Petersburg's Friday for the Arts! takes place on the second Friday of each month in historic downtown Petersburg. Starting out as an art walk, Friday for the Arts! has become a comprehensive celebration of the arts, with twenty or more venues.
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Petersburg’s Friday for the Arts! for 9 August 2019 Summary of Events
August Friday for the Arts! Features Great New Displays of Art, Eleven Music Venues
Petersburg’s August 2019 Friday for the Arts! will bring us music, art, fun activities, food, new beers, and abundant good spirits. There will be music in eleven performing arts venues, and great exhibits at the new Cameron Building Gallery, at the Petersburg Area Art League, at the Petersburg Public Library, and at the Old Towne Studio 7
VISUAL ARTS: The new Cameron Building Gallery 325 Brown Street, opposite Gillfield Baptist Church) will be opening a new exhibit entitled The Gifted Hands, featuring work by Martin Underwood and his brother Marvin Ean Jae Underwood. The Petersburg Public Library will be showing the realistic and surrealistic paintings of Christopher McGhee. The Art League will have an opening receptions for a new exhibit in the Main Gallery of new work by Henry Kidd. A retrospective exhibit of work by Ken Graves and Joe Miller , as well as books by Dr. John Lynn and Stella McCormack, will be shown at Abigails.
SPECIAL EVENTS: The new Cameron Building Gallery (325 Brown Street, opposite Gillfield Baptist Church) will have a Ribbon Cutting at 5:30 pm. The Petersburg Skin Coach (Melody Krone) , at 112 West Tabb Street, has joined forces with the Noonday Collection (Deborah Hanson) for an Open House at 112 West Tabb Street for Petersburg’s Friday for the Arts! for 12 July 2019
MUSIC: The Bonefire Trombone Ensemble will perform from 6:30 until 8:00 on the steps of the Petersburg Exchange on West Bank Street. Matt Via & The Dirty Runaways will be at Old Towne’s Alibi, Neil Bowens at the Petersburg Library, Jimmy Tynes at the PAAL Art Park ($), Triple B Blues Band on the patio at Andrade’s, Bobby Horne at Abigails, the Sinatra-style crooner Joe LaLuna at Maria’s, Shelly Bonet & Steve Brooks (vocals & keys) in the Martini Lounge at Wabi Sabi, and Urban Complex in the Music Room at Wabi. Michael Redman will be playing his mellow saxophone at the City Table. Clan Haggis will be at Tramonto Ristorante. Music this month from six to one!