November First Friday!


Seren Ackay’s piece featured in The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym’s Small Works Show

Details after the jump.


Black Vulture Gallery
208 E Girard

Live tattooing, weaponry, paintings

Xhale Lounge

453 E Girard
Come in and enjoy a Cigar!  6:30p to 11p (18 & up only)

Craft Foundry

701 Belgrade
(across from Whipped)
Come check out new autumnal soy candles from Gritty City such as Campfire and Spruce, as you sip on complimentary mulled cider and snacks. Special Sale items!

Johnny Brenda’s

1201 Frankford
DJ McPherson

Frankford Hall Beer Garden

1210 Frankford

The Hall is offering a special discount for First Friday Participants: bring your handbill or show this online FF listing when ordering for a $5 half-liter of Franziskaner Hefeweizen or a $6 glass ofGruner Veltliner (white wine)!  Be sure to thank them for supporting the local art scene!

Bill Russell Studio
1215 Frankford Ave
Bill Russell – Painted Furniture and Fine Art. Mary Galgon – Small Paintings – 4-7pm

Fishtown Tavern

1301 Frankford Ave

Happy Hour 5-7pm, $1 off all beer, liquor, wine and food. Also – looking for artists for First Friday’s, please email inquiries to…


1309 Frankford
Phone: 215.426.7007
Objects for Home & Store Design Industrial for re-purposing Architectural elements Mid-Century Modern Ornamental Iron Art & Antiques (Hours: Friday & Saturday noon to 7pm)

20th Century by HKFA

1311 Frankford

an important selection of well curated 20th century finds

Adorn Boutique

1314 Frankford
Lovely Jewelry, clothes, and accessories.

The Lola Bean Cafe

1325 Frankford

“Art of Remer” Mixed media with the accompaniment of monsters. 6-9p with sips and bites provided.

Angler Movement Arts Center

1550 E Montgomery
(about 200′ east of Frankford)
Art and Performance – Tim Dickinson

House Gallery 1816
1816 Frankford
Tracy Lisk – Mechanical. Music – Jordan: Saw and Clarinet

Philadelphia Sculpture Gym

1834 Frankford
Small Works Show

The Garage
1864 Frankford
The garage showcases the industrial arts of woodwork from East Coast Construction, letterpress from Cleanwash Letterpress, and motorcycle design by Urban Cycle Works.

Rocket Cat
2001 Frankford

A visiting artist will show in this venerable coffee shop.

F&N Gallery
at Circle of Hope
2009 Frankford

Big Crit – Various Artists and discussion

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School

2030 Frankford Ave

7-8 pm – Free Beginner-Level Argentine Tango Class No partner needed!

Space 2033

2033 Frankford

creative & healing arts studio, new show, 6pm We bring you the work of artists at the forefront of the visionary art movement – using art as “a tool for personal, spiritual, planetary growth and transformation”, emphasizing “creativity as the foundation of consciousness and an agent of social change”.

2039 Frankford
Drunkards & Grifters not welcome. Browse the prints, antiques, and coins!

Highwire Gallery

2040 Frankford Ave

Harmony & Contrast – works on paper

Pickled Heron
2218 Frankford

French Inspired Cuisine Open 5-11pm BYOB/Cash only.

Soup Kitchen

2146 E Susquehanna

Roses, Ribbons and Decisions – Ellyn Womelsdorf

Gravy Studio & Gallery

2212 Sepviva

Gods, Devils, Martyrs and Things – Mixed artists. Zombie Makeup Artist – Nickki DuBan. Beer – Narrangansett

Liberty Vintage Cycle

2212 Sepviva

Vintage Motorcycles on Display! Halloween – Music by CREEP Records

Groove Hound

2236 Frankford

Bring all of your doggie questions and concerns or just come for a barking-good time!

Little Baby’s Ice Cream

2311 Frankford

Tricycles Hayrides – Haley Trikes, Interactive Music Shower Premier – Sam Cusamano, Jon Guez and Little Baby’s

Pizza Brain

2313 Frankford

Delicious Artisan Pizza!

Artspace Liberti

Matthew Sepielli – Cathedral – 6:30 – 9:30pm

Gear Forms – Industrial Americana and Salvage

2128 E Arizona
(200′ west of Frankford)
Re-purposed foundry patterns, furniture, and salvaged materials.

Atlantis the lost Bar

Frankford & Hagert
Firefighter-themed show – Jeffro Kilpatrick

Little Berlin
Boston & Coral

get >put – an exhibition of downloaders and uploaders – 6 – midnight. Performances at 9pm


2419 Frankford
“Bleach Blue” a group exhibition curated by Sean Gerstley 6-10pm October 7-November 14 Closing Reception Thursday, November 8th, 6-9pm

Hex Factory

2080 E Cumberland (about 400 feet west of Frankford)
Paintings by Brian Washburn and Jon Allen

Walking Fish Theatre

2509 Frankford
Problem Child – a comedy by George F Walker – Opening Night 8:00 pm – Reception Afterward