Top 5 First Friday Events 2/7/2020
First Friday is coming up, and as the art scene in Denver expands, so do the artsy opportunities! Whether you've lived here for years, just moved to the Mile High City, or just visiting for the weekend, there are plenty of ways to paint the town on this frosty February First Friday.
Here are our top 5 favorite happenings:
(in no particular order)
Opening reception for collective contemporary artworks exploring the world Underwater, from literal, personal, financial, and environmental perspectives. 7-10pm at 3240 Larimer St.
Live jazz every First Friday happens all over the Five Points area, and our favorite Five Points coffee spot, Coffee At The Point, is hosting the Stu McKaskie Trio starting at 5:30pm.
Local artist Jordan Lyn presents a new body of embroidered Fiber Art at Balefire Goods from 6-8pm in Arvada. Illustrating feeling and connectedness through song, she takes each viewer through the experience of lyrical expression.
Tracks nightclub hosts the Venus dance party in RiNo, and all are welcome!
Contemporary artists Gabrielle Shannon and Jean Smith host a reception for their February exhibition "Elements", a show celebrating nature through ceramics and paint on canvas. The reception is from 5-9pm at D'Art Gallery.
Looking for more? Check out this list of art walks in and around the Denver Metro Area:
The largest art district in Denver with over 30 galleries drawing from its historic roots, the art district participates in both First and Third Friday art walks.
Known for its vibrant street art, resident artists, creative businesses, craft breweries, food halls, music venues, and First Fridays.
Home to 8 Denver museums and over 15 galleries, participating in Final Friday art walks in the summer months.
Located in Berkeley with dozens of galleries, music venues, and authentic Italian and Mexican restaurants.
In southwest Denver along Morrison Road, the community transforms the street into a pedestrian-friendly linear Mercado each First Friday.
The eastern block of the Belmar promenade is lined with mixed and multi-media art studios and galleries, with openings on First Fridays.
This Wash Park hot spot hosts 5 galleries and multiple participating restaurants and retailers displaying art on First Fridays (April-November).
8. 40 West Arts
Along West Colfax lives one of the cities coolest emerging art scenes, with dozens of public art installations, murals, galleries, and First Friday openings.