FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN

Culture in the Core of the City: Gallery Receptions. Art Openings. Performances. Food & Drink. First Friday of every month, from 5 to 8 p.m. throughout Downtown Colorado Springs.

September 5

EXPLORE FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN BY BIKE

A partnership between Downtown Colorado Springs and UpaDowna, monthly guided bike tours highlight a variety of downtown arts and cultural spots, including stops at several of downtown’s First Friday Downtown gallery openings. Space is limited on these tours, advance registration is required. More info and registration through Downtown Partnership at 719 886.0088 or www.downtowncs.com/tours.

STREET PERFORMANCES AND A LINDY CRAWL

The High Altitude Trombone Quartet at the corner of Pikes Peak and Tejon, plus music by Crystal and The Curious at the corner of Bijou and Tejon.

And, a partnership with the Pikes Peak Swing and Blues Project will bring their first ever Lindy Crawl to the streets of downtown, with swing dancers progressively dancing between five different locations near various galleries.

NEW VENUES THIS MONTH

This month, a chance to celebrate Coquette Bistro & Bakery's 5th Anniversary, see The Machine Shop's new exhibit space, visit The Mezzanine, and experience Wonderland, a pop up community art event. Click on each image for details.

   

ART OPENINGS

Click on each image for details about this month's exhibits and events.

AHA Gallery 218 W. Colorado

Free reception monthly, 5 to 8 p.m. 

   

The Bridge Gallery 218 W. Colorado

Free reception monthly, 5 to 8 p.m. 

   

Boulder Street Gallery 218 W. Colorado

Free reception monthly, 5 to 8 p.m. 

   

DreamCatchers 103 S. Wahsatch, Suite 106 (downstairs in The Alibi Room)

Free reception monthly, 6 to 9 p.m. 

   

Gallery 113 113 N. Tejon

Free reception monthly, 5 to 8 p.m. 

   

GOCA 121 121 S. Tejon, Suite 100

Free receptions, schedule varies monthly 

   

Kreuser Gallery 218 W. Colorado

Free receptions monthly, 5 to 8 p.m. 

   

The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. 17 B & C E. Bijou

Free receptions monthly, 5:30 p.m. to midnight 

 

Pikes Peak Community College/Downtown Studio Art Gallery 

Free receptions, schedule varies monthly 

   

PERFORMANCES AND MORE 

Click on each image for details about this month's events. 

All downtown street parking is free after 6pm, and many downtown parking garages offer parking for just $1 in the evening, and all day on weekends.