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Open Locations for First Friday, February 5th, 2016

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.
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Introducing: STUDIOS at the BINDERY First Fridays!

The newly open Bindery on Blake features Artist Studios at 2901 Blake St, Suite 120. Check out the studios this First Friday! Studios include Tim Mooney, Acorn Bookbinding, Conor O'Donnell and Calvin Lee.

Calvin Lee (Studio #10) will feature art and Chinese calligraphy great as a Valentine's Day gift. Calvin works in oil, ink and watercolor. There will be originals and prints for sale in all price points. The colors of the some of the images and calligraphy are stunningly Valentine red. There will also be other art of landscapes, figures, portraits and social commentary. (Image by Calvin Lee)

Visual Interest
| 3444 Brighton Blvd |

First Friday receptions begin February 5th, 6–9pm featuring:

Metal Sculptor Jodie Roth Cooper and Painter/Photographer James André

(image: painting by James André)

The Infinite Monkey Theorem | 3200 Larimer St.

February Artist: Jonathan Mcafee
First Friday @ IMT 4-10pm
Opening reception with Jonathan
DJ Ejay will be spinning tracks from 5-10pm
Denver 808 Fusion Grindz Food Truck will be serving from 5-10 on the patio.

Ashe Atelier | 3377 Blake St. #101 |

Opening Reception 7pm–10pm
Black and White Photography
Portraits, Architecture and Urban Scenery
By fine artist Colin Defenbau

Chocolate Crisis Center | 3370 Walnut St.

Stop in at the Center for delectable treats, new Chocolate Crisis Kits and some indispensable chocolate therapy with our Dr. Angst and his zany photos!

Is it Love, Romance or Angst?
First Friday 6–9pm

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop St. | To kick off the 2016 schedule at Helikon, we’re proud to host two simultaneous exhibits—“Opiates for the Masses” is a guest-curated exhibit of large scale artwork by Sally Centigrade Gallery, while “The New Masters of Dada” is a solo feature of Naomi Haverland’s portraiture of children. Both exhibits are free and open to the public with limited off-street parking. Open First Friday 6–10pm

Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd |

Our 2016 exhibition schedule opens February 5th with the ceramic work of Marty Fielding.

"Interval and Intersection" opens on First Friday, February 5, from 6–9pm.

Urban Luxe Gallery | 3060 Larimer | Meet the Makers: An Evening with the Artisans—Join Urban Luxe this First Friday from 6–9pm as we kick of the 2016 season with our largest and most elegantly curated Artisan Pop-up Shop. Six vendors and one artist will showcase their locally made, hand crafted goods in the chic setting of the Urban Luxe RiNo space. It is your opportunity to meet the makers and support your local small businesses, while enjoying an elevated shopping experience.

Stem Ciders | 2811 Walnut St., #150 |

Open for First Friday, Feb. 5th

Don’t let winter keep you cooped up, break out and join us for a pairing, trivia or free live music down at Stem Ciders!

RULE Gallery | 3254 Walnut St. |

Opening reception for Red@RULE: Love & War, a group exhibition featuring work by Molly Bounds, Wilma Fiori, Linda Herritt, Margaret Neumann, Sandy Skoglund, Barbara Takenaga, and Scott Young. This exhibition centers on passion, a primary component of both love and war. The works explore each artists' relations and reactions to passion in its many forms.

RedLine Contemporary Art Center | 2350 Arapahoe St |
Join us First Friday for the opening of (R)evolver: 6th Annual Reach Studio Exhibition. Redline's Reach artists present their own views regarding R/Evolution as forces of change in society, culture and politics.
Reach Studio is a free art studio program where artists who don’t have a space to make work or may be experiencing homelessness can come and create in a tight-knit community.

MetroBoom | 1231 35th Street |

Featuring Sonny Valdez of painting with candy automotive paint on aluminum. Open at 6pm with a Dj from 7-9pm spinning old school hip hop. After the art show we will be starting our monthly first Friday "Living Room Dance Party @ Boom Bar." Dance music from 10pm- 1:30am.

Integrative Health Denver | 3358 Larimer St
Live painting and exhibition of works by Ethan Hoekstra:
Since a child, Ethan Hoekstra dabbled in the arts through sketches and drawing, creating new characters and cartoons. Ethan's grandmother, a brilliant oil painter, inspired Ethan to expand his medium to paint. When Ethan's beloved grandmother passed he pridefully inherited her supplies and ever since has had a "painting fever." Ethan enjoys working mostly in acrylics and has yet to find a passion in which he enjoyed more than putting paint on canvas.

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. | Conversations: Significant Years
Open First Friday: Feb. 5 (6-9pm) & Artist Talk: Feb. 13 (3-4pm)
Featured Artist: Carol Ann Waugh—An award-winning fiber artist invites you to see her new ground-breaking series that will provoke conversations and interaction with ideas and emotions as she takes us through selected years of her life and the words and phrases that make each year significant.

Nocturne | 1330 27th Street | | Open from 6pm–1:30am and hosting live music by the Tom Gershwin Quintet from 7–11pm. Reservations recommended to hold a table at or join us at the bar after you finish your art walk through the neighborhood. Late night, KUVO 89.3 DJ Erik Troe is spinning some eclectic tunes from his vast music collection for social hour from 11pm–1am. More Feb Events here.

Bella Glass Studios | 3950 Wynkoop |

OPEN for First Friday on Feb 5th until 8pm.

ALSO: Bella Glass is hosting two Valentine's Day classes including mimosas, wine, glass, boards and of course, chocolate and other sweets! Check calendar online for further details.

Park Burger | 2615 Walnut Street |

Friday, February 5th
Ben Hanna & the Nighthawks
Americana / modern folk
8PM – 11PM
Free admission


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. | Chinese New Year!
MegaFauna | 3102 Blake St. |Open 'til 9pm on First Friday
Night BAZAAR Denver | 2450 Larimer | facebook |