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Reimbursement Submission

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Deadline: Sep 10, 2024 11:59 pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Date: Sep 09, 2022 5:00 pm - Oct 13, 2025 5:33 pm (EST)
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Free

About the event

The First Wednesday Art Walk is a monthly, family-friendly event produced by Downtown Vision (DVI), the Business Improvement District, to bring people to the cultural and historical center of the city and showcase Jacksonville’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art Walk is open to visual and performing artists on the first Wednesday of every month from 5–9 p.m., rain or shine. Art Walk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s Northbank core and include James Weldon Johnson Park, The Jessie, The Breezeway at VyStar Tower, galleries, museums, restaurants, bars, Downtown businesses, and more. The First Wednesday Art Walk is a great way to meet fellow artists, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of Jacksonville's rapidly growing art scene. We are so excited to return to the streets of #DTJax after a year and a half with no Art Walk due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Please be sure to keep respectful distances and enjoy the event responsibly.
Downtown Vision
Downtown Vision
Downtown Vision
Downtown Vision

About the registration

To help you activate your space, Downtown Vision, Inc. offers monthly programming reimbursements to participating businesses in the First Wednesday Art Walk footprint. Businesses are encouraged to bring in live music, artists, performers, giveaway samples, wine samples, and more to encourage visitors to visit their storefronts. Programming can occur within or directly in front or adjacent to your storefront. Outdoor programming must not block the entire sidewalk and must allow room for pedestrians. To have your programming included in Art Walk promotions, please be sure to submit the information to Phoebe Mullis at phoebe@dtjax.org. Businesses are encouraged to promote their programming on their own channels as well and tag @DTJax.
 
Reimbursement Qualifications:
  • Your business needs to be within the business improvement district (BID) and if you're not sure we have a map of this on our website. (https://downtownjacksonville.org/about-dvi/)
  • To be eligible for reimbursement (and to be featured in Art Walk promotions) please submit your request by the 15th of the previous month. For example, September Art Walk needs to be submitted by August 15, 2023. Reimbursement requests must be submitted by the deadline given each month. If you miss the deadline, your request may be denied. 
  • You must submit invoice/receipts/proof of purchase before Art Walk with the reimbursement request by the 15th. 
  • Programming must be happening within a reasonable time frame that directly correlates with Art Walk 5-9 p.m. 
  • Requests should be emailed only to Phoebe Mullis, Events Assistant at phoebe@dtjax.org 
  • Requests should be in a simple format including name of business, description of programming with time of event, name of talent/artist/entertainer/vendor, total amount spent and include a pdf/attachment of receipts. If your programming includes an art gallery wall please give us the name of the artist and name of series if applicable. 
  • Food and beverage expenses to cover samples, tastings, giveaways, and promotions (not for resale), etc. (Reimbursement to not cover existing food promotions at restaurants.)
 
Levels of Reimbursement:
Tier 1 (up to $200) - Payments to visual artists to exhibit or perform on-site. Musicians, painters, sculptors, live performers, etc.
 
Tier 2 (up to $100) - Food and beverage expenses to cover samples, tastings, giveaways, and promotions (not for resale), etc. (Reimbursement to not cover existing food promotions at restaurants.)
 

Terms & Conditions

Businesses must submit receipts/proof of purchase and photos from Art Walk night to be awarded the reimbursement. If selling or giving away alcohol the business must post clearly visible signage to not leave the premises with open containers. Businesses are responsible for each vendor/artist/entertainer they host.
 
This is an electronic agreement and by submitting this application, you are validating and approving this agreement electronically. 

Questions on the registration

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Description of Programming (to be shared on DTJax.com/artwalk)
  • Reciepts/Invoices
  • Reimbursement Amount Requested

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 2
  • Please submit photos of programming booked for your business. May include artists, musicians, free food/beverage promotions, outdoor dining, etc.
Reimbursement Submission
Reimbursement Submission
First Wednesday Art Walk