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First Friday of Each Month 5-7:30pm

Enjoy visual arts, musical presentations, sample local foods, get acquainted with local performing artists and more at this monthly event sponsored by the Downtown Spokane Partnership. On the first Friday of each month, participating galleries, museums, boutiques and more host a city-wide open house with refreshments and entertainment. Join us!

First Friday is FREE and open to the public!

Friday, February 7, 2014:

Anne Marie Burk will be on hand to discuss her exhibit  of “tush kyis” in the Gellhorn Gallery at 174 South Howard Street (Interplayers Theatre) from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.before the showing of “Good People” and during intermission.  “Tush Kyis”, pronounced tush keys, are elaborately embroidered wall hangings that hang inside the yurts of Kyrgystan to symbolize the family’s pride in their heritage and Kyrgyz culture.  Ann Marie is a teacher of English as a foreign language.  She has lived and worked in Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, The Republic of George, and traveled throughout Central Asia and Russia as a teacher-trainer  

Bridget Freeman Wamsley
, an internationally exhibited artist, will be on hand to discuss her exhibit which conveys a woman’s conceptual life story at the McCurdy Community Room Gallery at 174 South Howard (Interplayers Theatre) from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. before the showing of “Good People”, and during intermission.  

The public is invited to meet Anne Marie and Bridget and explore these historical, fun and fascinating exhibits.