First Friday is this week - August 2

Friday, August 2, 2019

[SPOKANE, WA] Join us in downtown Spokane for First Friday. This month 26 venues are participating in the monthly art walk.


For a wine tour stop into Terra Blanca at 926 W Sprague for a tasting and to support Spokane’s Edible Tree Project, then head over to Renegade by Montescarlatto and view the work of new artist Corey Brown while enjoying adult slushies and wrap up the tour at Helix Tasting Room with mixed media paintings by Randy Budano.


Most venues open from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. For a full list of activities and artists visit


The featured August First Friday poster artist is Elena Collins. Collins is a local artist of Cuban heritage. Known for unique eccentric perspective and aspect. Collins started photography in 2001 and became a large canvas artist in 2015 after some life altering experiences. Collins approaches life with even more depth now.


About First Friday

Downtown First Friday launched in November of 2003 in conjunction with the Spokane Arts Commission. Today, over 50 downtown venues participate each month to bring visitors to downtown, and promote arts patronage in our region. First Friday always occurs on the First Friday of the month with the exception of February and October, when First Friday and the Visual Arts Tour merge to become a city-wide arts tour presented by Spokane Arts.


About Downtown Spokane

The DSP is a private, non-profit membership organization that serves as Spokane's central city advocate and service provider, dedicated to enhancing the quality and vitality of Downtown Spokane as the basis for a healthy region. The DSP accomplishes its mission through advocating for public policies, business and project development, quality planning, physical improvement projects, public safety, beautification, and marketing programs that ensure downtown's continued success. To learn more, visit