Coming over to North Beach for First Fridays? This is what’s going on at each participating venue. Click on the logos for venue information and directions.
|Current Exhibit: Land Escapes. Featuring the photography of Denis Krylov. (press release)
Please see the gallery’s website for more info, or phone the gallery at 415-501-9551.
|ART ATTACK SF|
|First Friday December 5th — New Exhibit Opening: Rooms: A Solo Exhibition by Matthew Robertson.
Please join us on December 5th for the opening reception of “Rooms”, a solo show featuring the newest work by local artist Matthew Robertson. Full show information on Facebook.
Gallery info is at artattacksf.com.
|ARTIST & CRAFTSMAN SUPPLY|
|Special First Fridays deal: Swing by Artist & Craftsman on First Friday from 6-9pm, mention you’re there to see the show and receive a 10% discount!
Ongoing art event: THE MISFITS ART EXHIBIT — An ever evolving collection of artworks donated by staff, customers and local artists; giving their art a second chance to escape the dark recesses of the studio by hanging in the spotlight of our appreciative walls. See pictures of the exhibit on Artist & Craftsman Supply’s Facebook gallery.
Want to be a misfit? Swing by or contact the store and ask about how to exhibit YOUR work! Like what you see? The friendly staff at A&C can put you in touch with your favorite artist!
|First Friday December 5th — New Exhibit Opening: Lands End — watercolor paintings by Robert Danielson (view flyer)
A First Friday reception will be held on Friday December 5th, 6-9 pm. A meet and greet with the artist will be held on Thursday December 4th, 5-9 pm.
For latest info, keep an eye on canessa.org.
|Ongoing First Fridays event: Showcasing new artworks by local artists every month downstairs, with a permanent collection of art upstairs. Remember, art always looks better with a drink in hand… with over 80 beers to choose from you’re guaranteed a good time!|
|CRAIG FONAROW PHOTOGRAPHY|
|First Friday December 5th: This First Friday come and enjoy the original music of “The Little Bangs”. This local duo of Ann Veno and Milo Francis blend influences from jazz, rock, blues and pop to create a very personal, signature sound. Come share the music and a glass of wine, 6:00/9:00 Friday, Dec. 5th.
For latest updates, please call the gallery at 415-572-7742 or visit www.fonarow.com.
|First Friday December 5th: TBA. For latest info, keep an eye on cykelsf.com.|
|THE EMERALD TABLET|
|First Friday December 5th — New Exhibit Opening: This First Friday, The Emerald Tablet requests the honor of your presence for the opening reception of our new group exhibit, sPARKLE & bLINK, showcasing artists who’ve been featured on the covers of books from the series sPARKLE & bLINK. Show curated by Sidney Stretz, Laura Ceron Melo, and Evan Karp. Complimentary refreshments and artists in person.
For more information about this exhibit, please see the venue’s website.
|First Friday December 5th: Be sure to check out Focus Gallery this (first) Friday for the opening of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s “Painted Ladies”, an exhibit of the artist’s figurative works on paper.
For latest information please phone the gallery: 415-706-0898.
|I HEART NORTH BEACH|
|First Friday December 5th — New Exhibit Opening: iHeartNorthBeach’s Holiday Art Exhibit — featuring the works of Sean Dick, James H. Cha, Earl Thibodeaux, Romalyn Schmaltz, Ernesto Evangelista.
Artist Reception on December 5th, 6-10 pm. Exhibit on display till December 23, 2014.
|JACKSON SQUARE DENTISTRY|
|First Friday December 5th: TBA.|
|LIVE WORMS GALLERY|
|First Friday December 5th: New Exhibit Reception: DAVID JONES AND DAN MAX: TWO X TWO = TWO
December 2-7, 2014
For more information about the gallery and current exhibits, please visit sflivewormsgallery.com (official site).
|MACCHIARINI CREATIVE DESIGN|
|First Friday December 5th: TBA.
For more info, please see MCD’s website.
|First Friday December 5th: Make Hang is closing its doors!
Everything must go: art Supplies, hand dyed clothing, furniture, tools, silk fabric, ladders, chairs, tables, weaving supplies, yarn, beads, sewing supplies, thread, wool roving for spinning, and more!
Two days only!
For more info, please see Make Hang’s final newsletter.
|First Friday December 5th: Eko Wright Jewelry Trunk Show: Eko Wright, is a San Francisco-based metalsmith specializing in handfabricated sterling silver necklaces and earrings. Eko Wright’s designs are minimalistic and airy, and offers elegant simplicity with a modern rustic feel reflected with a bit of Japanese sensitivity.|
|NAIVASHA STUDIO & GALLERY|
|First Friday reception: Located at 1499 Grant Avenue in San Francisco, Naivasha studio & gallery serves as an active studio and exhibition of paintings by local San Francisco artist Nathan Goldsmith. In collaboration with urban gardening initiative Gifts of Good Earth [GoGE] the gallery also serves to promote physical and mental well-being by providing a variety of live herbs grown in beautiful handmade garden boxes.
For latest info, please see the gallery’s website.
|PARK AND POND|
|Special First Fridays deal: Park and Pond is open until 9 pm on First Fridays, and offers 10% off all art in the store.|
|First Friday December 5th — New Exhibit Opening: ‘Twas the Best of Times… Works by Justine Kessler and Brian Walsh. (more info)
On display December 5th-19th. Artist reception: Friday December 5th, 2014. 6-8 pm.
Latest information at Piccolo’s website.
|THE SPACE BETWEEN|
|First Friday reception: On Fridays The Space Between Gallery is open to the public starting at 5pm, and hosting a series of shows of new paintings and drawings, photography and meandering sculpture based in peripatetic surrealism and found wonders from artists Christopher Farris and Artemisia Farris. Right now we’re presenting a new series of mystery paint and pen and assemblage using blueprints as substrates and jumping off points. Join us!|
|First Friday December 5th: December Holiday RoundUp – Sweetie’s Art in Review
It’s the last First Friday of the North Beach year, and we’re hosting our second annual art roundup. We’ve invited all artists who exhibited in 2014 to pick a favorite piece of art to hang, so it’s a collective show from 2014. And since it’s December and the season of giving, you can buy your favorite piece and take home that night. Drop in for a look at the best of this year’s art at Sweetie’s and say hello to us. The opening reception is this Friday, December 5 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
For latest info, check Sweetie’s website.
|Current Exhibit: Come see revolving artworks by the talented Tattoo Boogaloo Crew! Each month a different Boogaloo artist will be showcasing their art and style in the front gallery of the shop. To learn more about the crew, please check out their website.
Opening exhibitions will be held on the First Friday of every month from 6-9pm; work will be up for viewing during regular Tattoo Boogaloo hours.
|YEAH YEAH! PONY PRINCE|
|Special First Fridays discount: Every First Friday, during the event, Yeah Yeah! Pony Prince will offer a 20% discount on all clothing in the store to any customers who mention First Fridays!|