1st Friday Albany

May

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May 05, 2017

Have an ARTY! Cinco de Mayo.

Where does the time go? It is already time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Don’t miss the fun! This is going to be a great 1stFriday, Albany!


1st Friday starts at 5:00 PM and ends at 9:00 throughout Albany. Select a region to see participating galleries, exhibit spaces, museums, restaurants and bars.


1st Friday Flier


  • Lark Street District & Central Avenue District

    Alacrity Frame Workshop

    215 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    alacrityframeworkshop.com

    Modesti's Photo Folk Art Experience by Amy Modesti


    SPECIAL EXHIBITION The City School District of Albany 2017 Elementary School Art Show: Student’s visual art works on view. Special performances by music students.


    Bombers Burrito Bar

    258 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    bombersburritobar.com

    Featuring:
    • $3 Dos Equis Drafts
    • $6 Original Margaritas


    1st Friday Sponsor!

    Capital Wine & Spirits

    348 State Street Albany, NY 12210

    capitalwinealbany.com

    Wine Tasting!



    City Church

    200 Washington Avenue, NY 12210 (Former Key Bank Building)

    /citychurchalbany.com/

    Featured artist: Cat Jones. Live music by artist Steven Stewart


    1st Friday Sponsor!

    Elissa Halloran Designs

    229 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    ehdesigns.com

    Scarforama and bagalicious sale!! 20% off scarves and purses!!


    First Presbyterian Church Art Gallery

    326 State Street Albany, NY 12210

    firstpresalbany.org

    Zephyr Winds Woodwind Quintet and The Musicians of First Presbyterian


    Lark St. Natural Foods

    217 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    facebook.com/LarkNaturalFoods

    10% Off on any purchase at our store on 1st Friday with mention of this listing


    Lily Wine Bar and Kitchen

    thelarkandlily.com

    A Celebration of Ken Ragsdale and his curation talents. We'll be removing our art in anticipation of the transition to Mio Posto in June. We're inviting folks to stop in and check out works which Ken has collected for us before we bare the walls. Our cocktail of the month for May will be a special margarita created by our ace mixologist, Trudy. Happy hour with $7 wines by the glass and $5 local beer lasts until 6:30.


    Rocco's Art Gallery

    220 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    Grand Opening

    Our first group art show for the front of the house will be presented by Zen Haus!

    Come get your portrait done by Sam Helle who will be featured at our outdoors art market as well as the creative talents of Alicia Lea and Joshua Boyark available outside and in our back gallery.

    List of artists will be continuously updated. Music and refreshments! Invite your friends and come support local artists!



    Romeo's Gifts

    299 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    facebook.com/pages/Romeos-Gifts/156025297768831

    25% off Storewide for 1st Friday!!!!


    The National Upholstering Design Studio Gallery

    231 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    facebook.com/The-National-Upholstering-DesignStudioGallery-167651776597120

    New collages by Debra Kowalski and jewelry by Danica Barnes


  • Beyond Lark Street

    Albany Barn

    56 Second Street Albany, NY 12210

    albanybarn.org

    Performance of Annie by The Free School which starts at 6:30 and tickets are $5 for kids, $10 for adults


    Albany Center Gallery

    488 Broadway Albany, NY 12207

    albanycentergallery.org

    2017 Mohawk-Hudson Regional Invitational Artists’Reception
    Featuring the work of regional artists Pennie Brantley, Matt Crane, Tasha Depp, Andrew Dines, Jamie Rodriguez and Anne Roecklein.
    Each year, Albany Center Gallery highlights selected artists from the previous year’s Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region exhibit, a rotating juried exhibition that is always one of the area’s most prestigious and popular shows. This year, ACG Executive Director Tony Iadicicco selected Pennie Brantley, Matt Crane, Tasha Depp, Andrew Dines, Jamie Rodriguez and Anne Roecklein from more than 126 artists who were included in the 2016 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region show at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, curated by Michael Oatman.


    GreatFinds Thrift Boutique

    260 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12210

    facebook.com/pages/Great-Finds-Thrift-Boutique

    Artful Windows: "Tulipa", 1stFriday Sale and light refreshments


    Opalka Gallery & Sage College

    140 New Scotland Ave Albany, NY 12208

    sage.edu/opalka

    The 13th Annual Bachelors of Fine Arts Exhibition
    Opening Reception


    Rad Soap Co.

    Stuyvesant Plaza

    radsoap.com

    Rad Soap Co’s First Retail Store is launching its newest product
    We are calling it REMIX - Our Groovy Beautifully Scented Laundry Soap
    Join us for our REMIX Dance Party
    Refreshments will be served and Samples will be available while supplies last


    The University Club

    141 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12210

    universityclubalbany.com

    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.- Opening Reception for Artist in Residence James Paulsen
    8:00 -10:00 p.m.- Off the Record, Albany's own rock 'n roll lounge band, transforms the Grille Room into a swinging cocktail party.


  • After 1st Friday

    Albany First Friday Swing Dance

    Albany Elks Lodge
    25 South Allen Street Albany, NY 12208

    danceflurry.org

    Band: Annie & the Hedonists w/ Peter Davis
    • Free Swing Dance LESSON Giulianos at 7 - 8pm, no partner needed
    • DANCE to Annie & the Hedonists w/ Peter Davis from 8 - 11pm
    • Admission including lesson: General $15; Dance Flurry members $12; Seniors/Students $10.


    L.A.X. Restaurant & Lounge

    203-207 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    laxonlark.com

    Live music from 7 - 10pm with $5 margarita specials.


    University Club

    141 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12210

    universityclubalbany.com

    8:00 -10:00 p.m.- Off the Record, Albany's own rock 'n roll lounge band, transforms the Grille Room into a swinging cocktail party.




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