This First Friday, the ICA Boston holds a special event inspired beach boardwalks. Make sure to see the work on view in Barry McGee which comes down on Sept. 2 and check out the new 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. 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:
Adelson Galleries Boston
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Kalimah Muhammad Pilgrimage; Nancy Winship Milliken Your Statement Is Inside
Steven Bogart and Mali Sastri Ten Paintings Ten Songs; Karmimadeebora McMillan, Alexander Squier, Case Hathaway-ZapedaFRESH: New MFA Grads
Carroll & Sons
Raul Gonzalez Los Nuevos Guerreros
Chase Young Gallery
State of the Art 2013: Third Annual Emerging Artist Exhibition
Galatea Fine Art
Galatea Fine Art’s Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition
Harold E. Edgerton & Matthew Gamber Basic Ingredients of a Complex World
J.R. Ringdahl Bog Series
Free Association 2013: Kingston Associates' Annual Exhibition
Boston - Como: an Art exchange
Miller Yezerski Gallery
Laylah Ali, John Chervinsky, Emily Eveleth, Christian Haub, Andrew Millner, John O'Reilly, Evelyn Rydz, Paul Shakespear, John Tracey, Sam Trioli, Yu-Wen Wu, Brian Zink Summer Group Show
Nicole Cherubini, Mark Cooper, Craig Drennen, Jeffrey Gibson, Gabriel Martinez, Rune Olsen, Todd Pavlisko, Suzannah Sinclair, Matt Rich, Steve Locke & Summer Wheat Group Exhibition; sübSamsøn: Susan Metrican
Stephan Haley, Madeline Denaro and Janis Sanders Summer - 2013
Changhyun Jeon and Tae Keun Yoo Narrative Vessels from Korea
Steven Zevitas Gallery
David X. Levine, Andrew Masullo, Peter Opheim, James Sterling Pitt, Chuck Webster Why am I so Awkward?
Icon image: Raul Gonzalez, El Auto-Retrato, 2013, Mixed media on paper, 12 x 9.5"
On view at Carroll and Sons Gallery
Image © Raul Gonzalez