For the month of July, First Fridays Artswalk will present the first Artswalk of 2021 which will encompass a variety of indoor and outdoor locations in and around the downtown Pittsfield area, a great way to enjoy a nice evening.
And this year they will also have indoor showing, more art than ever.
There will also be new this year is indoor art shows, murals, and Artscape’s Pittsfield Paintboxes during the First Fridays Artswalk on Friday, July 2, 5 to 8 pm, and all month long. You can view all locations at www.FirstFridaysArtswalk.com, and new this year, you can download the PocketSights app to follow a virtual walking tour on your cell phone.
Community Access to the Arts (CATA) will present its annual art show, I Am a Part of Art, at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue, July 1-July 31. I Am a Part of Art features a vibrant collection of paintings, drawings, and sculptures by more than 100 artists with disabilities.
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts_Helen Jamrog_CHEETAH_2021
The show can be viewed at the Lichtenstein during the First Fridays Artswalk on July 2 from 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday through Friday from 11 am to 3 pm, and by appointment. Admission is free.
InTheClouds1_Jesse Tobin McCauley (Hotel on North)
Hotel on North, 297 North Street, will feature Happy, a traveling art show by Jesse Tobin McCauley for the July Artswalk. There will be a reception with the artist on Friday, July 2, 5 to 8 pm, as part of First Fridays Artswalk.
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