Street-side at N.C.R.Library, Antique Mall, Davis Furniture
Month of August
PianoArt is a month-long project of the Wenatchee Valley Music Teachers Association. Three pianos have been given new life by local artists Martha Flores, Nik Penny and Lindsay Breidenthal. The pianos will be hosted at downtown sites, where anyone who wishes can tickle the ivories or just look at the magical transformation these talented artists have created.
10 N. Mission St.
First Fridays Art Schmooze: 5 – 8 pm
orangutan is a shared art-making space, window gallery, and prototype for future studios & art-in-empty-spaces installations. This space is the experimental first step effort to generate affordable working artists’ studios. The community is invited into orangutan’s artists’ studios during the First Fridays Art Walk.
10 N. Mission St.
Best viewed dusk to dawn
Artist will be present during the Art Walk
Kasey Koski:Andy’s Print.This piece is a convergence of traditional techniques, lighting, and contemporary aesthetics & ideas in the form of a large-format felted tribute to her brother. Windowspace is a prototype for art-in-empty-storefront installations. At orangutan Windowspace, artists with interesting ideas are invited to submit installation proposals. Work is viewed from the public right-of-way.
LEAP2014 August 23rd
Numerica Performing Arts Center
123 N. Wenatchee Ave.
General seating: donations at the door
“Credo” is a one-hour multimedia performance that highlights the value of both individuality and community through the trials and tribulations of life. All local singers, dancers, visual artists, poets, musicians, and cinematographers have banded together to donate their time to present this monumental performance… the first of its kind in the central Washington region.
17 N. Wenatchee Ave.
M - F: 6 - 6, Sat - Sun: 8 - 4,
First Friday open ‘til 6 pm
Paintings by Jan Cook Mack. Jan’s portraits of friends and family will be on the walls along with landscapes painted at Dry Falls Park, and new paintings from her Glacier Park beach stones series.
MAC Gallery on WVC Campus
New Music & Arts Center, 5th St.
Open building hours.
Closed during this First Friday
The WVC Art Department presents a group exhibition of work by current and former students. The strength of the show belies the fact that most of the pieces were culled from our stash of abandoned projects.
Lemolo Café & Deli
114 N. Wenatchee Ave.
Sun-Th: 11- 4, F-Sat: 11 - 8ish
First Fridays: 8-ish pm
Ginger Reddington of Twisp shares her large, bright, bold, intriguing work. She has created the unique process of reverse scratchboard using acrylic paints, 3-D outline and waxes. Her subject matter is drawn from her many loves, from our mountains to outdoor sports and rural nostalgia.
Wenatchee Summer Concert Series
Corner of Yakima & Wenatchee Ave.
Every Saturday: 7 pm
Enjoy this free outdoor summer concert series presented by VIM Sports and Confluence Health; featuring family friendly live music, comfortable seating in the grass amphitheater, free kid’s activities, food vendors, and more!
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
428 King St.
T – F: 1 – 5 pm
First Friday: 5 – 8 pm
Lance Dooley’s captivating sculpture of “The Greatest Sacrifice” is presented in St. Luke’s stone church setting. This large bust of Jesus depicts the moment his spirit departed.
Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center
127 South Mission St.
First Fridays: (FREE Admission): 10-8
The “River of Baskets” celebrates the amazing work of contemporary Columbia River Tribal Basketweavers, from Canada to the U.S.The Museum will be showcasing a new companion video of interviews with the basketweavers.
Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce
1S. Wenatchee Ave.
M – F: 9-5, Sat - Sun: 11-5
First Friday: Artist Reception
Martha Flores exhibits bold bright abstract paintings.
Art on the Avenues
Around Wenatchee, enjoy 83 sculptures, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Flyers and walking maps at participating venues.
Printable PDF of flyers at: http://wendowntown.org/events/first-fridays
Online blog: http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/blogs/category/arts/
For more images: http://wenatcheefirstfridaysartswalk.tumblr.com