Charlottesville's First Friday is your monthly opportunity to visit the city's galleries, and to enjoy the culture and spirit of downtown. Once the galleries close come down to IX Art Park for an extension of the evening.
The proceeds of the October dance party will benefit Second Street Gallery. A puppet show by Lana Guerra, and performances by Ships In The Nightand DJ Angel Metro round out the evening nicely.
First Friday Opening Reception: Lana Guerra features the NOLA artist's curated art show, water. poison.drink.dive. in a dynamic exhibition whimsical paintings and puppets created in a childlike style often characterized as “Outsider Art” or Art Brut.” The exhibition is shown through October 20.
Imagine a walk-through, sculptural , mural-festooned Mecca that's free and open for the public to wander, night and day. Welcome to the IX Art Park: a public, non-commercial, interactive space for spontaneous dreaming – for residents, visitors, families and solo acts. Indulge your eyes, ears, mind, heart and soul. It's all about possibility.... more