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Open Locations for First Friday, May 6th, 2016

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.
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Brian Trybus Designs, 2520 LAR | 2520 Larimer |

We are extremely pleased to be hosting the big end of school year show for Denver School of the Arts senior class. In order to assist raising funds for art college the seniors will be attending next year, 2520 LAR is donating 100% of proceeds directly to the student. Please stop by and view/purchase the student's work.

Converge Denver | 3327 Brighton Blvd. |

We're 3 years old -- come celebrate with us! There'll be visual art, food, libations, party games & more. Special Musical Performance by Alright Alright. It's all FREE so bring your friends & family and RSVP here.
First Friday, May 6 | Doors @ 6 | Concert @ 7ish

Integrative Health Denver | 3358 Larimer St |

First Friday will be featuring watercolor and watercolor batik works of Laura McElfresh. Her work has won awards in the National Arts Program Annual Show, and most recently, the Parkview Arts Festival. Come meet Laura, enjoy some wine and good company at IHD!

Urban Luxe | 3060 Larimer St. |

Ron Trujillo will showcase his Asian influenced abstract fine art paintings in the chic setting of the Urban Luxe RiNo space. It is your opportunity to meet the artist and support your local art community. - Stop in for a glass of wine!
And for May, the Urban Luxe Artisan Pop-up Shop features artisan, Rachel Woolcott: Wooly Wax Candles

Chocolate Crisis Center | 3370 Walnut St.

Got a “developing artist” at home? We can help you cope with her unconstrained creativity with our delicious Belgian chocolate goodies. It won’t get the ink off the wall any easier, but at least you’ll be munching something delicious while muttering under your breath. We’ll be open from 5–9pm. Dr. Angst will be in the photo booth at 6. Hope to see you here!

The Zall Company | 2946 Larimer St |

The Zall Company commercial real estate brokers presents Elise Zall Designs and Abbie Kosik Art, May 6th at their RiNo office, 5–9pm. Elise Zall is a Colorado Native, studied art at UNC and has designed jewelry for over 15 years. Abbie Kozik, artist, has been a professional graphic designer for over 25 years.

Ice Cube Gallery | 3320 Walnut St. |

Ice Cube Gallery will be open on First Friday, May 6th, 5–9pm with the current shows:
Jen Burdess and Ann Hallam - “One in Eight” and
Jean Smith and Katharine McGuinness - “Art Angels: 7th Heaven”

First Fridays @ Dry Ice Factory | 3300 Walnut St

Open studios (entrance through the Ice Cube Gallery), including:

SL Van Dam/Drumchild54ART Dry Ice Factory Studio 201, May 6th, from 6-9 pm. The Mesa Verde series continues. Come and chat about art and music!

Beryl’s Beer Co. | 3120 Blake Street |

5pm-7pm Happy Hour: 5-7 Hoppy Lagers only $3!
This includes First Friday, May 6th!

Wine & Whey | 3559 Larimer Street |

Come see local art and grab a $5 taste of wine that we made!

Black Shirt Brewing Co | 3719 Walnut St |

Black Shirt Brewing Co is ecstatic to welcome back Point Blank Design for First Friday and our artist-of-the-month.

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop St. | Denizen IV is the fourth annual exhibit featuring the work of Helikon’s studio community. Each artist will present new work in both the main gallery and the upstairs hallways, as well as having their studios open to the public during receptions. Come meet Helikon’s new artists and catch up on the current work of our vibrant community. Also, in Gallery 101: Stuff On Walls, curated by Curtis Tucker and featuring work by nearly a dozen emerging young artists from Denver.

Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC) | 3636 Chestnut Place

The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is pleased to present “Making Muses,” an exhibition featuring images by Flash Powder photographers, curated by Jennifer Schwartz and David Bram.

Bella Glass Studios | 3950 Wynkoop |

We will be OPEN for First Friday on May 6th until at least 8 pm.

Bella Glass is having a special on Mother's Day projects! Discounts from 10-25% will be given so stop on in and create with mom or kids!

Pattern Shop Studio | 3349 Blake St |

Open First Friday May 6th, 6–9pm for the closing reception of Shark’s Ink: Collaborations II, an exhibition featuring dozens of prints by artists who have collaborated with Master Printmaker Bud Shark.
Artists include: Betty Woodman, Red Grooms, Hung Liu, Robert Kushner, John Buck, and Enrique Chagoya.

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |
Open First Friday: May 6, 5–8pm;
Artist Talk: May 14, 3pm; Closing Reception: May 21, 12–4pm
Featured Artists: Leslie Jorgensen
Expansiveness: This stunning solo exhibit by artist Leslie Jorgensen explores the subject of natural forces and emotion in abstract paintings filled with expressive movement and texture.

Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd |

For our April and May 2016 exhibition, Plinth Gallery is pleased to present “Pins and Needles” the figurative ceramic sculpture of local artist Marie E.v.B. Gibbons. A self taught artist, Marie has had an active studio practice in Denver since 1999.

RULE Gallery | 3254 Walnut St. |

RULE Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Caleb Hahne entitled Beyond the Veil. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition at RULE. The gallery will have extended hours on First Friday, May 6, from 6-9pm.

DATELINE | 3004 Larimer St |

How To Build A Lie: Apocryphal Technologies and Works by Jamie Allen
& Pablo Picasso, 3 Imaginary Portraits.

Opening: Friday May 6th, 7-11 PM

STUDIOS at the BINDERY First Fridays | 2901 Blake Street, Suite 120
Featured Studios include:

Calvin Lee
Calvin Lee's Studio and Gallery features landscapes, portraits, social commentary and Chinese calligraphy in oil, ink and watercolor. Originals and prints for sale. *UPDATE: Calvin will be painting LIVE in the lobby from 7:30 to 8:30!

Tim Mooney
“Come check out my new studio at 2901 Blake Street for First Friday in May! Evocative landscapes, intriguing abstracts, and dynamic figures!”

Stem Ciders | 2811 Walnut St., #150 |

Open for First Friday May 6th, 3–11pm

Join Stem from 7–9pm for a live art demonstration by Ashley Joon, this month’s local artist! Don’t miss out on this unique experience!

Nocturne | 1330 27th Street |

May 6th kicks off a new artist residency with RITMO, a group of Denver's best Latin Jazz artists playing from 7pm-11pm. Reservations for dinner highly recommended or stop in the bar to hear these great musicians.

Park Burger | 2615 Walnut Street |

Join us as we welcome musical guest, Billy Maddox Band! And don’t forget to enjoy hand-cut fries, specialty burgers, craft beer & boozy shakes!

Kephart | 2555 Walnut Street |

Open First Friday, May 6, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm featuring “ChaiLyfe” a solo show by Shieka Seward. Shieka is a participant of the Reach Studio program at RedLine art studio.


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:
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Tracks | EXDO Event Center | 1399 35th St. | FIRST FRIDAYS