August 2022

We have compiled a list of First Friday participants to allow you to experience the art of downtown in person or from the comfort of your own home. Please remember to bring a mask and respect individual galleries' in-person policies. Be sure to use #LNKFF when you post pictures to share your night!

1410 O ST, Studio #5 | 5 PM - 9 PM

Anthony Tucci - Working in enamels and oils, Anthony Tucci’s unique technique in his abstract paintings provide immense depth and an organic sensation. His use of life like figures express bold, looming statements. Open First Fridays 6-9 or contact for an appointment. More info here:

1867 Bar

101 N 14TH ST. | 5 PM - 9 PM

More details to come.

 Burkholder Art Studio & Galleries

719 P ST. | 5 PM - 7 PM

"Country Roads...Take Me Home" by Ann Burkholder and other exhibits on display for August.

Constellation Studios

2055 O ST. | 6 PM - 8 PM

More details to come. 

Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

STADIUM DR. & T ST. | 5 PM - 7 PM

More details to come.

Gallery 9

124 S. 9TH ST. | 5 PM - 9 PM

In August, Gallery 9 will feature oil paintings by Mitch Egeberg, acrylic paintings by Jan Lang, and ceramics by Pam Young. On display August 3-28, 2022

Great Plains Art Museum

1155 Q ST. | 5 PM - 7 PM

The Great Plains Art Museum is open late for Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk on August 5, 5-7 p.m. Admission is always free. On view: “Contemporary Indigeneity 2022" & “Star Body, Star Breath”


 1717 O ST | 5 PM - 9 PM

HQ's First Friday prioritizes accessibly priced art, an inclusive community, and a creative environment. In addition to our gallery show, our First Friday night includes free workshops like jewelry-making, sewing, cyanotype printing, film photography development, and collaging.

Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts

1300 Q ST. | 5 PM - 7 PM

More details to come.

Kiechel Fine Art

1208 O ST. | 5 PM - 9 PM

First Floor: 'Can we speak in flowers' solo show by Chad M. Olsen opening reception; Second Floor: American Regionalist artists; Third Floor: Contemporary art & sculpture

Lincoln Marriottt Cornhusker Hotel

333 S. 13th St. | 6 PM - 9 PM

More details to come.

Metro Gallery

1316 N ST. | 5 PM - 7 PM

More details to come. 

Nebraska History Museum


More details to come.

Noyes Art Gallery

119 S. 9th ST. | 6 PM - 9 PM

Featured Artists Include: Julie Davis, Angi Stilwell, Cece Laughter, Isaac Hayden, Danny Owens, Joni Brown, Robert Muckel, Holly Heffelbower. Livestream starts at 7 PM.

Roots Collective

325 S 11TH ST. | 6 PM - 8 PM

More details to come.

Sheldon Museum of Art

12TH & R | 4 PM - 7 PM

More details to come.

Sink Studio

440 S 11TH ST SUITE A | 6 PM - 9 PM

More details to come.

Ten Thousand Villages

140 N 8TH ST | 6 PM - 8 PM

Join us every First Friday for a FREE night of community drumming! Fun for all ages and experience levels -- no experience necessary! Ren Eide will lead us in a free-style format of different drumming techniques and skills. You are welcome to bring your own drum or borrow one of ours. All are welcome!

Tugboat Gallery

116 N 14TH ST. | 7 PM - 10 PM

Tugboat Gallery proudly presents "What Lies Beneath" featuring Russ Oberg and Scott McDonald opening First Friday August 5th from 7-10 with DJ Ol Moanin - closing on August 27th.

Have an art show in downtown Lincoln you'd like added to our monthly list?  Email Renee at