1st Friday | September 2017 | Downtown Albany

1st Friday | September 2017

1st Friday | September 2017

1st Friday is a free monthly arts and cultural event that takes place on the 1st Friday of every month in Albany, NY. Event sponsors and participants host events from 5:00 to 9:00 PM in various neighborhoods throughout the city. 1st Friday is an active and unique collaboration between the Upstate Artists Guild (UAG), Lark Street BID, the local arts community and local businesses. From art and food to live entertainment, the best of Albany is showcased at 1st Friday.


Participating Downtown Galleries:


Albany Barn | 56 Second Street, Albany, NY 12210

13th Annual Summer in the City Youth Talent Exhibition

Albany Center Gallery | 488 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207

Launch of Listening Here, with artists Stephanie Loveless and Cristyn Magnus
Closing Reception of Passage, a journey through prints, curated by Alana Akacki

Fort Orange General Store | 412 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207

In partnership with Albany Center Gallery, local artist Alex Waters will have a pop-up exhibit opening reception, which will be on display through Labor Day weekend.


To learn more about 1st Friday in Albany and to discover all participating locations throughout the city, visit 1stfridayalbany.org

Download full September 1st Friday guide.

September 1 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM