First Friday, venue receptions 5-8 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Arbor Crest Tasting Room Irene Dahl paints on copper. River Park Square, third level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 747-3903.
Avenue West Gallery Preview donated work by member artists for the Gala on a Summer Evening Auction on Aug. 14. Refreshments will be served from 5-8:30 p.m. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.
Barili Cellars Brendan Genther’s work is about color, texture and emotion. 4-9 p.m. 608 W. Second Ave. (509) 995-4077.
Barrister Winery “Whimsical Dreams” an exhibit of original pastel and mixed media paintings by Spokane artist Vicki Cavin. Reception at 5 p.m. with Beacon Hill’s Bistro Buffet from 6-8 p.m. “Lonesome” Lyle Morse plays acoustic blues from 6:30-10 p.m. Call to reserve a table. 1213 W. Railroad Ave. (509) 465-3591.
Bozzi Collection Gallery Elena Gutierrez creates intense abstract works. In addition, regional musicians Luke Yates and Christy Lee will perform. 221 N. Wall St., Suite 226. (509) 290-5604.
Brick Wall Gallery Mike Busby, Lisa Zamora and Adrian Curtet exhibit their works. 530 W. Main Ave. (509) 928-7721.
Chase Gallery This exhibition includes art works by artists whose work was exhibited in Expo ’74, historical photographs from the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and Northwest Room, and artifacts from the time. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Grande Ronde Works by John Stokesberry and music by Barry Aiken & North Point. Reception 5-8 p.m.; music 7-9 p.m. 906 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-8161.
Holley Mason Rocket Bakery Rachel Nichols will display artwork from 4-6 p.m. Then enjoy music by the band Evidence of the Unseen from 6-8 p.m. First Friday coffee specials start at 4 p.m. 157 S. Howard St.
INK Art Space The works from a four-day visual and literary arts workshop at the Native Project. The students used comic books and illustrated novels to create their own superheroes and their Origin Stories. 7 p.m. 228 W. Sprague Ave.
Interplayers Theatre A collection of ornate sculpted paper masks by Ron and Marsha Feller, with music from Sweet Wednesday. 174 S. Howard St. Free. (509) 455-7529.
Kolva-Sullivan Gallery Jared Anderson’s paintings explore landscape, still life, people and animals. 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 458-5517.
Kress Gallery Artist H.M. Lloyd has recreated that old-time feel in her still lifes and portraits through mixed media, pen and ink, watercolor, oils and pencil. 5:30-7:30 p.m. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three, behind food court. (509) 363-5317.
Liberty Building -“Lavender Dreams Farm & Donkey Rescue Benefit – Juried Show”: A juried show with pieces featuring donkeys and burros. Entrants in the children’s division, from preschool to 12th grade, and adults of all ages. 402 W. Main Ave.
Liberty Ciderworks Impressionistic oil pastel and pen and ink drawings by David Wang, featuring landscape and architectural subjects. 164 S. Washington St., Suite 300.
Marketplace Wine Bar Musician Kari Marguerite and artist Larry Petrey. Happy hour 4-6 p.m. Enjoy tastings in the Fermentation Room and Patio, enter on the corner of Browne and Pacific. 6-9 p.m. 39 W. Second Ave., Spokane Public Market. (509) 474-1070.
Nectar Tasting Room Artist Rebecca Lloyd and musician Evan Denlinger. Open until 10 p.m. Call to reserve a table. 120 N. Stevens St. (509) 869-1572.
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Live music by Adita Gerbhart and Cafe MAC Specials. Artist demonstration by Mike Busby, whose photography explores the dry deserts and rustic farmlands of Eastern Washington. Admission free after 5 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave.
Pinot’s Palette Showcasing Pinot’s Palette artists Ali Blackwood, Andriel Scharff, Ashley Moss and Heather Hofstetter. Mini self-guided paintings are optional for $10 and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 32 W. Second Ave.
Pottery Place Plus Shawfan Shaw likes to paint fun, lighthearted subjects and is currently inspired by cats, while Saju Kobayashi Kelch’s illustrations are inspired by paper cutouts, Japanese Ukiyo-e and comics. 5-9 p.m. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
Project 2:24 Jimmy Magnuson, acrylic painting, and Hannah Pierce, photography, live art demonstration from 5-8 p.m. “All You Can INK” tattoo specials, reservations first come, first served. 626 N. Monroe St.
River Park Square Enjoy the original acrylic paintings, mixed media and found object visual art by Jo Fyfe and music from 5:30-7:30 p.m. by Scott Linklater and Pete Cowger. 808 W. Main Ave. Also, Pint Size Picassos Painting Class. Ages 10 and older, $10 fee. Register at polkadotpottery.com. 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. River Park Square. 808 W. Main Ave.
Robert Karl Cellars Animal paintings by local artist Marilyn Meyers. 115 W. Pacific Ave. (509) 363-1353.
Sante Restaurant Tom Norton doesn’t settle on one particular style of drawing or painting, which creates a treat for the viewer. 404 W. Main Ave. (509) 315-4613.
Saranac Art Projects New artwork by Saranac member artists Mariah Boyle and Connie Pierson, through Aug. 30. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
Spokane Public Library - Downtown “East of the Cascades: A Photographic Sketchbook.” Black and white prints of Eastern Washington as part of an ongoing project to capture images of this geographically historic region. 5-9 p.m. 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5336.
STA Plaza Music by Ken Davis & 2E of In-Transit; portrait artist John Thamm will exhibit “Vets – 50 Portraits of Veterans and their Stories” in the main floor rotunda of The Plaza. 5-9 p.m. 701 W. Riverside Ave.
Steam Plant “The Art of Wood,” featuring Carl Bodenstein, Doug Eaton, John Altberg, Patrick Hickey and Ron Gooley. 159 S. Lincoln St. (509) 777-3900.
Steelhead Grille Local artist Emily Travis will display her original abstract acrylic paintings. 218 N. Howard St. (509) 747-1303.
Trackside Studio Trackside Studio’s summer ceramics sale, to make room for new exhibitions this fall. 115 S. Adams St. (509) 863-9904.
V du V Winery Original oils by Spokane artist Kate Mandley and music by Crushpad. 12 S. Scott St. (University District). (509) 747-3200.
Vino! Wine Shop SFCC Fine Arts faculty member Toby Harvey works in mixed media, watercolors and digital media collage. Artist’s reception 5-8 p.m. 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.
Vintage Hill Cellars Callie Sobosky uses everyday items to show a whole new way to view her photography. 319 W. Second Ave. (509) 624-3792.