Click to enlarge In memory of a previous viewing of art by David Morgan that is part of an exhibition at the Sisao Gallery. Lynn Trimble Whether you like gallery exhibits, new murals, or free museum entry, there are plenty of great options on the first Friday of this month. Here’s a look at 10 places to see art, along with a friendly reminder that multiple creative spaces expect patrons to wear masks. Galleries’ Heatwave’Sisao Gallery Visit the Sisao Gallery at the Oasis on Grand to discover works by more than twenty artists in a variety of styles, including Robert Gentile, Monique Sanderson Mata, David Morgan, Tara Sharpe, Spawk and Lucretia Torva. The first Friday is from 6pm to 10pm when you can also catch music by Snailmate, Tay Da Crow, and DJ 001. Click to enlarge Detail of another desert fall (archived inkjet print, 2020-2021) to be seen in the Eye Lounge. Megan Driving Hawk ‘The First Year’ Eye Lounge Related Stories I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of the New Times clear. Megan Driving Hawk is showing three groups of works in her first exhibition for Eye Lounge entitled “The First Year: Accepting the health space that mothering”. Through photographs, beaded emblems and poetry, the artist tries to “show how decisions made in the present can heal the past and the future”. ‘Rethreading Our Landscape’Xico Inc. Xico Inc. presents an exhibition entitled “Rethreading Our Landscape: I Am the Project”, the works of Ximena Echeverria as well as the “Disruptive” Art. shows exhibition with works by Papayon (Roberto F. Salmon). During the opening times on the first Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., you can also see selected works from a current Mexican-American cultural exchange exhibition. click to enlarge Look in the exhibition “Fire / Earth” for Musical Waters by Joan Waters. Joan Waters’ Fire / Earth’FOUND: RE Contemporary The art gallery at FOUND: RE Phoenix, open from 7pm to 11pm on the first Friday, features a metal and fire landscape exhibition of works by Aryana Londir and Joan Waters. Look out for another landscape show at the hotel, featuring works by more than 60 artists, plus live paintings by Kelly Finucane. click to enlarge See Michael Price’s work in the “Plus One” exhibition at Five15 Arts in Chartreuse. Five15 Arts’ Plus One’Five15 Arts in Chartreuse Once a year each member of the Five15 Arts collective invites a guest artist to show them work for a group exhibition. This year’s guest artists include Bob Diercksmeier, Jeff Falk, Monica Gisel, Amy Ollinger, Richard Pomraning and many more. The exhibition includes works in a variety of media, including ceramics, mixed media, and printmaking. click to enlarge Look for Emma Annette’s self-portrait in the “After / Works” exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum. Lynn Trimble Museums First FridayPhoenix Art Museum Admission to the Phoenix Art Museum is payable on the first Friday from 3pm to 7pm from 3pm to 7pm, and tickets to the special exhibition titled “Fearless Fashion” are only $ 5. During your stay, explore Ann Morton’s “The Violet Protest”, a large-scale fiber art installation that aims to “unite makers of different political ideologies and promote non-partisan collaboration”. And don’t miss the artwork from Phoenix Art Museum staff on the After / Works show in a small gallery near the museum shop. First FridayHeard Museum Admission to the Heard Museum is free on the first Friday from 4pm to 8pm when you can see multiple exhibitions in progress, in addition to the Small Wonders exhibition of jewelry, fetishes and other small works and All at Once: The Gift of Navajo Weaving ”with dozens of textile works by contemporary artists. The museum’s café and bookstore are open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Click to enlarge Look for work by Kyllan Maney in First Studio. Kyllan Maney More Creative Spaces’ Summer Blend’First Studio First Studio is showing works by Barbara Bagan, Kyllan Maney, Cindy Schnackle and John David Yanke during its exhibition “Summer Blend”. Expect works that are “bright and playful, soft and serene”. These artists work with a variety of materials, from cold wax to metal bed springs, and you’ve likely seen Maney’s murals with symmetrical designs in several towns across the valley. click to enlarge Look for Zachary Justin’s mural on a shipping container gallery on Roosevelt Row. Lynn Trimble UncontainedRoosevelt Row Look for a Zachary Justin mural recently created for the Uncontained project that highlights Latinx and indigenous artists. It’s in a pop-up shipping container gallery on Roosevelt Row. On Roosevelt Street, keep an eye out for the new mural in the Carly’s Bistro building commemorating the murdered artists David Bessent and Zachary Walter. click to enlarge Review of a review of April Howland’s work in the Tempe Public Library. Lynn Trimble Beach PartyHive on the 16th Hive on the 16th hosts themed events on the first Fridays. This month it’s a beach party theme. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. you can visit studios for several creative people, visit a photo box and buy drinks at the in-house coffee bar. Participating creatives include Keri Mosier from Mer.Made Jewelry and Angela Howland from Howland Studios.