Art galleries throughout downtown Indianapolis throw open their doors for openings and artist receptions the first Friday of every month. Among the shows opening June 6 are …
• The Contemporary Midwest, landscapes at Domont Gallery: John Domont has painted a worthy niche for himself with his inspired re-imagining of the Indiana landscape. Now he’s opening his gallery for a group show featuring non-traditional and contemporary takes on Midwestern landscapes. Artists include Tom Butters, Andrea Eberbach, Larry Endicott, Jody Flynn, Susan Hale, Bernie White Hatcher, Mike Barret Kolasinski, Kendra Larson, Ken Reif, Clay Wainscott ... and Domont himself. Friday, the Domont Studio Gallery (545 S. East St.) will be open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Call 317-685-9634 for information.
• Mark Pack’s Unearthing at Wug Laku’s Studio & Garage: Mark Pack chooses to turn landscape into abstractions to emphasize nature’s subjective dimensions. His work is on view at Wug Laku’s Studio & Garage Friday from 5-9 p.m., 1125 Brookside Ave. C7. Call 317-270-8258 for more information, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• fibr(a), a functional exhibition of hair and fashion design at ALCHEMY: ALCHEMY in Fountain Square presents the work of stylists Nicole Homoya, Robyn Hise, Aynie Olmstead, Sara Winter (hair and makeup) and Katy Miller as well as fashion designers Beth Bennett, Cathy Fritsch and Liz Stolz Friday from 7 p.m.-midnight with presentations every half hour. ALCHEMY art + aesthetics is located in the Murphy Building, 1043 Virginia Ave., No. 3. Call 317-634-9700 for information.
• The Goods at Very Special Arts Indiana: A spectrum of topnotch artists have lent their talents to VSAI over the years, and VSAI has, in turn, collected their works. The Goods refers to this treasure trove, which will be on display Friday from 6-9 p.m. in the VSAI offices in the Harrison Center for the Arts, 1505 N. Delaware St. Call 317-974-4123 for information, or go to www.vsai.org.