Omaha First Friday

Omaha’s First Friday happens all around town. The grand opening of Gallery 72’s new space at 1806 Vinton Street is Feb. 1, 5:00 - 9:00 pm. The Vinton Street art district’s Gallery 72 presents Mary Zicafoose: Tapestries and Prints. Nationally known for pushing the boundary of the ancient Ikat technique in contemporary tapestry, Zicafoose will give a Gallery Talk Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7:00 - 8:00 pm. The exhibition closes March 9, 2013. Gallery 72 hours: Wed-Sat 10:00-6:00 pm, 402.496.4797 Gallery72.com. The Old Market’s Artists’ Cooperative Gallery explores the theme of “Relationships” in a variety of interpretations. Among those showing are Co-op members Lori Elliot-Bartle, Marcia Joffe-Bouska, Linda Hatfield, Judith Anthony Johnston, and Pete Wroblewski. The Feb. 1 reception at 405 S. 11th St. is 6:00 - 9:00 pm. The exhibition runs through Feb. 24, 2013. Co-op hours: Tue-Wed 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Thur-Sat 11:00 am -10:00 pm, Sun noon - 6:00 pm, 402.342.9617 http://www.artistsco-opgallery.com/. Benson’s Sweatshop Gallery, 2727 N. 62nd St. will be hosting "I Wanna Sing a Song. I Have a Song to Sing: A Night with Club No Quiet," as its First Friday featured event. Opening 8:00 -11:00 pm,  Club No Quiet will launch their record label by showcasing music by Howard, George Glass, Rock Paper Sisters, Sister Kisser, and The Wayward Little Satan Daughters. The evening includes an art auction featuring work by Heather Johnson, Erin Lebens, Evan Crown, Mranda Albritton, Lindsay Trapnell, Kate Humphreys and more. http://www.facebook.com/sweatshopgalleryomaha, 402.707.3724

posted at 04:36 pm
on Monday, January 28th, 2013

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