First Friday Downtown

January 5th, 2018

The best day of the month is First Friday! Our city center is filled with creativity, your friends, great art, great food, options, and inspiration. Come down and explore! Here’s your guide and map to the evening’s event. This event is sponsored by Vancouver’s Downtown Association. Participating businesses who have invested in VDA are noted on the HOT SHEET. Have fun!

Parking Information

It’s easy to register your location to participate in VDA’s First Friday Downtown! Just fill out the form below by the 20th of the month preceding the event. Late entries will not be accepted.

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Art On the Boulevard

VDA Investor

New works on display by various gallery artists.

Aurora Gallery

VDA Investor

January is a continuation of the Gallery’s annual group show. 48 local artists are each showing a new piece, including a wall of miniatures priced around $100. Come see some stellar work!

Burnt Bridge Cellars

VDA Investor

Featured Art by Mayberg and Murton. First Friday Luau! Featuring New Art by Jill Mayberg, and Kim Murton. Live music by Dave Wentz. Hawaiian feast by Chef Kim of Class Cooking. Wear your Hawaiian shirts and enjoy a famous BBC Wine Tai! 4-9PM

Clark County Historical Museum

VDA Investor

Featuring Making Beauty All Museum exhibits, including ‘Making Beauty: Native Beadwork of North America’, will be FREE from 5-9pm

Luepke Flowers and Finds

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Featuring art by Esta Hopper. Pastel pencil, oil, and acrylic traditional flowers.

Melt Glass Art Supply

VDA Investor

Featuring student work. Watch one of our project classes in action! Students will be constructing a fused glass plate from glass rods (an unusual method). If there are seats open, observers can join the class if they wish. 6-8pm

Riser Room

Featuring a Collective Show. “Salon Des Refusés: Trés Ripe!” A salon style show featuring the funkiest of the funk. Our faves from a few of Portland and Vancouver’s finest! 5-10pm

Windermere Stellar – Vancouver

VDA Investor

Featuring artist Carol Boudreau. “Watercolor Images of the Pacific Northwest”- highlights PNW animals, landscapes, water, and flowers presented in beautiful water color paintings with a special focus on light and color techniques. 5-7pm 

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