First Thursdays in NewBo is a free ongoing monthly art event created to showcase new gallery exhibits in NewBo by local, regional and national artists– in various visual arts and mediums. This monthly event will take place from 5-7:30pm every first Thursday in galleries located just blocks away from each other, within the NewBo district of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Participating galleries with monthly ongoing opening for First Thursdays in NewBo include: iCCGS, Black Earth Art Gallery and CSPS.
Art enthusiasts attending this event may walk to each gallery to see new art exhibits in these spaces. In additional to gallery openings, participating galleries may also have artist’s lectures and demos and receptions for the artists. This event strives to expose participants to various mediums of art as well as the artists who created them. These events are open to the public and free of charge.