Queer Artwalk to headline June offerings

Spokane, WASH. (June 3, 2024)- [SPOKANE, WA] Join us in downtown Spokane for First Friday on June 7, 2024. This month, 16 venues are participating in the monthly art walk.

Don’t miss the Queer Art Walk, presented by Spokane Arts, featuring queer artists in support of Pride Month. This June, five downtown locations will showcase an eclectic array of artworks that delve into themes of identity, equality, love, and resilience. Founded to promote visibility, understanding, and appreciation for queer art and artists, the Queer Art Walk spans galleries, cafes, community centers, and public spaces throughout Spokane, fostering dialogue and cultural exploration. Find all Queer Art Walk participants at spokanearts.org

Visit Indaba Coffee Roasters on 518 W. Riverside to see a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Expo ’74. Over 20 recollections of the fair are displayed. Enjoy a beverage, meet some of the artists, and learn about their work. The show remains up through June.

Around the corner at Entropy, experience local artist Z. McMaster’s “Ganymede Geeks” exhibition. Join the artist reception on First Friday, June 7, from 5-9 pm, with live performances by Mama Llama, Wallower, and Pontius Pilot. The exhibition runs from June 7 to July 1.

Plus, explore art at Big City Arts Studio and Gallery just south of the railroad and many other venues. Most locations are open from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. For a full list of activities and artists, visit firstfridayspokane.org.


About First Friday: First Friday Spokane launched in November of 2003 in partnership between the Downtown Spokane Partnership and Spokane Arts Commission. Today, venues across downtown participate each month to bring visitors to our city center and promote arts patronage in our region for the opportunity to see if first, hear it first, and find it first. First Friday always occurs on the First Friday of the month with official hours from 5:00 to 8:00pm.