April Event Listings:
Lark Area Galleries, Exhibit Spaces, Events
3Fish Coffee and Downtube Bicycle Works
466 Madison Ave, 5 – 8 p.m.
Opening Reception with Albany Center Gallery featuring Dorothy Englander
AND Make Your Own Monster Puppets (free, materials provided)
Alacrity Frame Workshop
Lark 215 Street | 5 – 9 p.m.
Featuring works by JD Be KiND/Jenna Barone
56 Second Street 6 – 9 p.m.
“Out of This World” : A one-night-only pop-up visual exhibition & vendor fair
Albany Institute Of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Free Admission from 5-8pm
- Well-Dressed in Victorian Albany: 19th Century Fashion from the Albany Institute Collection
- Paintings of Addy®: Dahl Taylor’s Original Illustrations for American Girl
- Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige’s Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania
HISTORY ON TAP
Surprise, Surprise | 6PM
Join us for an exclusive themed tour that is both engaging and entertaining! Celebrate a (belated) April Fool’s Day learning about surprises from the museum collection. The tour will include activities, little known stories, and mind-blowing facts! Enjoy a drink with the group at a local bar following the tour.
Registration is required. Drink purchase is not included with event registration.
- $12 non-members, $10 members
Bombers Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
12 ½ Delaware Avenue 5-9pm
Buy a bottle of wine and receive a free appetizer. Plus $1 off all drinks
Hudson Underground @ 7pm
275 Lark Street 5-9pm
½ price drinks with food purchase.
Corner of State & Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Center Square Barber Shop
225 Lark Street 5:30-8pm
Artist Ryan Charbonneau’s “DEAD ENDS”, Window display pysanka eggs by George Clyne and William Wormuth, Musical guest (weather permitting) CK & the Rising Tide, percentage of art sales will benefit “Rainbow Railroad” (rainbowrailroad.ca) and Sale of T-Shirt with Kevin Bruce Statue of Liberty design, 100% of profits from the sale of the shirt will benefit the “Rainbow Railroad”
Elissa Halloran Designs
229 Lark Street 5-9pm
SPRING CLEANING SALE !! Lots of items for $1, $5 $ $10 !!
El Loco Mexican Restaurant
465 Madison Avenue 8 – 9 p.m.
Stop in and ask for our 1st Friday Drink Special!
271 Lark Street – 4-7pm
$5 Margueritas & Sangria
Spanish & Mexican Tapas $5
First Presbyterian Church
362 State Street
Art Gallery 5:30-8:00 pm
Cemetery Figures photographs by David Hinchen and Artisan Spring Market hosted by Tim Dumas
Concert: 6:00 pm
J.S. Bach Christ Lag in Todes Banden featuring First Presbyterian Musicians
Music for Flute and Harp featuring Jan Vinci and Karlinda Caldicott
GreatFinds Thrift Boutique
A Program of Equinox, Inc.
260 Washington Avenue, 11-5pm
Artful Windows: “Terra”, Spring Sales and light refreshments.
La Luce Boutique
248 Lark Street – 5-8pm
Featuring Artists: Isidora Monteparo & Luke Ryan
10% off entire purchase. (Excluding art)
453 Madison Ave. 5 – 9 p.m.
1/2 priced drinks with food purchase
L.A.X. Restaurant & Lounge
205 Lark Street 9pm – 1am
448 Madison Avenue 5-9pm
$1 off Draft Beer
353 State Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Burger and a Beer $15
200 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Complimentary glass of wine with an appetizer/small plate
Featured Artist: Rebecca Schoonmaker
304 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
$3 Fireball and $3 Labatt Tall Boys
420 Madison Ave.
10% off any dine in or pick up order
299 Lark Street 5-9
25% Off Storewide Sale for 1st Friday!
Savoy Taproom & Restaurant
301 Lark Street
Highlighting and supporting local artists on the 1st Friday of each month
Featured artists: Dan Benson & Stephanie Levay:
302 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Tattoo artist showing their portfolios and original art work
8 Delaware Avenue
1/2 Price Appetizers while sitting at the bar. $1 off all drinks!
247 Lark Street 5-9pm
20% discount on all incense, incense accessories, and body oils on 1st Friday
The National Upholstering Design Studio/Gallery
231 Lark Street 6-8pm
Jewelry by Danica Barnes, paintings by Gerald Cooley , Bill Pettit and Wren Panzella.
Photographs by Jim Flosdorf
University Club of Albany
141 Washington Ave.
7-9pm Carbaret with Eileen Egan Mack accompanied by Scott Bassinson
221 Lark Street 5-9pm
20% off of all art and art related items – hats, shirts, necklaces, bracelets
Albany First Friday Swing Dance
Albany Elks Lodge, 25 South Allen St.
Band: Eight to the Bar
– Free Swing LESSON by Ellie Hanus/Vance Catapang from 7 – 8pm, no partner needed
– DANCE from 8 – 11pm to Eight to the Bar
Admission including lesson: $15; DFO members $12; Seniors/Students $10.
Esther Massry Gallery @ The College of Saint Rose
1002 Madison Ave. 5-7pm
Opalka Gallery @ Sage College of Albany
140 New Scotland Ave. 5-8pm
The 40th Photo Regional: Effects That Aren’t Special
Extended hours and live music
African American Cultural Center
135 S. Pearl St. 6-10pm
Diamond Age Comics featuring Mahodd Harvin, Cyree Brown and Jalaun Taylor
An Afrofuturist exhibition of art including original comics and Manga inspired stories
Wine, Food, Live Entertainment
$20 Tickets at the door
Albany Modern Body Art
7 S. Pearl St 5-9pm
Tattoo artists showing their portfolios and original art work
Capital Repertory Theatre
111 No. Pearl St. 5-7pm
And Other Spirits, a retrospecitve from renowned artist GC Myers
email@example.com for a sneak peak
Lobby/Gallery Open Daily from 10-5pm
Show runs thru May 6th in conjunction with Blithe Spirit