Can you believe that it's already #FirstFriday?
Tonight, the SOWA District art galleries (450 Harrison Street) will be open with new and continuing shows from 5:30pm-8pm. The SOWA galleries are, as always, FREE and open to the public of all ages. Additionally the Boston Center for the Arts' Mills Gallery opens tonight with their exhibition
The Future of the Past: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century. The reception begins at 6:00pm.
The ICA will be throwing their First Friday counterpart from 5:00pm-10pm. This month they celebrate fashion with FASHION FORWARD, with an evening celebrating some of Boston's most stylish designers and boutiques. The ICA is $15 to non-members and is 21+ only for this event. Another 21+ event is happening over at the Museum of Fine Arts, where with the purchase regular admission to their galleries you receive a complimentary ticket to their First Fridays festivities from 5:30pm - 9:30pm in the Shapiro Family Courtyard.
Not entirely related, but just as exciting, tonight at Boston University's Morse Auditorium artist Vik Muniz will speak about his new series of work that was documented in the film Waste Land. Free and open to the public. 4:30pm
Best of all, the Big Red & Shiny team will be out on the town tonight! If you are a Twitter fanatic, look out for the #FirstFriday hashtag. Make it a point to spot us in the crowd and say hello!
Here's a run-down of what you can find tonight at the SOWA Galleries:
Rebecca Norris Webb My Dakota
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Gillian Christy Waves of Grain; Murray Dewart One Bright Morning
Gayle Caruso Free Fall; Tim McDonald Thingification
Carroll & Sons
Henry Horenstein Honky Tonk
Chase Young Gallery
Katina Huston Goldberg Variations
Galatea Fine Art
Elizabeth Hathaway Lost in Time; Christine O'Brien Of An Abstract Nature; A.E. Ryan Cheap Flights to a Far Shore
Lucy Watson and Dead Art Star Instant Messaging
Julee Holcombe Steel and Stones, Blood and Bones; Charles Teenie Harris A Selection
Mary Lang Raising the Gaze
Liette Marcil The Mimih Effect on Me
Beverly Semmes & Nicole Cherubini Tuesdays & Saturdays; sübsamsøn Resident Artist Carlos Jimenez Cahua
Jennifer Caine Retrieval Cues - New Paintings
Ellen Schon Vessels Variations (x3)
Howard Yezerski Gallery
Rhona Bitner, Images from the series Listen; Paintings by Jennifer Amadeo-Hall (back gallery)
Steven Zevitas Gallery