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First Friday gallery guide for Oct. 5

“Blue Nautalus” by Ron Fondaw will be showing at Hilliard Gallery.
“Blue Nautalus” by Ron Fondaw will be showing at Hilliard Gallery. Ron Fondaw

Here’s a guide to what’s happening at art galleries across downtown Kansas City this First Friday weekend.

18th and Vine Jazz District

What: First Friday with music, art, food and more. 4-9 p.m. Oct. 5. Also, Open Space KC artist Sanford Biggers will perform in Jay McShann Pavilion. 8 p.m. Oct. 5.

Info: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th. americanjazzmuseum.org, 816-474-8463

All Souls Gallery

What: “Mis Catrinas” by Hugo Ximello-Salido. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5; runs through Oct. 31.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

Info: All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut. allsoulskc.org, 816-531-2131

Beggars Table Church and Gallery

What: Dennis Forbis photography. First Friday, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5.

Info: 2010 Baltimore. beggarstable.com

Belger Arts Center

What: “Church of the Crossroads: Renée Stout in the Belger Collection.” Through Oct. 27.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 2100 Walnut. belgerarts.org, 816-474-3250

Belger Crane Yard Studios

What: “Gypsy Hymns” by Bede Clarke. Through Dec. 15.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 2011 Tracy. craneyardstudios.org, 816-474-7316

Blue Gallery

What: “An Exhibition of Paintings About Nothing” by William Rainey and “Les Fleurs du Mal” by Amy Abshier. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4; First Friday, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5; runs through Oct. 27.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Info: 118 Southwest Blvd. bluegalleryonline.com, 816-527-0823

Box Gallery

What: “Inside/Out” by Jason Pollen. Through Oct. 26.

Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Info: Commerce Bank Building, 1000 Walnut, Suite 211. theboxgallery.org, 816-760-7885

Bredin-Lee Gallery

What: KC Clay Guild Teabowl National. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5.

Info: 1729 McGee. facebook.com/bredin-lee-gallery-982484361893045, 816-254-7552

Buttonwood Art Space

What: “Visions of the Flint Hills.” Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5; runs through Nov. 16.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Info: 3013 Main. buttonwoodartspace.com, 816-285-9040

Cerbera Gallery

What: “Kinetic Abstraction 2.0” by Terry Dixon. Through Oct. 27.

Gallery hours: 6-9 p.m. First Friday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, 1-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 2011 Baltimore. cerberagallery.com

Garney Art

What: Landscape Paintings by Anne Garney. 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5-6.

Info: 1920 Wyandotte, Unit 5. annegarneypaintings.com, 816-842-388

Haw Contemporary Crossroads

What: “SiteParallels” by Marcie Miller Gross and Armin Mühsam. Through Oct. 27.

Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Info: 15 W. 19th. hawcontemporary.com, 816-715-4838

Haw Contemporary Stockyards

What: “Broken-riddle piece” by Anne Lindberg and Ginny Threefoot, “Interrupted Flow” by Shane Lutzk and “Tornado Warning” by Hong Chun Zhang. Through Nov. 7.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 1600 Liberty. hawcontemporary.com, 816-842-5877

Hilliard Gallery

What: “Drawing on the Infinitive” by Ron Fondaw. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5; runs through Nov. 26. Also, “Show Yourself More Human” by Kerry Hirth (through Oct. 26).

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 1820 McGee. hilliardgallery.com, 816-561-2956

H&R Block Artspace

What: “For Freedoms: 50 State Initiative” (through Nov. 6), “Commonspace” (through Dec. 18).

Gallery hours: Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Info: Kansas City Art Institute, 16 E. 43rd. kcai.edu/artspace, 816-561-5563

KCAI Crossroads Gallery

What: “Reimagining the Third Space” (through Oct. 11), “Dreams of Flight” (through Oct. 28), “Province of the Surreal” (through Dec. 8).

Gallery hours: 6-8 p.m. First Friday, noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

Info: 1819 Grand. kcai.edu/crossroads-gallery, 816-914-5394

Leedy-Voulkos Art Center

What: “Reality” group show (through Oct. 27), “Cultural Legacy: What’s Going On?” group show (through Dec. 1).

Gallery hours: 6-9 p.m. First Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Info: 2012 Baltimore. leedy-voulkos.com, 816-474-1919

Mid-America Arts Alliance

What: “Frida Kahlo’s Garden.” NEH on the Road touring exhibition. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

Info: 2018 Baltimore. maaa.org, 816-421-1388

Missouri Humanities Council

What: Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra. 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

Info: 1800 Baltimore. kccrossroads.org/crossroads-events/kc-latin-jazz-orchestra

Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

What: “In/Sight” group show. Through Oct. 20.

Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Info: 2004 Baltimore. sherryleedy.com, 816-221-2626

Studios.gallery

What: “Conceptual views” group show. Opening reception, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5; runs through Nov. 20.

Gallery hours: 5-9 p.m. First Friday, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 1708 Campbell. studios.gallery, 816-994-7134

Travois

What: “Remedy/Reconcile/Rebuild” by Luanne Redeye. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

Info: 310 W. 19th Terrace. travois.com/news-events/first-fridays, 816-994-8970

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