First Fridays Downtown Venues & Opening Receptions

Next First Fridays Downtown:

September 6, 2019, 5-8 PM

Interested in getting involved? Contact Arts Council of the Valley at firstfridaysdowntown@gmail.com

 
 

150 Franklin Street Gallery

150 Franklin Street

Ages: A Retrospective

Photography by Saul Harris

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AGOra downtown market

165 S. Main Street, Suite 101

Includes these fantastic businesses, and more!

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Artworks gallery

131 Grace Street, 22807

CMYK

Printmaking by JMU Students


Asbury united methodist Church

205 S. Main Street

Asbury presents “Balancing Act”

Folk & Jazz music by Balancing Act featuring Jim Harrington & Bill Wellington

Free lemonade, ‘Jazz Against Hunger’ tickets available

6-7:30 PM


Clementine

153 S. Main Street

argonaut&wasp

9:00PM. $7 Cover


Community Mennonite Church

70 S. High Street

No info yet, come back soon!


Dancing with Karen

77 E. Market Street

No info yet, come back soon!

 


Duke hall gallery of fine art

820 S. Main Street, Duke Hall #1022

Edge Walkers10 September - 13 October 2019
Group design exhibition curated by Keenan Rowe
Sept. 9 
Tanya Aguiñiga Artist's Talk 5-6 p.m.
Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m.


Explore more discovery museum

150 S. Main Street

Please note:

The Museum will be CLOSED SEPTEMBER 1 - 16
for our annual spruce up.

We look forward to seeing you when we reopen on Sept. 17.


Gaines group architects at The depot

141 W. Bruce Street, Suite 201

‘Through the Lens’ The Phototherapy of Tony DiStefano

Photography by Tony DiStefano

Light refreshments


Gallery at laughing dog

82 S. Main Street

Location, Location, Location: Recent Works in Photography
by Dan O’Brien, Cindy Connors, Danny Brown

Photography by Dan O’Brien, Cindy Connors & Danny Brown

Light refreshments


Hardesty Higgins House

212 S. Main Street

No info yet, come back soon!


harrisonburg baptist church

501 S Main St

No info yet, come back soon!


HAbana cafe

47 Court Square

Infatuation of Textures

Oil painting, screen-prints, & fiber arts by Sophia Rhafiri

 Stamp Card Drop-Off Location!



Hess Financial

380 E. Market Street

The Famous & The Infamous

Graphite on paper by Colleen Kively

Artist appearance, light refreshments & snacks


HORIZON GIFTS

111 N. Liberty Street

Introducing New Artist Jamie Peter

Acrylic on canvas by Jamie Peter

Artist will be present, light refreshments


HOTEL MADISON

710 S. Main Street

Endangered Species Portraits: We Are All At Risk

Acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas by Robert Haynes.

Artist will be present/food and beverages available at lobby bar.

Live jazz music by Bluestone Trio

Display and animals from the Wildlife Center of Virginia


Larkin Arts

61 Court Square

Spitzer Member Show // The Trunk Show

All media // watercolor  by Spitzer Member Show & Brenda Hounshell

Light refreshments, music, and cider from Old Hill.


The little gallery underground (in music building at jmu)

880 S. Main Street

WHY YOU CHANGE CHORD

Printmaking & fiber art by Xue’er Gao

Meet the artist, snacks provided

The Music Building is centrally located between the Mason Street parking deck and the Warsaw Street parking deck. Visitors can park without a pass and free of charge beginning at 3 pm on Fridays. Be sure to enter the Mason Street parking deck at Mason Street. Additionally, there are 2 metered spaces as well as handicap parking in a small lot adjacent to Main Street at the Music Building.

The Music Building is centrally located between the Mason Street parking deck and the Warsaw Street parking deck. Visitors can park without a pass and free of charge beginning at 3 pm on Fridays. Be sure to enter the Mason Street parking deck at Mason Street. Additionally, there are 2 metered spaces as well as handicap parking in a small lot adjacent to Main Street at the Music Building.


Look West Gallery at the mark-it

125 W. Water Street

Second Annual Koozie Show

Screen prints on koozies by Various Artists


OASIS fine Art & Craft

103 S. Main Street

Slow Cloth: The Joy of the Process

Fiber by Edda Duff and Joanna Gray

Live music by Michele Swan, light refreshments


Pale fire brewing co.

217 S. Liberty St #105

Chris Rattie & The New Rebels
7PM doors, 8PM music
$5 all ages


Park Gables Gallery at VMRC

1491 Virginia Ave

33rd Annual Shenandoah Valley Watercolor Society
Juried Art Show

September 7 - November 2
Daily Gallery Hours 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Opening Reception on September 8 from 2-4 p.m. 


pulp smoothies & shenandoah bicycle co.

135 S Main Street

No info yet, come back soon


Shenandoah Joe

64 S. Mason Street #100

No info yet, come back soon!


Smith House Galleries

311 S. Main Street

Not By Accident

Art machines by Alden Hough

Light refreshments


Spitzer Art Center

486 W. Market Street

No info yet, come back soon!


St. Stephen's United Church of Christ

258 S. Main Street

First Friday Music
Always at 5:30 PM
Free Admission, Donations Welcome


Ten Thousand Villages

181 S. Main Street

Honduran Crafts

Hand braided rugs & handmade dolls by Sherri Moyer

5-7 PM


Virginia Quilt Museum

301 S. Main Street

Inspired by Elvis;
From the Hills and Hollars of West Virginia,
West Virginia: Child of the Civil War, 
Shenandoah Stars

Quilts by Various Artists

Free Admission on First Fridays


Wilson Downtown Gallery

83 S. Main Street

All in Good Time

Acrylic Abstracts & Landscapes by Doris Martin

Light refreshments


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