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.

May 1


Check out the Deco Lounge at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center: The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center joins First Friday Downtown, kicking off with an opening reception in the Deco Lounge. It will feature works for sale from Colorado Springs artists Heather Oelklaus, Carol Dass, and Kay Williams Johnson. Heather Oelklaus uses vintage techniques to explore historic photography practices, while Carol Dass employs a more modern photographic style. Kay Williams Johnson’s work spans various mediums, including printmaking, collage and mixed-media sculpture.

Explore Downtown Living with the Art of Floyd D. Tunson See the work of Floyd D. Tunson exhibited in downtown loft venues. Two residential lofts will be open for public viewing, at The Daniels Building (108 N. Tejon, Unit F) and the Giddings II Building (101 N. Tejon, Unit 260.) A greeter at both venues will guide visitors upstairs to residences. Selected works will be for sale and lease.

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.