September First Friday Radar
, / 4850 0

September First Friday Radar

September First Friday Radar

Overwhelmed with everything happening this First Friday Weekend? Check out our radar to narrow your scope!



Friday 6-10pm

Trap Gallery

525 Gillis St.

Kansas City MO 64106


TRADE LOOK SHIP, a collaboration between artist groups from Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Chicago which originated from a scavenger hunt list. A series of artists involved created 10 projects in response for their city, and they have been printed onto postcards. While this exhibition travels between cities it hopes to begin a dialogue about photography and build a photographic community within the Midwest. This regional postal/cultural exchange is presented by Archive Collective.


KC + CONNECT | September Group Exhibition

Friday 6-9pm

Hilliard Gallery

1820 Mcgee St.

Kansas City Mo 64108


This month’s KC Connect Exhibition, sponsored by KC Studio Magazine, is exhibiting a series of collaborative acts utilizing photography, performance, and installation. Work dealing with how one may portray our interwoven relationships to society and the natural world  by featured artists, Colin Joseph Burke, Lydia Boehr DeMonte, Brandon Forrest Frederick, Cory Hinesley, Adam McBride, Diana Shattuck, and Taylor Wallace.




Friday 6-9pm

19 Below

5 W 19th St

Kansas City MO


Self portrait photographs, short shorts, .GIF projections and an interactive photobooth by Bret Gottschall.


Echoes of Earth & Sky

Leedy Voulkos Art Center

2012 Baltimore Av

Kansas City MO 64108


Works by Kim Eichler-Messmer & Kristin Goering are both inspired by landscape and utilize texture color and pattern to convey their imagery. The strikingly different mediums cross paths through their central subject.


Shifting Territory & REACH

Friday 5-9 pm

Haw Contemporary

1600 Liberty

Kansas City, MO 64102


Two brand new solo exhibitions from Debra Smith and Lisa Grossman. Smith’s Shifting Territory is comprised of abstract compositions made from fabric that are quite geometric and reminiscent of aerial maps. Grossman’s work in REACH take full advantage of moments where the natural world can become fully abstract.




Friday 6-9pm
ARTIST TALK: James Woodfill The Outside of the Left Side of the Inside

Saturday 1pm

City Ice Arts

2015 Campbell St

Kansas City, Missouri


James Woodfill’s new installation transforms City Ice Arts into a humming interactive space. Make sure to come visit this exhibition and City Ice Arts before they shut their doors mid-September! If you are interested further in Woodfill’s practice, or this particular exhibition, we recently conducted an interview with him you can see here.


Shae Bishop and Emily Duke Exit Show

Friday 6-9 pm

Red Star Studios at Belger Art Center

2100 Walnut St.

Kansas City MO 64108


Ceramic works from local Red Star Studio Residents Shae Bishop and Emily Duke.


The Hown’s Den House Warming & Silent Auction

Saturday 3-8pm

5624 Lydia St.

Kansas City MO 64110


Saturday, September 6th, The Hown’s Den is hosting a housewarming for their new space and a silent auction. They are hoping to raise $300 to help cover expenses of two artists from Milwaukee they hope to show in October. Featured artists include: Jill Downen, Justin Beachler, Casey Whittier, Amy Kligman, Tonia Klein & Christopher Willey, Linz n’ Chaz, Robert Howsare, and Crystal Ann Brown




Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: