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#FirstFriday: 6 September 2013


This #FirstFriday spend a beautiful September evening out on the town seeing art. You can start on the waterfront for the ICA Boston's Performathon featuring voguing competitions, beatboxing performances, and sets by DJ Knife. While there, be sure to check out exhibitions Steve Locke: there's no one left to blame and Mary Reid Kelley. The event goes from 5-10pm. The Museum of Fine Arts Boston also hosts its MFA First Friday event tonight from 6:00-9:30pm, featuring DJ Denise LaCarubba. Tickets available online through their website or in person at the museum. Both events are 21+.

Or you could head to the South End and over to the Boston Center for the Arts' Mills Gallery to see the 23rd Drawing Show: Drawing Connections, open until 9pm and the opening reception for the Culture Tap installations with an artist talk and demonstration from 7-9pm. The SOWA District art galleries (450 Harrison Street in the South End) will be open from 5-8pm. SOWA galleries and artists’ studios are FREE and open to the public of all ages.

Some of the Big Red & Shiny team will be out on the town tonight. Look out for the #FirstFriday hashtag. Say hello!

Here's a run-down of what you can find tonight at the SOWA Galleries:

ACME Fine Art
Charles Littler

Adelson Galleries Boston
Marcus Reichert Irrational Painting

Boston Sculptors Gallery
Hannah Verlin Fates & Furies: America; Benjamin S. Cariens Interiors

Bromfield Gallery
Gallery Artists Unlikely Pairings

Carroll & Sons
Rania Matar L'enfant Femme

Chase Young Gallery
Jeff Chase

Galatea Fine Art
Betty Glick Archways; David Bouchard Growth; Lisa Jeanne Graf Don't Fence Me In

Gallery Kayafas
Bruce Myren The Fortieth Parallel

Khaki Gallery
Nahid Khaki Silent Crowd

Kingston Gallery
Kingston Gallery Members Gifted

Laconia Gallery
Resident Identity: The Artists of Laconia Lofts

Miller Yezerski Gallery
Lalla Essaydi; Imi Hwangbo

Aaron Stephan Art Handling; sübSamsøn: Kirk Amaral Snow

Soprafina Gallery
Dmitri Cavander New Paintings

Vessels Gallery
Elizabeth Strasser

Steven Zevitas Gallery
Ben Sloat One Blast

Icon Image:
Aaron Stephan, The Possible Inevitable, 2013, wood, glue and screws, approximately 9 x 9 x 9 feet
On view at Samsøn
Image © Aaron Stephan

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