By Madisyn Hahn
July 3, 2019
First Friday is held on every first Friday of each month. It’s to showcase local businesses and art galleries around downtown Lincoln. Here is a list of upcoming events that are happening throughout the day on July 5th, 2019. Be sure to use #LNKFF when you post pictures to share your night and don’t forget about the awesome Bike LNK stations along the art walk as an alternative to walking!
Noyes Art Gallery Studio Open House
Noyes Art Gallery | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
119 S. 9th Street
Studios are open every First Friday 6-9PM. Hosted by Kevin Baker, Lisa Gustafson, Gary Kudym, Mike Williams, Julia Noyes, Tom Marshall, Janna Harsch, Mary Jane Lamberson, Curt Adams, Kye Halsted, Matt Fair, Olivia Ahlrichs
First Friday Art Walk
Indigo Bridge Books | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
701 P Street, Suite 102
Every First Friday, Indigo Bridge hosts fresh, new art and live music. Join us on your art walk to see some fabulous works in painting, photography, mixed-media and more. Indigo’s wall space is dedicated to our partnership with Artists on the Edge. Each month the Wood Room has a new featured artist.
First Friday Art Display and Gallery
Herbs & More | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
5740 Old Cheney Rd. Ste. 8
Come view and maybe even take home your new favorite piece. our mental health medicine “ART” can bring you joy for years to come showcasing many local artists
First Friday Art
Method Cycles | 3:00 p.m.
416 S. 11th Street
Join us on the First Friday of each month as we welcome a new featured artist. Enjoy craft beer and cocktails, wine, and hors-d’oeuvres part of our Friday Afternoon Club.
Featured Artists Include
Wide Open/ Renovate, Remodel, Make New
Burkholder Art Studio & Galleries | 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
719 P Street
Join Sharon T. Ohmberger and Tom Quest at The Burkholder Project in Lincoln, Ne on July 5th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm for an opening reception featuring new work from both artists.
Visit The Burkholder Project during regular business hours during the month of July to enjoy this and work by other artists.
July First Friday – Nicole Shulde
Chapin Studios & Gallery | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
110 S. 14th St.
Chapin Studios and Gallery provides Lincoln an opportunity to enjoy a variety of exceptional local and regional art.
Chapin Gallery invites you to the opening reception of Lincoln artist Nicole Shulde during the July First Friday Art Walk. Nicole is a Chapin Studio Artist and creates textural contemporary abstracts. Please join us on Friday, July 5th from 5-9 pm.
Crafting Culture: Women and the Business of Textiles in Nebraska
Nebraska History Museum | Museum Hours
131 Centennial Mall N.
Enterprising women are part of Nebraska’s story. This exhibit weaves together historical examples of women in Nebraska’s dress and textiles industries with contemporary women seeking to make their own mark in the field.
First Friday at the Nebraska Club
The Nebraska Club | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
233 S. 13th St.
Stop by the Nebraska Club and enjoy Metro Gallery’s featured artist, Judy Martindale’s creations on July 5. We will have FREE appetizers and various drink specials.
We hope to see you there!
Tank-Zombie Studios: Lincoln First Friday Art Show!
Trade A Tape Comic Center | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
145 S. 9th St.
First Friday Art Show featuring the Art of Tank-Zombie Studios, (Tank-Zombie Studios is the collaborative efforts of Author/Illustrators and Art Educators Axton Kahler and Jesse Kiefer). They bring their Pop Culture Tsunami in the form of hand-drawn (or painted) originals, Prints, stickers, magnets, bookmarks, and maybe even a few books and buttons featuring their original characters. The puns and high fives are always free! Trade-A-Tape Comics will also be open with the latest new comics and thousands of back issues available for purchase. Come on down and let the hilarity ensue!
Silver Anniversary July Invitational Opening Ceremony
Gallery 9 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
124 9th St. #4
In July, join us for the annual July Invitational Show. This year we are celebrating our 25th anniversary and featuring work by past and current Gallery 9 members.
Heather Newman Band at Zoo Bar
Zoo Bar | 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
14th & O Street
Come see Heather Newman play sweet music to soothe the soul! “Powerful vocals with an epic lead guitar; unquestionable talent that transcends into a must-see blues show.”
The Wildwoods at Crescent Moon (Tour Kickoff!)
Crescent Moon Coffee | 8:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.
140 N. 8th St.
The Wildwoods will be kicking off their summer tour at the one and only Crescent Moon Coffee in Lincoln, NE.
The show is from 8-10pm.
Instrument Petting Zoo
Francie & Finch Bookshop | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
130 S. 13th St.
Join LSO for a fun instrument petting zoo! All ages are welcome to try their hand at the violin, flute, trumpet, or bells. A couple of LSO staff will be on hand to help you as you find your inner Mozart, and will even play a piece or two for you on their own instruments.
First Friday at FUSE
FUSE Coworking | 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
151 N. 8th St.
Come up to the 5th floor of FUSE from 5-7:30 and enjoy various works of art from Metro Art Gallery.
**All pieces are for sale**
Madisyn Hahn is a multimedia intern with KZUM.