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.
October 7, 2016 · Happenings
First Floor of the Banana Factory
- Join us for the Educator Open House – ArtsQuest invites local K-12 Educators to come explore the Banana Factory Arts Center and ArtsQuest campus. During this FREE guided tour and presentation, educators will explore the Banana Factory Arts Center, engage in art making activities, and learn about ArtsQuest’s art programming, including: Visiting Artist Residencies, Artist Mentorships, Field Trips, After-School Enrichment, and Professional Development. Click here to learn more.
- Lynn Noble will be giving an artist talk titled “The Power of a Smile” at 7pm in the Banko Gallery
Throughout the Building…….
Visit all the Resident Artist studios and meet the individuals creating the incredible work on display throughout the Banana Factory.
Additional public parking is available across the street from the Banana Factory at the Riverport Garage.
First Friday is sponsored by: