-3848); tours 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (except major holidays). Victorian home.
TEA BAR & FUSION CAFE:
250 Vallombrosa Ave. Suite 200; open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday.
THE ARTISTRY GALLERY:
830 Broadway. Delbert Rupp Gallery open.
THE TERRACES BISTRO GALLERY:
2750 Sierra Sunrise Terrace, off Highway 32 and Bruce Road. (894-5429).
THOMAS KINKADE SIGNATURE GALLERY:
Chico Mall, near food court (343-1813): Licensed Kinkade gallery offering publishers” proofs and gallery proofs and textures, molded canvas versions of the artist”s originals.
UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY:
Alva Taylor Hall, Chico State University (898-5864); open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
UPPER CRUST BAKERY:
130 Main St. (895-3866); open 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
VAGABOND ROSE ART GALLERY
236 Main St. (343-1110); open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
704 Mangrove Ave. (898-8466, www.vino100chico.com).
WALL STREET, THE SALON:
252 E. 4th St. (892-8000); open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Features hand-blown glass vessels by Rick Satana and original oil paintings by James Snidle.
ZUCCHINI & VINE:
204 Main St. (345-3551); open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (open ”til 8 p.m. during Art First Saturday).
820 Broadway. (343-1973, 1078gallery.org); open 12:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.
ARTISTS OF RIVER TOWN GALLERY & GIFTS:
1931 Arlin Rhine Dr. (533-4140); open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. New installation monthly.
BOLT”S ANTIQUE TOOL MUSEUM:
1650 Broderick St. (538-2528, 533-3096); open 11:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Morning and evening tours by appointment. Collection consists of some 5,000 tool items, as well as an extensive library of tool history and reference materials.
BROKEN COLOR ART GALLERY:
1360 Montgomery St. (534-5474); open by appointment. Featuring paintings and prints, drawings and T-shirts by Jon Shult. Commissions welcome. Ongoing.
BUTTE COLLEGE ART DEPARTMENT:
Main Campus, 3536 Butte Campus Drive. (895-2404).
BUTTE COLLEGE COYOTE GALLERY:
Main Campus, 3536 Butte Campus Drive, SS-F, near the Business Education building and Fine Arts trailers (895-2877); open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday.
BUTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM:
1749 Spencer Ave. (533-9418); open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday: Various historical exhibits. $2.
BUTTE COUNTY PIONEER MUSEUM:
2332 Montgomery St. (538-2497); open noon-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; $2 adults, free for children 12 and younger: Displays of American Indian artifacts, Ophir-Oroville fire department memorabilia and gold-mining, woodworking and blacksmithing tools.
1067 Montgomery St., in Sank Park (538-2497); open 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, Sunday and Monday; $2 admission.
OROVILLE STATE THEATRE LOBBY GALLERY:
1489 Myers St. (534-7690); open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
510 Bille Road, across from Bille Park (876-8041, www.ambianceinwood.com); open by appointment. Ambiance Gallery showcases several local artists. Works includes jewelry, fused and stained glass, fiber and fabric arts and watercolors, all in a venue for local musicians to share their talents.
CREATIVE GLASS CARVINGS:
6264 Skyway (872-8889, www.firstreetgallery.com); open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Custom stained, etched and fused glass by local artists. Full-service art glass studio offers stained and fused glass classes and workshops.
FIR STREET GALLERY & GIFTS:
6256 Skyway (872-8889, www.firstreetgallery.com); open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. “Artful Living” — enjoy music and view art, specialty gifts, jewelry, garden and home furnishings by local artists.
House of Color, 700 Fir St. (877-4637): Artwork by Wilma Forester, Harvey Hoover.
LOVE”S VIBRANT ART:
3703 Honey Run Road (872-9602); open by appointment: Marianna Love”s studio/classroom.
MADE IN PARADISE GIFT SHOP AND GALLERY:
7323-A Skyway (872-3296): Work Training Center shop features selection of art, crafts and gifts.
PARADISE ART CENTER:
5564 Almond St. (877-7402); Call first, but typically open noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and during most classes (9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays).
PARADISE PLEIN AIR PAINTERS:
Various outdoor locations — late arrivals are welcome (877-1445): People at all levels of experience and working in all mediums are welcome to join in or observe.
1468 Sun Manor (877-1445); open daily during daylight hours. Art by Paradise Plein Air Painters and friends.
ORLAND ART CENTER:
732 Fourth St. (865-5920, www.orlandartcenter.com); open 1-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-7 p.m. “Double Vision,” fine art photography by Wayne Wilson and Steve Elliott. Show is Feb. 7 through March 1.
Artists, photographers, galleries and others are welcome to submit listings and news for the art section. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 342-3617.