1st Friday Albany

April

07

Current Event!

April Showers are full of art!

Although it is still March as I write this, and rainy, April is right around the corner. Spring is in the air and soon green will be everywhere. So get out there and support our participants, sponsors, and the whole community.


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

1st Friday Poster


  • Lark Street District & Central Avenue District

    Alacrity Frame Workshop

    215 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    alacrityframeworkshop.com

    Abstract Reality - by Thomas Rocco


    • Wampum World: An Art Installation by Renee Ridgway
    • Captured Moments: 170 Years of Photography from the Albany Institute
    • Spotlight: Erie Canal


    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 artists: Gabe Guzman, David Lilley, and Osker.


    1st Friday Sponsor!

    Elissa Halloran Designs

    229 Lark Street Albany, NY 12210

    ehdesigns.com

    TWEET! 15% off all bird items!!


    First Presbyterian Church Art Gallery

    326 State Street Albany, NY 12210

    firstpresalbany.org

    Retrospective: Paintings by Kevin Bruce
    Easter Eggs from Around the World: Harriet Seeley collection
    5:30-8:00 pm

    Concert: 6:00 pm
    Lamentation (Music for Lent): The College of Saint Rose Madrigal Ensemble
    Music for Flute and Horn: Patrice Malatestinic and James Heartl


    PaJ Gallery

    321 Hamilton Street Albany, NY 12210

    facebook.com/PaJGallery

    Come and Join Us for
    Our Last First Friday!
    Guest Artist Jackie Shapiro
    Refreshments Served!


    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

    Special storewide Anniversary sale Celebrating 75years as an Albany family owned business and 15 years on Lark Street.


  • Beyond Lark Street

    3 Fish Coffee

    466 Madison Albany, NY 12208

    facebook.com/3FishCoffee

    Featured artist: Rachel Baxter, curated by Albany Center Gallery


    Albany Barn

    56 Second Street Albany, NY 12210

    albanybarn.org

    Collector's exhibition: The Lost and The Found, curated by Donald Jones


    Capital Repertory Theatre

    111 North Pearl Street Albany NY 12207

    capitalrep.org

    Body Check
    Group exhibition with artists Samuray Akarvardar, Kyle Avery, Sebastian Meijas, and Joanna Tam
    (This is a Pop-Up exhibition and will return for a month long stay September 22nd- October 15th, 2017 in conjunction with our Sex with Strangers stage production)


    GreatFinds Thrift Boutique

    260 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12210

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

    Artful Windows: "EarthTones"
    Sales event, light refreshments


    Hudson River Coffee House

    227 Quail Street at Hudson Albany, NY 12203

    facebook.com/hudsonrivercoffeehouse

    Pine Hills Community Art Show: Featuring art created by dozens of neighbors & students with help from the Upstate Artists Guild (UAG) at the September 2016 Meet, Munch, & More, an annual community event in Midtown Pine Hills.


    The Cheese Traveler and Changing Spaces 2.0

    540 Delaware Avenue Albany, NY 12209

    thecheesetraveler.com

    A showing of three artists, featuring visual artworks by Sanny Williams and Greg Dunn; a poetry reading by Brooke Ashley Kolkow and Matthew Klane; music by Nick Bisanz; and a cheese demo.


  • After 1st Friday

    Albany First Friday Swing Dance

    Albany Elks Lodge
    25 South Allen Street Albany, NY 12208

    danceflurry.org

    Band: Lustre Kings
    • Free Swing Dance LESSON w/Jason Fenton at 7 - 8pm, no partner needed
    • DANCE to the Lustre Kings 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.




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