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Open Locations for First Friday, May 1st, 2015

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.

 | 3120 Blake Street |

An Immersive Experience

Open Show Friday, May 1st, 6–11pm, installation throughout May
Original works, prints, and limited edition tees available 

Helikon | 3675 Wynkoop St. |

Denizen III: The Annual Tenant Exhibition
Denizen III brings together 14 of Helikon's in-house studio artists for a feature of their newest works. Free entry with complimentary food and libations 

First Friday Receptions: May 1, 6-10pm 

Xylarium Designs/Gallery2520
| 2520 Larimer Street

Gallery2520 will be hosting an opening reception for Dan Fong and exhibiting his dreamscape collection for the first time. Please join us to view these inspiring pieces and enjoy the music of his talented daughter, Meghan Fong on Friday, May 1st, from 4:00 - 8:00 pm.

Converge Denver
 | 3327 Brighton Blvd. |

Our community has been converging for two years, and an incredible group of creators now call Converge Denver home! Join us on this RiNo Art District First Friday, and meet some amazing, creative people. There'll be balloons, cake, games...and of course beer, wine, art and live music!
2nd Anniversary Party, May 1st, 6-9p

Chocolate Crisis Center | 3370 Walnut St. | 303-296-0628

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, this First Friday is for moms.
We're celebrating with chocolate, carnations, cocktails, and the one and only
Dr. Angst with Be Part of the Art.

May 1st, 5pm-9pm

Giuliana Direct Olive Oil
 | 3153 Larimer Street |

New Location! Open 5-8pm First Friday.

Come sample Italy and Spain's best olive oils from the 2014 harvest and enjoy 20% off all purchases.

Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd. |

Courtney Murphy, “Dot, Dot Dot…”

Opens at Plinth on First Friday, May 1st, with an artist reception from 6-9pm.

Ironton | 3636 Chestnut |

New Installation Works by Jennifer Jeannelle

April 10-May 16, 2015
First Friday Reception: May 1st 6-10 pm

Stem Ciders
| 2811 Walnut St, Suite 150 |

Open for First Friday with a live art demonstration from 6–9/10pm!

RULE Gallery
| (inside Hinterland) 3254 Walnut St. |

As part of Month of Photography Denver 2015, RULE Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Jason DeMarte entitled Confected.

Pattern Shop Studio | 3349 Blake Street |

The Pattern Shop Studio exhibition The Origins of Photography, Past and Present, continues with a closing reception on Friday, May 1st, 6–9pm.
This group show, held in conjunction with Month of Photography and curated by MOP Director Mark Sink is a survey of handmade alternative photographic processes from 1844 to the present.

Urban Luxe Gallery | 3060 Larimer |

Pamper Perfect : Girls Night Out : First Friday In RiNo
Join us for a fun filled night and peruse some great local businesses showing off their goods and services all under one roof! We’ll be serving wine and cheese - plus we have some great giveaways you should not miss! May 1st 5-9 pm

Bella Vie Kitchen and Bath
| 3353 Larimer

Open First Friday 6-9pm with featured artists: Sharon A. Conner, La Petite Peacock Plate Co, Karen Hartman Photography, Joan Realino Robinson and enjoy live music performed by local musicians: Michael Kilpatric and Tamara Tomas Tool. Enjoy refreshments and drinks.

First Fridays @ Wazee Union | 3501 Wazee St |

Join the resident creatives of one of Colorado’s largest art collectives for First Friday in May. Open from 6:00-9:00.

Susan Dillon | Wazee Union #2

Stop by Susan Dillon's studio at Wazee Union on this First Friday. New work and demonstrations all night. Open from 6:00- 9:00 

Ice Cube Gallery | 3320 Walnut St. |

Opening Reception: Friday, May 1st, 5-9 p.m.

Jennifer Pettus “Stretching the Truth”
Diane Martonis “Dear Simplicity”

First Fridays @ Dry Ice Factory | 3300 Walnut Street
32 contemporary artists working in fiber, drawing, painting, ceramics, cast-paper, print-making, encaustic, jewelry, glass, installations, sculpture, and mixed media, have studios in this building (entrance through the Ice Cube Gallery). Free and open to the public.

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |

Open First Friday, May 1st, 6-9pm. Featured Artists: Paula Breymeier,
Alli Gerrish, Jean M Jones, Leslie Jorgensen, Richard Stucky 

Five Voices • Five Visions features fresh and contemporary art with themes of nature, science, emotion and personal connections.

Mockery Brewing | 2811 Walnut Street |

Join us for a night of big beer and big fun! We will be releasing our Über Dunkleweizen (8.2% ABV) and hosting Float like a Buffalo, playing Progressive Indie Rock/Funk. Atmospheric paintings by local artist, Laura Guese, will also be on display around the taproom.

LoDo Massage and Private Yoga Studio
| 3101 Walnut Street, Suite 200

Come enjoy a great collection of local artists, FREE Chair Massage, Wine
and Nibbles! Featured Artists: Welcome Rashelle Stetman!! (pictured),
Melissa Jacobi, Cathy Frick, Tired Pirate, Kirbie Bernhardt and Kenya Brading

Beryl’s Beer Co | 3120 Blake Street |

First Friday, May 1st 

When visiting #Ponder Monster at SMIRK stop in at Beryl’s Beer Co for a beer. 

The Infinite Monkey Theorem | 3200 Larimer St | May 1st, 5:30pm

Preview Event: Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival
Taste wines and hear about incredible seminars and events planned for 2015.
A benefit for Center for the Arts.
RSVP 303-534-2367 more info 

Bella Glass Studios
| 3950 Wynkoop St.

OPEN for First Friday May 1st 11am-6pm (possibly later). Bella Glass is holding all sorts of fun classes from fused glass to stained glass classes. Check out more details and register online. Also check out the walk-in Glass Fusing & PYOP projects and upcoming super fun themed Kids Summer Camps!

Heirloom Tomato Farms
| 3611 Chestnut Place

May 1st - Noon - 6pm (also May 2nd, 3rd and 9th)

Each year Heirloom Tomato Farms grows, nurtures and sells organic heirloom tomato plants with 100 different and "Hard To Find" varieties.

Mile High Winery | 2811 Walnut Street |

Live Music 7:30-10pm
Paint-N-Sip Art class from 5:30-7:30pm! To preregister for Paint n sip, use Paypal account Please register asap as space fills fast!! Call 808-250-0544 or email for questions.
$35. includes all materials and a glass of wine!


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)
Forney Museum of Transportation | 4303 Brighton Blvd | Open 10-4 on First Fridays.
Mid-Mod Mall | 3434 Brighton Blvd | Open LATE on First Fridays!
MegaFauna | 3102 Blake St. | Open 'til 9pm on First Friday
DADA Art Bar | 2470 Broadway | Featuring a new show every month!
Nocturne | 1330 27th Street | Funky Fridays: 6pm, live music at 8pm.
Friday Night Bazaar | 3530 Brighton Blvd | every Friday from 6pm to midnight!
The Urban Cyclist | 3519 Brighton Blvd Suite E | Open until 8pm.
Erico Motorsports | 2855 Walnut St. | Now open late on First Fridays.