Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Events • December 1, 2017

"Under The Same Sky" Ghany Belmacchi @ The Mahler Fine Art
Exhibition Dates: Nov 3-Dec 2

The Mahler Fine Art Nov. Exhibition, “Under The Same Sky”, new works by international artist, Ghany Belmaachi. Ghany chooses to paint universal themes that speak to the masses. They are the shared experiences we have as human being, uniting us under one sky. Opening reception with the artist, First Friday, Nov. 3rd 6p – 9p. Exhibition Nov. 3 – Dec. 2. Ghany Belmacchi has partnered with The Mahler as Director and Curator of our Moroccan/ American Art Residency Exchange. Five Triangle artists will be the guest of the King of Morocco in April 2018. They will be creating and living outside of Marrakesh with five Moroccan artists. The Mahler will host our Moroccan artist friends the following fall 2018.

Cost: Free

Celebration of Flight! @ North Carolina Museum of History

Come drink Double Barley Brewing beer, fly paper airplanes in the museum, and learn about early aviation in North Carolina from Darrell Collins, of the "Wright Brothers National Memorial!"

Cost: FREE

December First Friday with United Arts @ United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

Join United Arts for a festive December First Friday Exhibit and Reception on Dec. 1 from 6-8 pm at our office, 410 Glenwood Ave., Suite 170, Raleigh (entrance and parking lot on Tucker Street). The exhibit will feature drawings by Saundra Smith Rubiera. Lloyd Konneker is exhibiting a large, solar, kinetic sculpture entitled “Lighting Field.” Our First Friday reception is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Light hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and arts activities for all ages will be provided. Art on view through the end of December.

Cost: Free

First Friday ART, Pizza and Christmas Classics @ Little Guru Kids Yoga

Friday nights are a fun night for all! Let us create the fun for your kids while you go explore some of the amazing restaurants on Glenwood South! The evening includes a guided art project on a canvas, pizza and Christmas Classics like The Grinch and Frosty. Ages 5 and up. $35 per child Pre-registration required This class will be limited to 12 children. No refunds on workshops, studio credit only

Cost: $35 per child $20 for additional sibling

First Friday with Botanist & Barrel @ The Raleigh Wine Shop

Stop by The Raleigh Wine Shop for a free tasting from the Botanist & Barrel - a brand new fruit winery and cidery out of Cedar Grove, North Carolina. Along with running their Blueberry Farm, this brother and sister team makes dry wines from grapes as well as other fruit. They also specialize in barrel aged and sour ciders! After your done with the free tasting, hang out and grab a glass, or five, out of the Wine Station for the best wine by the glass you'll find on your First Friday art crawl.

Cost: Free

Kids Photo Exhibition & Cookbook Launch with Elizabeth Galecke @ Read With Me | A Children's Book & Art Shop

We're honored to welcome photographer Elizabeth Galecke in this very special exhibition and sale of kids photographs from Elizabeth's summer camp hosted at RebusWorks. The students combined documentary photography and farm to table local, seasonal vegetarian cooking. The results are a gorgeous 5x5 cookbook with recipes from the class, family and favorite recipes from the students and more- plus their gorgeous photos to accompany and a local source guide to the farm fresh ingredients we used! These will be for sale- great for holiday gift giving!!

Cost: free

Mahler First Friday @ The Mahler Fine Art

Have an Artful Holiday! New mouth blown glass by John Geci in all colors, shapes & sizes for everyone you love! Jewelry by Elizabeth Lyne and artwork by our wonderful gallery artists. Join us Dec. 1st for some First Friday holiday cheer! 6p -9p

Cost: Free

Y'alltide @ Tipping Paint Gallery

The end of the year is “present” and Tipping Paint Gallery has small treasures for everyone on your gift list.

Cost: free

"Under The Same Sky" Ghany Belmacchi @ The Mahler Fine Art
Exhibition Dates: Nov 3-Dec 2

The Mahler Fine Art Nov. Exhibition, “Under The Same Sky”, new works by international artist, Ghany Belmaachi. Ghany chooses to paint universal themes that speak to the masses. They are the shared experiences we have as human being, uniting us under one sky. Opening reception with the artist, First Friday, Nov. 3rd 6p – 9p. Exhibition Nov. 3 – Dec. 2. Ghany Belmacchi has partnered with The Mahler as Director and Curator of our Moroccan/ American Art Residency Exchange. Five Triangle artists will be the guest of the King of Morocco in April 2018. They will be creating and living outside of Marrakesh with five Moroccan artists. The Mahler will host our Moroccan artist friends the following fall 2018.

Cost: Free

December First Friday with United Arts @ United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

Join United Arts for a festive December First Friday Exhibit and Reception on Dec. 1 from 6-8 pm at our office, 410 Glenwood Ave., Suite 170, Raleigh (entrance and parking lot on Tucker Street). The exhibit will feature drawings by Saundra Smith Rubiera. Lloyd Konneker is exhibiting a large, solar, kinetic sculpture entitled “Lighting Field.” Our First Friday reception is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Light hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and arts activities for all ages will be provided. Art on view through the end of December.

Cost: Free

Mahler First Friday @ The Mahler Fine Art

Have an Artful Holiday! New mouth blown glass by John Geci in all colors, shapes & sizes for everyone you love! Jewelry by Elizabeth Lyne and artwork by our wonderful gallery artists. Join us Dec. 1st for some First Friday holiday cheer! 6p -9p

Cost: Free

Y'alltide @ Tipping Paint Gallery

The end of the year is “present” and Tipping Paint Gallery has small treasures for everyone on your gift list.

Cost: free

First Friday with Botanist & Barrel @ The Raleigh Wine Shop

Stop by The Raleigh Wine Shop for a free tasting from the Botanist & Barrel - a brand new fruit winery and cidery out of Cedar Grove, North Carolina. Along with running their Blueberry Farm, this brother and sister team makes dry wines from grapes as well as other fruit. They also specialize in barrel aged and sour ciders! After your done with the free tasting, hang out and grab a glass, or five, out of the Wine Station for the best wine by the glass you'll find on your First Friday art crawl.

Cost: Free

Kids Photo Exhibition & Cookbook Launch with Elizabeth Galecke @ Read With Me | A Children's Book & Art Shop

We're honored to welcome photographer Elizabeth Galecke in this very special exhibition and sale of kids photographs from Elizabeth's summer camp hosted at RebusWorks. The students combined documentary photography and farm to table local, seasonal vegetarian cooking. The results are a gorgeous 5x5 cookbook with recipes from the class, family and favorite recipes from the students and more- plus their gorgeous photos to accompany and a local source guide to the farm fresh ingredients we used! These will be for sale- great for holiday gift giving!!

Cost: free

Celebration of Flight! @ North Carolina Museum of History

Come drink Double Barley Brewing beer, fly paper airplanes in the museum, and learn about early aviation in North Carolina from Darrell Collins, of the "Wright Brothers National Memorial!"

Cost: FREE

First Friday ART, Pizza and Christmas Classics @ Little Guru Kids Yoga

Friday nights are a fun night for all! Let us create the fun for your kids while you go explore some of the amazing restaurants on Glenwood South! The evening includes a guided art project on a canvas, pizza and Christmas Classics like The Grinch and Frosty. Ages 5 and up. $35 per child Pre-registration required This class will be limited to 12 children. No refunds on workshops, studio credit only

Cost: $35 per child $20 for additional sibling

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