Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: July 7, 2016

July 7, 2016 marks the 38th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Watercolor and collage by Jamie Kelty

“The Tea Kettle is Always On”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

Layered Portraits by Mahader Tesfai

Refreshments & 15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Open Until 8pm

Urban University & Furniture - 3241 Grand

“Ember Series”:  pyrographic portraits of police shooting victims + paintings and prints 

by Azucena Hernandez 

Refreshments & 15% off Merchandise

Open until 8pm

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Dave’s Clubhouse”

Drawings by Dave McPeters

Open until 8pm

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

DJ & Refreshments served

 20% Off Shoes

Libertine — 3332 Grand

Photography by Phil Emerson

Happy Hour Extended until 9pm

All About Pets — 3335 Grand

Photographs by Carl Van Arsdall

Auntie Social Crochet Taxidermy 

Open until 8pm

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

“Killing Time”

Oil Paintings by Christie Yuri Noh

Reception 6-8pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Photos by Nathan Williams

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency — 3560 Grand

Abstract Oils by Jimi Evins

Refreshments & Reception 6-9pm

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

 Better Homes & Gardens — 3923 Grand

Photography by Gene Dominique

Refreshments + Free Raffle

 5-9pm

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 marks the 37th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Watercolor and collage by Jamie Kelty

“The Tea Kettle is Always On”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

“Intimacy with Strangers” Photo Portraits by Bethany Hines

Refreshments & 15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Open Until 8pm

Urban University & Furniture - 3241 Grand

“Ember Series”:  pyrographic portraits of police shooting victims + paintings and prints 

by Azucena Hernandez 

Refreshments & 15% off Merchandise

Open until 8pm

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Ship Without A Rudder”

Group Show of Local Photography Collective

Open until 8pm

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

DJ & Refreshments served

 20% Off Shoes

Libertine — 3332 Grand

Photography by Phil Emerson

Happy Hour Extended until 9pm

All About Pets — 3335 Grand

Photographs by Carl Van Arsdall

Auntie Social Crochet Taxidermy 

Open until 8pm

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

“Easier Said”

Works by Patrick Cheatham, Hall Felker, Morgan Parrick, Rebecca Young

Reception  6-9pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Whimsical Animal Portraits by Michael Rohner

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency — 3560 Grand

Paintings by Heather Piazza

Refreshments & Reception 6-9pm

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

 Better Homes & Gardens — 3923 Grand

Photography by Kelley Patrick Dugan

Open 6-9pm

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: May 5, 2016

May 5, 2016 marks the 36th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Watercolor and collage by Jamie Kelty

“The Tea Kettle is Always On”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

“Intimacy with Strangers” Photo Portraits by Bethany Hines

Refreshments & 15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Open Until 8pm

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

“When She Rises” an exhibit dedicated to the resilience of women

Artwork by Cece Carpio, Nisha Sembi and Erin Yoshi

  Open to 4-7pm

Urban University & Furniture - 3241 Grand

Paintings of Death Row Inmate by Jennifer Lugris

Refreshments & 15% off Merchandise

Open until 8pm

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Ship Without A Rudder”

Group Show of Local Photography Collective

Open until 8pm

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

DJ & Refreshments served

In Store Sale 20% Off

Libertine — 3332 Grand

Photography by Phil Emerson

Happy Hour Extended until 9pm

All About Pets — 3335 Grand

Photographs by Carl Van Arsdall

Auntie Social Crochet Taxidermy 

Open until 8pm

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

“Easier Said”

Works by Patrick Cheatham, Hall Felker, Morgan Parrick, Rebecca Young

Reception  6-9pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Whimsical Animal Portraits

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency — 3560 Grand

Abstract Paintings by Kevin Barry Dever

Reception 6-9pm

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

 Better Homes & Gardens — 3923 Grand

Photography by Kelley Patrick Dugan

Tequila Shots, Chips & Salsa

Raffle for 2 Door Prizes

Open 6-9pm

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: April 7, 2016

April 7, 2016 marks the 35th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

New Tribal Textiles from India

“The Tea Kettle is Always On”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

“Intimacy with Strangers” Photo Portraits by Bethany Hines

Wine Served 6-8pm

15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

“When She Rises” an exhibit dedicated to the resilience of women

Artwork by Cece Carpio, Nisha Sembi and Erin Yoshi

  Open to 4-7pm

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Botanical Illustrations” — Watercolor and Pastel by Sally Petru

Open until 8pm.

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

DJ & Refreshments served

In Store Sale 20% Off

Libertine — 3332 Grand

Photography by Phil Emerson

Cocktail Specials Sponsored by Hennessy

7pm – late

All About Pets — 3335 Grand

Photographs by Carl Van Arsdall

Open until 8pm

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Artist Reception of “Appropriated Topography”

Solo Show by Nicollette Smith

Live Music by Ariel Wang

Refreshments served 6-9pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Abstract Oil Paintings by Laurie Close

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

Bell & Iron — 3512 Grand

Raffle for a $100 Gift Certificate

50% off artist prints & select merchandise

Wine & Refreshments served 5-8pm

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency — 3560 Grand

Woody Miller : Landscape Acrylic and Oil Paintings

 Artist Reception  6-9 pm

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: March 3, 2016

March 3, 2016 marks the 34th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Watercolors and Collages by Jamie Kelty

Open until 9:00pm

“The tea kettle is always on”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

“Intimacy with Strangers” Photo Portraits by Bethany Hines

Refreshments  Served 6-8pm

15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

Where I’m From” A Photograph Show by CHOSE

 Open 5-8pm

Urban University & Furniture – 3241 Grand

T.K. Butler aka Tru_Focused “The Roar of Women’s Silence”

Celebration of March Women’s Month

Featuring  collage paintings, unique earrings, & repurposed boxes

7pm Spoken Word performance on the sidewalk

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Botanical Illustrations” — Watercolor and Pastel by Sally Petru

Open until 8pm.

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

DJ & Refreshments served

In Store Sale

Libertine — 3332 Grand

“Concealed” by Joshua Stevenson

Prints on Aluminum

Happy Hour Specials extended until 9pm

 All About Pets – 3335 Grand

Auntie Social Creature Crochet Taxidermy

Open until 8pm

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Opening Reception of “Appropriated Topography”

Solo Show by Nicollette Smith

Live Music by Graham Patzner

Refreshments served 6-9pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Abstract Oil Paintings by Laurie Close

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency — 3560 Grand

Erik Niemann and his Abstract Acrylic Paintings

Open 6-9pm

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: February 4, 2016

February 4, 2016 marks the 33th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Watercolors and Collages by Jamie Kelty

Open until 9:00pm

“The tea kettle is always on”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

Photo Portraits by Bethany Hines

Wine Served 6-8pm

15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

Where I’m From” A Photograph Show by CHOSE

 Open 5-8pm

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Botanical Illustrations” — Watercolor and Pastel by Sally Petru

Open until 8pm.

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Opening Reception of Cause / Effect

An Abstract Group show

Featuring:  Kellie Flint, Francesca Saveri, Mel O. and Yarra McClure

Music by Kim Lembo

Refreshments served 6-9pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Paintings by Symon Hayes

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: January 7, 2016

January 7, 2016 marks the 32th monthly edition

of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday,

enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Watercolors and Collages by Jamie Kelty

Open until 9:00pm

“The tea kettle is always on”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

Photo Portraits by Bethany Hines

Wine Served 6-8pm

15% off Regularly Priced Merchandise

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

Where I’m From” A Photograph Show by CHOSE

Meet and Greet with the artist 5-7pm, Open until 8pm

Urban Furniture – 3241 Grand

15% discount on regularly priced store merchandise

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Tahiti and Beyond” — Oil paintings by Tanya Sommer

Open until 8pm.

 Sole Space — 3304 Grand

Public showing of mural by Jet Martinez

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Opening Reception of Cause / Effect

An Abstract Group show

Featuring:  Kellie Flint, Francesca Saveri, Mel O. and Yarra McClure

Music by Oluyemi Thomas

Refreshments served 6-9pm

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Paintings by Symon Hayes

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: December 3, 2015

December 3, 2015 marks the 31th monthly edition of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday, enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

“Nomadic Artisans of the Sahara”

featuring new acquisitions of leather jewelry from the Tuareg People of Mali, Niger, and Morocco

“The tea kettle is always on”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

Open Late.  15% off from 6pm – Close

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Tahiti and Beyond” — Oil paintings by Tanya Sommer.  Open until 8pm.

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Opening reception of “Lacunae: Selected Photographs by Abbot Moffat”

Refreshments 6-9

Urban Furniture – 3241 Grand

TrinGirl Jewelry and Handbags curated by Justin Phillip

15% discount on regularly priced store merchandise

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Selected works from Richmond’s NIAD Art Center — Nurturing Independence Through Artistic Development

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: November 5, 2015

November 5th, 2015 marks the 30th monthly edition of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday, enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

“Nomadic Artisans of the Sahara”

featuring new acquisitions of leather jewelry from the Tuareg People of Mali, Niger, and Morocco

“The tea kettle is always on”

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

Open Late.  15% off from 6pm – Close

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

“Tahiti and Beyond” — Oil paintings by Tanya Sommer.  Open until 8pm.

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Opening reception of “Lacunae: Selected Photographs by Abbot Moffat”

Refreshments 6-9

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

“Altar of my Passing” features 20 day of the dead altars by local Bay Area artists.  Open until 8pm.

Urban Furniture – 3241 Grand

Jewelry and Handbags by Justin Phillip

10% discount on regular store merchandise

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Selected works from Richmond’s NIAD Art Center — Nurturing Independence Through Artistic Development

Open until 8pm 

15% off all Salon Merchandise

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try your hand at weaving and spinning

Grand Avenue First Thursday Events: August 6th, 2015

August 6th, 2015 marks the 27th monthly edition of First Thursdays on Grand Avenue in Oakland. 

From 6:00-9:00pm every First Thursday, enjoy art gallery events and specials from participating merchants.

 Follow First Thursdays on Grand on Facebook!


GALLERY EVENTS

Baraka Gallery – 432 Santa Clara

Featuring textiles and other ethnographic arts. 6:30-9:00PM

Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave

Recent works by Gale Madyun
Light refreshments and 15% discount on all regularly priced merchandise

Alchemy Bottle Shop – 3256 Grand

Bird paintings by Kim Snyder6-8PM

Gallery @ Panorama Framing  — 3350 Grand

Macrocosms: Acrylics & Monotypes by Irene Nelson
Cello and experimental music by Joshua McClain; Light refreshments

Studio Grand – 3234 Grand

Eyes on the Movement: Images from Bay Area Activist Photographers
Open from 1-4PM & 5-7PM

Urban Furniture – 3241 Grand

10% discount on regular store merchandise

JauJou Studio — 3351 Grand

Pet portraits by Sharon Squires
15% discount on store merchandise, until 8PM

Red Wagon Collectibles – 3654 Grand

Vintage prints (ca 1950) by Chang Shu-Chi
Drawing for one $25 gift certificate and 20% off on merchandise in Ken’s space, until 8PM
Tea and Cookies

San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand

Try Your Hand at Weaving and Spinning
50-70% off select variegated sock yarns
Music by Jim Grantham Jazz Quartet

PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS

With a rubber-stamp from any of the above galleries, enjoy the following:

Cafe Romanat - 464 Santa Clara: Free beverage with entree Alyce on Grand – 3223 Grand Ave: 15% discount on regular merchandise Grand Lake Market – 3217 Grand: 10% off – not tobacco or lottery Oak Common – 3231 Grand: 15% off Oak Common merchandise Grand Flowers – 3214 Grand: 15% off of minimum $10 purchase Ikaros Greek Restaurant – 3268 Grand: $5 discount on $25 bill Walden Pond Books – 3316 Grand: 10% discount all merchandise Lucky Lounge – 3332 Grand: Half-price beer, wine or well drink Connieʼs Cantina – 3340 Grand: Free chips and salsa with entree Miss Saigon – 3345 Grand: 15% off total bill (before taxes) Shogun Japanese Sushi and Grill - 3417 Grand: Free appetizer & dessert w/dinner The Star on Grand – 3425 Grand: 10% off total bill (before taxes) The Grand Tavern – 3601 Grand: Happy Hours extended to 9:00 Slick and Dapper – 3619 Grand: Free buzz cuts, beer, snacks San Francisco Fiber – 3711 Grand: Hands-on fiber arts demos Dr. J’s Closet - 3738 Grand: 20% off regularly priced items

*Good August 6th only, 6-9pm or as noted.

May not be combined with any other promotions.

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