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, August 2nd, 2019 for our next First Friday.

Participating locations:

Academy of Natural Therapy

625 8th Avenue

Haus of XENA presents “Don’t Be Late” during First Friday: A Night of Art on August 2nd! It is a contemporary exhibit examining Lewis Carroll’s classic tale of whimsy in an interactive multimedia exploration down the rabbit hole. Meet the Artists, Tricia Jares and Nicholas Ruiz, from 5-7pm. To be a featured artist at the Academy of Natural Therapy, contact Donna Goodsell at dmgoodsell@gmail.com.

Brix Brewery & Taphouse

813 8th Street

Ben Pu will be performing live at Brix Brewery & Taphouse from 8-10pm

927 16th Street

Fantastic Fibers” is the show at the Madison and Main Gallery through August 30th. Come into the gallery to experience what the world of fibers has to offer. There are new creations from felted sculptures and jewelry to hand dyed and hand painted scarves; from tapestries and quilted wall pieces to photography printed on fabric; from fabulous hats to wearable art of all kinds. The gallery members will have new pieces featuring embroidery, basketry, paper, and ceramics. The slate of guest artists are Julia Bannerot, Connie Bethards, Sarah Booth, Stephanie Burchett, Lynn Cornelius, Karen Dietrich, Verenda Easterwood, Barb Johnson, Raquel Kato, Monique and Tracey Mullis, Ellen Smith, Kari Tamblyn, and Cindy Webb. The members of the gallery invite you to come out on August 2nd for an Artist Demonstration by Tess Jones on the fine art of weaving Pine Needle Baskets from 5:30-7pm**. Gallery hours are 10am-6pm Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday. For more details about the show, call the Madison & Main Gallery at (970) 351-6201 or visit www.madisonandmaingallery.com.

The Dragon’s Cache

1109 7th Street

Please join the Dragon’s Cache for First Friday: A Night Of Art. They will be doing an open house from 5-8pm. Live music, good conversation and wonderful people.

651 10th Avenue

The annual Arts Picnic Exhibit at the Tointon Gallery provides Weld County artists the opportunity to display their artwork for family, friends and the community to enjoy. The Arts Picnic Exhibit has been held in the Tointon Gallery since 1991 and is one of the most well attended and largest community shows presented by the Gallery. The exhibit serves to celebrate artists who reside in Weld County and to promote and encourage the arts in Greeley. Admission to the gallery is free. The Gallery is open Monday through Saturday 9am-5pm and during many of the performances at the Union Colony Civic Center. To learn more about Greeley’s public gallery, please visit greeleyart.com or contact Kari Tamblyn at kari.tamblyn@greeleygov.com.

Trinkets-n-Treasures

709 10th Street

Stop by and see what great crafted goods are available and Trinkets-n-Treasures. While here try your hand at a game of Corn Hole.