First Friday: A Night of Art 2017

First Friday: A Night of Art is a great opportunity to visit local galleries and businesses featuring rotating artwork. Held the first Friday of each month from 5-8 pm, it is a self-guided tour and maps are available at each of the participating galleries. Join us on December 1, 2017 for our next First Friday

Participating locations:

Academy Of Natural Therapy

625 8th Avenue

No information provided.

ART MAN DO. Studio and Keynote Coffee

802 9th Street, Lower

No information provided.

ArtWerx Studio/Gallery

924 8th Avenue

No information provided.

709 16th Street

No information provided.

Brix Taphouse & Brewery

813 8th Street

No information provided.

Cranford Cove Tea Tavern

823 10th Street

It’s hard to believe that Aarom and Sarah have been open for four years, and a lot has changed. Join them throughout the day on Friday for some tea, a tasty coffee drink, or the best sandwiches in downtown. Armando I. Silva will be performing throughout the afternoon putting a mural on their wall, they’ll be featuring Dave’s new martini and cocktail menu (ask about “Evolving Cocktails”) after 3pm, Gillermo Gii Astorga will be performing for Happy Hour from 5:30-7pm. And, Ben A. Puchalski will be closing us down from 8-11pm. They will also be featuring some great beers on tap so join them and help us kick off their fifth year in Downtown Greeley.

Grand Lake’s 16th Street Tavern

915 16th Street

No information provided.

930 8th Avenue

No information provided.

927 16th Street

Art … the ultimate gift. “Winter Lights,” Madison & Main Gallery’s 31st annual holiday show will feature original art, unique gifts, and one-of-a-kind ornaments. Thirteen guest artists have been invited to join the gallery’s member artists in this fabulous show that runs through December 29. There will also be new work by member artists.  On First Friday, December 1, the gallery will be open until 8 p.m. with a sale of 20% off all items in the gallery. Madison & Main is an artists-owned gallery located at 927 16th Street in Greeley. Gallery hours are 10am-6pm Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday.

Margie’s Cafe @ The Farmer’s Pantry

931 16th Street

No information provided.

Showcase Art Center

1335 8th Avenue

The Greeley Art Association presents “Small Paintings - Big Art” miniatures show for the month of December at the Showcase Art Center.  Featuring bargains, stocking stuffers, priceless treasurers, local art, ornaments, all hand-painted gifts and morel A special opening night with artists will be December 8th from 5-7pm.

Syntax Spirits Distillery

625 3rd Street, Unit C

Amy Ward is a painter, Greeley native, and Syntax’s featured December artist. Amy will be available for a meet and greet on December 1st, and her art will be on display in the tasting lounge for the duration of the month. Don’t miss it!

The Bean Plant Studio

701 7th Street

The Bean Plant Studio will feature their Holiday Sale so please come shop, warm by the fire, visit with the artists and enjoy live music from 6-8pm from Amaya Arevalo and Nick Isherwood. You will find ornaments, sculptures, ceramics, gourds, mosaics, baked good, prayer beads, jewelry, photography, glassware, gypsy wagons, soap, greeting cards, granola and much more! The artists include Susan Smallwood Herold, Elizabeth Herold McGee, Doug Wurst, Staci Leavitt, Pamela McCarville, Ann Martin, Golden August Moon, Elisa Freitag, Jason Flower, Reggie Dutka, Marybeth Coulter, Lisa Blank and Cassandra Flower. The Holiday Sale will continue on Saturday from 10am-4pm and will include live art demos.

The Blue Mug Coffee and Roastery

807 17th Street

No information provided.

The Dragon’s Cache

1109 7th Street

Join The Dragon’s Cache in celebrating 30 years of their “Up From the Earth” show featuring Gallery artists. Typically, this is glass and pottery but this year they have opened the show up for all of their Gallery artists displaying new and old items. This is a must-see show. Bob Schneller will be playing Holiday music for you to enoy as you find that special piece for that special loved one.

926 8th Avenue

The Eden Gallery features “Open Gallery Night! An Old Fashioned Christmas!” Share in the joy of the holiday season as you are invited to join The Eden Gallery for light refreshments and holiday festivities. Free to the public! Family friendly! Children welcome! It is their way of thanking you for your support this year! 5-8:30pm.

The Original Roma Restaurant

728 16th Street

Join the Original Roma Restaurant for “Rock’n Roll Concert Posters 101 at Roma Restaurant” at 6pm during First Friday: A Night Of Art. Come by to learn about the history of the Concert Poster and it’s evolution from the Psychedelic Era to Contemporary Times.  Enter the poster scavenger hunt for prizes!  Ask questions, enjoy a bazooka, and have fun!

651 10th Avenue

The Tointon Gallery for Visual Arts features Denver-based artist Roy Anneberg exhibiting his multimedia collage works in an exhibit titles “Justapimages” through December 8th. Small prints are available for several of the pieces and can be purchased during the First Friday Event or by contact Kim Snyder. The Tointon Gallery features up to twelve changing art shows each year and is open Monday through Saturday from 9am-5pm. Admission is free. To learn more about the City of Greeley’s public art programs, visit GreeleyArt.com.