February’s #FirstFriday starts off early over at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. This evening’s ICA #FirstFriday theme, Nordic Night, dedicates itself to reminding us that it’s much colder somewhere else with with tours of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s exhibition Song, Scandinavian pop music and a signature cocktail, the Polar Bear. 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+.
As always, the SOWA District art galleries (450 Harrison Street in the South End) will be open with new and continuing shows from 5:00pm-8pm. SOWA galleries and artists’ studios are FREE and open to the public of all ages. Also, at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Mills Gallery, an artist and curator talk will mark their closing reception for the current exhibition Process Goes Public: BCA Artist Studios Building Exhibition from 6-8pm.
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
Winfred Rembert Caint to Caint
Bruce Davidson Witness
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Mags Harries Levels; Susan Lyman Sculpture in Wood
Martin Mugar and Paul Pollaro Incommensurabilities? Paint and The Expanded Real
Carroll & Sons
Sandy Litchfield What Blooms in the Rubble; Sage Sohier About Face
Chase Young Gallery
John Dempcy; Alicia Tormey
Galatea Fine Art
Eleanor Steinadler; Affiliate Exhibition II: Klein, Brecher, Smyth-Kearns, Komarow, Leskin; Stephen Martin
Matt Siegle Hall of Flowers
Robert Knight Rated G; Greer Muldowney 6,426 per km(2)
Sophia Ainslie in person; Elif Soyer Work
Patty Chang, Tim Davis, Regina José Galindo, Daniel Gordon, Robert Gober, Kelly Kleinschrodt, Kirsten Stoltmann, Betty Tompkins, Anne Severson, & Rohan Wealleans the origin of the world /\ the force of the source \/ the cause of the vigor; sübsamsøn Resident Artist Carlos Jiménez Cahua
Works on Paper
Howard Yezerski Gallery
Karl Baden Roadside Attraction; Sam Trioli Brumaire