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.

The Mural Project Pretty Pianos Project at COPPeR

October 2

NEW THIS MONTH - TAKE A FIRST FRIDAY WALKING TOUR Gain new insight into downtown Colorado Springs’ arts scene, with an Artist/Curator-Led First Friday Downtown tour. The free one-hour tour will visit a selection of downtown galleries. In October, the tour will be led by Jennifer Ryan of The Mural Project. This month's tour will include stops at new downtown installations of The Mural Project's Pretty Pianos Project (complete with live music by local pianists!) The tour will begin in front of COPPeR's office (121 S. Tejon, outside the South Tower entrance to Plaza of the Rockies) at 6pm and then visit a selection of other First Friday venues. Tours continue monthly, featuring a different local artist/curator tour guide each month.

Plus, October is Arts Month! Buy local art and take part in the online "I Buy Local Art" campaign (click here for info).

HIGHLIGHTS THIS MONTH (scroll to page bottom to download a map)


PeakRadar Guide to Art Galleries of the Pikes Peak Region

First Friday Map of Venues

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.