First Friday Foundation - Las Vegas
FUELED BY CREATIVITY

About Us

THE FIRST FRIDAY FOUNDATION IS A 501(c)3 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING LOCAL ARTS AND CULTURE.

PUBLIC PURPOSE

To provide a long-lasting, community wide cooperative effort between the private sector, public sector and government to create, facilitate and, or manage artistically inspired endeavors, in all mediums and to the betterment and enrichment of society, in particular to low income and disenfranchised communities.

VISION

To constantly and emphatically seek, discover, inspire, and explore creativity in all its forms. To ignite the creative spirit that exists within, and defines us all, as human.

PROGRAMS

The First Friday Foundation works with community-minded organizations across the Las Vegas valley, including schools, youth groups, senior centers, ethnic and faith-based organizations, and other non-profits. We celebrate diversity and engage people around one core central theme – CREATIVITY!

our board members

Our board consists of 15 exemplary leaders from across Las Vegas,
representing a wide range of industries and interests.

JOCELYN BLUITT-FISHER
JOCELYN BLUITT-FISHER

Clark County


Leslie Bocskor
Leslie Bocskor

Electrum Partners


KERRY CLASBY
KERRY CLASBY

Intuitive Forager


MICHAEL CORNTHWAITE
MICHAEL CORNTHWAITE

Emergency Arts


CINDY FUNKHOUSER
CINDY FUNKHOUSER

The Funkhouse


MARIA GATTI
MARIA GATTI

MGM Resorts


GINA GAVAN
GINA GAVAN

City of N. Las Vegas


Nancy Higgins
Nancy Higgins

Moon Higgins / FFWPR


JONATHAN KERMANI
JONATHAN KERMANI

Art Square


JUSTIN LEPPER
JUSTIN LEPPER

Eden Gallery


JULIE MURRAY
JULIE MURRAY

Moonridge Group


Jason Smith
Jason Smith

Las Vegas Philanthropist


JUSTIN WENIGER
JUSTIN WENIGER

WenDoh Media


LAUREN WESTERFIELD
LAUREN WESTERFIELD

Station Casinos


First Friday

Upcoming First Friday Events

First Friday is a monthly celebration of creativity and authentic Las Vegas culture.  Activities take place all over Downtown, with the primary Art Walk event in the Arts District.

First Friday is all about participation.  To Get Involved choose an interest below:
First Friday Art Walk: 1025 First Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101

First Friday is made possible by the ongoing support of Donors and Sponsors.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has helped in our mission to support local arts and culture.

COMMUNITY

First Friday activities take place all over Downtown Las Vegas.
Explore all the creative things Downtown has to offer, not just on the First Friday but every day of the month!

18b Arts District

Visit the numerous galleries, artist studios, coffee shops, restaurants, and bars that make up the 18b Arts District. More information coming soon.

Fremont Entertainment District

The Fremont District is a hotbed of new restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues that keep both locals and tourists coming back to see what’s next. More information coming soon.

The Smith Center

The epicenter of fine arts and entertainment, The Smith Center for the performing arts offers a plethora of options for any audience. More information coming soon.