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La Comunidad – A Community Art Exhibit

Sept 3 – Nov 21 Community is bigger than geography or family, it’s about a shared experience -- the shared experience of La Comunidad (The Community). From visual to performing arts, murals, paintings, sculpture, dance, music, costumes and lowrider cars, Latino artists in Topeka are flourishing. By mixing cultural traditions with contemporary stories, this group […]

First Friday: La Comunidad

Alice C Sabatini Art Gallery 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS

Community is bigger than geography or family, it’s about a shared experience -- the shared experience of La Comunidad (The Community). From visual to performing arts, murals, paintings, sculpture, dance, music, costumes and lowrider cars, Latino artists in Topeka are flourishing. By mixing cultural traditions with contemporary stories, this group of artists showcases a selection […]

FIRST FRIDAY FLOATS

Kaw River State Park Topeka, KS

WooHoo! Help us celebrate Topeka’s First Friday Art Walk with a short and sweet First Friday Float! It’s the BEST WAY to start your FIRST FRIDAY! We will paddle from Kaw River State Park to get out at the newly improved and SAFE Topeka Weir. This short (3 miles) and sweet paddle includes time on […]

Featured Artist Allison K Smith FFAW Opening

When it comes to her art, Allison K-Smith uses different materials and mediums to express new possibilities with her love of abstraction and roots of loving nature. Her photography is self-expression and focuses on small details most don't notice. As well as being unique, functional, utilizing upcycled material and emphasizing the aesthetic, the texture and […]

First Friday Fun

Paper June 927 N Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS

It’s First Friday, which means the NOTO Arts District will be filled with art, entertainment and tasty treats. Bring your kiddos to the art studio where they can create original paper dolls + design clothes using our studio materials! 😷 In accordance with the current CDC recommendations, we ask that all members of our classes […]

Happy Basset 5 Year Anniversary

It’s been 5 pawsitively amazing years serving an even more amazing community! So let’s have a party!! We’re bringing you a weekend packed with music, vendors, fun, and of course, BEER!! Stay tuned for the schedule as we add more and more fun to the lineup!

First Friday @ MAM

Join us for featured exhibitions and a grab and go art activity in the galleries, refreshments will be served outdoor in the Garvey Fine Arts courtyard.

September FFAW Featuring Patricia Pickering

It is that time again for Downtown Topeka's First Friday Art Walk, and Creations of Hope is excited to feature the artwork of Patricia Pickering for the month of September. Patricia is donating all proceeds of her artwork sold during the month to Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters. Please bring your mask with you when you […]

NexLynx Gallery FFAW: Angela Lexow

NexLynx Gallery 123 SW 6th Ave. Suite 100, Topeka, KS

Our opening reception features local artist, Angela Lexow. Angela finds herself interested in all things art, not limiting herself to one medium, style or concept. Primarily working in mixed media and acrylic paint, she has also explored other mediums such as fine art gourds, mixed media 3D art, jewelry, and anything that she finds herself […]

First Friday Art Walk

The show goes on. Not only our all-member show, but also "A Class Act" - artwork created by members of our in-person classes and workshops. When you come for First Friday, inquire about how to join a class! And while you’re at Fairlawn Plaza, walk down to see the exhibit of the Topeka Zoo’s large […]

SO3 Presents The Greeting presented by Norsemen Brewing Company

So3 started with Topeka-based musicians, Elvin Graves and Riley Voth in the summer of 2020. The duo has known each other since high school, but both of their musical lives were involved in different projects ranging from soul/funk to acoustic, jazz, and rock. Drawing influences from the greats from Bill Withers to Led Zeppelin, their […]

Drum & Dye Duo

B&B Theatres Topeka Wheatfield 9 2829 Southwest Fairlawn Road, Topeka, KS

Join us for the musical talents of Drum & Dye Duo!

LIVE MUSIC – Tyler Gregory

Dirty Girl Adventures: Compass Point 800 North Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS

We are SUPER EXCITED to present Tyler Gregory as our musician on First Friday September 3rd! Tyler plays a mixture of roots and blues music and is well known as a songwriter. Tyler is an interactive performer and will wow you with his vocals and musicianship. He is a Kansas original and we know you […]

First Friday Fountain Show

Evergy Plaza 630 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS

Help us celebrate the arts in Downtown Topeka. We'll have a fountain show from 8:30 - 9 PM, with the fountains on afterward for everyone to enjoy! Don't just stop by Evergy Plaza, be sure to visit the other locations below to enjoy all of Downtown Topeka. Our new and historic buildings are bubbling with […]

Benefit Show @ Happy Basset Barrel House for *Happy Basset 5 Year Anniversary* Feat Sloppy But Lucky

Happy Basset Barrel House 510 SW 49th Street, Topeka, KS

Free show. All band tips/proceeds to Sloppy But Lucky band will be donated to an animal charity (TBA) 🐱💸🐶 -- SLOPPY BUT LUCKY Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbp4zk_PLtDgFt6WkrV1I1w/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sloppybutlucky/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sloppybutlucky/ Bandsintown: https://www.bandsintown.com/a/15467599-sloppy-but-lucky

Blacklight Paint Party

Get glowed up and come on out to Studio 62 for A good time! Drinks, Dancing, Drag and body paint! Make sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting arty! We will be painting ourselves up and throwing paint! Cover $5 18+ ( Cover includes body paint and glow sticks) Bring your own glow sticks […]

Vinewood Dance Hall, Topeka

The Vinewood 2848 SE 29th St, Topeka, KS

Join us for a great evening of music in a historical dance hall with a spring-loaded dance floor! Mickey Munoz will join us on percussion.

$10

After Walk at The Hawk

Jayhawk Theatre 720 SW Jackson St, Topeka, KS

Start your afternoon off in the NOTO district for the First Friday Art Walk. Take a quick drive to the JAYHAWK and enjoy live music from the Sierra Band. A variety of food trucks will be set up outside along with drinks from Norsemen Brewing Company. Then, walk down to Evergy Plaza and enjoy the light show at 9 pm. This event will take place […]

$5

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