For 55 years, Joe Stable has been an artist, developing his craft through different forms and mediums.

Residing in his Peterborough studio, Stable recently fell in love with copper to the extent of opening a second gallery to showcase his creations. The Acme Art Studio and Copper Closet are participating venues for First Friday.

First Friday Peterborough (FFPTBO) is a downtown monthly art crawl that allows you to experience the city’s art, music and food scene while supporting local artists, people watching and taking in some city sights all at once.

FFPTBO is dedicated to showcasing the immense artistic and musical talent in the Peterborough community. The art crawl is a self-guided tour of downtown galleries, studios, shops and cafes that takes place on the first Friday of every month.

FFPTBO Art Crawl Schedule Oct. 7 schedule from 6 pm – 10 pm (individual venue hours may vary):

  • Miguel Hernandez: New Works | TSC Gallery & Studio, 280 Perry St., Unit 10A

  • Victoria Wallace, Miguel Hernandez + Marcia Watt: New Works | Studio 10A, 280 Perry St., Unit 10A

  • Instructor of The Art School of Peterborough Spotlight + Launch Shop | The Art School of Peterborough, 174A Charlotte St.

  • Celebrate Canadian Library Month! Interactive Book-End craft | Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer St. N.

  • The Oddities Show: Various artists + DJ @codyodez 6-8 pm and @otonabeatsradio 8-10 pm | Jason Wilkins Factory, 188 Hunter St. W. #7

  • Susie Julia: Whimsy & Wonder + Pumpkin milkshakes + Patel Pilsner on special | The Dirty Burger, 211 Hunter St. W.

  • Bethany Davis: Follow the Trees | Odenabe Books, 410 George St.

  • Grand Opening! The Neighborhood Vintage, ft. mural installation by: Brooklin Stormie + Bethany Davis | The Neighborhood Vintage, 391 Water St.

  • Spooky Sampler: Various artists showcase + sale, Guest Chef Kayla Daluz | Tragically Dipped, 386 Water St.

  • Gillian Turnham: Earth Measure | Acme Art Gallery, Commerce Building, 129 1/2 Hunter St. W.

  • Kim Beavis Sanderson: Rage in Retro *Please download the App Artivive to interact! + Andrea Andrews: Macabre Charcoal + Graphite | Francey Studio, Commerce Building, 129 1/2 Hunter St. W., Studio #3

  • Enzo Stimpson: leiðangur – photo expedition of wonder seen through the eyes of a pubescent male + Luke Best: Music Photography | We Design, 393 Water St., Unit #16

  • Nicole Bauberger: RavenMonsterDress | Atelier Ludmila Gallery, Commerce Building 129 1/2 Hunter St. W. Studio #1

  • Kelly Albin: Gone Postal + July Sage: Blue Whimsy | Blue Frogs Legs Studio, Commerce Building 129 1/2 Hunter St. W. #7

  • Paddler Press: Poetry & Art Journal6 | Commerce Building, 129 1/2 Hunter St. W.

  • Various Artists showcase | Studio 5, Commerce Building, 2nd Floor, 129 1/2 Hunter St. W.

  • FFPTBO After Party | Gordon Best Theatre, 216 Hunter St. W.

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