ArtAwake 2016 Updates!-Event Details

ArtAwake 2016 Updates!

When: Saturday April 16, 2016. 2pm to midnight
Where: The Metropolitan (former Chase Tower), 195 East Main St, Rochester, NY

This year’s event features over 120 pieces of art from 80 artists from around the region including college students and professional artists. More information is available on our website.

There will be musical performances throughout the day of all styles and genres. A full schedule and list of bands are available

ArtAwake will feature food from some of Rochester’s favorite restaurants including Pittsford Dairy, The King and I, Juan and Mario’s Empanadas, Red Fern and Aladdin’s.
-The cash bar will be open from 5pm to 11pm

Getting to ArtAwake
– Buses will loop from Rush Rhees Library/ITS starting at 2pm to the event
– The Metropolitan is just a 5-minute walk from the Eastman School of Music, accessible from the Red and Orange Line

– Parking is available at the City-owned South Avenue Garage located at 39 Stone Street.

Tickets are available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons at the UR, the Memorial Art Gallery and at the door.
– UR Students: $8 (advance), $10 (door)
– UR Faculty, Staff; Other college students: $9 (advance), $11 (door)
– General Public: $10 (advance), $12 (door)
– Children Under 12: Free

Contact us at or message us on Facebook.


We are beyond excited to announce that ArtAwake 2016 will be held at the iconic Metropolitan (formerly the Chase Tower) at 195 East Main Street in Rochester. Check out the Facebook event for more info! Hope to see you there!

The Metropolitan

Here’s the music/performance schedule for ArtAwake 2016!

2:00 PM                Alan Simon
2:20 PM                Sara Elizabeth
3:00 PM                Alberto Carillo
3:20 PM                ECMS Zimbabwean Marima Ensemble
3:50 PM                Embers
4:20 PM                Meg Williams Duo
4:50 PM                TRU art
5:10 PM                Luke Okerlund
5:30 PM                Brass Monkeys
6:10 PM                Serevende Mbira Ensemble
7:00 PM                Teddy Rycroft Quintet
7:30 PM                Hip Conspiracy
8:10 PM                —-BREAK—–
8:30 PM                Lost Elysium
9:10 PM                Charles Emanuel
9:30 PM                —-BREAK—–
9:50 PM                Gods Illest Joe
10:20 PM             Alexandria Brown
11:00 PM             Jackson Cavalier & the Fevertones
11:30 PM             Juicy Connotation