first friday calendar

GREENSBORO/ S. ELM STREET 205 Collaborative; 205 Lyndon St.

With 30 studio spaces housing artists in all arenas, meet the painters, sculptors, metal smiths, wood workers, writers, actors, photographers, music producers, film makers, graphic designers, potters, jewelry makers, stone workers that call 205 Collaborative home.

Ambleside Gallery; 528 S. Elm St.

Showcasing an “All Media Group Show“. Featuring artists Rick Ford (graphite), Leslie Frontz (watercolor), Harold Frontz (oil), Lindesay Harkness (pastel), Tracy Reid (watercolor, pastel and oil). Enjoy refreshments and live music.

Artmongerz Gallery; 610 S. Elm St.

“Realm of the Spirit” showcases recent works by resident artists. Join the gallery for a rockin’ good time and excellent art.

Civic Threads; 527 S. Elm St.

“Hands to Threads: Tying Craft and Community Together” features a collaboration

between the Hand-to-Hand Market and Civic Threads who will unveil a diverse collection of handmade items and fine art that have been carefully curated from local and regional artists.

Earth Works; 500 S. Elm St.

Earthworks Gallery featuring NC pottery and handmade NC crafts. Come see “Whoo” we are on opening night as Thomasville artist Lorrie Anderson demonstrates her sculpted owl jars.

Elements Gallery; 526 S. Elm St.

Featuring the artwork of Margot Robinson (clay), Mandy Roeing (pastel paintings), and Tom Vick (clay). Enjoy refreshments and live music.

Elsewhere Collaborative; 606 S. Elm St.

Elsewhere’s 2012 season officially launches with a homecoming event–kicking off a line-up of 45 visiting artists from as far as South Korea and Australia and as near as Chapel Hill, and a host of special projects.

Fahrenheit Kollectiv; 313 S. Greene St.

Showcasing the photography artwork from of Hearts & Arrows Photography. For more than a decade, Daniel Simonson and Wendy Sechrest-Weeks has brought creativity and an artistic eye to weddings, portraits and events.

Indie Market; Corner of S. Elm St. & Martin Luther King Blvd. 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 shopping pleasure. Vendors and artisans open from 4pm – 9pm.

International Civil Rights Museum – 134 S. Elm St. Celebrating “Poetry Appreciation Month” with local poets. As a special treat, the ICRCM will host Big Ron Hunter, a North Carolina based artist known for his striking electric and acoustic guitar styles whose group plays prestigious venues and festivals across the USA.

JMR Sculptures; 620 S. Elm St.

Enjoy live entertainment, free refreshment, and everyone who visits the studio will have the opportunity to register to win a free sculpture, no purchase necessary.

Jules Antiques and Fine Art; 530 S. Elm St. Celebrate the arrival of Spring, and the Easter Season, with a variety of refreshments and several “Buckets of Bunny Bling” (aka vintage jewelry) at spring cleaning prices. And, for the serious “Bunny Collector” come see our new collection of charming Hungarian Herend porcelain bunnies.

Just Be; 352 S. Elm St.

Introducing two new product lines: A contemporary handbag line created by North Carolina designer, and a handmade jewelry line by Betsy & Iya. Serving light refreshments and live acoustic music by Willie Fisher.

Legacy Iron Tattoo; 313 E. Market S.

Grand opening party! Showcasing original,

hand-painted artwork, prints and expert tattoos by our local world renowned artists.

Mack and Mack; 220 S. Elm St.

Mack and Mack celebrates a delayed St. Patrick’s Day on First Friday with a performance by the Big Kids of the Walker Street Fiddlers, adult musicians who study Irish music with Scott Walker. They will be followed by The F-Art Ensemble with another amazing display of their pure improvisational music. Refreshments served.

Mechelle’s Boutique; 227 S. Elm St.

Meet Cindy Bower, a local artist who reproduces famous artists works on cigar box purses. Stop by to view her unique creations. Light refreshments will be served.

Old Photo Specialist; 320 S. Elm St. Suite B Meet artist Daniel Newton, who will be demonstrating his unique technique and showing his work for the first time in this area. Vance Garvin will be back again with his beautiful portraits at this antique framing gallery.

The Studio and Gallery; 109 Cedar St.

“Pride of Self” -Showcases a collection of Nudes. Artists Include: Ron Curlee and Vicki Hand-Johnson. Opening Reception from 6pm until 10pm. For Mature Audiences.

The Sweet Shop; 631 S. Elm St.

Welcoming jazz vocalist, Brenda Bey. A regular and crowd favorite, enjoy soulful jazz and some sweet treats.


Downtown Arts District; Sixth, Trade & Liberty streets FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY HOP; This amazing spring just gets better and better! Join us for our April Hop, meet artists and enjoy gallery receptions. We invite you to make an evening of it…. art, music, dinner, entertainment- it’s here all in the Art District!

Artworks Gallery; 564 N. Trade St.

Artworks Gallery presents a landscape painting exhibit entitled “Alone in the Woods” by Jeremiah Miller.

Delurk Gallery; 207 W. 6th St.

This arts co-operative is the newest addition to the Downtown Arts District and consists of founding members

Woodie Anderson, Chad Beroth, Shanthony Exum, Patrick Harris, Jennifer O’Kelly, Cindy Taplin, and Dane Walters.

Inter_Section Gallery and Art Space; 629 N. Trade St.

Coming April 6th: ”Howard, Sam and Bob: A Life with Relics” Kindred Spirits; 537A N. Trade St.

Crazy Clothing Clearance, GALLERY HOP FRIDAY, April 6 Downtown Arts District 7 – 10pm Old Winston Social Club; 1131 Burke St.

It’s a triple birthday party with Burke Street Band. More details to come!

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery; 601 N. Trade St.

Visit Color: Outside the Lines, A special exhibit featuring jewelry artist Marianna Womble and fiber artist Paige Cox.

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