first friday calendar

GREENSBORO/ S. ELM STREET African American Atelier; 200 N. Davie St. An exhibition of the works by Greensboro artist James Barnhill. Entitled FIGURE: The Art of James Barnhill, this wide range of two and three-dimensional works will be featured focusing on the human figure. One of his most noted sculptures — ‘The Greensboro Four’ can be seen on the campus of NC A&T University in front of the Dudley Building.

Ambleside Gallery; 528 S. Elm St.

Presenting Watercolors by Greensboro artist, Maggie Fickett. Live music and gourmet refreshments.

Design Archives Vintage and Hand Made Emporium; 342 S. Elm St. Showcasing our newest artists in the Emporium: West of Paisley, map art plaques, Witch Hazel Handmades, lead glass pendants, Paige Cox and Leanne Pizio, upcycled textiles and whimsical pottery. New works by Erin Stesch, Recycled Knits by Andrea and Amy, Wire Wrapped Rings by Sheryle.

Elements Gallery; 526 S. Elm St.

Featured Artists: Anne Kiefaber (Painting), Mandy Nelson (Fiber), Pat Spokas (Clay). Refreshements and live music.

Elsewhere Collaborative; 606 S. Elm St.

An end of the year retrospective of its artist program. Works by over 35 artists in residence during the 2011 season among other works from past years will be the highlight of the evening. This is the last event of Elsewhere’s 2011 season until we return next Spring! Refreshments always.

Indie Market; South Elm Street & Martin Luther King Boulevard The Indie Market is a place where local artists and crafts people come together for an open air market of handmade and vintage items, with a little music thrown in for one’s shopping pleasure. Vendors and artisans open from 4pm – 9pm.

The Sweet Shop; 631 S. Elm St.

Featuring live entertainment by jazz vocalist Brenda Bey at 7:30 p.m.


Artworks Gallery; 564 N. Trade St.

A new exhibit featuring Alix Hitchcock and EO Hill.

Inter_Section Gallery and Art Space; 629 N. Trade St. Türkçe Halk Kültür: a tapestry of Turkish traditions. Showcases featuring Ayla with Seven Seas Dance, artist Emily Clare, Anatolian Waves and Ted Monnich from the band Türkü: Nomads of the Silk Road. For more info, visit or follow them on facebook.

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery; 601 N.

Trade St

Metal artist Cynthia Wynn & glass artists Deana Blanchard & Chuck Young.

Downtown Arts District; Sixth Trade & Liberty Streets; FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY HOP; Evenings are cooler now- a great time to come out and meet artists and show some love for the local art and artists! Plan to stop in galleries for artist receptions, visit studios and enjoy a lovely evening in the Downtown Art District- Where Art Lives! Streets are closed with parking available in surrounding parking lots. Artist Receptions, artist demonstrations, live music, dancing, entertainment and more!

Urban Artware; 207 W. 6th St.

Featuring local artist Ricky Needham’s exhibit, Standing on Promises.

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