Opening first friday May 6 at the Fish Market
Fish Market will be open on May 6, 2011 for First Friday activities. The textile themed show, “String Theory” will showcase work from students at the College of Design.
Fish Market is at student run gallery located at 133 1/2 Fayetteville Street on the corner of Hargett and Fayetteville in downtown Raleigh.
Bike Ride Downtown
Also on May 6, join bike riders as they begin their journey to First Friday activities beginning at the Bell Tower at 7 p.m. and ending at CAM Raleigh with free admission starting at 6:30 p.m. where visitors are invited to view the work of featured artist Dan Steinhilber and create their own work of art using hangers and string. Materials, inspiration, and instruction are complimentary.
The 2nd annual “PBaRt” show at Designbox features a PBR-inspired art exhibit packed with custom local artist work! Our “back yard” (parking lot) will turn into a beer garden for the night and host local bands, fire dancing, acrobats, a hoop jam and food trucks!
Low Def Pop Art by:
Holly Aiken, Trey “Guru” Ansley, Artie Barksdale, Denee Black, Emi Boz, Greg Clayton, Bart Cusick, Michelle Elena, Mark Elmore, Gus Fink, Paul Friedrich, Skillet Gilmore, Andrew Goldfarb, Victor Knight, Eric Knisley, Matt McConnell, Adam Peele, David Rose, Pete SackAnna Taylor, Rafael Vargas, Robin Vuchnich
Pabst Blue ribbon, WKNC 88.1, Only Burger, Shutterbooth, Humble Pie, Raleigh Denim, Denmark Records, AcroEntertainment, GoodnightRaleigh.com, NewRaleigh.com, Phoenix Rising Productions
June 3: works by Brittain Peck
curated by Jed Gant, David Millsaps & New Raleigh
August 5: works by Denee Black
curated by Erin Conigliaro
Designbox is Raleigh’s home to inventive culture, where independent creative professionals co-work, emerging art is showcased, AND fun, design-oriented products can be found in the new Designbox Shop.
Designbox is dedicated to promoting the expression of creativity through thoughtful collaboration. It is home to a number of cutting-edge professionals, many of whom have been nominated and won national honors in their respective fields. Designbox is responsible in part for nationally recognized events such as SparkCon, Kirby Derby Day, Xtreme Suburban Endurance Events and helping the City of Raleigh redevelop City Plaza.
Designbox is located in the warehouse district of downtown Raleigh at 323 W. Martin Street (between Harrington and Dawson streets). Raleigh Denim is next door, CAM (opening April 30) is 2 doors away and Humble Pie shares a parking lot. Hours are weekdays from 10am to 6pm, and on most First Fridays from 7pm-10pm.
Additional hours beginning in April!: Saturdays from 11am–6pm