LUBBOCK, Texas (Press release) – First Friday Art Trail, a community program of LHUCA, is a free, self-guided public art event that brings together artists and the community for an evening of art, live music, food and fun. This month’s art trail will take place rain or shine on Friday, March 4, 2022 between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at various venues throughout the Lubbock Cultural Art District.
March events will take place in person at over 20 locations, featuring artists, performances and interactive events. Trail enthusiasts can download a map and lists of participating sites at ffat.org or find them on LHUCA’s social media to explore the trail at their own pace.
Free trolleys will be available to accompany hikers along the route between 6:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Many tram stops are adjacent to other trail sites, so trail enthusiasts can park, ride, and stroll to the various sites. Trolleys stop at LHUCA/CASP, McDougal Building (formerly Wells Fargo), GlassyAlley, Buddy Holly Center, and Caviel Museum of African-American History.
Notable events include Youth Art Month exhibits at LHUCA and the Municipal Garden & Arts Center; the Portraits of PROMise activity at the LHUCA Cooler; Open Jam Plug & Play at CASP Studio 4; artist Xaunviayer George at Gray Edges Studio & Art Gallery; live music at the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra Office; Australian art and fashion at the Nashwell Café; The Wallace Theater and Llano Estacado Winery at Rock Paper Shears; Elle J selling jewelry at Sugar Brown’s Lobby; and art exhibits, wine from McPhersons and live music at Therese Barrett Fine Art Photography.
During the first Friday, Avenue K between Mac Davis and 9th Street and Mac Davis between Avenue K and Avenue J will be closed to traffic from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
For more First Friday Art Trail information, trail updates, and site-specific events, visit www.ffat.org or @LHUCAlubbock on Facebook and Instagram.
About LHUCA: LHUCA’s mission is to cultivate and celebrate all the arts by inspiring creativity and engaging with the community. The center offers visual, performing, film and literary arts programs through weekly, seasonal and annual events. Admission to the LHUCA Galleries is free Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, several free events are offered to the community each month, including the First Friday Art Trail, Art Talks with Dr. Christian Conrad, Art Family Hours, and Saturdays. in LHUCA programs. Visit lhuca.org to learn more.
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