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: December 5, 2014.
C’ville Arts 118 E. Main St. “Hopeful Dreams,” featuring sculptures by Tanya Tyree. 6-8pm.
CitySpace 100 Fifth St. NE. “Crescent Hall Quilters,” featuring handmade quilts by the Crescent Hall Quilters group. 5:30-7:30pm.
Fellini’s #9 200 Market St. “Art at the 9: The Holiday Show,” featuring oil and watercolor paintings by the Charlottesville-Albemarle Art Society. 5-7pm.
McGuffey Art Center 201 Second St. NW. “McGuffey Members Holiday Show,” featuring artwork and small craft items made by McGuffey members. 5:30-7:30pm. Holiday Open House Saturday, December 6, 10:30-3:30pm.
Old Metropolitan Hall 101 E. Main St. “There’s No Place Like Home,” The Haven’s 5th annual art auction featuring the work of over 50 artists. 6:00-9:00pm. Tickets cost $20.
Second Street Gallery 115 Second St. SE. “Portraits of Yemaya,” featuring photography, painting and installation by Arturo Lindsay. 5:30-7:30pm.
Spring Street Boutique 107 W. Main St. “Raw Metal,” featuring metal works by Lily Erb. 6-8pm.
Starr Hill Brewing Company 5391 Three Notch’d Rd., Crozet. “SHOOTIN’ LOCKN,” featuring photographs by Milo Farineau. 5-8pm.
Telegraph 110 Fourth St. NE. “ARCANA II,” featuring new screen printed posters from Sophia Foster-Dimino, Bob Motown, Leslie Hung and Alabaster. 5-9pm.
The Garage 250 First St. N. “Saturday Paintings: Recent Work by Cate West Zahl,” featuring oil, sumi ink and goauche on canvas and glass. 5-7pm.
Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar 414 E. Main St. “e.gato and k.VA,” featuring two collections of pen and ink drawings by one local and one international traveling artist. 5:30-8pm.
Warm Springs Gallery 103 Third St. NE “Small Works for the Holidays,” featuring the works of local artists Nancy Bass, Elizabeth Geiger, John Grant, Tim Michel, Priscilla Whitlcok, John Younger and many others. 6-8pm.
WriterHouse 508 Dale Ave. “BozART at WriterHouse,” featuring the works of Matalie Deane, Madeleine Watkins, Alle Cooper, Frank Feigert, Randy Baskerville, Julia Lesnichy, Karen Whitehill, Paul Loukides, Kathy Kuhlmann, Barbara Wachter, Julia Kindred, Susan Stover and Caroline Planting. 5:30-7:30pm.
Yellow Cardinal Gallery 301 E. Market St. “Unwrapped: The Many Facets of the Figure,” featuring a group show by local artists. 4-6:30pm.
Angelo 220 E. Main St. “pretty/gritty,” featuring a collection of photographs by Steve Taylor.
Arden Place Clubhouse 1810 Arden Creek Dr. Paintings by Phyllis Koch-Sheras.
BOUTIQUE boutique 411 E. Main St. “The Art of Private Devotion,” featuring Mexican folk retablos and mid-19th century oil on tin.
Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia 155 Rugby Rd. “Realms of Earth and Sky,” “The Lyrical Line” and “Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument.”
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection 400 Worrell Dr. “Art and Country,” featuring a selection of works from the permanent collection, and “Gurari – Saltwater Drinker.”
The SHOE STORE next door 411 E. Main St. “Time Warps,” featuring Highland Maya textile art.