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Open Locations for First Friday, October 7th, 2016

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.
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Colorado Photographic Arts Center | 3636 Chestnut Place

Open First Friday until 9pm: Last chance to view the current exhibition, Juvenile Corrections: Zora Murff & Richard Ross

These photographers explore varying points of view about the American Juvenile Justice System through their images.

The ARTificial Market @ The Rackhouse
| 2875 Blake Street

This October First Friday, Enjoy an evening of Art, Food, Beverage, Shuffle Board, and Music all in RiNo Art District's most unique indoor creative space. 5pm to 11pm

Sticks & Stone in Steel and Paper
| 3515 Delgany St.

Ironton neighbors Pat Tjaden and Dave Fox join the RiNo community for First Friday and open their modern home as a pop up gallery for sticks and stones in steel and on paper by Steuart Bremner. Reception 6-10pm.

Chocolate Crisis Center | 3370 Walnut St.

Choctoberfest 2016 at Chocolate Crisis Center: Chocolate, a silly Doctor, zany photos, and a chance to win an Official Oktoberfest 2016 beer stein full of CCC chocolates! See you there from 6pm-9pm 10/7/16

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |
Open First Friday: Oct. 7, 6–9pm; Closing Reception: Oct. 22, 12–4pm
Featured Artist: Alli Gerrish  be-'TRÈS-al  
Alli's work is about bringing the subconscious mind into the spontaneous practice of action painting, utilizing pure abstraction as well as calligraphic and figural representation.

Urban Luxe Real Estate | 3060 Larimer St.

First Friday, October 7th, 6-9pm
Stop in for a glass of wine!

Featured Artist: Sara Wessel

Featured Artisan: Rachel Woollcott: Wooly Wax Candles

The Pattern Shop Studio (3349 Blake St) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in the RiNo neighborhood with an exhibit called “Pattern Makers” featuring five artists known for their use of geometric or organic patterns in their paintings and ceramics: Susan Blake, Marty Jaquis, Jerry Johnson, Jonathan Kaplan, and Annalee Schorr.
The show will be open on First Friday, October 7th from 6-9pm. In addition, there will be a Salon with the artists on Saturday the 15th of October, from 4-6pm. Individuals and groups are welcome to view the exhibit any day of the week, but call first to make sure someone is there to let you in.

Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd |

Our October 2016 exhibition honors Denver ceramic artist and potter Robin Furuta. Robin passed away on February 13, 2015 after a long illness. Robin Furuta’s exhibition, “A Legacy”, opens with a First Friday Gallery reception October 7, 2016 from 6pm-9pm. This event is free and open to the public.

STUDIOS at the BINDERY First Fridays | 2901 Blake Street, Suite 120
Featured Studios include:
Karlagirl Studios
Stop by to visit with Karla Raines of Karlagirl Studios from 6-9 pm. She's showcasing new acrylic paintings as well as her mixed media installation entitled Detritus. Her recent works explore identity and understanding.

Acorn Bookbindingoffering custom binding and repair services, will be open First Friday. Mary Jo Hamilton personalizes and customizes the books that celebrate your life experiences and gives new life to those books that have come through years and generations of experiences with wear and tear.

Bella Glass Studios
| 3950 Wynkoop | OPEN First Friday, Oct 7th until at least 8pm. Bella Glass is holding some super fun Halloween style classes plus blown ornaments classes! Check out the website for details and to register online. We also do walk-in Glass Fusing & PYOP projects so come on in! This means anytime we're open for normal business hrs, you can come make a cool art piece in glass or pottery. Great for date nights, girl's nights, kid's days, etc.

| 3004 Larimer Street |

Feel Days; an exhibit and month long residency with Julia Belamarich and Kyle Garfield. Over the course of the month, Julia and Kyle have created an interactive installation inspired by childhood toys, colors, shapes, and feels. The space has been transformed with site-specific sculptures and collages, guided by play and discovery.

Park Burger
| 2615 Walnut St. |

Happy Fall everyone! Currently, at Park Burger - RiNo, Denver Artists James Andre and Keith Oelschlager's work is being showcased! Be sure to join us all on October 7th from 7-10pm for First Friday! Happy Hour Specials 7-10pm, Live DJ and Live Painting by James Andre himself! See you there friends!

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop St.

Helikon presents a solo exhibit of new works by Helikon studio artist and RISD graduate Sierra Barela. Featuring large and small scale paintings and sculptures, Four Whales and a Dolphin highlights Barela's unique aesthetic across a new body of work, from recontextualized classical motifs and callbacks to iconic 90's nostalgia.

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

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

Featured Studios include:

Susan Dillon
Open studio at GRACe & new work on display at the Gallery at GRACe.
Stop by from 6:00-9:00 on First Friday!

Beryl’s Beer Co. | 3120 Blake Street |

FIRST FRIDAY! Live music by Cousin Curtiss 7-9pm! Come check out this talented bluegrass inspired one-man-live-looping-band!

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 |

Fall is here and with it comes our October First Friday Art Reception for Artists Sam George DeCarlo, Brigitte Thompson, Matt Maes, Elliot Haag and James Andre. From 7-10pm, as always, The Zorn Family of Wine & Whey will be providing FREE Wine Tasting, Snacks, Live Painting by some of our Artists and a Live DJ keeping the vibe flowin' all night long folks!


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
Belong Designs | 3358 Larimer St | Open until 6pm on First Friday
The Preservery | Backyard on Blake | 3040 Blake St. #101 | Listen at The Preservery