First Fridays is a monthly art event featuring exhibit openings at many Downtown art galleries and additional exhibition venues. Several spaces offer receptions. Listings are compiled in collaboration with Piedmont Council for the Arts. To list an exhibit, please send information two weeks before opening to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Fridays: February 7, 2014.
BozArt Gallery 211 W Main St. “Sweet Temptations” by Suzanne Nelson. 5-9pm.
The Bridge PAI 209 Monticello Rd. The iConnect program and the aerial photography work of the University of Virginia Scholars’ Lab. 5-7pm.
Cafe Cubano 112 W. Main St. “Gradations of SOUND,” performance photography by Gina Elliott Proulx. 6pm.
CitySpace 100 Fifth St. NE. An exhibit featuring “Bus Lines Community Poetry” in the CitySpace Gallery. Artwork by Evelyn Braintwain in the PCA office. 5:30-7pm.
C’Ville Arts 118 E. Main St. “Out of the Blue” by jeweler and glass fusion artist Diana Branscome. 6-8pm.
Fellini’s #9 200 W. Market St. “Colors of Albemarle” by oil painter Ron Martin. 5:30-7pm.
FIREFISH Gallery 108 Second St. NW. “Pastoral Reflections,” oil paintings by John Tripple. 5:30-7:30pm.
McGuffey Art Center 201 Second St. NW. “Uncovering Dreams,” works in encaustic by Lindsey Oberg and “Living Time,” watercolors by Lee Alter in the Sarah B. Smith Gallery; “Rebound” paintings by J. M. Henry in the Lower Hall Galleries; and “Figure Drawing: Theme and Variation” in the Upper Hall Galleries. 5:30-7:30pm.
Second Street Gallery 115 Second St. SE. “Threesome” by Sharon Shapiro, Susan Jamison, and Tif Robinette. 5-7:30pm.
Warm Springs Gallery 105 Third St. NE. “The Painter’s Table,” paintings by Becky Parrish, Amy Dobbs, Tina Ingraham, and Melanie Parke. 6-8pm.
WriterHouse 508 Dale Ave. “Mining Divine Connection,” paintings by Janet Pearlman. 5:30-7:30pm.
WVTF and Radio IQ Studio Gallery 216 W. Water St. “Across the Table,” paintings by Anna Bryant. 5-7pm.
Angelo 220 E. Main St. “Maps of an Azure Odyssey” by Judy McLeod.
Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia 155 Rugby Rd. “Jasper Johns: Early Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation,” “Portraying the Golden Age: Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection,” and “Recent Acquisitions.”
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection 400 Worrell Dr. “having-been-there” by Nici Cumpston.
Les Yeux du Monde 841 Wolf Trap Rd. “Passages,” new paintings by Ellen Hathaway.
Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center 1400 Melbourne Rd. “VSA Art Show” featuring works by more than 100 local artists with disabilities.
Over the Moon Bookstore & Artisan Gallery 5798 Three Notch’d Rd., Crozet. Collected works by Janet Pearlman.
Pigment 1229 Harris St. #13. “1+1=11,” mixed media collaborations by Kim Boggs and Jordan Reeves.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church 717 Rugby Rd. “Femininity,” drawings by Joan Dark.