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First Friday: A Night of Art

First Friday: A Night of Art is making a comeback in 2022!

First Friday: A Night of Art is a great opportunity to visit local galleries and businesses featuring rotating artwork. Held the first Friday of each month from 5-8pm (unless otherwise noted), it is a self-guided tour of the participating galleries and businesses.

Friday, March 3rd Events Include

District 6 & Friends Arts Walk (30+ Locations)

Welcome to the seventh annual District 6 & Friends Arts Walk celebrating Youth Art Month and Music in our Schools Month. This spectacular event will showcase artwork created by hundreds of students attending District 6 and Charter Schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade and over 50 creative teachers, dance, music and art! There will also be artwork from UNC and AIMS Art Students. Be sure to stop by and see the K-12 Pop Art themed show at the
Academy of Natural Therapy, located at 625 8th Avenue. Students have creatively interpreted this theme in 2D and 3D works of art. Along with the artwork, enjoy live music and dance performances at various locations marked on the map. All ages and abilities welcome! Schedule subject to change but please note that the Union Colony artwork has been moved to the Greeley Recreation Center.

Greeley Game Night at Boomer House (1024 8th Street)

Friday Afternoon All-Ages Gaming - Join your host Amy from 1-5pm for all-ages gaming. Come learn one of the many games in their library or bring your own and teach them! This is the perfect event for homeschooling families and a great after-school activity. They also have private rooms available for D&D groups (contact them to reserve your room). Players 10 and up may be dropped off. Parents must stay and play with kids 9 and under. Parents, please review the Code of the Gamer with your kid! Non-member entry fee: $9. Kids 9and under: Free. Become a member for big savings. They sell local draft beer, wine, soda, coffee, snacks and drinks, but feel free to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks. Visit their website to see membership options and use their Self Checkout option.

Madison & Main Gallery (927 16th Street)

"The Color of Light" Madison & Main Gallery's newest show features seven guest artists. It is visible light that makes up every color of the rainbow and the variety of colors can be seen when the light bounces off of an object at a certain wavelength. Using the colors contained in light, it is possible to create a vibrant world where anything is possible. Come in and explore the gallery where there is always something new to see. The exciting pieces created by the guest artists include mixed media, fused glass, hand painted scarves, jewelry, and metalwork.

The slate of guest artists are Gwen Hatchette, Gary Hixon, Barbara Johnson, Stacy King, Julia Rivera, Tom Segura and Toni Sprenger.

Meeker Elementary will be the school whose art is featured at the gallery for the District 6 Art Walk. The student’s art will be exhibited through the month of March.

The members of the gallery invite you to join them for this colorful show that runs from February 28 through April 28, 2023. On First Friday, March 3 the gallery will have an Opening Reception from 5-8 pm. Tell your friends and stop by - we would love to see you! Thank you for your continued support.

On First Friday, April 7, the gallery will have an artist demonstration.

The Gallery also has a Tiny Bookshelf section! Stop in to see some wonderful books by local authors, including Gallery members.

The Bean Plant Studio (701 7th Street)

Featuring the artwork of The Five Susans + 2 from 5-8pm and will have Ian Cooke and Cello from 6-7pm. They will also be serving Tea & Scones.