Come downtown from 4 – 7 pm for our monthly community celebration of art and creativity. All events are free unless noted, and all are welcome!
1. MACROSTIE ART CENTER
Hosting the opening of “Keystone Characters” – mixed media work by Layl McDill in the Minnesota Gallery. Reception from 4 – 7 pm with food, wine, and other beverages and an artist talk at 6 pm.
2. GIINAWIND CREATIVE SPACE
Showcasing paintings by Shaun Chosa in the exhibit “Indigenous” plus a new installation in “The Changing Room” with information and artwork on the theme of pow wows and regalia.
3. STAINED GLASS WITH CLASS
Welcoming artist Nate Korienek with his amazing wildlife photography.
4. OLD CENTRAL SCHOOL
- Story Art + Museum
Hosting fairytale-themed 20 minute LEGO quick-build rounds. All ages invited. Work in a group or individually. Bring your own or use Story Art’s LEGOs. These quick-build sessions kick off the March Fairytale LEGO Competition.
- Artists in the Attic
Visit the artists in residence on the 3rd floor. Chelsey Jo Johnson, Joanna Knase, and Eleanor Tillmans have studios open to the public. Stop by to see their latest projects!
5. ITASCA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Celebrating First Friday with artwork by Samsoche Sampson, live music by Adessa and Keith, food by Pinched Catering, and treats by Miss Sara’s Northern Treats and Cupcakery.
6. WILDFLOWER BOOKSHOP
Hosting Carried Through Crafts for the FIRST art walk at Wildflower Bookshop. They make a variety of hand-crafted home decor pieces like porch leaners, door hangers, wood mosaic art, and shelf sitters.
7. RAPIDS BREWING
First Friday live music with Sam Miltich from 4 – 6 pm and Lonesome Dan Kase starting at 7 pm.