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Open Locations for First Friday, October 3rd, 2014

NEW RiNo! Ashe Atelier
 | 3377 Blake St #101 |

Hair | Fashion | Art
Open for business October 3rd
Art opening party starting at 6pm

A new location • A broader concept • A non-gender focus
20% off all hair services in the month of October for new and existing clients

Ironton Studios & Gallery
| 3636 Chestnut Place |

BLACK AND WHITE, fifteen new paintings by Lisa Kowalski
First Friday, Oct. 3rd, 6-9pm

Stripped of color, these new works explore black and white in a bold way, leaving more room to explore shape, form, and contrast. More here >

The Xylarium Gallery
| 2520 Larimer Street

October 3rd, 6pm

Xylarium presents DISTOPIA, cutting edge 3-D sculpture work of a very talented young artist from the Western Slope, Bryson Darnel. More here >

Ice Cube Gallery
| 3320 Walnut Street |

First Friday Celebration, 5-9pm - Regina Benson's show "Catching Fire", an installation of 11 Monoliths, and Ray Tomasso's show "Wind & Storm", large casted dimensional paintings, celebrate First Friday with food, fun and spirits! More here >

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.

SL Van Dam | Dry Ice Factory #201

Drumchild54ART, studio of abstractionist SL Van Dam, in the Dry Ice Factory, will be open for visitors. On view: the beginnings of her "Mesa Verde Memories" series.

Chocolate Crisis Center
| 3370 Walnut St. |

Be Part of the Art with our interactive photography project with Dr. Angst. Enjoy complementary chocolaty cocktails while you sample and discover your next favorite refill flavor!

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop |

Helikon Gallery will continue Great Plains: Three Point Perspective. The exhibit features our first-ever artist trio - Patricia Barry Levy, Reed Weimer, and Chandler Romeo. Reed will be playing a 'strolling concert' during the show, along with pedal steel guitar maestro Glenn Taylor. Join us on First Friday from 6 to 10pm. Admission is always free, plus food and drinks will be provided.

Pattern Shop Studio
| 3349 Blake Street |

The Pattern Shop Studio continues the exhibition entitled Rivers Alive, featuring work by New York and Colorado based artist Wopo Holup. Open on Friday, October 3rd, 2014, from 6 to 9pm. More here >

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |

Open October 3, 6-9pm.

Featured Artist: Pat Isaacs
Showcasing Encaustics and 3-D works, Pat Isaacs' one woman show, Red Thread, runs until October 18, 2014. More here >

Black Shirt Brewing Co
| 3719 Walnut St |

October marks two years @ Black Shirt Brewing Co

First Friday with Black Shirt’s very own Cassie Silvia, hosting her debut showing of a collection of her CO inspired works. 5-10pm
More here >

| 3120-B Blake Street |

To celebrate the greatest beer weekend anywhere, Beryl’s Beer Co. and ourselves are hosting “Beers on Blake" at 3120 Blake St. on October 3rd from 4:00-10:00. We’ll have pong and corn hole tournaments with prizes from Beryl’s and Smirk as well as great food from Buck Creek BBQ, beer specials from Beryl’s and a Colorado Beer teeshirt sale from Smirk.

Happy Leaf Kombucha
| 3519 Brighton Blvd |

Please join us for a First Friday artist's reception featuring Jessica Wright at Happy Leaf Kombucha Friday, October 3rd at 7 pm. Refresh yourself with Kombucha home-brew on tap, enjoy live music from (TBA) and meet the artists currently on display through November 2nd.

The Infinite Monkey Theorem
| 3200 Larimer St.

Swing by on Oct 3rd for another First Friday throw-down. Our lineup includes DJ Ejay, CKrepes, the fellas from Drizly, and new art by Ryan Willard, owner of Marion St. Tattoo.
More here >

First Fridays @ Wazee Union | 3501 Wazee St |

Stop by Wazee Union for First Friday in October! Check out artwork and open studios from our resident creatives from 6:00-9:00.

NEW RiNo! Tim DeShong: Artist “in the yard” At Wazee Union
Please join us for a First Friday artist's reception “in the yard” 6-9pm at Wazee Union on October 3rd. Be sure to visit all the artists in residence and walk outside to the yard to meet Tim DeShong, speak with the artist and experience art in action: working with the elements in the elements. Special movie presentation of “The Hitcher” showing at 8:00 p.m.

Milt Denny | Wazee Union #22

Recent works by RiNo artist Milt Denny ongoing at Wazee Union

The clear light and color contrasts of New Mexico greatly influence Milt’s art. Milt rarely uses brushes, or conventional processes in creating a painting. (Image: Dancing Flower 36”X36” Acry;ic, Lucite, Canvas)

LoDo Massage & Private Yoga Studio
| 3101 Walnut St |
Our artist list keeps growing!:
Cathy Frick, Melissa Jacobi, Kirbie Bernhardt, Zoe Rayor
and TiredPirate (image shown)
As always, free wine and chair massage with one of our fabulous therapists!

Mile High Winery
| 2811 Walnut Street |

Live Music at Mile High Winery! 7pm 

October 3rd: TBA

Click here for the full October line up.

| 3254 Walnut St. |

Current exhibition, (in parentheses) by Joseph Coniff is being extended through October 5, 2014 at RULE Gallery. The gallery will be open extra hours for First Friday, October 3 from 6-9pm. More here >

| 3343 Larimer St |

FOUND OBJECTS: a discovery of new perspectives
New work by Michael Gadlin

More here > 

Plus Gallery
| 2501 Larimer St. |

New Paintings by Jenny Morgan

Open First Friday from 6-8pm
More here >

Giuliana Direct Olive Oil
| 3350 Walnut St. |

Giuliana Direct Olive Oil makes it affordable and easy to buy some of today’s greatest extra virgin olive oil from around the Mediterranean directly from the producers.

Regular business hours: M-F: 9-5 | Open First Friday from 5-8 pm

| 3254 Walnut St. |

Oakland-based artist Jillian Piccirilliʼs new series Robinwood chronicles the life of her maternal familyʼs past handmade homestead.

Closing night October 3rd, 6-10pm

Blake Street Glass Studio & Gallery
| 3433 Blake St | 303.296.1072

Join us for First Friday on October 3 from 6-9pm!

We will be making Christmas ornaments for the upcoming Christmas Ornament Extravaganza in December! Learn about the tools and techniques involved in creating one of a kind glass art!

Mid Mod Mall
| 3434 Brighton Blvd‬ |

Please join us for live jazz, food and bevs this Friday night (October 3rd). First note is at 7pm and running late! Don't forget our local modern artists showing and 9000 sqft of mid-century retro modern furnishings!


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 generally open during First Friday:
• Eat & Drink locations (click here for more details and to check individual locations for hours)
• Stem Ciders | 2811 Walnut St., #150 | 720-443-3007