Highlandtown First Friday Art Walk: Oct 6

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6   ǀ   5-9 PM

Thanks to everyone who came out on the First Friday Art Walk. Find pictures from the night below.

2017 OCT First Friday Art Walk

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 map and list of October’s venues and details:


Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts
3402 Gough St
Awarded 2017 “Baltimore’s Best East Side Art Space” by Baltimore Magazine
“Donna Reinsel- Robert Creamer Exhibition”
Refreshments served.

Highlandtown Gallery & Zwiebach Creations Gallery
248 S. Conkling St
Gallery open from 5-9pm with sangria. View new additions to the MAPAPA “Plein Air” Art Show.

Night Owl Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Unit C
On display: “Postcards from The Enchantments,” a series of plein air works created across the United States.
Snacks and refreshments from 5-9pm
10% Off All Beth-Ann Wilson Originals
$9 18″ x 24″ color-shift Natty van Gogh prints!
(First Fridays Only)
Live Demo Pour-over Painting Demo by Anna Myers

The Laughing Pint
3531 Gough St
Featuring artist Jim Burger. $5 greyhound drink special & kitchen is open until 10:30pm.

Pop-Up Gallery: Baltimore Painted Screens
3522-A Bank St
The Painted Screen Society is ending it’s summer long exhibition in H!ghlandtown on a high note with Billy McComiskey & Friends* playing world class Irish tunes from 6-9 pm on the sidewalk under our “Red Roof” awnings on Conkling St.

Put on your dancin’ shoes & join us for a final toast celebrating the authentic Baltimore urban folk art of painted screens.

*Billy is a Master at the Irish Button Accordion and recent recipient of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Award will be joined by (Fiddler) Donna Long and (Bodrun player) Myron Bretholz

RoofTop Hot
339 S. Conkling St
Art Walk 5:00-8:00
Pottery demonstration by Dennis Moore 6-8pm. Opening of art show featuring work by Zeke Frost 6-8pm.

Skylofts Gallery
3701 Bank St
Opening reception of the Highlandtown Arts District Exhibition from 7-11pm.

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
Show Opening of ‘Decompression’ the street sign art show by Mowgli. Live Music from The Herd Brothers of M.Power Yoga and Barre. Sounds by DJ KO Beats. Refreshments provided by Full Tilt Brewing.

Charm City Hair Studio
510 S. Conkling St
Closed this evening—will return for the Nov 3 Art Walk!

Snake Hill Tavern
418 S. Clinton St
New Show Opening Reception:  Skate Photography by Sam Shuman and Kandal Ishie.
Food Specials until 11pm
Happy Hour until 7pm

Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave
Main Gallery: “Highlandtown Arts District Exhibition” opening reception
8pm in the Theater:
Arooj Aftab w/Zomes
A kickoff of our 6-part series Nisa/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity-Six Women on Stage and in Conversation. [$12, $9 members (+3 at the door)]

Yellow Arrow Publishing
Breath of God Church at 141 S. Clinton St
Enjoy live readings by local writers and poets. A variety of genres will be represented in 15 minute segments between 6-8pm. Feel free to listen to one or all. Open mic sign-ups as time permits. Light beverages and snacks provided. Come out and support independent publishing. For the evening’s schedule and listing of writers visit YellowArrowPublishing.com

Mark Supik & Co. Woodturning
1 N. Haven St.
Closed this evening—will return for the Nov 3 Art Walk!

Monument City Brewing Co.
1 N. Haven St.
Stop in from 5-9pm to enjoy eats by Wild Thyme Food Truck and tunes by Ruben Montoya Outdoor games of cornhole & giant jenga. Free gated parking.

MAXgallery / Maxine Taylor Fine Arts
126 N. Madeira St
Here and There Opening Reception. Please join us as we welcome artist from Make Studio. Light refreshments will be served as well as tasty treats from B-More Tasteful. Music by In The Clear.
*This location is just north of Patterson Park. For those who drive, limited parking is available on site.


Save the date for 2017 First Friday Art Walks in Highlandtown’s Arts & Entertainment District!
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