F1rst Friday – Announcements

The F1rst Friday tradition continues!

The Arts Consortium will be featuring a LIVE show in November! Our other participating venues will also be LIVE IN PERSON shows! (See venue details for event information.)

Where to go:

The Arts Consortium invites you to join us in Downtown Visalia at various venues as we celebrate local art and the performing arts!

F1rst Friday is a monthly event! Help us spread the word by telling your friends!

Upcoming in November, the Arts Consortium’s F1rst Friday show will be an Art Market & Open Mic / Karaoke Night!. The art hop is happening in Downtown Visalia on November 4th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  PLEASE NOTE:  The Arts Consortium’s show will be at 808 N. Court St. in Visalia.

We’re also having a RAFFLE! The prize is a gift certificate for 210 Cafe! To enter, just have the venue map initialed at three of the participating venues, write your name and phone number on the map and turn it in at any one of the art hop locations and we will have a drawing next week.  We’ll post the winner on our Instagram and Facebook page.

Come join us in Downtown Visalia for a fun evening of FREE art and music!  Most shows run from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (see individual venue posters for details).

November, 2022 F1rst Friday Exhibitions

Arts Consortium

808 N. Court St.

The Arts Consortium Presents: Art Market & Open Mic / Karaoke!

The Arts Consortium’s LIVE F1rst Friday on November 4th, 2022 will be an Art Market & Open Mic / Karaoke. We will feature several local artists, including Erick Valdovinos (epoxy resin art), Linda Mendez (eco-friendly T-shirts, jewelry, prints), Donna Leach (author of children’s book, Little Fox & the Lost Balloon), and Robert Van Winkle (oil paintings)! Don’t miss this special event! The show is from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: the address for the show is the Arts Consortium, 808 N. Court St., Visalia, CA 93291.

Come join us in Downtown Visalia for a fun evening of FREE art and music! 

For more information, visit our website at artsconsortium.org or call 559-772-0001

Arts Visalia

214 E. Oak Ave.

Sequoia High School Art Exhibition

  • Arts Visalia’s F1rst Friday exhibition in November is the Sequoia High School Art Exhibition. Music will be provided by guitarist, Thomas Fetch. The show runs from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m on November 4th. The exhibition runs from November 2nd – 18th , 2022, Wed-Sat Noon to 5:30pm. Admission is free.

For Online Events: http://www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours/

Contact: Arts Visalia Visual Art Center, Attn: Michelle Goans, Gallery Director. 559-739-0905, artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net

While checking out the First Friday art stops, be sure to take a trip along Main Street between Hall and Santa Fe Streets in Downtown Visalia to see the eye-catching Art on Fire hydrants. Painted with unique designs by local artists, the 25 hydrants brighten up our beautiful downtown area.

For questions, please call 559-739-0905 or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net


117 S. Locust St.

Annual Members & Friends Show

  • The Brandon-Mitchell Gallery’s exhibition for F1rst Friday on November 4th, 2022, is the Annual Members & Friends Show . The show will be from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

For more information, visit the Brandon-Mitchell website at:  www.brandonmitchellgallery.org or call 559-625-2441.

The Odd Shop

118 S. Court St.

Falling for Art!

  • The Odd Shop’s F1rst Friday show is Falling for Art!  Local artists will be featured and there will also be karaoke and a live musical performance by The Girls From Emerald City.  The show will run from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at 118 S. Court St., Visalia, CA. 93291.

Contact Info:  Four Creeks Lodge #94, 118 S. Court St., Visalia or call 559-972-2023

The Creative Center

410 E. Race St.

  • The Creative Center is having their annual Sip & Shop event for F1rst Friday in November featuring artwork by artists with abilities! Local vendors will be selling food and beverages! The show will run from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at 410 E. Race Ave., Visalia, CA 93291.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.thecreativecenter-visalia.org/ or call 559-733-9329

210 Cafe

210 W. Center St.

Walls of Light

  • 210 Cafe will have an exhibition titled Walls of Light featuring Nature Photographer Brent Iden. Live music provided by Chuck Romer. The cafe will also be open for coffee and blended drinks.

For more information, contact 210 Cafe at: 559-739-9010

Component Coffee Lab

514 E. Main St.

Interiors and Exteriors

  • Component Coffee Lab’s F1rst Friday show is titled Interiors and Exteriors an exhibit of paintings by Heidi Steinman and Austin McKinzie. The show is 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 514 E. Main St., Visalia, CA.

Contact Info:  514 E. Main St., Visalia, CA  93292

(559) 624-1334

Sequoia Secondhand & Vintage

119 W. Main St.

  • Sequoia Secondhand & Vintage will not be participating in our November F1rst Friday art hop. Check back next month!

For more information, contact Sequoia Secondhand & Vintage:  (559) 754-2228

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