FIRST FRIDAY | Let's Play!
Host: Mainframe StudiosTime: 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Join us for another First Friday Open Studios event that you don't want to miss!
City Sounds, a nonprofit organization in Mainframe Studios, takes over our atrium to unveil this year's artist-enhanced public pianos before they're distributed through out the community. Come enjoy live performances, meet the 2023 artists, and vote on your favorite piano!
- Sadagat Aliyeva
- Jen Gauerke
- Josh Hall
- Katie Jensen
- Jazmine Johnson
- Jacob Kuperman
- Christa Lautner
- Lisette Murphy
- Kathleen Roling
- Kyle Thye
Of course being First Friday Open Studios at Mainframe, there is even more in store.
- 4th Floor Gallery // No Coast Trouble Club makes their Des Moines debut with "Hello My Name Is," a showcase of Designer Toys by Mainframe Artist Kyle Kirwan, Kyle Thye, Heather Hyatt, and BayKidDead.
- 3rd Floor Gallery // Left Behind is an art exhibition studying the chronicles of love and loss featuring Emily Ma and Gabriella Torres!
- 2nd Floor Commons // Pick up the latest wearable creation from Oakridge's Be Real Studio, and local desserts by Pastelería Raquel!
- Food Truck // In honor of Cinco de Mayo treat youself to the delcious offerings of Los Compadres Flaming Tacos!
- Drinks // Serving up refreshments is our own in-house caterers Tangering Food Co!
- Coffee // A new perk of First Fridays (and every Monday) is Mainframe's local brewer Happy Home Coffee!
MAINFRAME'S FIRST FRIDAY OPEN STUDIO EVENTS are free and open to the public. Each month features a theme that provides visitors an opportunity to experience the extensive variety of artistic talent, local culture and forms of creative expression that exists in our community. Bring your family, friends and visitors to make a night of it at Mainframe Studios.
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