Spokane's monthly arts showcase features gallery receptions, live music and a chance to meet local artists across the downtown core and beyond. Receptions for this month's events are Friday, Oct. 4, from 5-8 pm, unless otherwise noted below, where events are listed alphabetically by venue. This month's events coincide with Spokane Arts Month, which celebrates the region's arts and culture community. Listings were compiled from information provided by First Friday's organizer, Downtown Spokane Partnership, Spokane Arts and host venues/artists. Red stars denote Inlander staff picks. For additional information visit firstfridayspokane.org and spokanearts.org. (CHEY SCOTT)
Avenue West Gallery, 907 W. Boone Ave.
Watercolors by member artist Keiko Von Holt and guest Diane Conkright.
Baby Bar, 827 W. First Ave.
Pulp Art: A Pulp Fiction Inspired Art Installation by Danny Anderson.
Ben Joyce Gallery, 806 W. Third Ave.
Solo showcase by Ben Joyce.
Chase Gallery, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Inner Workings features mixed media by Kat Smith, Jackie Treiber and JJ Harty. Reception 4-7 pm.
Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave.
The Spokane Watercolor Society's fall juried member show. Reception 5-7:30 pm.
Craftsman Cellars, 1194 W. Summit Pkwy.
Watercolor and oil paintings by Lisa Marie Brown. Reception 4-8 pm.
First Avenue Coffee, 1011 W. First Ave.
Paintings by Sam White.
Indaba Coffee Roasters, 518 W. Riverside Ave.
Art by Mikayla Killpatrick. Reception 6-10 pm.
Iron Goat Brewing Co., 1302 W. Second Ave.
Mixed media art by Dan McCann.
Jensen Byrd Building, 131 E. Main Ave.
Terrain 12, the annual juried arts showcase features visual art, performance, live music, installations and more, from 5 pm-midnight.
Jundt Art Museum, 502 E. Desmet Ave.
A reception and artist walk-through of Makoto Fujimura: Silence - Mysterion, from 4-8 pm.
Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, 115 S. Adams St.
The gallery hosts its annual Archie Bray Resident Show featuring ceramics and mixed media by residents of the Archie Bray Foundation. Reception 5-9 pm.
La Resistance, 1816 E. Sprague Ave.
The gallery's annual Halloween-themed group show. Reception 5:30-9 pm.
Marmot Art Space, 1202 W. Summit Pkwy.
Italian Hillsides by Gordon Wilson.
New Moon Gallery, 1326 E. Sprague Ave.
A showcase featuring artists working in glass, fiber, wood, clay and silver. Reception 5-9 pm.
Polka Dot Pottery, 808 W. Main Ave., suite 225
"Harry Pottery Night" offers themed painting activities; $10 reservation.
Richmond Art Collective, 228 W. Sprague Ave.
Fairy Tales, a group exhibition by Amanda Caldwell, Brian Deemy, Grace June, Ira Gardner, Julie Gautier-Downes, Susan Vander Kooi and Tayler Parkin.
Saranac Art Projects, 25 W. Main Ave.
Featuring member artist Jenny Hyde's The Streets of Spokane and Jessica Earle's Melt. Reception 4-8 pm.
Soulful Soups & Spirits, 117 N. Howard St.
Art by Laura Cox.
Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Pkwy.
Meet comic book artist Jason Gorder from 5:30-8 pm.
Spokane Art School, 811 W. Garland Ave.
Oh Heavens! by artist in residence T Kurtz. Open 10 am-5 pm.
Spokane Public Library, downtown, 906 W. Main Ave.
Three exhibitions: Nature-themed art by Karen Mobley and Mariah Boyle, Shoes! by Carl Richardson and Mariah Boyle, the Immigration Project Art Show by Central Valley High School students.
Terrain Gallery, 304 W. Pacific Ave.
Stroke of Nature features art inspired by the natural world by six local women.
V du V Wines, 12 S. Scott St.
Mixed media drawings by Ilsa Payne and music by Crushpad. Reception 5:30-9:30 pm.
Vino! A Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St.
Art by Karen Kaiser with wine tastings from 3-6:30 pm.
Wonder Spokane, 835 N. Post St.
The Wonder Building and AS2 unveil two new commissioned murals by Daniel Lopez.