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Open Locations for First Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.
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The Infinite Monkey Theorem | 3200 Larimer St.

RiNo artist, Robert Bell: Live drawing with a live model from 7–9pm.
We’re pairing up with Marczyk Fine Foods for First Friday! They’re shucking oysters for $2 and we’re dishing out bottles of bubbles for a discounted price! DJ Ejay will be spinning some tunes and new art by Rob Bell will be on display. Party kicks off at 5pm!

Epic Ryde | 2823 Larimer St. | Showcasing contemporary abstract and impressionistic painter, Sally Jordon for December First Friday. With degrees are in Art and Education, Sally taught art for over 20 years and now is a full-time artist. Her art has hung in over 30 group and individual shows. Her current series of paintings are large oil and acrylic pieces with a layering technique that adds depth, dimension, richness and visual surprises.

DATELINE | 3004 Larimer Street |

First Friday closing of Hush-Hush: Photography by Hannah Green and a movie premiere for Susto by Pearl Salas. Premiered at the One Flaming Arrow Film Festival, this will be the experimental films first United States showing. Followed by a discussion and talk by Pearl Salas herself. Duration 8:03 min

Urban Luxe Real Estate | 3060 Larimer St. | Friday, Dec 2nd, 6–9pm

Fine art photographer, istycray, will showcase her images inspired by the intricacy & complexity of the natural world in the chic setting of the Urban Luxe RiNo space. This is your opportunity to meet the artist & support your local art community. Stop in for a glass of wine!

Walnut Workshop | 3525 Walnut Street |

Join the resident creatives at Walnut Workshop for open studios, music & art on First Friday, Dec 2 from 6:00-9:00. Looking for a studio/creative office in RiNo? We have some available, including ones with large, roll up doors. Contact Susan at or 303-530-3831 for more information or to schedule a tour.

Crash @ KEPHART | 2555 Walnut St.

Join us at Crash to enjoy the vibrant art of renowned artist Dianna Fritzler. Originals and prints will be available for purchase and with prices starting at just $35 – it’s a great time to pick up some gifts! Join us 6:00-9:00 pm.

The Pattern Shop Studio | 3349 Blake St. | The Pattern Shop Studio is pleased to present Best of Summer Art Market 2016, an exhibition featuring work by the artists who won awards at this year’s Art Students League Invitational. They include William Bishop, Grace Boudreau, Victoria Eubanks, Bill Rohs, Rita Vali, and Mami Yamamoto. The show will close with a reception on First Friday, December 2nd, from 6 to 9pm.

Plinth Gallery | 3520 Brighton Blvd |

Join us this December First Friday for the continuation of Mary Barringer’s exhibition “New Forms”, enjoy a mug of hot spiced cider and take a look at our other gallery work. As always, our events are free and open to the public. This exhibition will remain on display at Plinth through the end of the year.

Brian Trybus Designs, 2520 LAR | 2520 Larimer St | "Breakfast at Tiffany's 2.0": Brian & Michele Trybus are very please to introduce the wildly creative 3-D furniture designs from Denver artist Chris Stofac. Chris's recent designs: a collection of couches, chairs & lounges made from revamped genuine last century cast iron claw foot tubs will be on display. His wife Laura teams with Chris to produce the awesome upholstery work. The designs are fun loving, colorful, sometimes even campy & kitschy yet wildly creative and a ton of fun. If you loved the movie "Breakfast @ Tiffany's", where actress Audry Hepburn plays the sassy character "Holly Go Lightly" you need to stop by the show & enjoy Chris's artwork.

Stem Ciders | 2811 Walnut St., #150 |

Open First Friday 3p–11p: Take a journey through abstract landscapes guided by Sarah Starling. Come watch Stem’s new local artist paint from 5-8pm while sipping on 20 month barrel aged Pommeau.

Colorado Photographic Arts Center | 3636 Chestnut Place

On view for First Friday, December 2nd, 6-9pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 3, 6-9pm
Emerging Vision highlights the work of 28 of the most talented photography students in the U.S., offering a glimpse into the future of a medium that is constantly evolving.

Chocolate Crisis Center | 3370 Walnut St. | 9am–7pm

Holiday Shopping Spree

Deals • Giveaways • Hot toddies

One and done for teacher gifts, white elephant, family and friends!

#SourcePopUp | 3350 Brighton Blvd | Hedley & Bennett Pop-Up December 2, 4–10 p.m., December 3, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and December 4, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Hedley & Bennett is on a mission to design the world’s best workwear and build a community in the kitchen and beyond. Each of their products is handcrafted from start to finish and each unique piece is built to last.

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop St. | Open First Friday 6-10pm

Muses of Mount Helikon IV: A group exhibit in the main gallery of inspiring and influential artists from across the US

Gameplay: A Tribute to Video Games: A group exhibit in the annex gallery in tribute to the presently unfolding history of video games

Bella Glass Studios
| 3950 Wynkoop | OPEN First Friday, Dec 2nd until at least 8pm. Bella Glass is holding some super fun Holiday style classes plus blown ornaments classes! Check out the website for details and to register online. We also do walk-in Glass Fusing & PYOP projects so come on in! This means anytime we're open for normal business hrs, you can come make a cool art piece in glass or pottery. Great for date nights, girl's nights, kid's days, etc.

Globeville Riverfront Art Center (GRACe) | 888 E 50th Ave

Join us for First Friday at GRACe, one of Denver's newest art communities. Works from our resident creatives will be on display in the Gallery at GRACe and many artist's will have their studios open. Open 6:00-9:00

Ceramics Studios available—ask about end of year specials!

STUDIOS at the BINDERY First Fridays | 2901 Blake Street, Suite 120
Featured Studios include:

Acorn Bookbinding open First Friday, December 2nd, 6–9pm along with other Bindery Studios


MAP: Open locations for First Friday are marked with the black bird.
(Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.)

Additional Locations Open on First Fridays:
Eat & Drink locations (click here for more details and to check individual locations for hours)
Tracks | EXDO Event Center | 1399 35th St. | FIRST FRIDAYS
The Preservery | Backyard on Blake | 3040 Blake St. #101 | Listen at The Preservery
Black Shirt Brewing Co. | 3719 Walnut St. | Every Friday and Saturday, "Turn It Up 10pm"