FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, December 23, 2016
PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Creative Corridor’s First Friday Art Walk festivities begin at 5 p.m. on January 6. Many businesses will be taking a break from First Friday Art Walk this month. Ring in the new year by visiting Steel City Art Works and other businesses that will be open. First Friday Art Walk will resume as usual throughout Pueblo Creative Corridor on February 3.
Visitors create their own walking art tour of a variety of locations by starting at one gallery, picking up a free Creative Corridor Explorer’s Guide, and traveling on to another destination after mingling with the artists. The free guide is available in galleries and participating businesses and includes a plan of activities and a map. More information can be found at PuebloArts.org or follow on facebook.com/PuebloArts. For information on the Pueblo Creative Corridor, call 855-543-2430 or find at facebook.com/PuebloCreativeCorridor.
Union Avenue Historic District
The Daily Grind Café, 209 S. Union Ave.— Celebrate our local talent at monthly open mic! Sign-up begins at 5:30 p.m.
Steel City Art Works, 216 S. Union Ave.—Featured artists include Lisa Gillen, showing stained glass panels and fused glass items, and Irene Grissom, showing a variety of paintings: acrylics, inks and hyper-realistic. Refreshments served.
The sponsors for the 2017 First Friday Art Walk are: Pueblo Urban Renewal Authority, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Legacy Bank, Pueblo Events, Pueblo Arts Alliance, Colorado Creative Industries and National Endowment for the Arts. Pueblo Arts Alliance promotes the production, enjoyment and collaboration of the arts for the purposes of economic development and an enriched quality of life in Pueblo. As administrator of the Pueblo Creative Corridor, a Colorado Certified Creative District, the Arts Alliance is supported by Colorado Creative Industries and the Boettcher Foundation.