Feburary First Friday!

This City! oil on canvas by Vera Iliatova, 42" x 36", 2010

This City! oil on canvas by Vera Iliatova, 42″ x 36″, 2010

Vera Iliatova is just one of many talented artists who will be displaying work at FJORD’s eighth group show entitled, Wandaring Planar. This special exhibit investigates the use of landscape as subject in contemporary painting. February may be cold but things are really heating up this month on Frankford Ave. Come out and explore the excitement of First Friday’s on Frankford Ave, February 1st!

September First Friday Details!

Work from Ellie Brown’s BAG: a photographic installation, Artspace Liberti

Come celebrate the fact that you survived hurricane Irene on Philadelphia’s coolest street – Frankford Avenue!

Also – be sure to stop by the First Friday Craft Bazaar at Frankford and Berks – featuring local vendors, music and more!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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August First Friday Details

Check out "JP Bevins: 20Grand" at Gravey inside Cycle Studios!

Check out “JP Bevins: 20Grand” at Gravy inside Cycle Studios!

Its not so hot, you’ve been to the shore, and Frankford Avenue is officially the smoothest street in Philadelphia, at least for now!  Come to Fishtown and East Kensington for stimulating art, the city’s coolest most fun people, and a smooth ride!

Also – be sure to stop by the First Friday Craft Bazaar at Frankford and Berks – featuring a wheat pasting exhibition, tarot readings, local vendors, music and more!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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June First Friday Details!

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Check out Hunter Yoder, Patricia Hall, and Jacob Bruner’s Hex signs at The Hex Factory, a block west of Frankford on Cumberland

 

Summer is here, and what better place to spend a warm June night than strolling and perusing on Frankford Avenue?  You’ll find awesome cloths, jewelry, food, and drink, as well as the coolest, most creative people in Philadelphia!

All summer long (except July) during First Fridays NKCDC’s Garden Center will host craft vendors from the neighborhood who will offer their wares for sale to the perusing public.  Sign ups for the rest of the summer are still available by contacting Laura (lsemmelroth(at)nkcdc.org).  Soon the NKCDC Garden Center will also host a compost co-op, and a distribution point for the Farms to Families CSA program!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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First Friday Craft Bazaar @ The Garden Center

A sampling of the goods offered by Craft Foundry

A sampling of the goods offered by Craft Foundry

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On Friday June 3rd the NKCDC’s Garden Center (home of the internationally known Compost Co-op) will host it’s second Craft Bazaar of the summer!  Be sure to make a stop at Frankford & Berks while you stroll Fishtown and Kensington’s nifty and always unique retail spots, galleries, and eateries (and drinkeries).  This time around free musical entertainment will be provided in the form of Forest Sounds.  And lest we forget, the F&N Gallery’s Art Shop will run concurrently, and on Saturday!  Full vendor info and music lineup after the jump!

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May First Friday Details

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Check out the grand opening of Push Sk8board Gallery at 306 E Girard

 

Its starting to feel like summer and things are really beginning to heat up on Frankford Avenue.  All summer long (starting this month) during First Fridays NKCDC’s Garden Center will host craft vendors from the neighborhood who will offer their wares for sale to the perusing public.  Sign ups for the rest of the summer are still available by contacting Laura (lsemmelroth(at)nkcdc.org).  Soon the NKCDC Garden Center will also host a compost co-op, and a distribution point for the Farms to Families CSA program!

Oh, and don’t forget about our group bike ride to promote the 5th annual Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby!  We will meet up at 7:30pm at the NKCDC Garden Center!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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A new way to First Friday

I know what your thinking… You want to sell your handmade widgets to the masses on Frankford Avenue during First Fridays, but you don’t have the cash to rent out a store front, and you don’t want to incur the wrath of Philadelphia’s Licenses and Inspections department for illegally vending on the street.  Well have[…]

October First Friday

October 1st is going to be an exciting Friday in Kensington and Fishtown.  There will be art, music, and even some Halloween “treats”.  Click through to find out whats going on where!
"Hallowed Halloween" at Proximity Gallery Presented by The Autumn Society and Philadelphia Cartoonist Society

“Hallowed Halloween” at Proximity Gallery Presented by The Autumn Society and Philadelphia Cartoonist Society

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