First Friday July 2016

First Friday Art Walk June 2016

As always it looks to be a great First Friday Art Walk. We have compiled a list of First Friday participants to help you decide your path downtown. Be sure to use #LNKFF when you post pictures to share your night.


Burkholder Project

719 P St. | 5:30-8:00 PM

The The Burkholder Project this Friday night from 5:30-8pm to see all the new work we will have on display. Featured works by Susan Hart, Tom Quest, Sharon T. Ohmberger, Chris Taylor,Valerie Knobel and Patrick Gauthier. 


Rocketship Gallery

941 O St. Suite 100 | 6:00-9:00 PM


Nonprofit Hub

211 N. 14th St. | 7:00-10:00 PM

Outlinc is hosting this month's First Friday event at Nonprofit Hub! Local artist Monique Belitz will be guiding a hands-on art experience upstairs in our digs. We'll also have refreshments and local art from LGBTQ artists around Lincoln.

Stop by any time until 8 and flex your creative muscles!


Railyard Public Market

350 Canopy St. | 5:00-9:00 PM

For this month's Railyard First Friday each person will make their own leather charm bracelet and will also be able to select 3 custom charms to add to the final bracelet!  KD Designs will provide the supplies and take you through each step.  All ages are welcome!


Gallery 9

124 S. 9th St. Suite 4 | 6:30-9:30 PM

In July Gallery 9 will feature new work by member artists and an exciting group of invited guest artists.The show will be on display June 29 – July 31, 2016.\
Guests include: Madison Sparks, Tim Timken, PJ Peters, Mary Anderson, Patrick Michael McKinney, Chelsea Gaylord, Karen Holliday, Jean Tomson, C.M. Galdre, Leora Platte, more guests TBA!


Kiechel Fine Art

1208 O St. | 6:00-9:00 PM

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the original Bondage Series / Carrot, completed in 1981 - the single most distinguished, honored contemporary painting in Nebraska. Influenced by artists of such varying styles as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, De Kooning and Jack Levine, as well as many of the German Neo-Expressionists, Dan Howard's work often blurs the line between representational and abstract art.


Noyes Art Gallery

119 S. 9th St. | 10:00 AM-9:00 PM

Noyes Art Gallery is located in the heart of the downtown Lincoln art district. All artwork is original and for sale. Sixty member artists are represented in this professional and friendly cooperative gallery. Each month, a new exhibit is unveiled at the First Friday night opening, where the public is invited to meet the artists.

Artwork includes: Cooperative art installations, contemporary and traditional art of all kinds and styles, exterior sculptures, portraits, murals, furniture, folk art, blown glass, wood carvings, photography, bronze sculptures, silver and beaded jewelry, metal reliefs, paper art, watercolors, acrylics, collages, oil paintings, pottery, stained glass, and other made-to-order, one-of-a-kind art.


Metro Gallery

1316 N. St. Suite 101 | 3:00-7:00

At Metro Gallery, we can help you discover just the right piece to suit your taste, environment and budget. Whether you want an investment piece, a conversation piece for your home/office or a special piece of artwork to adorn a foyer or meeting room, our experts can assist you with professional and personalized service. Did you also know that you can rent our pieces for a special event? We are always searching to bring you original art pieces that cover a wide range of styles and genres.


Tugboat Gallery

Parrish Studios (second floor 14th and O St.) | 5:00-10:00 PM

Tugboat Gallery will be open 7-10 tomorrow night. "Tilled Purlieu" featuring Steve Ryan, Ted Pardy and Rob Borzekofski and DJ ol' moanin'.


Sheldon Museum of Art

12th and R St. | 5:00-7:00 PM

Come and explore the diverse ideas presented in “It Was Never Linear: Recent Painting” an exhibition of paintings and drawings by twelve contemporary artists. 

Explore the vast field of contemporary painting in the galleries, then visit a pop-up open studio featuring Samantha Hardewig. Samantha will demonstrate her studio practice in the Sheldon’s Great Hall from 3-7pm.


Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Richards Hall-UNL City Campus | 5:00-7:00 PM

The exhibit, "UNL Alumni Artists 1974-1978" is on display through Aug. 5 in the Richards Hall gallery. It is on display weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Participating artists are graduates of UNL's Department of Art and Art History. The department solicited alumni who graduated from UNL between 1974-1978 to send artwork for the exhibition. The exhibition will be repeated in future years with different graduation dates included.


We appologize for any omissions or errors in this month's listing. Please feel free to contact us if you have any changes or additions at gweber@downtownlincoln.org