Highlandtown First Friday Art Walk: May 4

FRI MAY 4   ǀ   5-9 PM

Join us for the MAY 4 First Friday Art Walk with over 15 venues featuring live music, art demos, drink specials, tasty eats and more! Explore our unique array of shops, galleries, landmarks and murals on a self-guided walking tour.

ART WALK PARTICIPATING VENUES

Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts
3402 Gough St
Contemporary fine-art gallery representing local, regional and national artists with an extraordinary gift shop featuring handcrafted works. Honored to be named Baltimore Magazine’s Best East-Side Art Space.
Get ready for Y:ART Gallery’s next exhibition, featuring the elegant simplicity of John Ferguson’s sculptures and the modern landscapes of Kim Parr Roenigk’s paintings.
-Live Painting Demo with Ken Karlic
-Live Jewelry Making Demo with Stefany Sherman of Alycia Engel Studio
-Free Beer and Light Bites

Highlandtown Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Gallery A
Opening night of “The Mosaic Show” with drinks, wine & cheese.
Live Steel Drum Music by Lenny Rogers.

Zwiebach Creations Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Gallery B
Artist Debbie Lynn Zwiebach will present a collection of her Faux-zaic designs as part of “The Mosaic Show,” including puzzles, scarves and glass plates. She’ll also be serving up her famous sangria!

Night Owl Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Gallery C
Paintings by Beth-Ann Wilson
Print Sale
*Live Art Demo by Ronnie Larrimore of Brain Eaters Art Club
*weather pending
5pm – 9pm
Light Refreshments

The Laughing Pint
3531 Gough St
Featuring artist Kelly Lane—FINAL NIGHT! $5 greyhound drink special & kitchen is open until 10:30pm.

Colby’s Clothesmobile Garage
3522-A Bank St (entrance on Conkling St)
Colby’s Clothesmobile has added a brick and mortar shop in Highlandtown with men and women’s vintage clothing and accessories.  Featuring a bricolage of vintage works of art and of course SANGRIA!

RoofTop Hot
339 S. Conkling St
Featuring pottery demos by guest artist Dennis Moore (6-8pm) and local organic food by Chef Dan Ennis!

Yellow Arrow Publishing
at Dennis Moore Pottery Studio
3522-B Bank St (Corner of Bank St & S. Conkling St, street level entrance on Bank)
Join us for live author readings by local writers and poets. This month features science fiction authors and a special guest appearance by Rafael Alvarez (Basilio Boullosa Stars in the Fountain of Highlandtown, 2017). Light beverages and snacks provided. Come out and explore the literature growing in your own back yard, and support your local authors, writers, and publishers.
For more information and the line up of authors, visit yellowarrowpublishing.com

Skylofts Gallery & Studios
3701 Bank St

Rust-N-Shine [Special First Friday Opening]
410 S. Conkling St
Take a peek into Highlandtown’s one-of-a-kind market featuring vintage & retro items and handmade treasures.
(Only open from 5-9pm during Highlandtown’s First Friday Art Walks)

Filippo’s Restaurant & Lounge featuring Live Street Art Demos
418 S. Conkling St
Featuring a Mariachi Fiesta with local bands and dancers.
Southeast Baltimore native Adam Stab assembles a rotating crew of street artists on Highlandtown’s Mural Alley Walkway. See new paintings created LIVE every First Friday!

Docs Smoke Shop
3721 Eastern Ave
Docs is a family business in Highlandtown since 1979. They have a great selection functional glass art and pendants from American artists across the country. Give the gift they will appreciate! (Open until 8pm during Art Walks)

PEAK Performance Training
512 S. Conkling St
Featuring exhibit “Words Among Friends” by local artist Bryan Costello.

Creative Alliance at the Patterson 
3134 Eastern Ave
(Info Coming Soon)
Marquee Lounge: Open 5-9pm 
6-9pm Los Inmigrantes de Baltimore: Photography Show (Free, but please RSVP)
8pm in the Theater:  Fiery Fiddles: Baltimore Fiddle Showcase

Roll Ice Cream & Coffee
3222 Eastern Ave
Featuring work by Matt Saindon.

Highland Haus featuring “Gears of Fells Point”
3232 Eastern Ave
Highlandtown Gallery & artist Stephen Wakefield present “Gears of Fells Point, a collection of “assemblage” wall hangings that include gears from the Fells Point Pier (now the Pendry Hotel) and wood floors from old commercial buildings from Baltimore. On display in Highland Haus lobby through April.

Snake Hill Tavern
418 S. Clinton St
Opening Reception for “Faces” by José Vigo
5pm – 9pm
Happy Hour until 7pm
Kitchen Open until 11pm

Ideals of Highlandtown featuring Maxine Taylor Fine Arts
3319 Eastern Ave
Works by Maxine Taylor on display and for sale. Also featuring custom refurbished and locally made furniture pieces and wine racks.

Gaffney’s Crabs
415 S. Highland Ave
If you’ve never stopped in to Gaffney’s Crabs, now is your chance! Create a piece of art with owner Caryn! Grab your crabs and eat ’em out back!

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Presented by Highlandtown Arts & Entertainment District with support from Highlandtown Main Street