Commercial & Arts Arts & Artists

Arts & Artists

From small shops and studios to world-class restaurants and music venues, the arts are at home in the River Wards.

First Fridays

Celebrate the creative spirit of the River Wards on the first Friday of every month. Businesses and galleries open their doors to art lovers of all kinds with food and drink specials, performances, and unique exhibitions. 

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Frankford Ave Arts

NKCDC formed Frankford Avenue Arts in 2005 to foster the creative economy as a driver of revitalization on the Frankford Ave corridor. Today, we promote the thriving arts and creative business scene across the River Wards by connecting artists with resources and promoting arts events through our networks.

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Artist Resources

Explore a curated list of arts opportunities and funding sources.

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Kensington Derby & Arts Festival

Whether you’re eating, drinking, selling art or driving a human-powered parade float through a mud pit, the PFCU Kensington Derby & Arts Festival has something for you. Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2019 for a wacky and weird celebration of art in Kensington!

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