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On the first Friday evening of every month, the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues open up their doors for Portland’s thriving First Friday Art Walk.

Upcoming First Friday Art Walk

Friday, June 7, 2019

Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
443 Congress Street
A multidimensional mix media artist, whose orderliness is not a priority, even eliminates the fix focal points. Stop by the Portland Regional Chamber - it’s where you’ll see uniquely Maine subject matter built with found objects. It’s a see-it-to-believe-it show!
Artist(s):
Andre Benoit
Medium:
Mixed Media
Fork Food Lab
Come see what Fork Food Lab is all about. Tours of the facility every half an hour. Beer and wine available for purchase.
Artist(s):
Medium:
Congress Square
Join The Junior League of Portland, ME at May's First Friday Art Walk for a live installation of the Red Sand Project—a national campaign that calls attention to those often unseen victims of human trafficking who "fall through the cracks." To participate: 1. Collect a bag of red sand from the Junior League of Portland, ME table in Monument Square 2. Pour the sand in the cracks of Monument Square 3. Take a photo of your poured sand 4. Post the photo to social media, using the hashtags #JLPMaine, #JLPRSP, and #RedSandProject. Thank you in advance for helping the Junior League of Portland, ME—and this year's partners—spread red sand and awareness for the issue of human trafficking in Maine! The League's 2019 Red Sand Project partners and co-hosts are: CourageLIVES A residential safe-house for survivors of human trafficking in Southern Maine https://couragelivesme.org/ #CourageLIVES #HumanTraffickingAwareness #EndHumanTrafficking #DontTraffickME Survivor Speak USA An organization addressing the root causes of "sexploitation" through outreach, education, training, legislative advocacy, mentorship, and leadership development in Maine http://www.survivorspeakusa.org/
Artist(s):
The Junior League of Portland, ME
Medium:
Public Art Installation
Bomb Diggity Arts
Bomb Diggity Arts is proud to present 'Vacationland,' a multi-media group show that celebrates vacations and other places. Come see artists' interpretations of licence plates and faraway places! Featuring a life-size camper photo booth complete with marshmallow roasting station! There will also be two new tee shirt designs!! Bomb Diggity Arts is a community-support program of Momentum serving adults of all abilities and promoting discovery of artistic expression, development of professional arts-based skills, exploration of personal interest and passion, development of a healthy lifestyle, and fostering a meaningful and reciprocal community connection. Through all these endeavors, we challenge and transform attitudes about disability.
Artist(s):
Brenda Smith
Medium:
acrylic

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