Highlandtown First Friday Art Walk: October 5

FRI OCTOBER 5   ǀ   5-9 PM

Join us for the 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 (Venues subject to change)

Y:ART Gallery & Fine Gifts
3402 Gough St
Best Gallery 2018 (Best Exhibit & Best Instagram Runner-Up), Baltimore Magazine’s Best of Baltimore Reader’s Poll
Baltimore Magazine’s Best East-Side Art Space 2017
Featuring art by Joseph Paul Cassar. Plus, live artist demos.

Highlandtown Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Gallery A
Animals from air, land and sea can be found in the “All Creatures Great & Small” show.
Live music by Steve Hung.

Zwiebach Creations Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Gallery B
Artist Debbie Lynn Zwiebach will present a collection of work showcasing animals. She’ll also be serving up her famous sangria!

Night Owl Gallery
248 S. Conkling St, Gallery C
New Paintings and Prints by Beth-Ann Wilson
Beth-Ann participated in the artist-in-residence program at Fire Island National Seashore in NY this September where she spent two weeks artistically interpreting the landscape there.
Light Refreshments will be served.

Chester Creates
242 S. Dean St
Visit this NEW studio to Highlandtown’s Arts District! Chester Creates is the home base for “design-gineer” Chester Stacy, who mixes his skills in graphic, production, industrial, and event design to produce amazing creations!
Stop by for a tour, refreshments and apple bobbing during the October Art Walk.

The Laughing Pint
3531 Gough St
Catch the last night of the show “The Boundary” by A. Friend, Zizwe and 5th Photos.
Photographs exploring life in four distinctly different communities that share a geographical boundary — East Fayette Street. Images of Butchers Hill, Patterson Park, Middle East and McElderry Park.
$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.
Featuring sangria and live music by Rodney Henry!

RoofTop Hot
339 S. Conkling St
Featuring local organic food by Chef Dan Ennis!
*Weather permitting

Yellow Arrow Publishing
at Dennis Moore Pottery Studio
3522-B Bank St (Corner of Bank St & S. Conkling St, street level entrance on Bank)
Listen to horror stories told by local authors at the First Friday Reading Series.
Stay for the author Q&A at the end of the night.
Light beverages and snacks provided. Come out and support independent publishing.
For more information and the line-up of authors, visit yellowarrowpublishing.com

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 in the adjacent alley
418 S. Conkling St (and through to 417 S. Highland Ave)
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! Drink specials available inside Filippo’s Lounge.
*Weather permitting.

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
New art exhibition of screen prints by local Baltimore artist Brain Eaters AC. Live music & light refreshments!

Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave
Marquee Lounge: Live Baltimore Happy Hour, 5-8pm
Amalie Rothschild Gallery: My Teacher, The Artist: The Creative Alliance Artists & Educators 2017 – 2018
Theater: OneBeat Come early and interact with live street performance event at 6pm. FREE Performance at 8pm in the Theater!

Roll Ice Cream & Coffee
3222 Eastern Ave
Enjoy the new fall menu, including delicious new Signature Rolls, warm lattes, and tasty house made pastries.

Snake Hill Tavern
418 S. Clinton St
OPEN GRAVE – Spooky Drawings from Melanie B
5pm – 9pm
Happy Hour until 7pm
Kitchen Open until 11pm

Gaffney’s Crabs
415 S. Highland Ave
Paint a spooky-themed crab shell for October! Grab your crabs and eat ’em out back, weather permitting.


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