F1rst Friday – Announcements

Join us every F1rst Friday for FREE food, fun, live music and art!

Visalia has an art hop!

Where to go:

As soon as Covid-19 restrictions permit, The Arts Consortium invites you to join us in Downtown Visalia as we celebrate local art and the performing arts! The Arts Consortium is temporarily closed, but our F1rst Friday tradition continues online! Join us on our YouTube channel:


F1rst Friday is a monthly event!

Arts Consortium

300 E. Oak Ave.
Artist Toni Best – Online

The date is Friday, September 4th starting at 5:00 p.m. — Our F1rst Friday event this month will be an online show titled Pine Needles Coiling, Listening To the Music featuring the artwork of the Arts Consortium’s Artist of the Year for 2018, Toni Best. Join us online via YouTube on our Arts Consortium Facebook page or Instagram for a wonderful evening that includes an interview with Toni.

The Arts Consortium gallery is currently closed for viewing until further notice. All F1rst Friday artwork will be available for viewing online.

Help us spread the word by telling your friends!

Please note most of our F1rst Friday venues are temporarily closed for viewing artwork. We will post updated information as soon as it becomes available.

Arts Visalia

214 E. Oak Ave.
Matthew Rangel and Paul Buxman Exhibitions

The Arts Consortium’s F1rst Friday has a second virtual venue, Arts Visalia, joining us. The exhibition for artists Matthew Rangel and Paul Buxman has been extended through September 25th, 2020.  For those of you wishing to view the show in person, Arts Visalia will be taking appointments.

Visit http://www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours/ to experience their virtual gallery tours. 



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