First Friday Downtown

August 2nd,  2019

Do you want your business listed in the VDA hotsheet for First Friday? This is the place to do it! Just fill out the form before July 25th and you will be listed on the hotsheet. As a reminder, the VDA is no longer printing and delivering them. They will be created and emailed back to you with the link in plenty of time for you to print them out . Thank you for helping to make downtown Vancouver’s First Fridays such a wonderful experience for locals and guests!

June is here and the weather is warm and perfect to go out this First Friday! The VDA is proud to announce that we are adding entertainment on the streets of downtown this first Friday and for all the first Fridays in summer! June 7th, Opera on Tap will be singing opera and Lily and Joe, a singing duo, will be singing old school soul and pop! So come out and enjoy the galleries, the music, the artwork and art activities, and a glass of wine or two! Happy start of summer from the VDA!

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Angst Gallery

VDA Investor
Lost art, the dark secrets of a gallery basement. 5-9 pm

angstgallery.com

Art On the Boulevard

VDA Investor

Eric Jacobsen’s latest collection of oil paintings demonstrates his devotion to capturing the beauty in nature that he sees all around him. 5-9 pm.

Aurora Gallery

VDA Investor

William Ferguson and Aaura Lipinski will be the featured artists at Aurora Gallery for the month of July. They will be showcasing opposing abstract pieces in technique and expression. 5-9 pm

www.auroragalleryonline.com

 

 

Burnt Bridge Cellars

VDA Investor

Featured Artist: Sue Clancy. Live Music tonight: Avi Haviv. New Art: Sue Clancy, fine artist. Food: Class Cooking, Quesadillas made to order. Wine by the glass, bottle, growler, and carafe. Special Case Sale of our 2014 Blend X. 4-9 pm

Cellar 55 Tasting Room

Kristi Chaffee’s art is along the lines of abstract expressionism involving the human figure. Her main focus is the concept of beauty and all it entails from lovers, to individualism, to remembering life. 12-9 pm

 

Clark County Historical Museum

VDA Investor

Four galleries filled with stories from the past, including the musical history of Clark County, Vancouver Clinic, SP&S railroad, local history vignettes, old-time fiddler open jam, and more! 5-8 pm

House of Vintage

VDA Investor

Proudly featuring Julie Rochelle, MM, a sculptor & visual artists who uses recycled, repurposed & vintage articles to create female forms & to tell their stories. Complimentary snacks & drinks. 5-9 pm

Kafiex Roasters

VDA Investor

At Kafiex we will be hosting a trivia night! (Coffee themed, prizes available) Also available the First Friday Art Walk Passport. Visit businesses at the Esther Short Commons block to get stamped and enter the giveaway!  5 – 7 pm

Love Potion Magickal Perfumerie

VDA Investor

Join us for Nordic Night! Peruse our fine Norse inspired wares, explore our hand crafted Rune Sets and learn the meaning and use of the runes in modern divination. See what the Norns have in store for you! Plus, complimentary nibbles and libations for all ages. 5-9 pm

LovePotionStore.com

Soldera Properties, Inc.

VDA Investor

Featured Artist: Jose M. Palacios. Martin works in acrylics, fluid mediums, watercolors, pencil drawings, and oils.  5-7 pm

SuLei Cellars

Featured artist: Karen Fischberg. Artwork inspired by nature. 3-8 pm

Syrup Trap

VDA Investor

Let your inner artist out by singing karaoke with us! In addition to our famous Liege Waffles, we serve beer, champagne, and mimosas. 5-9 pm

Art at the CAVE Gallery

VDA Investor

Come by and see the Exploratory. Tentative. Messy. Colorful. Aesthetic. Surreal. Brave artwork here tonight! 6-9 pm.

The Difference – Women’s Clothing Store

VDA Investor

Amaree & Reese designs pieces inspired by a love for geometric shapes, raw metals and semi-precious stones. Risa’s work is handcrafted with dedication to style, quality craftsmanship and comfort. 4-7 pm

Underbar

VDA Investor

Kathleen D’Amico’s interest in arts and crafts started early. This long-time Pacific Northwest resident has played with multiple craft forms over the years.  6-9 pm.

WhichCraft

Gallery featuring the paintings and photography of WhichCraft management. Live paintings by WhichCraft Expert Crafters 3-11 pm

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