F1rst Friday – Announcements

The F1rst Friday tradition continues!

The Arts Consortium will be featuring a virtual show in November, however, some participating venues will be LIVE IN PERSON shows! (See venue details for live and virtual event information.)

Where to go:

The Arts Consortium invites you to join us in Downtown Visalia 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 Virtual Vision! The event will be online only, starting at 5:00 p.m.


November, 2021 F1rst Friday Exhibitions

Arts Consortium

808 N. Court St.

Virtual Vision!

  • Our Virtual F1rst Friday event on November 5th, 2021 will be Virtual Vision! — a very special virtual gallery event, starting at 5:00 p.m. More info coming soon!

Arts Visalia

214 E. Oak Ave.

Sequoia High School Art Exhibit: A Promise of a Fresh Start

Arts Visalia is excited to once again present the Sequoia High School Exhibition after being unable to have it last year. This is the fourth year Arts Visalia has hosted this exhibition showcasing the talent of students from multiple classes instructed by Sarah Coker.

Sequoia High School offers a fresh start to students in an accepting and non- threatening atmosphere, as well as success in earning a living through vocational and career preparation. This exhibition continues to offer collaboration with community members and students who feel misrepresented and suppressed in society.

 Arts Visalia is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from Noon to 5:30 p.m.  If you are unable to come to the gallery in person we have created Virtual Gallery Tours that are available at: www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours.

For questions or to schedule a visit, please call us at 559-739-0905 or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net.”


Brandon-Mitchell

117 S. Locust St.

Friendships through Art

  • The Brandon-Mitchell Gallery’s LIVE exhibition for F1rst Friday on October 1st, 2021 is Friendships through Art. The show features the artwork of LaVone Sterling and Ellen Milinich . The event is from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will run September – October.

Info on their November show is coming soon!

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

Artist’s story told in “Crone Chronicles”

Eva is one of 57 “crones” (female elders) who tell their stories in the book “Crone Chronicles 20-20.” She tells of overcoming early loss, prejudice, teen pregnancy and illness to become a strong woman. 

On sale at the Brandon-Mitchell Gallery.

For more information, go to:  https://www.brandonmitchellgallery.com/


The Creative Center

410 E. Race St.

Holiday Store Now Open!

  • The Creative Center is featuring an online art exhibit for the month of November — Holiday Store Now Open! It will be a VIRTUAL F1rst Friday event — ONLINE ONLY. They will not be open for the art hop.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.thecreativecenter-visalia.org/


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