Join FFAW from 4:30-6:30 pm in welcoming one of our newest FFAW Members: Gailey’s Breakfast Cafe! They are excited to be hosting a Solo Exhibition for Carol Snyder! Her solo show will be on display for September and October’s Art Walk - be sure to check it out!
Please welcome the Art Walk’s other newest member, The Historic Holland Building! They are proud to present new work by artist and chef, HJ Schumer. This show features popular Springfield scenes and locations from 6-8 pm. To see the show, enter the Holland Building through the St. Louis St. lobby and take the elevator or stairs to the second floor.
Transformation Gallery & Tattoo will be open for September’s Art Walk! They will be open 6 – 9 pm and will be showcasing art from their talented staff - be sure to check it out!
Hold Fast Brewing is thrilled to welcome back the one and only Molly Healey - a looping violinist, cellist, guitarist, pianist, singer-songwriter and so much more! Get here early so you can grab dinner from the food truck and top it all off with your favorite Hold Fast Brew. Brewery opens at 12 pm, food truck starts serving by 5 pm, and music starts at 7 pm. Cheers!
i’m sorry for your loss…Meditations on Discomfort and Change, a co-curatorial project from Alexandra Chamberlain and Jodi McCoy, features work from Kim Brandt, Rick Briggenhorst, Michelle Burdine, Charles Clary, and Axelle Kieffe and explores ways we as humans visualize and internalize our experiences with change associated with loss. Catch the show from 6-9pm for FFAW!
Join Formed and help them celebrate their Artist of the Month, Rick Atwell! Rick will be presenting a new exhibition….”BIGGER!”… A collection of large works inspired by seaside travels and Ozarks life. Enjoy refreshments and visit with Rick about his inspirations and processes. There will also be live music and you can meet their artists on Friday from 6-9 pm.
Artistic Photography at the Monarch Art Factory is proud to present Free To Be Me! This teen and tween show is a project for the younger generation to express who they are and share their stories about social media and today’s society. Catch the show during FFAW from 6-8 pm!
Join Fresh Gallery for September’s FFAW from 6-9 pm for an opening reception for their Featured Artist, Nadine Ellman. Nadine will be showcasing her watercolor series, The Eyes Have It. View her uniquely beautiful works while enjoying wine and snacks and listening to Jazz guitarist Mark Ellman from 6-8 pm.
Join the SRAC during FFAW from 5-7 pm at The Creamery Arts Center for the opening reception of What’s Your Fantasy? There will also be complimentary snacks and refreshments along with live music by Michelle Gillam.
Featuring work from Britt Ransom, Alejandro T Acierto, Jon Chambers, and Tiffany Funk, Enmeshed Worlds, the unavoidable entanglement of technology and our social order, is a critical examination of how technology affects our social structures and relationships. Catch the exhibition on FFAW from 6-9pm!
Join Drury University at the Pool Art Center Gallery from 5-8 pm for September’s First Friday Art Walk to see Celebrating 150 Years: Through the Lens: Exploring the Drury Campus! Work by Rebecca Miller and Allin Sorenson will be on display.
BookMarx is excited to present their September FFAW artist Kieran Peterson-LeMay. Be sure to swing by between 6-9 pm to catch the show!
J.L. Long Traders will be open 10am - 9pm for FFAW. They’ll be featuring new paintings and prints by Katie Hopkins along with new pottery with candles poured in them by Brooke Buehler. You won’t want to miss it!
Join The Downtown Church for September’s Art Walk to join them for a FFAW Block Party! The party will be rolling from 6-8 pm with live music by The Layton Hollow Gals.
Hotel Vandivort will be open for September’s Art Walk. They will be featuring artist Katy Rodick in the lobby from 5-7 pm – be sure to check it out!
Join Obelisk Home, open from 6-10 pm, for the opening reception of Spirit Animals: Tracking Time by Kat Allie, the kickoff of the 17th Annual Birdhouse Auction benefitting Habitat for Humanity, and the closing reception for You Are What You Eat: The Search for A Corporate Sponsor by Trevor McDonald. There will also a string quartet playing live music from 6-8 pm!
The Park Central Branch Library will be open from 6:30-9 pm and be featuring Architecture Photography from the Southwest Missouri Camera Club. In addition, Art Talks have resumed! Join the library at 7 pm to listen to the president of the camera club teach tips and tricks on how to photograph architecture.
Forming Art Studios is excited to announce their new opening hours! Now every Monday, Forming will have open studio time for any artist! 10-4 pm every Monday beginning on September 4, 2023. Stop by on First Friday and speak with some of their artists in residence and enjoy refreshments from 6-8:30 pm.