First Friday – Feb 7, 2020
First Friday is always a great time in Chestertown! Many shops and businesses will be open late downtown, with special promotions and events planned. You’ll find that info here. First Friday in Chestertown is sponsored by the Downtown Chestertown Association.
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206 S. Queen St.
Kyle Hackett grew up in Kent County and is making a big name for himself in the art world. This Friday and Saturday, Hackett comes home to share his work at Sumner Hall. On First Friday, stop in 5-8 p.m. to meet the artist and view the exhibit.
210 High St.
This Friday, stop by the Garfield Center between 5 and 7 p.m. to meet their new Executive Director, Steven Arnold. Arnold brings more than 25 years of experience in arts administration, set design, tech, directing and acting in more than 70 theatrical productions. While you’re there, check out the volunteer opportunities with the theatre. For more information, click here.
315 High St. Suite 106
Come to RiverArts to see the opening of two new exhibits for the month of February. In the main gallery, Joan Strand has curated a show inspired by color called “Seeing Red.” Works in the exhibit feature the color red. In the studio gallery, Lani Seikaly and Gordon Wallace have curated an oral history titled “Amazing People.” The show features stories of the challenges and impact poverty has on children through adulthood as told by local, young men and women who have experienced it.
For more information, visit chestertownriverarts.org.
239 High St.
First Friday Show and Reception
This month’s reception features the gallery’s jewelry artists. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, stop in to find the perfect piece for that special someone.
FIRST FRIDAY SHOPPING - OPEN LATE
Lots of Chestertown’s shops and non-profits stay open late. Make sure to stop in to browse and find the unique pieces that you can only find when you shop local!