Canton, Ohio First Friday

First Friday: Welcome to Canton
August 6, 2021

6 - 10 pm
Downtown Canton Arts District

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  • Canton Palace Theatre (605 Market Avenue N) will feature the film: Draft Day (2014) Doors Open: 6:30pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Movie Rated: PG-13 Admission: $2
  • BZTAT Studios located in the new Vital Arts Gallery at 324 Cleveland Ave. NW. See BZTAT’s “Blue Cat Group” mural and take a selfie! See new paintings from BZTAT’s Urban Wildlife series as well.
  • Boomdyada (332 4th St. NW) Make -n-Take - Aquatic Eco-System Necklaces. $10/$20
  • Vital Arts (324 Cleveland Ave NW) Featured artist Ashley Palmer presents Perspective, an exhibition exploring the multidimensionality of the human experience.
  • The Gallery will be open from 6-10pm where you can also pose with the new Selfie Spot Art Installations created by artists Makaila Davenport, David Sherrill, Joanne Schempp, BZ Tat, Stephen Tornero, and the Just Imagine Gift Gallery artists.

First Friday is a monthly party in the Downtown Canton Arts District in Canton, Ohio, featuring themed music, performance and visual arts events and always a few surprises for adults and children.

It is primarily a self-guided tour of local art galleries, studios, stores and restaurants. First Friday is from 6-10 p.m. Rain or shine. First Friday happens every month – year ’round!

Canton First Friday is presented by the Downtown Canton Special Improvement District and ArtsinStark.

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