Art Walk highlights Nelson’s creative community

The event, which runs until Aug. 26, opened Friday night with showings around downtown.

Slava Doval (foreground right) leads a crowd through an impromptu dance at Art Walk on Friday night.

Slava Doval (foreground right) leads a crowd through an impromptu dance at Art Walk on Friday night.

A dance party broke out on Baker St. on Friday as Art Walk opened for the summer.

Slava Doval’s DanceFusion led a crowd of onlookers through a group dance at the event, which highlights the work of local artists at 18 venues downtown.

Art Walk runs until Aug. 26. Scroll down for more pictures of the artists and their work.