First Fridays at the Foundry Art Centre. Every first Friday of the month enjoy extended hours viewing the art on display, engaging with the artists, a variety of art programs, entertainment and special events. These monthly events are FREE and open to the public. See website for more info.
The Foundry Art Centre is located in what was once a 1940s train car factory, in the city of St. Charles, just north of Historic Downtown. The Foundry is dedicated to contemporary visual and performing arts. The four main galleries feature an on-going rotation of special touring exhibits, and juried competitions devoted to photography, pottery, painting, metalwork, glass art, fabric art, and more. Visitors will also enjoy strolling through the Foundry watching artist at work in their studios. The Foundry holds special events throughout the year.
Foundry Art Centre Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday, Saturday: 10am-5pm
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.