Lowertown First Fridays (LFF) is an association of artists who open their studios (or have a gallery arrangement) on the first Fridays of each month
It is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota in the Lowertown neighborhood.
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This event is free and open to the public.
Things to do:

  • Visit artists’ studios
  • Watch artists at work
  • See live music performances
  • Eat at local restaurants
  • Visit galleries
  • Take part in interactive events
  • See live dance performances
  • Sign up for classes
  • Meet a lot of very interesting people
  • and BUY ART!

LFF Open Sutdios  May 1, 6-9 pm


262 Studios “Art Crawl Encore and Sale!”  

262 E 4th street

Master Framers

Featuring work by 262 Residents & guests

The Long Hall Gallery, 2nd floor 


Dolan Cyr (a.k.a. Rachel Wacker) -drawings, painting and prints

Brian Nagel -mixed media paintings

Aaron Miller -paintings

Alex Kuno -drawings, paintings and prints

CL Martin -Figure drawings in graphite and charcoal

Dan Wieken -ink drawings

The Nielsen Hawn Gallery, 3rd floor


Justin Terlecki – oil paintings

Brad Miller – Photography

Michael McColl- Faces on Cups

Dave Enblom – 2d and 3d, Mixed media

Northern Warehouse

308 Prince Street

Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, 1st Floor

Inside Out Lowertown, Photography Show

AZ Gallery, 1st Floor

Please join Amy R. Clark at the AZ Gallery, Friday May 1st, 6 pm – 9pm for an opening party celebrating her work from the children’s alphabet book, In the Garden of Delight! Acrylic and oil pastels of flora and fauna will be on display and for sale. Copies of the book will also be available.

Flow Art Space, Suite 226

The main space features a solo exhibition from Erik Olson. Olson creates exquisite, stitched plastic wall hangings while exploring issues surrounding the proliferation and waste of single-use plastic. The medium is the message.

In the front gallery: Sarah Kusa, Joan Stadler, and Beth Shadur each work with the concept of Fragility in their own way.

Michael Bahl, Studio 222

Paleo-osteological Interpretation

Sharon Diederichs Stadther, Studio 420

Fine Art

Lauren Bina and Carson Giblette, Studio 417

Ceramics, Photography, Sculpture

Catherine Johnson, Studio 511

Fine Art

Nicole Brending, 6th Floor

Jewelry and Drawings

Stephen Workman, Workman Studio 611, 6th Floor

Fine art and workshops

Sara Wash, Studio 411

Fine Art

PJ Design, Suite 314

Apparel and Accessories

Aaron Tafoya and Kiki Redhead, Suite 312

Custom Drums and Glass

Jax Building

253 East 4th Street

Three Sisters Eclectic Arts & The Show Art Gallery, Suite 100

Fine Arts

Caroline Mecklin, Suite 201

Paintings and Drawings

Nikki Witt, Suite 301

Silent auction of artwork for the Minnesota Art Therapy Assoc.

Caprice Glaser, Suite 405

Sculpture, Paintings, and Drawings.

Barbara Evan, Suite 411

Paintings, Prints, and Greeting Cards

Lowertown Lofts Artists’ Co-op

255 East Kellogg Blvd., Alley Entrance

WARM in Spring: showcasing new members work 6-8 pm

Lowertown Classics (final show) 8pm



Occasionally holidays and other events interfere with LFF taking place. Please check our calendar for the dates LFF will officially be open.

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