First French Quarter art walk this Friday

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Friday, March 1, marks the date of this year's inital First Friday Art Walk in Charleston's French Quarter, running from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The walk will trek through participating galleries on multiple downtown streets (Meeting, Church, State, East Bay, Broad, Cumberland, Queen, Chalmers and Tradd) and is free to the public.

It will feature over 500 artists and represent of a variety of art styles and mediums. All French Quarter galleries are slated to be open with artists on hand, refreshments being served and take-away maps of the surrounding area.  

First Friday walks are held seasonally, and future walks will take place this year on May 3, October 4 and December 6. 

For more on First Friday art walks in Charleston's French Quarter, call (843) 805-8052 or click here.