600 Main Street | 5PM - 8PM
THE ANN WHITE ACADEMY GALLERY & UP FRONT GALLERY
Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition
47 Photographers from 13 States
Juror: Carolyn Russo, Museum Specialist, Smithsonian
ARTS & EDUCATION LOBBY
RJ Goodwin| Photography showcasing a sampling of the renovation work at the ACOA
MUSIC: Isaac Williams, pianist
CATERING: Peakland Catering
SPONSORS: Select Bank and Moore & Giles
27 9th Street | 4PM
GREAT ARTISTS: COLOR WHEEL CLOCKWORK
Come discover great art around the world! Investigate the color wheel, color mixing, and clocks throughout history in this Great Artists program.
This program is free with museum admission or membership.
818 Court Street | 5PM - 8PM
This new initiative to help residents learn more about vegetarian and vegan cooking—will include free food tastings!
"We will offer a few vegetarian/vegan dishes for guests to sample that are delicious, healthy, and meat-free! Visitors are welcome to take home printed recipes and other handouts to learn more about how a plant-based diet can help to save money, improve health, and even save the planet!"
lynchburg diversity center
901 Jefferson Street, Suite 201 | 5:30PM - 8PM
View and experience current project: "You Are Here: A Queer History of Lynchburg"
901 Court Street | 5PM - 7PM
This exhibit will focus on performers ‘Cile Turner, Screechy Carwile, and others.
Objects on display will include historic photographs, records, movie programs, posters, and tickets. In addition to the articles on display, the documentary on Lynchburg’s musical history, Music Matters: The Roots of Rhythms in Lynchburg, produced in 2016 will be shown. The two part series highlights the influence of six Central Virginia musicians on Lynchburg’s musical past.
904 Main Street | 7PM - 9PM
LIVE MUSIC: Chilly Brothers
1022 Commerce Street | 6PM - 8PM
EMERGING ARTIST: Erik Custer
Erik Custer’s experimental perspective on landscapes with patterns creates a unique, slightly tilted viewpoint in his paintings.
901 Jefferson Street | 5PM - 8PM
The Riverviews Biennial is a tradition that honors the tremendous amount of creativity in the Riverviews community. The exhibition features an impressive variety of works by thirty-two artists representing Riverviews studio artists, Co-Op members, building residents, board members, interns and staff.
Find the list of participating artists here.
1344 Main Street
FIRST FRIDAY DRINK SPECIALS
Enjoy appetizer specials along with these drink specials: Blue Hawaii Martini, $2 Tapout Specials (Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA & Rogue Honey Kolsch), and $5 glasses of house red and white.
402 5th Street | 5PM - 8PM
It's FOUND Vintage will lead a candle pouring activity! Learn to use soy wax and scented oils to create your own unique candle in a vintage container.
These family-friendly activities and demonstrations are free to the public.
901 Jefferson Street | 6PM - 8PM
"YOGA FOR LIFE" DEMOS
Don't Namaste at home! Every half hour, beginning at 6pm, Yoga Goodness will offer short "Yoga for Life" demos. No need to come in yoga clothes, these moves are accessible even in First Friday garb! Join Yoga Goodness in showcasing their talented teachers, the benefits of mindful movement, and their lovely, creative space.
ADDITIONAL FIRST FRIDAYS EVENTS OUTSIDE DOWNTOWN LYNCHBURG
1101 Rivermont Avenue | 5PM - 8PM
GUARANTEED TO MATCH THE COUCH EXHIBITION
The art show will feature paintings both large and small in a variety of styles and colors by the Double Line Painters of the Blue Ridge: Mary Anne Meador, Bonnie Mason, Judy Lochbrunner, Linda Schaar, and Sue Furrow; which will complete any home remodeling or room update.
"The show will include works in oil, acrylic and even mixed media, says member artist Judy Lochbrunner. Some of the paintings are inspired by locations here in Virginia while others are more contemporary and abstract.”