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Marvel over unique craft technique at the Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeast "Biennial Juried Exhibition" by Stefanie Gerber Darr @artspacenc @firstfridayral #TGIFFR
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Creation. Innovation. Inspiration. It's @firstfridayral tonight #TGIFFR
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"Threads of War" exhibit @artspacenc is a group project featuring impact messages of war - curated by Betsy Greer #TGIFFR
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Check out your @firstfridayral itinerary for tomorrow at FirstFridayRaleigh.com. Revel in downtown Raleigh's creative arts community. #TGIFFR
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311 West Martin Street Gallery & Studios
311 W Martin St
www.311westmartinstreetgallery.com/
(919) 436-6987
Gallery featuring 20 working artists with regional artist exhibitions monthly
Adam Cave Fine Art
115 1/2 E Hargett St
www.adamcavefineart.com
(919) 838-6692
Upstairs gallery featuring original fine art by over 25 artists
Ann Marie Print Art and Blue Iris Salon
711 N Person St
www.annmarieprintart.com
(919) 817-2097
Mixed medium original stencil art and unique wax works
ANVIL
715 N Person St
www.anvilstudiogallery.com
(919) 539-6814
Premier destination for fine art jewelry, metalwork, and locally-made goods + in-house jewelry repair and custom work
Artspace
201 E Davie St
www.artspacenc.org
(919) 821-2787
Hours: Open until 10 pm
Visual art center with artist studios, exhibitions, and educational programs
Blake Street Shops & Studios
300 Blake St
blakestreetshops.com
(919) 656-8713
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Art galleries, handmade jewelry, body care, leather goods, and gifts
BLAM Studios
301-1 Kinsey St
blamstudios.blogspot.com
(919) 602-3626
Working studio environment featuring paintings, mixed media, digital art, B&W photography, a print maker, 3D art, jewelry, and poetry
Brushstroke Studio and Gallery
520 N West St
www.brushstrokeartstudio.com/
(919) 828-1090
Gallery and studio featuring works by local artists and photographers.
CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum)
409 W Martin St
www.camraleigh.org
(919) 513-0946
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: Free admission thanks to community sponsors
Exhibitions on view, make and take art, DJs, food trucks, and more
The Carter Building
12-22 Glenwood Ave
www.thecarterbuilding.com
(919) 848-3869
Hours: 6:30 pm-10 pm
A collection of art studios, retailers, and service providers
The City Gallery
118 S Person St
www.citygallery.vintagenc.com
(919) 829-7087
Vintage Church's gallery hosts art exhibitions, serves artists, and loves Raleigh
Designbox
307 W Martin St
designbox.us
(919) 834-3552
Hours: Open until 10 pm
Gallery and shop featuring art, design, and unique gifts
The Fish Market Student Gallery
133 Fayetteville St
Hours: 7 pm-11 pm (open select months-check website)
Student gallery specializing in work by NC State College of Design students
Flanders Gallery
505 S Blount St
www.flandersartgallery.com
(919) 834-5044
Contemporary work by established and emerging artists
Gallery C
540 N Blount St
www.galleryc.net
(919) 828-3165
Contemporary and historic NC artwork and fine picture framing services
Lee Hansley Gallery
225 Glenwood Ave
www.leehansleygallery.com
(919) 828-7557
Hours: Open until 10 pm
American contemporary art with an emphasis on NC’s art history
Litmus Gallery & Studios
312 W Cabarrus St
www.litmusgallery.com
(919) 571-3605
Features local artists and open studios for touring
Local Color Gallery
22 Glenwood Ave
www.localcoloraleigh.com
(919)754-3887
Co-op of women artists—fine art, glass, functional pottery, sculpture, and jewelry
The Mahler Fine Art
228 Fayetteville St
www.themahlerfineart.com
(919) 896-7503
A full-service fine art gallery
Nicole's Studio and Art Gallery
719 N Person St
www.nicolestudio.com
(919) 838-8580
Hours: 6 pm-8:30 pm
Fine art, art workshops, glass art, jewelry, and custom framing
Studio R.E.D.
20 Glenwood Ave
(919) 395-6877
Working artist studio and gallery
Tipping Paint Gallery
311 W Martin St.
tippingpaintartists.com
(919) 618-8216
Art gallery and artist studio—contemporary and traditional art
Trinity Gallery
549 N Blount St
www.Tgalleryraleigh.com
(919) 833-4202
Art in the city for the city, featuring local artists and musicians
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
410 Glenwood Ave
www.unitedarts.org
(919) 621-5706
New location in Glenwood South exhibiting art curated by the Visual Art Exchange
VanNess & Fellows Tattoo Boutique and Gallery
226 E Martin St
www.vannessandfellows.com/
(919) 301-8955
Special: 10% all steam punk art
A one-of-a-kind art gallery, boutique and custom tattoo studio
Visual Art Exchange
309 W. Martin Street
www.visualartexchange.org
(919) 828-7834
Creativity incubator + gallery featuring emerging artists and a retail shop
Wine and Design
806 N West St
www.wineanddesign.com/
(919) 374-0667
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: 10% off anything purchased during First Friday hours!
Capitol Smoke
215 W. Martin Street
www.facebook.com/capitolsmoke
(919) 916-5966
Special: 10% off wall art and 25% off cigars
Glass art from national and local artists, wall art, and the finest imported cigars
Deco Raleigh
19 W Hargett St
www.decoraleigh.com
(919) 828-5484
Special: Refreshments, entertainment, and meet the artists
Unique, local, smart: items to decorate your life
Feelgoodz
206 S Wilmington St
www.feelgoodz.com
(888) 670-7950
Special: Changes monthly
Natural, comfortable, and ethical footwear
High Cotton
19 W Hargett St
www.highcottonties.com
(919) 817-8319
Special: Free gift with purchase
100% cotton bow ties and apparel for gentlemen, handmade in North Carolina
Lisa Stewart Designs
323 Blake St
www.lisa-stewart.com
(919) 271-0668
Special: Free gift with purchase of $75 or more
Handcrafted leather goods, fine art, and gifts made in Raleigh, NC
Moon and Lola
208 S Wilmington St
www.moonandlola.com
(919) 322-4277
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: 15% off storewide discount
Upscale jewelry and accessory boutique
Nora and Nicky's designer resale
19 W Hargett St
www.noraandnickys.com
(919) 856-4244
Special: 15% off any single item
Luxury and designer consignment specializing in high-end labels
nüvonivo
111 E Hargett St
www.nuvonivo.com/first-friday
(919) 928-5833
Special: Specials change monthly. For more information, visit:
Trendy fashion for babies and kids
Oak City Coffee Roastery
615 W Hargett St
www.oakcityroasters.com
(919) 623-5223
Special: $2 off select coffees
We're roasting coffee in downtown Raleigh! Come drink in the view!
Oak City Cycling Project
212 E Franklin St
oakcitycycling.com
Special: 10% off T-shirts and free high fives
Independent bike shop selling new and used steel frame bikes and fun
Ornamentea
509 N West St
www.ornamentea.com
(919) 834-6260
Special: Free jewelry project between 6 pm-8 pm
Fine craft ingredients and inspiration. Beads, fibers,paper, and classes
Quercus Studio
201 S Salisbury St
www.quercusraleigh.com
(919) 960-1355
Jewelry workshop and gallery
The Raleigh Wine Shop
126 Glenwood Ave
www.theraleighwineshop.com
(919) 803-5473
Special: 10% off bottle purchases from the WineStation and/or tasting wines to drink on-site or to go
Fine wine and provisions
Stitch & Holly Aiken Bags
20 E Hargett St
www.hollyaiken.com
(919) 833-8770
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: 10% off all bags
Retail showroom of Raleigh handbag designer, Holly Aiken
Videri Chocolate Factory
327 W Davie St
www.viderichocolatefactory.com
(919) 755-5053
Special: 10% off all chocolate products
Come see chocolate made! Coffee, confections, chocolate bars and more!
The Wine Feed
602 Glenwood Ave
www.thewinefeed.com
(919) 374-0036
Special: 20% off wine on tap at our wine bar
Wine oasis in a beer town. Wine shop and bar.
Alter EGO Hair
119 E Hargett St
www.alteregoraleigh.com
(919) 832-6239
Special: Monthly art exhibits and periodic music, dance performances, and special events + product or tool specials
Hair and nail salon and art venue in a beautiful loft
Atomic Salon
905 W Morgan St
www.atomicsalon.com
(919) 828-0064
Hours: 7 pm-10 pm
The Triangle’s only rock-n-roll vintage hair salon featuring art exhibits on First Fridays
City Market
200 E Martin St
www.citymarketraleigh.com
Special: Live outdoor music from March-November
Home to multiple First Friday venues
City of Raleigh Museum
220 Fayetteville St
www.cityofraleighmuseum.org/
(919) 996-2220
City history museum featuring receptions and rotating art exhibits
Clark Patterson Lee
415 Hillsborough St
www.clarkpattersonlee.com
(800) 274-9000
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: Free architectural advice during First Fridays
Full-service architecture, engineering, interior design, master plans and art gallery
Downtown Dental
205 Fayetteville St
www.downtownraleighdental.com
(919) 948-7722
Dental office hosting art exhibits and receptions with light hors d'oeuvres
HagerSmith Design
300 S Dawson St
www.hagersmith.com
(919) 821-5547
Architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, historic preservation + art gallery
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown @ Glenwood South
600 Glenwood Ave
www.raleighdowntownsuites.hamptoninn.com
(919) 825-4770
The premier boutique hotel in downtown Raleigh. Featuring BEST artists.
HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington St.
www.hqraleigh.com
(919) 300-6917
Shared workspace for entrepreneurs featuring work by CAM and Artspace
Hue
300 W. Hargett St.
www.huedowntownliving.com
(919) 755-5005
Hours: 6 pm-8 pm
Klish and Eldreth, PLLC
304 Glenwood Ave
www.klisheldreth.com
(919) 833-5322
Intellectual property boutique law firm featuring photography from local artists
LGBT Center of Raleigh
324 S Harrington St
www.lgbtcenterofraleigh.com
(919) 832-4484
A safe and welcoming resource center for the LGBT community and friends featuring monthly art exhibits
Marbles Kids Museum
201 E Hargett St
www.marbleskidsmuseum.org
Hours: Open until 7 pm
Special: Enjoy a different deal at the Marbles Corner Store each month
Create | Innovate every First Friday night at Marbles as part of downtown Raleigh’s monthly art celebration ($5/per person; members play free)
NC Museum of History
5 E Edenton St
www.ncmuseumofhistory.org
(919) 807-7900
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Store and Nature Art Gallery
11 W Jones St
www.naturalsciences.org
(919) 733-7450ex.369
Nature inspired gifts along with NC artwork, pottery, and jewelry
Raleigh Television Network
310 W Martin St
Hours: 6 pm-8 pm
Special: Open access to the RTN studio
The city’s digital television network center
Shaw University
Triangle Downtowner Magazine
402 Glenwood Ave
www.WeLoveDowntown.com
(919) 828-8000
Enjoy local art, music and drinks in the office of the Triangle's most popular magazine
Wells Fargo IMAX® Theatre at Marbles Kids Museum
201 E Hargett St
www.imaxraleigh.com
(919) 882-IMAX
Hours: Showtimes vary (check website)
NC’s only 3D-capable giant screen featuring documentaries and Hollywood films
The Architect Bar and Social House
108 1/2 E Hargett St
www.architectbar.com
(919) 833-4949
Special: Featuring local artists, live music, and drink specials
Bar and social house featuring craft beer, specialty cocktails, local music, and art
The Big Easy
222 Fayetteville St
www.bigeasync.com
(919) 832-6082
Special: Buy one Taste of Louisiana, get one free
Bolt Bistro & Bar
219 Fayetteville St
www.boltbistro.com
(919) 821-0011
Special: Chef-created $5 appetizer and select specialty $5 cocktails
An inviting, affordable steakhouse and bistro with an array of options
Boylan Bridge Brewpub
201 S Boylan Ave
www.boylanbridge.com
(919) 803-8927
Special: $5 appetizers during First Friday hours and select $5 cocktails
Brewery and restaurant with Raleigh's best skyline view
BREW Coffee Bar
111 Seaboard Ave
www.brewdtr.com/
(919) 400-5473
buku
110 E Davie St
www.bukuraleigh.com
(919) 834-6963
Special: $15 Wine Flights featuring a different wine region of the world each month
Busy Bee Cafe
225 S Wilmington St
www.busybeeraleigh.com
(919) 424-7817
Special: $3 Craft Tap
Cafe de los Muertos
300-50 W Hargett St
www.cafemuertos.com
(919) 279-8112
Special: Changes monthly
Respect the dead. Drink great coffee.
Caffé Luna
136 E Hargett St
www.caffeluna.com
(919) 832-6090
Special: Free bottle of San Pellegrino with purchase of two entrees
Capital Club 16
16 W Martin St
www.capitalclub16.com
(919) 747-9345
Special: Half price select appetizers from 5 pm-7 pm
Centro Mexican Restaurant
106 S Wilmington St
www.CentroRaleigh.com
(919) 835-3593
Special: $2 off all Tequila Flights and live music (Spring-Fall) from 7 pm-9 pm
Classic and contemporary Mexican cuisine featuring local and organic ingredients
Crema on Fayetteville
121 Fayetteville St
(919) 832-5959
Special: Free cone with purchase of ice cream
The Cupcake Shoppe BAKERY
104 Glenwood Ave
thecupcakeshopperaleigh.com
(919) 821-4223
Special: Buy one, get one
Life is short...eat dessert first! Raleigh's 1st and finest cupcake boutique
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
170 E Davie St
www.dickeys.com
(919) 809-8830
Special: Free dessert with purchase of barbecue meat plate and drink or one free Kid's Meal (12 and under) per paid adult meal of equal or greater value.
Recognized as 2011 best barbecue in the Triangle-Reader's Choice Triangle Arts & Entertainment.org
Donatos Pizza
111 Seaboard Ave
www.donatosraleigh.com/
919 828 5111
Special: $5 off a second large pizza (coupon code #050)
Delicious pizza, subs, and salads. Delivery. Catering. Gluten free.
Dos Taquitos XOCO
410 Glenwood Ave
www.dostaquitosnc.com/
(919) 835-9010
Special: Free queso dip with the purchase of an entree + kids eat free if they dress like Frida Kahlo
Dos Taquitos offers a unique collection of music, art and food, inspired by travels to Mexico
Five Star
511 W Hargett St
www.heatseekershrimp.com
919.833.3311
Special: $5 appetizers and $5 glasses of wine
Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant
311 Glenwood Ave
www.hibernianpub.com
(919) 833-2258
Special: Half off Irish fare on regular menu
Irregardless Cafe
901 W Morgan St
www.irregardless.com
(919) 833-8898 ex 0
Special: Half price bottles of Irregardless’ fine house wine
Jose and Sons
327 W Davie St
www.joseandsons.com
(919) 755-0556
Special: Half-price select appetizers from 5 pm-7 pm and live music from 7 pm to 10 pm
Elegant up-scale Mexican restaurant with innovative cuisine
Kimbap
111 Seaboard Ave
www.kimbapcafe.com
(919) 900-8053
Hours: 5:30 pm-10 pm
Special: $5 dumplings special, seasonal menu features, exhibiting work from local artists & 1/2 price wine bottles
Farm-to-table restaurant, Korean-inspired cuisine
The Morning Times
10 E Hargett St
www.morningtimes-raleigh.com
(919) 836-1204
Hours: 6 pm-11 pm
Special: Drink specials and an outdoor art market featuring live entertainment
Coffeehouse and gallery serving single origin coffees, house-baked pastries, and sandwiches
Mo's Diner
306 E Hargett St
www.mosdiner.net
(919) 856-9938
Special: Half price wine by the bottle and nightly features
North Street Beer Station
The Oxford
319 Fayetteville St
www.oxfordraleigh.com
(919) 832-6622
Hours: Artist feature from 6pm-9 pm and music feature from 10pm-2am
Special: Featured Whiskey flights
Exhibiting new work from local artists each month. Visit The Oxford online for info on upcoming receptions, events, and live demonstrations.
Paddy O'Beers
121 Fayetteville St
www.paddyobeers.com
(919) 838-0040
Special: Special selection of $4 crafts and drafts
Join us every First Friday as we celebrate masterpieces of Craft beer brewing!
Pogo Café
201 E Hargett St
www.PogoRaleigh.com
(919) 857-1108
Special: Buy one, get one free Pogo Bites and $3 draft beer
Welcome to Pogo where food meets fun. Our vibrant, downtown eatery features seasonal fare prepared with local, farm-fresh ingredients. Join us for lunch or dinner inside or on the patio.
The Pour House Music Hall
224 S Blount St
www.the-pour-house.com
(919) 821-1120
Special: Free admission or 20% off admission (when applicable) with mention of First Friday
Raleigh's premier live music venue presenting local and international bands nightly
The Remedy Diner
137 E Hargett St
www.theremedydiner.com
(919) 835-3553
Special: $5 glasses of house wine
The Rockford
320 1/2 Glenwood Ave
www.therockfordrestaurant.com
(919) 821-9020
Special: TBA
Rum Runners
208 E Martin St
www.RumRunners.com/Raleigh
(919) 755-6436
Special: Free admission until 11 pm. Half off all shots, $6 Double Long Islands, and a $3 beer special. Dueling pianos.
World famous dueling piano bar and dance club
Shish Kabob
438 Fayetteville St
www.shishkabobnc.com
(919) 833-4005
Special: Free hummus sampler and toasted pita with any gyro sandwich purchase
Mediterranean, Lebanese, Greek, gyros, kabobs, vegetarian, schawarma, salads, family
Solas | Dine | Lounge | Roof
419 Glenwood Ave
www.solasraleigh.com
(919) 755-0755
Special: Live music and three-course prix fixe menu for $30
Sono
319 Fayetteville St
www.sonoraleigh.com
(919) 521-5328
Special: edamame for $2 from 5 pm-7 pm and a $7 feature cocktail
Exhibiting new work from local artists each month. Visit Sono online for info on upcoming receptions, events, and live demonstrations.
Square Rabbit
19 E Martin St
www.squarerabbit.com
(919) 829-9223
Special: Buy one dessert, get one of equal or lesser value for free
Catering, casual cuisine, take-out, and bakery
The Station at Person Street
701 N Person St
www.stationraleigh.com/
(919) 977-1567
Tir na nOg
218 S Blount St
www.tirnanogirishpub.com
(919) 833-7795
Special: $1.25 off all craft bottles, $4.50 Fireball shots, and half off appetizers from 4 pm to 6 pm
Tuscan Blu Authentic Italian Cuisine
327 W Davie St
www.tuscanblu.com
(919) 834-5707
Special: 10% off any wine purchase
Woody's @ City Market
205 Wolfe St
www.woodyscitymarket.com
(919) 833-3000
Hours: Open until 2 am
Special: Half price apps and wings (4:30pm-6:30pm); 20% off apps (6:30pm-9:30pm); $2.50 PBR Tallboys, $3.50, $4.50, $5.50 Tequilla shots, and $5 Jagerbombs
Zinda New Asian
301 Fayetteville St
www.zindaraleigh.com
(919) 825-0995
Special: Get one appetizer free when you purchase two entrees
Exhibiting new work from local artists each month. Visit Zinda online for info on upcoming receptions, events, and live demonstrations.