Marietta’s 2014 FIRST FRIDAY Art Walk Returns in April

Street scene at First Friday Art Walk.With much anticipation, the Branding Project is pleased to announce the return of First Friday Art Walk beginning in April 4, 2014.

Resuming April 4, 2014, and running the first Friday of the month from April through October, art lovers, near and far, come to enjoy an evening stroll down the tree-lined streets of Historic Downtown Marietta during Art Walk.

First Friday Art Walk is creating an art community of excellence on the Historic Marietta Square. First Friday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour featuring local artists, and their art at the many different historic theaters, galleries, museums, restaurants and boutiques. Artists who are interested in participating in the 2014 First Friday Art Walk are welcome to visit www.artwalkmarietta.com to download an application.

Tavern in the gARTen, a beer and wine garden was a hit last year and continues on this 7th Annual First Friday Art Walk season. During Tavern in the gARTen guests can purchase cold beverages, sit and enjoy live music, and watch art come alive in Atherton Square located behind Cool Beans and Hemmingways.

Parking is available on the Square, in the Mill Street lots and in the Cherokee Street Parking Deck (free in the evenings).  For detailed information about parking, visit our website,   www.artwalkmarietta.com.  Admission to the Art Walk is free.  First Friday Art Walk will be held rain or shine.

The Unwritten Lyrics, a solo exhibition of paintings by Heather Shirin,

Painting of Two Girls by Helen Shirin2 Rules Fine Art presents The Unwritten Lyrics, an exhibition of mixed media paintings by Asheville NC artist Heather Shirin. The show will run April 4 through May 30, with an opening reception on Friday, April 4th, from 5-9pm. An additional reception will be held on Friday, May 2nd, 5-9pm. Both receptions take place during Marietta’s First Friday Art Walks.

The receptions on April 4 and May 2 are free and open to the public. The Unwritten Lyrics will show at the gallery through May 30. The gallery is located at 85 Church St., Marietta GA 30060. Visit http://www.2rulesfineart.com/shirin.php for more information about the exhibition or call 404-355-6897.

dk Gallery

Radney's April show at dkgallery, on the Square, Marietta.Dialogue:  A Two-Woman Show Featuring artists: Gina Hurry & Catie Radney

April kicks off the much anticipated 2014 First Friday Art Walk season. dk Gallery is proud to celebrate the annual Art Walk tradition with a two artist show featuring Birmingham artists Gina Hurry and Catie Radney. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 4, 5-9 pn.  dk Gallery is located aat 25 West Park Square, Marietta.

It’s not just their locale that makes Hurry and Radney a likely pair for an art show duo, it’s their canvases. Their canvases share textures, colors, and feelings that complement the other, as any interesting dialogue would…hence the show title, Dialogue. All are invited to attend this highly anticipated show on Friday, April 4 at dk Gallery from 5:00 – 9:00 pm.

First Friday Art Walk at dk Gallery gives art lovers a chance to meet these featured artists while enjoying an evening of contemporary fine art and live music, which is sure to be a hit for all.

 

Avery Gallery      

Avery Gallery, downtown Marietta, features artist Tommy HuntAvery Gallery in Marietta welcomes Tommy Hunt for its first ArtWalk exhibit of this year.  We will be open from 5-9 pm on Friday evening April 4, 2014.  His new paintings are from the series foliage and fairies, and feature lots of green leaves and more.  Refreshments by GG’s Fine Foods.  Free parking. Avery Gallery is located at 390 Roswell Street, Marietta. 30060.  www.averygallery.com