“The Big Lebowski” Flash Day and Art Show for the Special Olympics

Once again, Tiff, Joe, and the AlohAvengers set out on their annual mission to raise funds for their icy dip in the Atlantic, benefiting the Special Olympics.
Last year, we were able to raise $1500 from this one event to help the team come in 2nd place for highest team donation with a grand total of $34,439.00. This year, we are hoping to help them jump into 1st!

Hope Gallery presents The Big Lebowski Day!

Doors open 12pm-8pm

Flash Tattoos:
Including, but not limited to, Big Lebowski themed flash tattoos from our talented fellas here at Hope Gallery.
(Keep an eye on our social media for sneak peeks)
All individually priced, first come first serve.

Art Show:
How do you show off killer artwork for a Big Lebowski show?
On bowling pins of course!!!
20 bowling pins that were donated by an AlohAvenger, will be hand painted by local artist and up for grabs!

Yup, there will be two raffles going on that day.
50/50 and Donated prizes from local kick ass businesses including:
-Ordinary New Haven
-The Owl Shop
-JP Dempsey’s
-Hope Gallery Tattoo
-Alternate Universe Comic Books and Collectibles
more to be announced!

Food and Beverage:
Me’stezo Grill food truck on location
It’s no party without a “Caucasian”
$10 Wrist bands for all the fun beverages from our friends at Ordinary New Haven and Counterweight Brewing

Proceeds from tattoos, to art sales, raffles and wrist bands will be going directly to the AlohAvengers team page, raising money for the Special Olympics and fighting for 1st place bragging rights!

Can’t make it to the event, but want to donate anyway?
Here is a link to our fundraising page. Every penny counts!

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Metamorphosis: Beer Dinner and Art Show

You may remember our 3B’s (Beer, Bourbon and Bugs) event from a while back….
Well, we are taking it to a whole new level with a two part event.

Hope Gallery Tattoo presents:
“Metamorphosis: Changing the Human Perspective”

Opening with a limited seating, 4 course beer dinner featuring Chef Dave Foster and Counterweight Brewing.

Fine dining with unexpected ingredients.

Chef Foster will be including different insects in each course, changing the way we humans perceive the creatures around us, while the gang at Counterweight provide the perfect beers to wash it down!

Tickets for the dinner are on sale now at

Those who take part in this fine feast will have the first opportunity to comfortably view and purchase artwork from artists around the world!

Christian Perez has put together an amazing line up to join him in expressing their visions on beetle shaped wood cut outs. Designed by Christian and made by Romine Woodworks, the artists will have complete freedom in theme. We are beyond excited to see what they come up with.

Once dinner is complete, the shop will open to the public at 9pm for the unveiling of the Beetle Board Project!

No tickets necessary, free admission…and there may still be some creepy crawlies available for the curious folk out there..

Mark your calendars, grab your tickets, and expand your minds and palates with us!!!

Dinner Menu:

Welcome Beverage:
Counterweight Workhorse Pilsner

First Course:
Buttermilk fried frog legs, smashed purple tater salad, biscuits with drone bee pupae infused honey butter.
Paired with: Counterweight Ein Helles

Second Course:
Black fly hand rolled rough cut pasta with meal worm bolognese
Paired with: Counterweight FestBier

Third Course:
Flat iron steak with buffalo dung beetle burgundy reduction
Paired with: Counterweight Superflous IPA

Four Course:
Lemon curd, black ant crepes with thyme scented whipped cream
Paired with: Counterweight Bourbon Barrel Maple Stout

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Dead of Summer 2: Fingers…Brains…Beer

On Sunday, August 25th from 12pm-8pm, Counter Weight Brewing and Hope Gallery Tattoo bring you Dead Of Summer 2, a Boysenberry Berliner Weisse, sure to please your rotten palate!

This 18+ event also includes an Art Installation from the likes of Hope Gallery owner Joe Capobianco and special guests sure to make you shriek.

Stay tuned for updates on announcements for artists as they crawl out from the earth….

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Hope Gallery presents: Game of Thrones Season Premier Viewing Party/Flash Walk-In Day

Hope Gallery is excited to host a “Game of Thrones” Walk-In Day and season premier viewing to welcome the new season!

April 14th, flash from 2pm-8pm.
GoT at 9pm.

Lunch Box 23 will be on site serving sliders!

More details to follow, but you can expect some killer flash tattoos, food, beverages, and of course, Game of Thrones on the projector.
Come welcome in the new season with us!

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Hope Gallery welcomes guest artist: Willy Martin

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Hope Gallery welcomes guest artist: Charline Marcila

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Hope Gallery presents “The Art and Magic of Harry Potter” Art Show

Hope Gallery & Tim Harris present
“The Art and Magic of Harry Potter” Art Show

Come join us for a memorable evening of Fine Art celebrating the World of Harry Potter.
Enjoy art from renowned tattoo and fine artists.
Special souvenirs for the 1st 50 guests through the door.
Raffles, Prizes and Give Aways!
Costume Party!
Cosplay and dress robes welcome.
Spell binding fun, delicious food and refreshments.
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Joe Capobianco and Christian Perez head to Tommy’s Tattoo Convention in Hartford

Joe Capobianco and Christian Perez will be attending Tommy’s Tattoo Convention in Hartford this year.
Email joe@joecapobianco for scheduling info.
Christian will be painting and will have plenty of new merch up for grabs.

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Joe Capobianco Heads to Calgary…

Joe Capobianco will be attending this years Calgary Tattoo and Arts Festival.
Please email him at joe@joecapobianco.com for scheduling info!

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Art Night Hosted by Christian Perez at Hope Gallery

Art Night Hosted by Christian Perez at Hope Gallery

That’s right gang, our very own @christian1perez is hosting an Art Night here at @hopegallerytattoo August 9th starting at 6pm. Bring your own supplies/booze and come get creative with us!!

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