Skeleton Key Arts & Antiques, located in the former Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home in Rock Island, is one of the new stops on this spring's Gallery Hop!


There's a game of bingo going on Friday night during the spring Gallery Hop! in The District of Rock Island.

Game cards will be available at each "Hop Stop." To play, visitors must stop at at least five locations, have an artist sign off on their card and draw a straight line. Completed cards can be turned in at MidCoast Fine Arts, The ARTery or Quad-City Arts. A winner selected at random on Monday will receive a basket of gifts and art.

Gallery Hop! is 6-10 p.m. Friday, presented by The District, MidCoast Fine Arts and Quad-City Arts.

More than 100 artists will be showcased in 20-plus locations such as coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops and entertainment venues. Jewelry, photography, woodwork, glass, paintings, drawings, book signings, sculpture, live music and more will be featured.

Quad-City Arts' gallery features entries in the 38th annual High School Exhibition. The exhibition will showcase works from 196 art educators and students from 15 schools.

Also, the unoccupied suites at The Shoppes on 2nd will serve to feature seven artists during Gallery Hop!

Along 3rd Avenue, "Hop Stops" include Aja Styles, Teranga House of Africa, Vivian’s Vintage Varieties, Rozz-Tox, Roosters Sports Bar & Grill, Navarro Canoe and DeSoto Arts Center.

Skeleton Key Arts & Antiques is a new location, 520 18th St., in the former Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home. Multiple vendors inside Skeleton Key sell a blend of original art, antiques, crafts, vintage and up-cycled items.

Other attractions include:

Rozz-Tox: Joel Connel, ink/marker/mixed.

MidCoast Gallery West: Anne Morris, 2-D mixed media; Karen Bloome, silkscreen and drawing.

The ARTery: Marty “Heat” Jones and Connie (Corcoran) Wilson, adult horror and mystery books.

DeSoto Arts Center: Quad-Cities Wood Turners Club.

Alternative venues

The Shoppes on 2nd: Andrea Howard, original photography; Elaine Rexdale, acrylic paintings; Dee Schricker and Heidi Brandt, local and fine art photography, mixed media, painting and Raku pottery; Judy Heath and Terri Luke, watercolors; Pat Petersen, handmade jewelry; Alan Campbell, photography and upcycled mixed media.

Skeleton Key Art & Antiques: John VandeWalle, metal sculpture; Bill Marsoun, paintings; and more than 60 local artists, craftspeople and antique dealers.

Blue Cat Brew Pub: Jane Doty, oils, acrylic and mixed media.

Daiquiri Factory: Kimberly Miller with Celestial by Design, body painting.

Icons Martini: Ron Thomas, acrylic watercolor and pencil drawings; Janelle Kurns with Asyouwish Custom Designs, stained glass.

M.D. Green’s: Anthony Burton, paintings and wire-wrapped pendants.

The Arena: Philip Force, metal sculpture.

Mama Compton’s: Margery Franklin, photography; Jerri Crabtree, oil and acrylics; Pam Kaufman, massage therapist.

Theo’s Java Club: Gail Ray, painting, printmaking and textiles; Sue Sambdman, Rock River Photography.

Steve’s Old Time Tap: Tony Seabolt, paintings.

NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Foundation: Yoyo y Yo, acoustic music; and Jesse Mumm, ceramics.

Teranga House of Africa: The Place 2 Be, inner-city youth art.

Navarro Canoe Co.: Bruce and Sue Peterson, handcrafted art canoes; Bob Tuftee, blacksmith.

Aja Styles: Bryan Cotton, ink drawings.

The Original Huckleberry’s Great Pizza & Calzones: Barbara Toner, jewelry.

The Smoking Dog Pub: Mya Hayes, jewelry; Roberta Osmers, photo prints.