Stories tagged: first friday
Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
Forget New Year’s diet resolutions to boost your health. Recent research has shown that visiting art galleries and museums can lower anxiety and depression, increase critical thinking skills and even …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Embedded in many of artist Manal Deeb’s layered artworks are images of her own face, but don’t call her pieces “self-portraits.” “They are self-portraits and they are
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
First Fridays are when Spokane’s downtown galleries and businesses throw open their doors to debut new exhibitions free to the public. This December’s Art Walk beckons busy holiday shoppers with …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
November’s First Friday Art Walk is a time to start squirreling away locally crafted cool stuff for the winter. Or just come enjoy what the creatives cooked up.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
October’s First Friday art walk is perfect for those needing an antidote to the Terrain freight train. Find relief from the crowds at local pubs, galleries and wineries beckoning art …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
“In September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage,” Henry Rollins once said. But let’s also wander through the galleries, pubs and wineries of downtown Spokane for …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
Stroll in the sun and soak in some art during August’s First Friday’s Art Walk. On the first Friday of every month, local galleries, wineries and bars welcome the art …
Thu., July 4, 2019
If you’re not too tired from celebrating the Fourth of July, head out for First Friday and check out a new collection of art on display around town. Receptions are …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
First ever event features LGBTQ artists showing at nine different venues in and around the downtown Spokane core.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
For a complete list of all the local spots offering art shows to enjoy this evening and for the rest of the month, visit
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Here’s a mental-health boosting, local arts-supporting New Year’s Resolution you can feel good about: Attend more First Friday Downtown Arts Walks in 2019.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
The downtown jewelry store is closing after 130 years in business and taking its eclectic gallery space with them.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018
Knock out that gift list and enrich your spirit at the same time at tonight’s First Friday Art Walk.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
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
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
Head out for July’s First Friday gallery walk, taking place in downtown and beyond.
Thu., May 31, 2018
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.
Thu., May 3, 2018
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.
Wed., April 4, 2018
This week’s art walk on Friday beckons with an evening full of creative expressions.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
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 …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
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.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
Fall is the perfect time to take a brisk walk and hit First Friday’s art show openings.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
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 …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
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
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.
Wed., May 3, 2017
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 …
Wed., March 1, 2017
Spokane-area returned Spokane Peace Corps volunteers share their private art collections from all over the world at exhibit on First Friday
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
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 …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
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 …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
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. …