First Friday September 2, 2011

3rd Street Gallery, 5 – 9 pm: Opening of Open Field and One Part Plaster. Through October 2. 58 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

110 Church Gallery, 5 – 8 pm: Branching. Through September 30. 110 Church Street, Philadelphia.

Artists’ House Gallery, 5 – 8:30 pm: September exhibition. Through October 2. 57 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

artspace liberti, 6:30 – 9:30 pm: Opening reception for BAG. Through October 22. 2424 York Street, Philadelphia.

Blue Stone Fine Art Gallery, 6:30 – 9:30 pm: Artists’ reception and opening. 301 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

Bodega, 6 – 9 pm: Opening of Mobile Device. Through October 2. 253 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

The Book Trader: A Place to Be, a mixed media memoir installation by Linda Dubin Garfield and Susan DiPronio. Through September 17. Part of Philly Fringe 2011. 7 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Brave New Worlds, 6 – 10 pm: Signing and tribute art show for indie comic artist and writer James Kolchaka. 45 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Cerulean Arts, 5 – 8 pm: Opening reception for Strata. Meet the artist Sunday, September 18, 1 – 4 pm.Through October 1. 1355 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia.

Clay Studio, 5 – 9 pm: Opening reception for Rebecca Chappell: Red Carpet and Cups and Coffee. Through September 18. 137-139 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Drink Philly Office & Gallery, 5 – 9 pm: First Friday show with Q BBQ and Ithaca Brewing. 239 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Gallery 2J, 4 – 9 pm: Opening reception for Continua. Through October 2. 319 N. 11th Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia.

Gravy Studio, 6 – 10 pm: Opening reception for I Still Don’t Know which Way to Go. 2212 Sepviva Street, Philadelphia.

James Oliver Gallery Annex: Foundations, the inaugural exhibition at the new second location, closes. 150 S. Independence Mall West, Suite 1200, Philadelphia.

Muse Gallery, 5 – 8 pm: Opening reception for Black and White. Through September 30. 52 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia.

New Trails, 6 – 9 pm: Artists’ reception for New Trails. Through October 11. 8517 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

Old City Jewish Art Center, 5 – 9 pm: Fusion of Judaism Group Art Exhibition, featuring works by Linda Dubin Garfield, and followed by “A Taste of Shabbos.” Through September 22. 119 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

Painted Bride Art Center, 5 – 7 pm: Artist’s reception for HOPE FOR A BETTER WORLD, work by Nikolay Milushev, presented by InLiquid. Through October 29. Click here to read the feature. 230 Vine Street, Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 5:45 – 8:15 pm: Fourth Wall Arts Salon. Art After 5 performances are free after Museum admission ($16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 youth and students with ID, free for members and children under 12). 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Projects Gallery, 6 – 9 pm: Opening reception for Mascara, featuring two mixed media masks by Marjorie Grigonis. Through September 24. 629 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

PUSH Sk8gallery, 6 pm: Featured artists. 306 E. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia.

Race Street Cafe: Film Photography by Christopher Kontoes. Through September 30. 208 Race Street, Philadelphia.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries, 6 – 10 pm: Inside Out. Through September 28. 122 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

Salt Gallery, 6 – 9 pm: Opening reception for Take Five, featuring work by Julianna Foster. Through October 1. 212 Race Street, Philadelphia.

Society Hill Playhouse: Fringe Festival production of Wawapalooza 5. Features an on-screen art show of local artists, including work by InLiquid member Lynnette Shelley, in between theatrical performances. Through September 17. 507 S. Eighth Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Space 1026, 7 – 10 pm: Opening reception for Parts Allotted: New Works by Jason Urban and Eva Wylie. Through September 30. 1026 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

Top Hat, 7 – 10 pm: Sharp with Art Group presents Keep It Movin. 247 Market Street, Philadelphia.

Vox Popupli Gallery, 6 – 11 pm: Opening of i <3 postdemocracy, Work, Motion Pictures, Something Something Panorama, and Rhinoplasty. Through October 2. 319 N. 11th Street, #3, Philadelphia.

Through Saturday, September 17: 15th Annual Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe.