This #FirstFriday the ICA Boston hosts a masquerade-themed event, performances by the Adele Myers and Dancers company, and music by DJ Knife. While there, be sure to check out their new exhibition Amy Sillman: one lump or two. 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 Rich DiMare. 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 for About, With & For—a group exhibition curated by Juliana Driever—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. Of note tonight, Miller Yezerski's new project space, M-Projects (450 Harrison #309A), has a continuing exhibition by our friends at Aint-Bad Magazine featuring images from their new issue. Collaborative space kijidome will also open their doors at 59 Wareham Street to their first First Friday with the exhibitionS01E01 featuring work by Dennis Congdon, Oliver Herring, and Elizabeth Riley. Be sure to check both out!
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
Hans Hoffman Early Drawings
Adelson Galleries Boston
Jules Olitski Olitski in the 21st century
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Laura Evans Not Just One Thing; Jessica Strauss Scrap!
Adria Arch Force Field; Gallery Artists PR!NTS
Carroll & Sons
Tanja Hollander Are You Really My Friend?
Chase Young Gallery
Galatea Fine Art
Laurie Goddard; Joe Kitsch
N.W. Gibbons Agricultural Tintypes & Ambrotypes; Danny Custodio Trees; Ten Big Prints
Deborah Saparoff and Nahid Khaki Plasticity
Gail Erwin Arcadian Concert, Van Dyke Brown Prints; Céline Browning Skinned; Rose Olson 2CLOSE and some in real color
Me Time--Lucy Kim, Susan Metrican, Ted Mineo, Kyle Nilan, Nicholas Sullivan, Albrecht Durer
Penn Young What I Owe; sübSamsøn: Kirk Amaral Snow
Printmakers Exhibition - works by Peggy Badenhausen, Thaddeus Beal, Jennifer Caine, Joel Janowitz, Donald Kelley, Catherine Kernan, Judy Kramer, Wendy Prellwitz and Lori Warner
Peter Callas Hot Environment
Steven Zevitas Gallery
James Sterling Pitt The White Peacock Sings
Icon image: Michael Oatman, Mazing Cave, 2011, Historic book cuttings on paper, 30 x 24"
On view at Miller Yezerski Gallery
Image © Michael Oatman