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Gallivanting galleries: First Friday showcases what Spokane art scene has to offer

Spokane’s galleries, wineries and shops throw open their doors every First Friday to welcome visitors seeking some needed respite.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

Mixed mediums: At August First Friday, a variety of styles are on display for art walkers

August’s First Friday highlights include Jim Bauer at Avenue West, Louise and Chemyn Kodis at Fellow Coworking and Haley Waddington at Marmot.

UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 2:07 p.m.

First Friday: Plenty to see and do at the monthly gallery walk in downtown Spokane

Head out for July’s First Friday gallery walk, taking place in downtown and beyond.

First Friday: Galleries welcome June with a burst of color

Most artists’ opening receptions are this Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., but the art stays on the walls at venues all month long.

First Friday: Stretch your legs in advance of Bloomsday and enjoy some art

Even if you don’t run Bloomsday, Spokane residents agree that First Friday Arts Walk is the best downtown warm-up for both body and mind. And it’s free.

First Friday: April brings a shower of good art to check out

This week’s art walk on Friday beckons with an evening full of creative expressions.

Support local artists on First Friday, even though it’s Second Friday

Due to the holidays, this Second Friday is really First Friday. That means there is still time to make good on that resolution to support the arts and contribute to …

First Friday: Bundle up and enjoy a variety of art styles for First Friday

It’s December’s First Friday, so kill two turtle doves with one stone tonight by enjoying local art openings while also getting your shopping done.

First Friday: Putting local art on display

Fall is the perfect time to take a brisk walk and hit First Friday’s art show openings.

First Friday: From ceramics to sculpture to political art, September gallery crawl offers it all

It’s First Friday in Spokane, your chance to stroll the streets of downtown and beyond to attend free art openings, rub shoulders with exhibiting artists, and support local galleries and …

Cool art on hot night: August First Friday features a variety of local work

There’s a ton of cool art shows to catch this hot First Friday evening. Here’s just the tip of the iceberg of the creativity.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m.

Art school exhibit brings geography to life

Juried show at the Garland District Spokane Art School Gallery features watercolors from 12 top regional artists including Tom Quinn, Joe Guarisco, Karen Mobley and up-and-comer Megan Perkins.

Local author Erin Pringle highlights the beauty, awkwardness of grief in new short story collection

In her latest collection of stories, “The Whole World At Once,” local author Erin PringleCQ highlights the beauty and awkwardness of grief and loss, things we often sweep under the …

Returned Peace Corps volunteers display art and souvenirs from their service abroad

Spokane-area returned Spokane Peace Corps volunteers share their private art collections from all over the world at exhibit on First Friday

Art school takes creativity to the streets

Two or three times per week for most of the summer, the Spokane Art School has hired local artists to hold Art on the Street drawing events, free to anyone …

Artist Matt Schwenk layers feelings, experiences in paintings

Every painting that Matt Schwenk undertakes begins with what he calls an “understory.” It’s the base layer he first paints, the layer that lies behind all the stories that come …

Posters in Fox windows are classically inspired

This First Friday, the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox will kick off a visual arts exhibit by 15 local artists and designers whose works were inspired by classical composers. …

From Poland and England, Bartosz Beda is an artist on the rise

Painter Bartosz Beda has traded in a life in Europe for quiet studio in Moscow, Idaho. He mounts his first solo exhibition in the U.S. on Friday at Marmot Art …

First Friday: Walking the walk to see some art

The monthly First Friday is this weekend. Venues are open 5-8 pm., unless otherwise noted.

First Friday: Monster memories lead to art rooted in horror

Mikal Vollmer is obsessed with the pop culture artifacts of his childhood – the action figures, comic books, trading cards, even the vintage cereal boxes. His art captures the aesthetics …

Iron Goat a new stop on the First Friday trail

Other highlights for this month: Historic images and films from the Chronicle Building, Bonnie Griffith’s “Seasons in Landscape,” and multiple Window Dressings

Dipper adds music, art event for First Friday

Whether you’re on the hunt for some free gallery tours or a new painting to hang on your living room wall, every month’s First Friday festivities offer an embarrassment of …

Kay O’Rourke’s river paintings tell Spokane history

A story that starts in the Ice Age and ends at Expo ’74 is a pretty long story. To divide an ageslong history into chapters, Kay O’Rourke found the stories …

Window to the mind

James Frye’s artwork packs in a lot to look at: vibrant colors and offbeat figures, psychedelic swirls, floating eyeballs. To his parents, the titles are the most revealing part. “Personalities …

3-Minute Mic brings lively literary energy

You’re encouraged to be relatively quiet in a bookstore, to browse and read silently without disturbing anybody. That’s not the case with 3-Minute Mic. On the first Friday of every …

Parking ticket art causes passers-by to pause

One parking ticket is bad enough. Imagine having dozens of them. A car parked on Post near Main is literally covered in parking tickets, but they aren’t real.

UPDATED: Sat., June 6, 2015, 5:01 p.m.

The art of parking tickets

Parking tickets, art, Eastern Washington University, First Friday, Tom Askman

Artist’s work reflects family’s influence

Her Montana mother and grandmother and great- grandparents and great-aunts and aunts – they were all artists, passing along what they knew about painting, sculpture and drawing from one to …

Artist’s work reflects family’s influence

Her Montana mother and grandmother and great- grandparents and great-aunts and aunts – they were all artists, passing along what they knew about painting, sculpture and drawing from one to …

Moving water, moving images

The longer photographer Charles Gurche looks at a patch of water – say, a 10-by-10-foot piece of the Spokane River – the more he sees. Forms, colors and patterns emerge …