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First Friday of the month, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

MOCRA joins with the museums and galleries in the Grand Center Arts District in presenting First Fridays in Grand Center.

On the first Friday of each month, come to midtown St. Louis to experience a great array of exhibitions, openings, and other special events. Visitors will discover the neighborhood's remarkable array of visual arts at these diverse eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other.

Participating venues include

  • Bruno David Gallery
  • Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
  • Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design 
  • CEL Center for Architecture + Design STL
  • The Dark Room
  • International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Museum of Contemporary Religious Art
  • Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
  • Saint Louis University Museum of Art
  • Sheldon Art Galleries

Make a night of it! Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone. 



More information

Click here for the First Fridays website, including a map of the venues.