On the first Friday of every month, South Bethlehem comes alive for a community celebration. Local merchants, restaurants and galleries open their doors to celebrate our awesome community. Our First Friday activities are headquartered at the Banana Factory Arts Center – The fun kicks off at 6pm each month and wraps up around 9pm.
- Learn more about the Banana Factory
- Check out our Banana Factory Resident Artists
- View the art classes we offer at the Banana Factory and the ArtsQuest Center
Interested in having a presence at First Fridays in the Banana Factory Arts Center? Please fill out the application below! Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis, and applicants will be notified via phone or email if they have been accepted.
July 6, 2018 · Happenings
- FREE Kid’s Craft Activity with Teaching Artist Natalie Hartman, 6PM-9PM, Visual Arts Classroom
- Artist Talk by Tom D’Angelo, Crayola Gallery, 6:30PM
- Live Music in Crayola Gallery with Lehigh Valley Underground, Cubbage, 6PM-9PM
- Hot Glass Artist Demonstrations – 7:00 pm, 1st Floor, Hot Glass Studio
- Opening! Open Spectrum: New Works by Susan Washington and Tom D’Angelo – Crayola Gallery
- Opening! Musikfest 35th Anniversary Photography Exhibition – Hallway to the Arts
- Specters of Capital – Alvin H. Butz Gallery
- Featured Resident Artists from the Banana Factory Arts Center:
Erin Anderson, Studio 340 and Anthony Smith Jr., Studio 245
- Vendors/Community Partners: