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First Friday gallery guide for June

“Lost Without My GPS” is part of Patrick Schmidt’s show, “Connotations and Manipulations,” at the Todd Weiner Gallery. The immersive show includes acrylic paintings on canvas and 5 foot sculptures.
“Lost Without My GPS” is part of Patrick Schmidt’s show, “Connotations and Manipulations,” at the Todd Weiner Gallery. The immersive show includes acrylic paintings on canvas and 5 foot sculptures. .

The June First Friday weekend promises to be a busy one, with openings at the 18th and Vine Jazz District and throughout the Crossroads Arts District.

18th and Vine Jazz District

What: First Friday with music, art, dancing, storytelling and more. 4-9 p.m. June 2. Free.

Info: Paseo Boulevard to Woodland Avenue. americanjazzmuseum.org, 816-474-8463

Beggars Table Church and Gallery

What: “Mental Wanderings — the Abstract Work of Lance Pufahl.” First Friday, 6-9 p.m. June 2.

Info: 2010 Baltimore. beggarstable.com

Belger Arts Center

What: Jasper Johns. Through Sept. 2.

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

Info: 2100 Walnut. redstarstudios.org, 816-474-7316

Belger Crane Yard Studios

What: “Ready to Ware: Contemporary Place Settings” group show. Through July 8.

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

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

Blue Gallery

What: “Flower Invitational Exhibition.” Runs June 1-July 31.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. First Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

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

Buttonwood Art Space

What: Penn Valley Park Plein Air Exhibition. Opening reception, 5-9 p.m. June 2; runs through June 29.

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

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

Cerbera Gallery

What: “An Homage to Josef Albers & the Square” by Josef Albers. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. June 2; runs through July 1.

Gallery hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 1-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 2011 Baltimore. cerberagallery.com, 844-202-9303

Hilliard Gallery

What: “Structured Entropy” by Aaron Coleman. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. June 2; runs through July 29. Also, “Ltst Worx” by Guinotte Wise (through June 30).

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

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

Jones Gallery

What: Kwanza Humphrey. Through June 30; First Friday show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 2.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday.

Info: 1717 Walnut. 816-421-2111

Kansas City Public Library-Central Library

What: Art Starts at the Library. 5:30 p.m. June 2.

Info: 14 W. 10th. kclibrary.org, 816-701-3400

KCAI Crossroads Gallery

What: Max Key and “Revolutionary Awakening” by Sonie Joi Thompson-Ruffin. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. June 2; both run through Aug. 4.

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

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

Kemper at the Crossroads

What: Multiverse: Stories of This World and Beyond.” Through July 9; 6-9 p.m. June 2.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 33 W. 19th. kemperart.org, 816-753-5784

The Late Show Gallery

What: Laura Nugent / Lorrie Boydston. 6-9 p.m. June 2.

Info: 1600 Cherry. lateshowgallery.com, 816-868-0406

Leedy-Voulkos Art Center

What: “Extrasensory” by John Lamberton. Runs June 2-July 1. Also, “Illuminating Craft” by Chase Ford (through July 1) and “Hopscotch” by Rebecca Gemeinhardt (through July 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

Mark McDonald Photo Studio

What: Local authors and artists group event. 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 2.

Info: 517 Southwest Blvd.

Mid-America Arts Alliance

What: “Water Bank Boogie IV” by Susan Knight. Through June 9; First Friday reception, 6-8 p.m. June 2.

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

Musical Theater Heritage

What: First Friday Film Festival. Doors open, 7:30 p.m.; screening, 8:30 p.m. June 2. Free.

Info: Crown Center, 2450 Grand. mthkc.com, 816-221-6987

Reactor Design Studio

What: “Your Show.” First Friday, 5-9 p.m. June 2.

Info: 1817 Grand. reactorkc.com/events, 816-841-3682

Studios Inc. Exhibition Space

What: “Narrative Atlas” by Gerry Trilling. Through June 16; First Friday, 6-9 p.m. June 2.

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

Info: 1708 Campbell. thestudiosinc.org, 816-994-7134

Todd Weiner Gallery

What: “Connotations and Manipulations” by Patrick Schmidt. Opening reception, 5-9 p.m. June 2; runs through July 29. Also, “Shark Girls” by Betsy Barratt (runs June 2-July 1).

Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 115 W. 18th. toddweinergallery.com, 816-984-8538

Weinberger Fine Art

What: “Point of Reference” group show. Through July 1; First Friday, 5-8 p.m. June 2.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday.

Info: 114 Southwest Blvd. weinbergerfineart.com, 816-301-4428

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