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Can you find the "Hidden Beauty" in this piece by Nicole Kennedy of Nicole's Studio? She's showing off her Favorite Stories this #firstfriday #tgiffr
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Stop by @twistedoakraleigh pop-up shop where you can find beautiful skyline water colors like this one by @rfox90 and much more by #local artists! #downtownraleigh
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#Repost @hollyaikenbags with @repostapp ・・・ New Iris/Raspberry Blast (Bird) wallets just back from our seamstress. A perfect addition for Spring. #hollyaikenbags #blast #madeinraleigh #madelocal
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#Repost @artspacenc with @repostapp ・・・ Tactile Talk with Holly Fischer, Thursday, 3/23, 6-9pm. Learn about Fischer's process and enjoy a tactile experience through sample materials used in her process. . . #artspacenc #touchtheart #artisttalk #tactiletalk #sculpture #artist #downtownraleigh #dtr #localart #womanartist
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#Repost @gypsyjulemisfitmerc with @repostapp ・・・ There is nothing like reclaimed barnwood... strong and weathered from all that life has shown it. We always get excited about some new pieces from @northstatereclamations . This floor mirror will not disappoint and complements minimal to jungalow styles. Our doors are open 11-7 today. * * * #barnwood #reclaimedwood #upcycled #furniture #apartmenttherapy #apartmentdecor #homedecor #handmade #makersgonnamake #rusticstyle #interiordesign #designdistrictraleigh #jungalowstyle #howiboho #shoplocalraleigh #shoplocal #shopsmall #visitraleigh #offlinemedia #downtownraleigh #raleigh #raleighnc #dtr #downtownraleigh #gypsyjule
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The @hargett_place Designer Showcase Home is gonna look great decked out with art from Artspace artists! ・・・ In true Deco style, this artist collaboration is double the impact with pieces by both Becky Joye and Sarah West. @beckyjoyeart @sarahwestdesigns Lucky for us, all #art will be available for purchase through @artspacenc! Get tickets at hargettplace.com/showcasehome. www.sarahwestdesigns.com www.beckyjoye.com * * * #localart #downtownraleigh #raleighartists #artspacenc #showcasehome #interiordesign #newhomes #shoplocal
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#Repost @artspacenc with @repostapp ・・・ Excited to see what @susantinteriors does with @carriealter artwork in the new @hargett_place Designer Showcase Home! Tickets to the preview party are available now, all proceeds benefit the Southeast Raleigh YMCA! hargettplace.com/showcasehome . . #artspacenc #hargettplace #interiordesign #localart #urbanliving #downtownraleigh #dtr #supportlocalart
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#Repost @artspacenc with @repostapp ・・・ Participate in Women's History Month by learning more about women artists. Our current exhibitions theme features women artists and artwork interested in cultural ideas about women. Visit our blog for more info (link to website in bio). Artwork image by Holly Fischer . . #artspacenc #internationalwomensday #raleigh #art #womenartists #artexhibition #exhibitions #womenshistorymonth #artbywomen #artaboutwomen
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Stepped in to @mahler_art recently and fell in love! #tgiffr
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Did you stop by @pfynation for #firstfriday? They had some amazing art. #downtownRaleigh #tgiffr
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A packed house @cam_raleigh for Mayor Nancy McFarlane's State of the City #downtownRaleigh #tgiffr
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We can't get enough of these prints at Twisted Oak! Today is their first #firstfriday! #downtownRaleigh #tgiffr
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#tgiffr #Repost @findsraleigh with @repostapp ・・・ The art is hung (by the chimney with care🤓) and the wine is about to start flowing, @firstfridayral we ready #firstfridayraleigh #firstfriday #dtraleigh #downtownraleigh #downtownraleighalliance #raleighnc #localart #abstractart #findsraleigh
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#Repost @churchonmorgan with @repostapp #tgiffr ・・・ #stationsinthestreet by @scottthepainter on display in Nash Hall tonight from 6-9pm @churchonmorgan for @firstfridayral. See you soon!
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Comic artist Paul Friedrich on display today for #firstfriday @trophytapandtable! You can catch his works until the end of the month! #tgiffr
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The state of the City is tonight @cam_raleigh's #firstfriday #downtownraleigh #art #tgiffr #Repost @cam_raleigh with @repostapp ・・・ First Friday is TONIGHT! We are excited to have @mayormcfarlane here this evening to deliver the State of the City address at 7:30pm. All are welcome and admission is free. Tonight's fun includes 3 incredible exhibitions, student docent tours, entertainment by @imaginecircus, artwork from @rebusworks, views of Raleigh by the Urban Sketching group and more! You could even win a CAM membership - tag your post with #CAMtastic to enter the raffle! #firstfridayraleigh #tgiffr #downtownraleigh #cityofraleigh @firstfridayral
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#Repost @artspacenc with @repostapp ・・・ The surface of an alien planet or detail of Jessica Dupuis' new work in Gallery 2. Stop by tomorrow for @firstfridayral and decide for yourself! . . #artspacenc #firstfridayraleigh #ceramic #art #exhibition #ceramicshards #tgiffr
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Check this out by Teryn Elizabeth Means @portofraleigh! Lost + Found this #firstfriday #tgiffr
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#Repost @artsnownc with @repostapp ・・・ Happening now: @beedowntown sets up in #vaeraleigh "Lab" front gallery, and features 11 hand painted bee hives by local artists. See you @vaeraleigh on @firstfridayral. . #artsnownc #thinkoutsidethehive #vaeraleigh #setup #firstfridayraleigh #handpainted #installationart #onsite #beedowntown #beehive #hives #bees #buzz #beekeeper #beekeeping #tgiffr
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#Repost @artguidemag with @repostapp #tgiffr ・・・ Living Landscapes - landscapes with a contemporary flair highlight different landscape artists and how they seek to portray the world around us. At 311 Gallery. Read about it here: http://ow.ly/vjLM309ujmw #artnews #artguide #artblog #artgallery #landscape #landscapeart #artist #painting #gallery #art #raleigh #ncarts @firstfridayral @triangleartworks
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About First Friday

Next First Friday: April 7, 2017

First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cutting edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums stay open late the first Friday of every month to welcome thousands of art-seeking enthusiasts downtown.

The event runs from 6 pm-9 pm, but some venue hours may vary.  For detailed venue information, please visit our venues page.

Attendees may also take advantage of the First Friday specials offered by participating restaurants and retailers. Look for the First Friday Flags to easily locate participating venues. A detailed map/guide will be available at each location. Pick up your very own copy for easy event navigation. Visit the galleries and listen to live music. Delight in a divine culinary experience and take advantage of the First Friday Specials offered by all participating restaurants. Experience art in all of its forms!