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 6 p.m. each month and wraps up around 9 p.m.
- 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.
June 7, 2019 · Happenings
- FREE Kids Craft with Teaching Artist Kristen Sauers, Colorful Bird Feeders – Visual Arts Classroom, 6-9 p.m.
- Hot Glass Demonstration – Hot Glass Studio, 7 p.m.
- FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt – Visual Arts Classroom, 6-8 p.m.
Kids who turn in completed scavenger hunts to front desk get a special prize!
- Live Music with Lehigh Valley Underground – Chris Eichlin – Crayola Gallery, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
- Compendium Juried Exhibition, Crayola Gallery
- You Belong Here, Maria Tina Beddia & Martha Rich, Banko Gallery
- OPENING! ArtsQuest Staff & Teaching Artist Exhibition, Hallway to the Arts
- OPENING! 2019 ArtPOP Billboard Winners Exhibition, Alvin H Butz Gallery, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
- What is a Lemon? Installation by Martha Rich, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons, ArtsQuest Center
- Featured Resident Artists from the Banana Factory Arts Center:
Khalil Allaik, Studio 342 and David Sommers, Studio 255