Three hours, 10 galleries: That's the situation for tonight's 2nd Friday Art Night. Here's the rundown for the 5-8 p.m. event (rubber-wheeled trolleys will offer transport, as usual):
East of Cumberland in the River Market district:
The Butler Center Galleries (401 President Clinton) is featuring paintings by Sharon Franke, drawings by Jerry Phillips and youth chosen by Arkansas art educators. Ukelele Bill will provide musical entertainment. The Courtyard Marriott (521 Clinton) is showing work by the ArtGroup Maumelle; Vickie Siebenmorgan is the featured artist. The Cox Creative Center (120 Market Ave.) is showing the Arkansas League of Artists' "Signature Member Show." The Edge (301B Clinton) is showing paintings by Fernando Gomez (who paints as "Avila"), James Hayes, Eric Freeman, S. Joseph Thomason and Stephen Drive.
West of Cumberland and in SoMa:
Gallery 221 in the Pyramid Place building is featuring work by Sean LeCrone. The Historic Arkansas Museum has a new exhibit of paintings by Jason A. Smith. Geoffrey Robinson and David Gerstein will play chamber music pieces at 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Old State House. Christ Episcopal Church is showing work of members of the Arkansas Artists League and Local Colour. Recreation Studios at 608 Main St. and StudioMain at 1423 Main St. will both be open for 2nd Friday; StudioMain will feature the Main Street design competition.