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.
March 1, 2019 · Happenings
- Fabric of the Community – Community Weaving Activity, Studio 104, 6-9 p.m.
- Art for Justice Exhibition Tour & Presentation by Art for Justice Co-Founder Ann-Marie Kirk, 6:30 p.m., Banko Gallery
- FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt – 6-8 p.m., Visual Arts Classroom.
Kids who turn in completed scavenger hunts to front desk get a special prize!
- FREE Kid’s Craft with Teaching Artist Mallory Zondag, 6-9 p.m., Visual Arts Classroom
- Live Music with Lehigh Valley Underground – Crayola Gallery
- Vendors/Community Partners:
- Girl Scout Cookie Sales – outside of Crayola Gallery
- Iterations: Kayla Ackelson – Hallway to the Arts
- OPENING! Hope in Hard Times: Prisoner Art For Social Justice – Banko Gallery
- OPENING! Hope and Healing Annual Juried Exhibition – Crayola Gallery
- OPENING! Linda Dubin Garfield, Japan Series – Alvin H Butz Gallery, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks