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Open Locations for First Friday, August 7th, 2015

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.
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Ashe Atelier | 3377 Blake Street #101 |

BLACK/TUESDAY Official Launch Party For Dress Code Collection:
Chris Incident and Matthew Reyer, co-founders of Black Tuesday, will hold a launch party for their initial run of minimal, cut and sew pieces available now at on August 7th, 6-10PM – Dress Code: Black and White

Housefish and Sjotime | 4800 Washington St, Unit E

Housefish and Sjotime will be open for First Friday, August 7th
showing new work, giving tours of the space, and hosting a sample sale
(prices up to 75% off).

Acorn Bookbinding @ The Walnut Workshop | 3525 Walnut St, Unit 25

Stop by for a peek at Mary Jo's ongoing projects including an early 19th century Field Book project and the repair of a 1917 bible. The studio will have inventory for sale and examples of limited editions and repair jobs on view. Refreshments will be available just outside the studio.

Tim DeShong, performing in "The Yard" @ Wazee Union | 3501 Wazee

Celebrate a year & the debut of marble sculpture “Stop Pushing”
Also featuring: special guest artist, Jeff Dadisman, Watercolors
at Dusk: See screening of local artists’ short films: Famous Last Words
& A Trip Down Colfax
Friday, August 7th, 6:00 til after dark

Converge Denver | 3327 Brighton Blvd. |
Converging Creativity through Collaboration
On this RiNo First Friday, we invite you to see and experience how art & creativity are infused into everything we do here at Converge. Come see how our 60+ members converge creativity through collaboration. Experience the art and beauty in the thousand things of modern life...and of course enjoy good food, libations, and live music for free! Please RSVP Here

Great Divide Brewing Co. | 1812 35th St. |

The Barrel Bar, the tap room at the new Great Divide location, will be open to the public on August 7th!

There is always Great Divide beer on tap at the main bar at The Big Wonderful!

Kephart | 2555 Walnut Street |

First Fridays at Kephart's Crash Space!

August feature: Richard Beck, preferably known as Gonzo, is an artist who is a part of the RedLine Reach Studio program. He specializes in abstract painting and mandalic drawings as a form of personal therapy.

Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd |

Patrick Shia Crabb “Contemporary Artifacts”

“Contemporary Artifacts” opens at Plinth on First Friday, August 7th, with an artist reception for Patrick Crabb from 6-9pm. Please join us for this event which is free and open to the public.

Ice Cube Gallery | 3320 Walnut St. |

First Friday Reception - Aug 7 (6 - 9 pm)

Linda Melvin Graham and S. Fletcher GrahamBinaries

Paul Sisson, Missed Connections

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.

Jean Smith | Dry Ice Factory, Ceramic Studio, 124 H |

FIRST FRIDAY, August 7, 6-9PM

Stop by and see a preview of my work to be in my ’Stacked and Hung’ Show in the Ice Cube Gallery, Opening Aug 20; Reception Aug 21, 5-9PM

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |

Open First Friday: August 7th (6-9pm) 
Featured Artists: Ken Elliott, Victoria Eubanks, Janice McDonald,
Carol Ann Waugh and Mary Williams.
here to there — Recently exhibited at DIA, 5 artists working in 5 different mediums interpret the theme of getting from here to there.

Ironton Studios & Gallery | 3636 Chestnut |
Curated by Mariana Vieira and Jennifer Bockelman, Bordering is an exhibition featuring multiple studio practices that explores the sometimes arbitrary nature of domestic and public space, cultural and geographic region, virtual and real experience, as well as, biological and constructed identity. Featuring a performance by Heidi Bartlett and Jennifer Bockelman on Friday, August 7 during the opening reception, 7-10pm.

Black Shirt Brewing Co | 3719 Walnut Street |

1st Friday at BSB with Sara Bowersock. Artist reception from 7pm-10pm and her artwork remains on the walls for the month of August.

Live music in the Beergarden rounds out the evening. Ryan Gombeski
(of Take To The Oars) at 8pm and Edison at 9pm ($5 cover)

The Infinite Monkey Theorem | 3200 Larimer Street

August First Friday! The fellas from Haibike (along with free test rides!), The Baking Room pizza, and new art. What more could you want?

Party kicks off at 4pm.

RULE Gallery | 3254 Walnut St. |

Open First Friday August 7, 12-9PM 
Group Exhibition: Nothing Belongs to Us is a group exhibition coinciding with the 2015 Biennial of the Americas and inspired by its theme: NOW.   Nothing Belongs to Us features artists Jessica Angel, Chris Bagley, Caleb Hahne, Michael Theodore and Jenny Vogel.

Helikon Gallery | 3675 Wynkoop St. | Double Exhibit:
‘Electropop: Kaitlin Ziesmer & Robin 1000’ —Ziesmer, known for her ubiquitous pop-culture mashups, pairs up with Robin's dreamlike, prismatic landscapes and designs. ‘Edition: A Group Print Show’ —brings together artists working with a variety of subjects and processes culminating in a selection of their printed works. Entry is free and open to the public from
6-10pm, including complimentary drinks and food.

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

LoDo Massage Studio’s August featured artist will be Cathy Frick
Also showing:
Art from Melissa Jacobi, Rashelle Stetman, and TiredPirate

Wine, snacks and free chair massage on First Friday!

Wine & Whey | 3559 Larimer Street |

Open First Friday in August co-hosting with The Yoga Mat:
Art show featuring artist James Andre.

Wine & Whey: Classes | Supplies | Events

Mid-Mod Mall | 3434 Brighton Blvd. |

Now this is so Mid-Mod special! Our first friday party 7:00pm - midnight! Live street music, food and beverage, as well as live painting and of course 9000 sqft of mid-century modern furnishings and new local modern art! Come get your mod on, shop and enjoy entertainments and more!

Urban Luxe Gallery | 3060 Larimer |

Stop in on First Fridays from 6-9pm and see our featured Artist at Urban Luxe Real Estate, we’ll have great music wine and cheese. Come check it out!


Giuliana Direct Olive Oil | 3153 Larimer Street |

Open for First Friday 5-8pm

We will be sampling some of our delicious fresh-harvest olive oils from Italy, Spain, and France. (photo: olive trees on Lake Garda)

PlatteForum | 2400 Curtis Street, Suite 100 |

Join ArtLab for the opening celebration of One Square MilePlacetelling
Curtis Park
 on Friday, August 7, 5:30 - 8pm | Program starts at 6:15pm
ArtLab Interns’ month-long workshops with artists Laura Bond, Molina Speaks and Christopher Guillot culminate in a series of live presentations and installations at PlatteForum.

Mockery Brewing | 3501 Delgany Street |

Yeehaw, August! Come check out the amazing bottle cap artwork by AwdaRT, including this Cock & Crow, & our newly tapped Blueberry Farmhouse.

DADA Art Bar | 2470 Broadway |

Now Showing: #Finespraypaintart by Tyrone J. Webb
Walk through and see some displays of Fine Spray Paint Art

Interested in following this artist and all his updates on works in progress?


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)
Park Burger | 2615 Walnut Street | Open First Friday.
Beryl's Beer | 3120-C Blake Street | Open First Friday.
Nocturne | 1330 27th Street | Open LATE on First Friday.
Forney Museum of Transportation | 4303 Brighton Blvd | Open 10-4 on First Fridays.
Bella Glass Studios | 3950 Wynkoop St. | Open on First Fridays from at least 11am-6pm
MegaFauna | 3102 Blake St. | Open 'til 9pm on First Friday