2D & 3D Paintings and Sculptures

2D & 3D Paintings and Sculptures
Anderson Alley Artists
250 N. Goodman St.
585-737-2627
Richard Jenks exhibits landscapes and figures in Studio 3D. Join us for an “Art-venture” in our old shoe factory turned diverse Anderson Alley Artist community. Working studios display textiles, mixed...

Anna Overmoyer's Spirit Fairies

Anna Overmoyer’s Spirit Fairies
Sylvan Starlight Creations
50 State St., Bldg C
585-209-0990
Please join us for October’s open house with Anna Overmoyer while we celebrate the season and our first anniversary. Anna’s work is whimsical and magical; there is no better season...

Constance Mauro and Haunted Hungerford

Constance Mauro and Haunted Hungerford
Constance Mauro Studio
1115 East Main St. #236

Constance Mauro is participating in Haunted Hungerford, where 20 delightful, disturbing studios celebrate the best holiday. Constance Mauro in Studio 236 will feature 13 haunting monotypes. Stop in and see...

Current Seen

Current Seen
Along East Ave. and Main St.
East Avenue

Many First Friday venues are a part of Current Seen, Rochester's small-venue biennial for contemporary art. The biennial includes more than 20 exhibitions and events organized by both experienced and...

Fifth Annual Mythological Taxidermy Exhibition

Fifth Annual Mythological Taxidermy Exhibition
Nox Cocktail Lounge
302 N Goodman St.
585-471-8803
Celebrating the creatures of multiple geek culture fandoms, this year's Mythological Taxidermy exhibition features creatures inspired by the world of Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, and the Dark Crystal. Disney's...

Meta Project: Ten Years of Innovation

Meta Project: Ten Years of Innovation
RIT City Art Space
280 E Main St., 1st Floor
585-242-9470
Meta project is an annual collaboration between RIT Industrial Design students and industry partners. It is entering its tenth year. RIT City Art Space will highlight projects from the previous...

Music and Art at The Gallery at 321 East

Music and Art at The Gallery at 321 East
The Gallery
321 East Avenue
585-313-9531
The Gallery will be open at 321 East Avenue on First Friday featuring live music and art by Richmond Futch Jr. All are welcome and there is street parking in...

Nightscapes - The Shadow Path

Nightscapes – The Shadow Path
Cat Clay
1115 E Main St, #242
585-414-5643
October is the spooky season, especially at Cat Clay & The Hungerford. Come see Mike Kraus's paintings, including oddly-colored forests, dark cityscapes, and some Hallowe'en-inspired art. Plus, we'll have a...

Opening Reception for Avatar Poetics and The White Road

Opening Reception for Avatar Poetics and The White Road
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Ave.
585-461-2222
Avatar Poetics is a program of videos by artists who use animation, digitally mediated modes of performance, and computer-generated characters to explore themes of the virtual ‘self’ as it relates...

Opening Reception for State of the City

Opening Reception for State of the City
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Ave.
585-461-2222
State of the City brings together a range of artists from various backgrounds and artistic practices. Each of the projects featured in this exhibition examine different cultures, communities, and stories...

Pele Freedom: Performance Art

Pele Freedom: Performance Art
Pele Yoga
1 Woodbury Blvd.
916-715-7075
Together we’ll explore the magic of movement as we play with elemental energies to step into a world where we are connected, open, and free. Challenging boundaries between self and...

Photographs Are About Time

Photographs Are About Time
Richard Margolis Art + Architectural Photography
250 N Goodman St., 4th Floor #9
585-473-0070
The Margolis Studio and Gallery presents photography by Richard Margolis.

So That Happened, When?

So That Happened, When?
Gallery 4 - 8
250 N Goodman St. 4th Floor
585-473-0070
This exhibition will feature photographs by Joel Swartz.

The Gears Are in Motion by Jeff Leavitt

The Gears Are in Motion by Jeff Leavitt
Frontispace
755 Library Rd
585-275-4471
Frontispace is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by UR alum Jeff Leavitt. Leavitt’s recent work illustrates relatable experiences of growth and human life by using repeated images of...

The Rosyln Rose Gallery Welcomes Craig's Photography

The Rosyln Rose Gallery Welcomes Craig’s Photography
Roslyn Rose Studio
250 E Main St., #101
201-910-1603
The Roslyn Rose Gallery welcomes our new neighbor, Craig's Photography. Please stop in on First Friday to meet Craig. Street parking and direct covered access from both St. Joe’s and...

This Is Not What I Consider Art: Drawings and book by Jon Gary

This Is Not What I Consider Art: Drawings and book by Jon Gary
Colleen Buzzard Studio
250 North Goodman St. #401

Join Colleen Buzzard Studio for this opening reception and book signing. Jon Gary is an absurdist illustrator and cartoonist whose work reflects wide ranging influences from Hieronymus Bosch to Gary...

Veiled Reflections: The Photography of Philip Lange and Gerry Szymanski

Veiled Reflections: The Photography of Philip Lange and Gerry Szymanski
Gallery Q
100 College Ave. #100
585-244-8640
Artists Philip Lange and Gerry Szymanski will be exhibiting photographs that capture the concrete (reflections in windows, in Lange’s work, and clouds and people in Szymanski’s) from an abstract perspective....