First Friday 3/2/12

FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTIONS

The River View Room

Works by artists Megan McCarter, Ben Pierce and Whitney Wilson will be showcased in "Dissection." Reception from 6 to 10 p.m.

123 N. Main St.; 334-4677

The Artist Studio

The studio will celebrate its seventh anniversary and showcase artwork Herb Wickham, Sam Bishop, Edwin Smith, Myka Bohnsack, Ryan Hammond, Kasper Woldtvedt, and Judy Barks-Westrich in "My Teachers, My Students and My Self."

38A N. Main St.; 651-4464

Arts Council of Southeast Missouri

Abstract works by Jan VonBokel and Randy Slinkard will be on display in the Lorimier Gallery and Gallery 100. The Visual Arts Co-op will exhibit new works from members in the Jean Chapman Gallery. Window exhibitors for the month of March are Dawn Melka and Helen Towner. There will be a reception for the artists from 5 to 9 p.m.

32 N. Main St.; 334-9233

Gallery of Inspirations

Featuring new works by consumer artists of the Community Counseling Center. Reception from 5 to 9 p.m.

5 N. Main St.

the painted Wren Art Gallery

The gallery will host a new exhibit of landscape photos and artistically refinished home decor items by Darlene Spell. It will also feature several paintings by artist and photographer Rebecca Chipman as well as several new pieces by various artists.

5-H N. Main St.

Bilderbach Art Plaza

The Front Gallery will showcase pieces by the Southeast Missouri State University Art Guild during the month of March. Dockside will provide wine tasting and Andrew Chad will provide the musical entertainment. Opening reception from 5 to 9 p.m.

5 N. Main St.

Mozaic

Home made goat milk soap by Barbara Bailey will be available for purchase. The soap is made from the goats that she and her family raise.

5 N. Main St.

WESTRAY Studio

Drawings by Jeanie Eddleman and photographs by Dr. Joel Ray will be in the gallery.

5 N. Main St., 576-3828

Black Door Gallery

Works by women focusing on women's issues will be on display in "Life Blood." The exhibit will feature work by local and regional artists. The gallery will be open from 5 to 9 p.m.

124 S. Spanish St.; 225-7734

River Campus Art Gallery

The work of St. Louis fiber artist Becky Grass will be on display. The reception will be from 5 to 9 p.m.

518 S. Fountain St.; 651-2143

Aartful Rose

New Orleans artist Will Page has put new works in the gallery to complement his pieces already hanging there. Aartful Rose is the Around Town featured gallery for the month of March and will stay open until 10 p.m.

631 S. Sprigg St.; 332-7673

Eustis studios

A collectors show will feature paintings, sculptures and mixed media from the Gulf Shore region.

1606 Independence St., 3A; 334-4100

Edward Bernard Gallery

The gallery will feature pieces purchased at McDermott Glass in Sandwich, Mass. The reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m.

107 West Drive, Suite D; 332-7733

Annie Laurie's Antiques

Shane Rocket Photography will be at the store from 6 to 8 p.m. taking pictures of patrons' pets. Cash donations to the local Humane Society will be accepted in exchange for a free pet portrait.

536 Broadway; 339-1301

Mississippi Mutts

The work of Gila Todd will be on display. A reception with refreshments and treat tastings for pets will take place from 5 to 9 p.m.

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