February Gallery CrawlJanuary 30, 2018 7:05 pm
The South End neighborhood is constantly evolving with new places to eat, work and play. While new restaurants and buildings expand to the area, so is new art, including six new exhibitions for the February South End Gallery Crawl. This free event on Friday, February 2nd includes a mix of artists, types of art and themes, focusing on topics from struggle to celebrations. Learn more about what is going on at each gallery and art destination below.
Studio Cellar – 1800 Camden Rd., Suite 106
Stop by Studio Cellar on Camden Road for open painting all evening or a date night painting class starting at 7:30. The Studio Cellar bar will be open and will have local beers on special for three dollars.
Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art – 1520 South Tryon St.
Elder Gallery will host the public opening of The Art of the Struggle, an exhibit featuring three artists whose work shares the injustices they’ve experienced or witnessed others endure and encourages others to start a dialogue about these struggles. Artists Susan Brenner, MyLoan Dinh, and Charles Farrar will be at the public opening to discuss their artwork.
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique – 128 E Park Ave.
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique will host the opening night of FLIGHT, a mixed-media exhibit including the work of nine gallery artists and three potters. The exhibit is in celebration of Lark & Key’s ten year anniversary and will be on display until March 31st.
Vane Gallery – 2326 Distribution Street
Vane Gallery will be hosting a show with a variety of work from local artists. Stop in between 5-8 pm to meet some of the artists and see their work.
Ciel Gallery – 128 E Park Ave.
This Friday, Ciel Gallery will be unveiling its final exhibition before closing its doors on February 28th. Stop by to find out what each of the artists will be up to next, see their favorite pieces in the exhibition and enjoy live music in this one-of-a-kind gallery and art community.
Coffey & Thompson – 128 E Park Ave.
Coffey & Thompson will have a mix of local art on display as well as a live abstract painting demo by artist Tim McMahon.
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy – 118 E Kingston Ave., #16
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy will be opening a new show, KEVIN KENNEDY: Experience + Education, showing sculpture work from artist Kevin Kennedy, who will be attending the opening reception. Kennedy’s work uses everyday materials like wood, paper and linen string to create sculptures that feel both functional and fine art.
Magnolia Emporium – 307 Lincoln St.
Magnolia Emporium’s featured artist for the evening will be Madison McCarley, a landscape photographer with a passion for nature and travel. McCarley was nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. National Arts Council and is the executive director of Brand the Moth, the nonprofit group that has created mural projects in the Gold District area of South End.
Studio Cellar: 12-11pm
Elder Gallery: 5-7pm
Lark & Key: 5-8pm
Vane Gallery: 5-8pm
Ciel Gallery: 6-9pm
Coffey & Thompson Art Gallery: 6-9pm
Hodges Taylor: 6-8pm
Magnolia Emporium: 6-9pm