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Open Locations for First Friday, August 5th, 2016

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.
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Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd |

For our August and September 2016 exhibition, Plinth Gallery is pleased to showcase the ceramic work of Chandler Romeo. Chandler’s exhibition “Chorography: The Art of Mapping” opens on Friday August 5th from 6pm to 9pm for a reception with the artist.

Lauren McCallin @ Park Burger | 2615 Walnut Street

Come by Park Burger this upcoming First Friday between 7-10 pm to check out mixed media paintings by Lauren McCallin and listen to music from DJ Neon Brown. There will be an extended Happy Hour to run from 7pm -10 pm.

NEW RiNo! Creative Alignments | 3463 Blake Street, Suite 200

New to the neighborhood and open First Friday, 4-7pm. Featuring RiNo visual artist and writer Tim Mooney, Tim’s latest endeavor is his new book, “Like a Child: Restoring the Awe, Wonder, Joy and Resiliency of the Human Spirit”. Come by and restore your wonder. We are fun and excited to meet you.

Lane Meyer Projects | 2528 Walnut St. #101 |

Imaginary Friends

Tim Cohen | Joe Roberts | Shayde Sartin

OZ Architecture | 3003 Larimer Street |

As a part of RiNo’s First Friday art walk, OZ will host a summer soiree with over 30 employees displaying their own artwork. We invite you to meander our courtyard filled with music and art pieces from our talented staff!

STUDIOS at the BINDERY First Fridays | 2901 Blake Street, Suite 120
Featured Studios include:
Calvin Lee Art Studio and Gallery
Calvin paints portraits, landscapes and Chinese calligraphy in ink, watercolor and oil. Open 6-9pm featuring new works.

Tim Mooney
This latest painting reflects a good bit of my recent work for upcoming art shows! I call this style "abscapes" - landscapes with abstract elements - and I have lots of new work to share since last First Friday! Look forward to seeing you August 5th!

Karlagirl Studios
Stop by Karlagirl Studios as artist Karla Raines debuts her new installation entitled Detritus. She is also showcasing new abstract expressionist pieces inspired by DAM's current exhibit. Sips, nibbles and chatting from 5:30-8:30.

Visual Interest | 3444 Brighton Blvd | First Friday opening features: 

Photographer, Jake Holschuh, recreates and re-imagines the landscape in Indomitable and breaks down and manipulates old landscape prints in Leftovers
Fine artist, Ashley Favor, showing her Encaustic medium series The Veins of Existence

Wine & Whey | 3559 Larimer Street |

First Friday Reception, 6-10pm, showcasing the works of artists Monique Imperial, Sky Welkin, Cee Martinez and photographer Mike Sandoval. RiNo artist James André will also be hosting a Wine and Paint night. Owners Pam and Ron Zorn will be pouring some of their very own delicious wine with homemade snacks. A live DJ will be playing all night long!

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |
Open First Friday: August 5, 6–9pm;
Artist Talk: August 13, 12-4pm; Closing Reception: August 20, 12–4pm
Featured Artists: Karen Bennett, Mary Clark, Keats Scott
Branching Out — Three Paths Three artists stretching out of their comfort zones, going down their own path, yet producing a cohesive exhibit.

RedLine | 2350 Arapahoe Street |
superposition conceptual Fashion Show
First Friday, August 5th, 7-9PM
A collaborative fashion collection designed and produced by Denver artists Cyrus and Keenan Ferguson, featuring fabrics painted by Reach Studio artists. The show is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

Colorado Photographic Arts Center | 3636 Chestnut Place
2016 CPAC Annual Members' Show
This year’s juror is Tim B. Wride, William & Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach. The exhibition is a survey of new work made by CPAC members and is intended to highlight the creative talents of CPAC’s core constituency.

Pattern Shop Studio | 3349 Blake St |

The Pattern Shop Studio’s summer exhibition, Repeat Offenders: New and Old Paintings by Sharon Brown, will be closing First Friday, August 5th.

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop St.

Main Gallery: Suture is a group show featuring Yellena James, Jensine Eckwall, Simon Tran and Mandy Cao.

Annex Gallery: 'Bloom' is a solo show of new works by local artist Thomas Evans aka Detour.

Nocturne | 1330 27th Street |

Take a trip to Brazil by stopping to Nocturne for live music from the Jeff Nathanson Group. They're exploring the bossa nova rhythms of Antonio Carlos Jobim.

7pm to 11pm | $10 artist fee | reservations recommended for tables

Bella Glass Studios | 3950 Wynkoop |

We will be OPEN for First Friday on Augusst 5th until at least 8 pm.

More about fun classes at Bella Glass on the website!

Globeville Riverfront Art Center (GRACe) | 888 E 50th Ave

Join us for First Friday at GRACe, Denver's newest art community. Works from our resident creatives will be on display in the Gallery at GRACe and many artists will have their studios open. Open 6:00-9:00

Stem Ciders | 2811 Walnut St., #150 |

Open First Friday!

Beat the summer heat with a Stem Cider Sloshie, while enjoying a live art demo by Matthew Anderson, this month’s featured artist!

The Infinite Monkey Theorem | 3200 Larimer St. | We're gearing up for First Friday on August 5th and throwin' it back to the 80s. So break out your Aqua Net & leotard or acid wash & metal tee -- giveaways for best dressed! Drink specials for Millennials born in the 80s! Chef, Kelly Whitaker from Basta and Unit 15 is cooking and Ejay the DJ is setting the vibe. Featured art from Jake Diamond of Ritual Tattoo & Gallery. Doors at 3pm, party kicks off at 7pm!

Ghost Lenz Photography @ The Matchbox | 2625 Larimer St.

Friend of RiNo, Billy Riesing of Ghost Lenz Photography, will be hanging 13 large black and white prints, primarily street photography, at The Matchbox. 15% of gross sales will be donated to MaxFund No-Kill Animal Shelter.

Billy is also featured in CPAC's annual members' show this month!


MAP: Open locations for First Friday are marked with the black bird.
(Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.)

Additional Locations Open on First Fridays:
Eat & Drink locations (click here for more details and to check individual locations for hours)
Tracks | EXDO Event Center | 1399 35th St. | FIRST FRIDAYS
The Preservery | Backyard on Blake | 3040 Blake St. #101 | Listen at The Preservery