FRIDAY, JULY 7 ǀ 5-9 PM
On First Fridays from 5–9pm, art-centric businesses and arts venues in the Highlandtown Arts & Entertainment District stay open a little later than usual to play host to a self-guided walking tour of our neighborhood shops, galleries, landmarks and murals. Neighbors and visitors are encouraged to visit multiple sites and venues, many of which will feature light refreshments, special discounts, demonstrations and events.
Below is a list of July’s venues and details, as well as pictures from that night!
Highlandtown Gallery & Zwiebach Creations Gallery
248 S. Conkling St
Opening reception of “Textures/Textiles” featuring artists Sally Hopkins, Liz Alessi, Heidi Beatty, Monica Broere, Loring Boglioli and Debbie Lynn Zwiebach. Enjoy sangria while listening to live music by Sounds Good.
Open until 9pm.
Night Owl Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Unit C
Light refreshments & sidewalk chalk (all ages) & beer (21+)
All 18″x24″ Art Prints $30 (normally $36)
10% Off All Beth-Ann Wilson Originals
First Fridays Only
Pop-Up Gallery: Baltimore Painted Screens
3522-A Bank St
New Pop-Up Gallery by the Painted Screen Society. Painted Screen exhibit and sale. Discover your screen’s history, have a screen painted or learn to paint it yourself! See a demonstration, take a class, get a walking tour map. Open Saturdays 11am-5pm June through September 2017
First Fridays: We’ll be popping champagne from 5-8pm!
Docs Smoke Shop
3721 Eastern Ave
Docs is a family business in Highlandtown since 1979. They have a great selection functional glass art and pendants from American artists across the country. Give the gift they will appreciate!
PEAK Performance Training
512 S. Conkling St
Stop in for a cold beer and view work by local artist Mike Costello.
339 S. Conkling St
Pottery demo by ceramic artist Dennis Moore from 7-8pm. We’ll be hanging out on the patio and Chef Dan will be grilling local organic eats. Open til 8pm on First Fridays.
Snake Hill Tavern
418 S. Clinton St
Featuring the John-Waters-and-The-Wire-inspired work of Columbus, OH based pop-artist Kent Grosswiler.
Food Specials until 11pm
Happy Hour until 7pm
3134 Eastern Ave
The BIG Show & little BIG Show: annual members’ exhibition extravaganza
Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Show w/Fractal Cat & Friends at 8pm [$18, $15 members(+3 at the door)]
Mark Supik & Co. Woodturning
1 N. Haven St.
Enjoy a cold beer and local music while you watch the wood chips fly from Mark Supik’s outdoor lathe (he’ll turn a wooden bowl from 5:30-7PM). Shop tours available, too, just ask for Nancy.
Monument City Brewing Co.
1 N. Haven St.
From 5-8pm enjoy free live music by The Shrapnels. Food available by El Gringo food truck and, of course, the taproom is open for drinks!
Maxine Taylor Fine Arts
126 N. Madiera St
New show featuring work by Mike McConnell, Jerry A. Gilmore, Beverly Ress, Mary Anne Arntzen (finalist for the Sondheim Prize), LaToya Hobbs, how-welltoons and Val A. Smith. Wine and snacks for all who visit.
*This location is just north of Patterson Park. For those who drive, limited parking is available on site.
For a map of the event, CLICK HERE.
Save the date for 2017 First Friday Art Walks in Highlandtown’s Arts & Entertainment District!
Fri. Aug 4
Fri. Sept 1
Presented by Highlandtown Arts & Entertainment District with support from Highlandtown Main Street.
Highlandtown is a designated Arts & Entertainment District. For more information visit Highlandtown Arts & Entertainment District