first friday calendar

GREENSBORO/ S. ELM STREET The Sweet Shop – 631 S. Elm St.

Jazz Vocalist Brenda Bey & special guests the Piedmont Swing Dance Society. Begins at 8 p.m.

Indie Market – Corner of S. Elm St. & Martin Luther King Blvd. Local artists and craftspeople come together for an Open Air Market of handmade and vintage items. Artisans available from 4-9 p.m.

The Art of Design features artwork, renderings, drawings, sketches & designs for textiles, furniture & home decor. Refreshments by Fat Radish. Sponsored by the ITMA Educational Foundation.

African American Ateiler – 200 N. Davie St.

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- JMR Sculptures – 620 S. Elm St. The View – 327 S. Elm St. Presenting FIGURE: The Art of James Barnhill from 5-9 Where Art Lives! Streets are closed with parking Get Swept up in metal and verdigris sculptures that Featured artist Bill Firestone’s unexpected color, p.m. The Around the World program will also host available in surrounding parking lots. Artist depict joy, comfort, compassion and love. Ann Marie active brushstrokes, a penchant for abstrac- storytelling sessions with NC Storyfest. There will also Receptions, artist demonstrations, live music, Mose/Carl Wright on the guitar, and refreshments.

Artmongerz – 610 S. Elm St.

Discover Artmongerz where artists work and exhibit their freshest fine art.

Elements Gallery – 526 S. Elm St.

Presenting featured artists: Sally Lambrecht (signature member of American Watercolor Society), Mandy Nelson (fiber), Pat Spokas (clay). Refreshments and live music.tion and sometimes a little touch of humor all combine to create strong yet inviting paintings that appeal to a broad audience.

Mechelle’s Boutique – 227 S. Elm St.

Local artist Tom Ogburn crafts his wooden bowls, artwork and more in the courtyard. Light refreshments served.

Just Be – 352 S. Elm St.

Featuring two local artists each with her own be face-painting and hot chocolate for sale.

Center for Visual Arts – 200 N. Davie St.

The Holiday Show offers holiday shoppers a variety of unique one-of-a-kind gift option at price points for every budget; from pottery to jewelry to original art and photography.

Green Hill Center – 200 N. Davie St.

Art Quest – Deck the Halls! Join in for good old fashioned Holiday fun. Make dough decora- dancing, entertainment and more!

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery – 601 N.

Trade St. Distinctive sequences by clay artist Amy Sanders and fiber artist Pattiy Torno Artworks Gallery – 564 N. Trade St.

Holiday Exhibition Urban Artware – 207 W. 6 th St.

Elsewhere Collaborative – 606 S. Elm St. flair for mixed art. Amy Smith creates vibrant, tions, paper chains, and tree trimmings. Featuring local artists and craftsmen.

For 9 days, Elsewhere Collective & the Shop at rich layered, patterned mixed media art and The Shop – Deck the halls with works from NC E-mail to be included the Weatherspoon Art Museum are collabo- jewelry. Jean Skipper re-uses copper to create artists. Enjoy hot cider while previewing the in the monthly First Friday calendar . rating to bring a pop-up shop to downtown featuring contemporary artworks and cultural artifacts for purchase.

Ambleside Gallery – 528 S. Elm St.

wonderful wired & stamped jewelry.

International Civil Rights Center & Museum – 134 S. Elm St.

Lighting up the night with students from Penn latest gift ideas from jewelry, scarves, pottery and fine art. WINSTON-SALEM/TRADE

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A solo exhibition of recent oil paintings and pastels by GSO artist Leigh Rodenbough. Live piano music by musician/composer Maurice Horne. Refreshments.

Griffin Performing Arts School chorusand orchestra as the youth perform some of your favorite tradtional Christmas songs.

The Studio and Gallery – 109 Cedar St.


Downtown Arts District – 6 Trade and Liberty th , First Friday Art Hops happen the first Friday of each month in Greensboro along Elm Street and in Winston- Salem emanating from the corner of 6th and Trade streets.