Join us in Downtown Boone on Friday, August 6, for First Friday Art Crawl! Visit galleries and shops on King Street, enjoy live music, meet our artist in residence at the King Street Art Collective and attend a free concert at the Jones House!
King Street Art Collective Artist in Reception, Friday, August 6, 6-9 p.m.
Karin Neuvirth — Impressionist painter Karin Neuvirth is known for her textural, vibrant palette knife paintings. Neuvirth applies many layers of paint with a palette knife to create a sense of movement with broken colors. This Minnesota native currently resides in Boone, and she is constantly inspired by the nature around her. Come meet Karin Neuvirth at the King Street Art Collective and learn more about her vibrant paintings. Learn more about Karin here.
Live music will be provided at the event by alternative Appalachian jazz duo Mexican Hot Chocolate!
Location — King Street Art Collective is located at 585 West King Street, above Doe Ridge Pottery. For more information, call (828)-264-1789 or visit our website here.
Jones House Concert, 5 p.m.
Garrett Price & Megan Sheppard and local bluegrass band Surefire will perform a free concert at the Jones House.
Location — The Jones House is located at 604 West King Street. For more information, call (828)-268-6280 or visit their website here.
What is First Friday Art Crawl?
Boone’s First Friday Art Crawl is a time to recognize and celebrate local art. This is a special time for the community to come together and view art at the Turchin Center, the Mazie Jones Gallery in the Jones House, Common Good Company, Hands Gallery, Nth Degree Gallery, the King Street Art Collective and various other stores on King Street. Non-arts businesses also host musicians and other local creatives! Additionally, there is live music and a concert at the Jones House. The event happens on the first Friday of the month.
Call for Artists!
BOONE ARTISANS: Watauga Arts Council is looking for artists, musicians and performers to showcase their craft at various King Street businesses for future First Friday Art Crawl nights. Please let us know if you are interested! We would love to work with you! Click the interest form button below to sign up.
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