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December 1 First Fridays Artswalk

December 01, 2023

The First Fridays Artswalk in downtown Pittsfield returns on Friday, December 1 from 5 to 8 pm. Participating venues include the Beacon Cinema, Berkshire Art Center, Berkshire Museum, Clock Tower Artists, Hotel on North, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Marketplace Cafe, NUarts gallery + studios, Soda Chef, TKG Real Estate, and the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Download the Downtown Pittsfield app in the App Store or on Google Play to follow a virtual walking tour of art on your cell phone.


Event Highlights (South to North):


Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, 175 Wendell Avenue

An experiment with canine artists: Can Dogs Paint?

Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 5 to 7 pm


Artists at the Clock Tower, 75 South Church Street, Third Floor

Deborah H. Carter, Joan Palano Ciolfi, Marion H. Grant, Stacey Healy, Caroline Kelley, Bruce Laird, Mark Mellinger, Linda Petrocine, Sally Tiska Rice, Ilene Richard, Audrey Shachnow, and Stefanie Weber

Open Studios: Friday, Dec. 1, 5 to 8 pm; Sat, Dec. 2, 11 am to 4 pm


Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street

Free Admission to the Festival of Trees

Sponsored by the Museum’s Board of Trustees

Free Admission on Friday, December 1, 5 to 8 pm


Marketplace Cafe, 53 North Street

Nature Photography by Susan Lynch Smith

Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 5 to 7 pm


Beacon Cinema/Phoenix Theatres, 57 North Street

Art by the Clock Tower Artists curated by Dr. Mark Mellinger

On View: Friday, December 1, 5 to 8 pm


Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue

Wreath Art Auction to benefit the South Community Food Pantry

Friday, December 1

Grab and go wreaths will be available starting at 5 pm.

The top items will be auctioned off at 6:30 pm.


TKG Real Estate , 137 North Street

Landscape: Real and Imagined by David Dew Bruner

Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 4 to 6 pm


Berkshire Art Center/Brothership Building, 141 North Street

“Shop Local Highlights” (north window)

View highlights from Berkshire Art Center’s Gallery Shop!

Including artworks by Kara Anton, Karen Arp-Sandel, Lorimer Burns, Ben Evans, Diane Firtell, Jesse Tobin-McCauley, and Lee Wendling.

“Turn the Tables” by Deborah Carter (south window)

Free All Ages Art Making Drop-In:

Friday, December 1, 5:30 to 7:30 pm


Soda Chef, 161 North Street

Nicole March Art – Window Display


Hotel on North, 297 North Street

Go Big Where Expanding by Kara Anton

Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 5 to 8 pm


NUarts gallery + studios, 311 North Street

Tour NUarts’ Hall Gallery featuring the works of resident artists

Friday, December 1, 5 to 8 pm

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December 1, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Pittsfield
North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States


Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.
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