First Friday: A Night of Art 2019

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 5-8pm, it is a self-guided tour. Join us on Friday, March 1st, 2019 for our next First Friday.

Participating locations:

Academy Of Natural Therapy

625 8th Avenue

Join the Academy of Natural Therapy for First Friday: A Night of Art featuring music, art and free chair massages! They will also be hosting a Student Gathering Night on February 1st from 5-7pm and students are invited to come in, visit and join in the fun to get to know their fellow students. If you or someone you know has a special artistic ability, the Academy of Natural Therapy would love to see if because they are looking for 2019 & 2020 Artists of the Month. Contact Donna Goodsell at dmgoodsell@gmail

927 16th Street

“Beat the Winter Blues,” Madison & Main Gallery’s show, will feature ten guest artists and five new gallery artists. All of the gallery and guest artists have been busy beating their winter blues with the creation of wonderful and unique artwork of all types, including art-to-wear, photography, paintings, ceramics and more. This fabulous show runs through February 2nd and you are invited to bring your friends and stop by for an artist demonstration on February 1st from 5:30-7pm as Susan Haskins demonstrates her process of tumbled glass mosaic. The slate of guest artists includes: Joy Jones, Terry Kreuzer, Suzette McIntyre, C J Otto, Becky Safarik, Janet Schrader, Kim Snyder, April Whicker, Lisa Wilson, and May Yipp. New gallery artists include: Kirsten Berger, Linda Lohr, Eulavon Mallouf, Greg Mayse, and Vicki McCargar. Light refreshments will be served. All items are for sale. For more details about the show you may call the Gallery at (970) 351-6201 or visit www.madisonandmaingallery.com. Gallery hours are 10am-6pm Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday.

Showcase Art Center

1335 8th Avenue

The Showcase Art Center will host a Valentine making Gelli Plate printing wine and chocolate First Friday pARTy with Colette Pitcher on February 1st from 5:30-7:30pm. Gelli plate printing is easy, fast and fun. You will end up with prints suitable to give out as a fine art valentine anyone would love to receive. Step by step instruction with all supplies and treats furnished for $25. The only thing you need to bring is a good attitude and a spirit for meeting new friends.

The Bean Plant Studio

701 7th Street

The Bean Plant Studio will feature The Five Susan’s Show. Five Susan’s working in Five different mediums. All are local artists, and it is always a surprise to see what new ideas they have turned into an art form. Featuring Susan Herold, Susan Nelson, Susan Safarik, Susan Anderson and Susan Haskins.

The Dragon’s Cache

1109 7th Street

Ninel Senatorova brings her award-winning art to The Dragon’s Cache for the month of February with a show titled “Decadent Charm:  Seeing with the awesomeness of beauty’s eye”. Ninel is from Longmont, works as a graphic designer and has shown in multiple locations across Colorado. The evening will also include refreshments and Live guitar by Bob Schneller.

The Original Roma Restaurant

728 16th Street

Join the Original Roma Restaurant for “Concert Posters 101” at 6pm during First Friday: A Night Of Art. Come by to learn about the history of the Concert Poster from the beginnings to contemporary.

Trinkets-n-Treasures

709 10th Street

Trinkets-n-Treasures will feature a laser engraving demonstration from 5-7pm in the store.  Wood, glass, ceramic and marked metal can all be engraved on. Customers can watch a demonstration on the artists’ stock, or they are encouraged to bring in their own wood and the artist can create, quote a price and engrave as they watch.