FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 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 August’s venues and details:
Highlandtown Gallery & Zwiebach Creations Gallery
248 S. Conkling St
Gallery show “Textures/Textiles” featuring artists Sally Hopkins, Liz Alessi, Heidi Beatty, Monica Broere, Loring Boglioli and Debbie Lynn Zwiebach. Enjoy sangria and snacks. Open 5-9pm.
Night Owl Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Unit C
Light refreshments & sidewalk chalk (all ages) & beer (21+)
All 18″ x 24″ Art Prints $30 (normally $36)
10% Off All Beth-Ann Wilson Originals
First Fridays Only
Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts
3402 Gough St
Awarded 2017 Baltimore’s Best East Side Art Space by Baltimore Magazine.
Pop Up Gallery Exhibition featuring some of Baltimore’s most prestigious Clay Artisans – Jennifer Chua, Kevin Rohde, Jeremy Wallace, Sam Wallace, Travis Winters and Matthew Hyleck.
Also on view – HOT JURIED ART SHOW featuring Sondheim artist, Edmund Praybe.
Live music by – SwampMo’ Donk Trio (home grown Baltimore blues and roots)
Serving with pleasure – Raven beer and Juli’s homemade spicy peach salsa (fresh from the garden!) & chips.
The Laughing Pint
3531 Gough St
Fresh greyhounds and fresh vodka lemonades for $5
Featuring work by Micah Moon, Craig L. Haupt and Jerry Allen Gilmore.
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! Live Painted Screen Demo by Anna Pasqualucci.
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!
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
Come enjoy the colorful work of local pop-artist Joe Busch
Food Specials until 11pm
Happy Hour until 7pm
Charm City Hair Studio
510 S. Conkling St
See work by Barbara Marousek and Sondra Via while enjoying tasty snacks and drinks.
3134 Eastern Ave
Kevin Jackson Returns to Creative Alliance at 8pm [$20, $17 members (+3 at the door)]
*Please note that the Marquee Lounge will be closed Friday evening for a private party.
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.
Jacob Panic will be back in the taproom playing his banjo at 6pm! Enjoy some great food from WOLO Food Truck while you enter to win a pair of tickets to see Santana at Merriweather Post Pavilion on August 15th.
MAXgallery / Maxine Taylor Fine Arts
126 N. Madeira St
Artist Meet-Up and networking during a one-night-only exhibition of eleven artists! Light refreshments, beer & wine. Musical entertainment by Canopy.
*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. Sept 1
Fri. Oct 6
Fri. Nov 3
Fri. Dec 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