Make a night of it!

On the first Friday of every month, museums and galleries in Grand Center Arts District are free and open until 9pm. Discover the remarkable array of visual arts in St. Louis’s premier neighborhood for arts and culture while enjoying cocktails, conversation, and entertainment. Stick around for after party events, dinner or a show!

July Participating Locations

This month we have an exciting new addition! There will be a FREE Trolley in District from 5-9pm to take you to the various participating locations! The route will begin and end at Strauss park and have five stops, each serving a cluster of First Friday venues. There will also be live musical performances on the trolley by Mark the Pirate from 5 – 7pm and Nick Pence from 7 – 9pm. The trolley is free and open to all visitors to hop on and off at their leisure.

Angad Arts Hotel
 3550 Samuel Shepard Dr.
5th Biannual Exhibition on view throughout the hotel.

Caitlyn Gallery
636 N. Grand Boulevard
Featuring a new sculpture on display by Leon Bronstein, Family Bonding

3750 Washington Ave.
Join CAM for signature cocktails and a curator tour of the current exhibitions at 6pm.

International Photography Hall of Fame
3415 Olive Street
Open 11am to 9pm with no admission fee.

Judson House
3733 Washington Ave.
Sidewalk Invitational with thirteen participating artists featuring a Robot Workshop, the paintings of Linda Horsley, and the first appearance of the Judson Lane Bandstand.

Pulitzer Arts Foundation
3716 Washington Blvd.
Open late until 9pm.

The Sheldon
3648 Washington Ave.
The Sheldon will be open for Golf the Galleries until 8, and the lower level gallery will open and free, featuring “Barbara McDonnell: Summer by the Mississippi.”

Sophie’s Artist Lounge
3333 Washington Ave.
View current exhibition, Songs of Fire

Strauss Park
3534 Washington Ave.
DJ JMO spinning from 5-8pm