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: November 7, 2014.
Angelo 220 E. Main St. “pretty/gritty,” a collection of photographs by Steve Taylor. 5-7:30pm.
C’ville Arts 118 E. Main St. “Family and Friends,” original mixed media works by Milenko Katic’. 6-8pm.
CitySpace 100 Fifth St. NE. “Pop Up Holiday Show,” a group show by local artists. 5-7:30pm.
Fellini’s #9 200 Market St. “Artwork by Trilbie Knapp’s Advanced Students,” watercolors by students of Trilbie Knapp. 5:30-7pm.
The Garage 250 First St. N. “Flora Appalachee: Woodcuts Celebrating Mountain Wildflowers,” prints by Josef Beery. 5-7pm.
JMRL Central Library 201 E. Market St. “On the Road,” oil paintings by Tom Tartaglino. 5-7pm.
Les Yeux du Monde 841 Wolf Trap Rd. “Connections,” acrylic and oil paintings by Anne Slaughter. 1-5pm.
McGuffey Art Center 201 Second St. NW. “McGuffey for the Arts!” A fundraiser with 50 works of 12×12″ art sold at a set rate of $150 per piece with all profits benefiting the McGuffey Scholarship Program and the Make McGuffey Green Program in the Lower Hall Galleries and Sarah B. Smith Gallery; “Art Now- Recent Work by UVA Art Majors” featuring works in all media by fourth year studio art majors in the Upper Hall Galleries. 5:30-7:30pm.
Second Street Gallery 115 Second St. SE. “Digital Media Gallery,” a partnership with The Virginia Film Festival showcasing the works of UVA intermediate and advanced cinematography students and local youth filmmakers from Light House Studio, and featuring a film by celebrated cinematographer Professor Kevin Everson. 5:30-9pm.
Spring Street Boutique 107 W. Main St. “Dreaming in Abstract,” a select collection by artist Stephen Kern. 6-8pm.
Vinegar Hill Cafe 233 Fourth St. NW. “Black and White Film and Digital Group Photography Show,” film and digital photography by Rachel Eppard, Jennifer Davis, and Bruce Dembling. 5:30-7:30pm.
Warm Springs Gallery 103 3rd St. NE “Stolen Moments: Everyday Life in Paris and Provence,” oil paintings by Bradley Stevens. 6-8pm.
WriterHouse 508 Dale Ave. Paintings by Carol Barber. 5:30-7:30pm.
WVTF and Radio IQ Studio Gallery 216 W. Water St. “Father/Daughter Art Show,” abstract works by Cate West Zahl and cigar box paintings by Tom West. 5-7pm.
20th Annual Artisans Studio Tour. A self-guided tour of local artists’ studios. http://artisanstudiotour.com. November 8 & 9, 10am-5pm.
Blenheim Vineyards 31 Blenheim Farm. Oil paintings by Laura Bell. November 6, 6-8pm.
BOUTIQUE boutique 411 East Main St. “The Art of Private Devotion,” Mexican folk retablos, mid-19th century oil on tin.
Cavalier Inn 105 N. Emmet St. “Transparent Watercolor Show,” a collection of works by artists in the Central Virginia Watercolor Guild.
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,” a selection of works from the permanent collection, and “Gurari – Saltwater Drinker.”
Loving Cup Vineyard 3340 Sutherland Rd., North Garden. “Landscapes and More,” a variety of paintings and photographs by BozART member artists.
McIntire School of Commerce Rouss/Robertson Hall at UVA. Paintings of iconic local landscapes by Richard Crozier.
Pigment 1229 Harris St #13 “Primitive Futurism,” magnetic sculpture by Jason Roberson. November 8, 4-6pm.
The SHOE STORE next door 411 East Main St. “Time Warps,” Highland Maya textile art.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church 717 Rugby Rd. Paintings inspired by Mexico by Marissa Minnerly. November 2 at 12:30pm.