August 6 Richmond’s First Friday Art Walk

Exhibits and Festivities abound at Richmond’s downtown galleries during First Fridays Art Walk.  There are openings and continuations of exciting exhibits to inspire artists and collectors alike.  Quirk Gallery open from 6 PM to 10 PM is featuring an innovative collection in the main gallery titled “Couldn’t We Ride: The Art and Craft of Bicycles.”  And, remember, the Quirk Gallery Shop offers one-of-a-kind gift ideas for a friend or to treat yourself from a selection of practical and decorative items. Quirk is located at 311 W Broad Street.

A collection of photos in tribute to Fela Anikulapo Kuti, titled “Africa: Center of the World” opens at Elegba Folklore Society at 101 E Broad Street.  At 220 W Broad Street, teh Ghostprint Gallery is featuring a retrospective of screen-printed fliers reflecting Richmond’s music scene since the late 1970′s.  The Richmond Public Library at 101 E Franklin will feature photography by John Tyler Community College students as “Earth Matters III,” and an exhibit of hand=sewn wall hangings by Jean Gonzalez, a local Fan resident.  Visual Art Studio at 208 W Broad presents a one-night only exhibition of landscape and miniature flower paintings by Cathyann Burgess and “Centaur” new paintings by Dan Rhett. MORE INFORMATION.

Don’t neglect the galleries and openings along W Main Street: including Ginger Levitt atelier en ville at 1519 W Main, Red Door Gallery at 1607 W Main, Uptown Gallery at 1305 W Main. Art is hot in Richmond this Friday!

Many of these galleries are within a short walk of our Fan District Bed and Breakfast. Make it a weekend get-away and soak up Richmond’s art scene!

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