Date

Jun 03 2022
Expired!

Time

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FRESH First Friday + Pride Month Kickoff
(free event)

FRESH First Friday + Pride Month Kickoff // June 3, 6-10pm

Free!

Join Artspace for the opening night of the FRESH juried exhibition and kick off Pride Month! Enjoy live music by XOXOK and a variety of art making activities from 6-8pm. At 7pm, we’ll be publicly announcing this year’s FRESH award winners. Stick around to celebrate Pride Month with DJ Gay Agenda and drag performances from 8-10pm in partnership with Raleigh Pride.

June First Friday Activities:
  • Painting workshop with Ann Roth, Universal Access Artist in Residence from 6-8pm
  • Community Canvas Project with Adriana Ameigh, Artspace studio artist from 6-8pm
  • Lemonade Stand Project with Allison Coleman, Artspace studio artist from 6-8pm
  • Live music from XOXOK from 6-8pm
  • DJ Gay Agenda + drag performances from 8-10pm in partnership with Raleigh Pride
First Friday is free and open to the public. Please note masks are optional at Artspace.

 

// More about FRESH

FRESH is a celebration of NC artists and a fundraising exhibition, where each sale of artwork supports both a North Carolina artist (60%) and Artspace (40%) in our mission to provide subsidized studio space in the heart of downtown Raleigh, accessible art education for all ages, exhibitions and artist residencies with regional and national artists.

  • May // Exhibition opens with all submitted works!
  • June // Juried exhibition revealed and juried works exhibited. Juror: Jonell Logan, VP + Creative Director at the McColl Center, Charlotte, NC
  • Throughout May + June // FRESH Sounds + Perspectives with music, panel discussions, a FRESH Family Day, and more!