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Curl Up and Read
A Hop for the Written and Spoken Word
Well Traveled By Artist Holli Conger @ North Trade Street Arts Center

DADA First Friday Gallery Hop
January 4, 2019 7-10 PM  

Trade & Sixth Streets will NOT be blocked 
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Drop by the DADA Office & Gallery at North Trade Street Arts Center located at 604-A N. Trade and view the "DADA Members Winter Selected Show." The show will feature visual works reflecting our literary theme for the January Hop. 

DADA Board Members will arrive in pajamas ready to read from favorite literary selections in the big wing chair during the Hop. 

Hot chocolate, tea and cookies will be available for sale at DADA Headquarters

Featured works will be “Milo Writes” by Milo Wright, “Winston-Salem’s Architectural Heritage” by Heather Fearnbach and “My Wonderful World of Sculpture” by Earline Heath King. 

Also featured is the DADA Literary Hub situated around Bright Leaf Books on Fifth Street and our members Bookmarks, Poetry in Plain Sight and Winston-Salem Writers! 

Many DADA Member locations will be open along Trade, Liberty, Sixth Streets and in the DADA Hop Extended from the 700 block of N. Trade to MLK Street. 

Streets regularly blocked for the Hop will NOT be blocked during the January & February DADA 1st Friday Gallery Hop 

For more information visit

January 2019 Hop Schedule
6 PM - Streets will NOT be blocked. Drive to your favorite locations and stay warm!
7 PM - Hop begins, studio and gallery exhibition openings

It's the January installment of the DADA 1st Friday Gallery Hop and you're invited!

Parking is available at the 6th and Cherry St. Deck for only $2.00! Free parking is also available along Liberty Street on a first come, first served basis. The W-S Downtown Arts District is waiting for you!


The 2019 DADA First Friday Gallery Hop is sponsored in part by
The City of Winston-Salem and The Arts Council of W-S/FC 

Artworks Gallery presents annual Winter Exhibition
December 2, 2018 - January 13, 2019. 
DADA First Friday Gallery Hop, January 4,  7-10 p.m.
Artworks Gallery members will be exhibiting a wide variety of works including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and more.
Artworks Gallery, Inc. 
564 North Trade Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101. Gallery phone: 336-723-5890
Gallery hours are: Wed.- Sat. 11-5 • Sunday 1 - 4pm
Studio 7 ~ 204 W 6th Street ~ Opening Friday, January 4 ~ "Resined Hues" ~ work by Rebekah Leonor. Rebekah is a young artist making her Studio 7 debut. Her works are coated in high gloss resin, giving them a shiny finish. Many of her works are done on shaped canvases by Larry Willis, her father. The show will hang until Feb. 23, 2019. Studio 7 is open Thurs - Sat from noon until 5, by appointment, and by chance. Call 336-408-9739 or email us at Visit us at

The McNeely Gallery at ARTC Theatre ~ 110 W 7th Street ~ From January 4 through February 23, 2019, "Resined Hues" by Rebekah Leonor. Viewed by appointment or when open for evening events. 336-408-9739 for more information.
The DADA Gallery at North Trade Street Arts Center presents " Curl Up and Read "
A DADA Members Show

Nevermore by Artist Allison Hutchins

Also located inside North Trade Street Arts Center:
Beth Murray and Bussie Parker-Kehoe Gallery
Dorothy Sweet Gallery
Olivia Priest Gallery
Pam Mcgee Gallery
The Exhibiting Artists of The LAAC 
(Rick Jones, Allison Hutchins, Holli Conger, Nancy Smith, Megan Ingram, Marilyn Ingram)
The Tea Box

Thursday - Sunday 12-5PM
Find Something Wonderful
"The Studios at 625" will have its last Gallery Hop in January. 
Green Shelf Studio (Margaret Webster-Shapiro), Donell Williams, and Alan Miller will be vacating prior to eventual renovations.
Thanks for everything. See you around in other exhibits. 
PRESENT : TENSE - An art installation reflecting on the day to day life of teens in Forsyth County by the Teens of Authoring Action featuring Video, Painting, Multi-media and Street Art + BARRIERS - Artist: Rachel Siminoski - A series of monochromatic pairings exploring boundaries and barriers


January Show at Liberty Arts Coffee House
“Somebody” an invitational show reflecting on celebrity

Need a Small Exhibition/Sales Space in the W-S Downtown Arts District?
NTSA Center / The DADA Office has spaces available. TEXT (336)-416-2857 or email for more information.
Congratulations to Studio 7 for winning the Best Decorations at the December Gallery Hop. They will get to keep the DADA trophy for 2019 and won a free membership for the year! 

Also a big shout out to our second place winner Visual Index

Congratulations to you both!

If you love the First Friday Gallery Hop would you give it a HIGH FIVE?!
Donate just FIVE BUCKS to the Hop and DADA will thank you by sending the following:

  • High Five the Hop Sticker (pictured above)
  • DADA 1st Friday Gallery Hop 2019 Schedule and Themes Handout
Here is your chance to support one of Winston-Salem's LONGEST RUNNING FREE Arts Programs  DADA's signature First Friday Gallery Hop. Donate on the PayPal link below and be sure to check the box for " share your mailing address" with DADA so we can send you your HIGH FIVE pack!

Your Five Dollar donation will
 help DADA keep the DADA 1st Friday Gallery Hop strong and growing by helping to defer the necessary costs of permits, barricades, security and informational signs that are required for all downtown events.

Once you receive YOUR HIGH FIVE sticker in the mail:

  • Take a photo of it on your car and post it on your facebook, twitter or instagram account
  • SHARE our High Five the Hop post and tag it with #high5thehop
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Save the Date for these Future DADA Member Events
New Year, New You. Start 2019 off with an updated Headshot.

Allison Hutchins Art and Photography will be offering discounted Headshots every Sunday in January at the DADA office. 
604-A N Trade St. Winston Salem, NC
Book your appointment here

Dopesick Book Talk with Author Beth Macy

Thursday, January 17 at 7 p.m.

Footnote, 634 W. Fourth Street #120, Winston-Salem, NC

Bookmarks and Kilpatrick Townsend are excited to welcome New York Times bestselling author and journalist Beth Macy to Winston-Salem! Join Macy as she discusses her book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America, an indie bestseller about the opioid epidemic in the United States. Get ready for a riveting and long-awaited discussion about medical culture and the indiscriminate nature of a national crisis. Q&A and booksigning to follow.


Our seventh annual Movable Feast will change venues and expand to a two day event on Feb. 9 and 10! Sunday is sold out, but there are a few tickets still available for Saturday, Feb. 9! Attendees will have the opportunity to talk and get their books signed by all visiting authors before and after the events. Tickets available online: or 1-800-838-3006.

  • Bookmarks & Salemtowne Retirement Community present A Parapalooza
    Saturday, February 9 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm (Doors at 6:00 pm)
    Bookmarks & Footnote, 634 W. Fourth Street, Winston-Salem
    Saturday’s Parapalooza includes a three course meal, wine, and the opportunity to hear from all 18 featured authors as they read from their work. Authors will rotate between tables during courses; each table will be visited by four authors.
    $60/person or $450 for a table of 8 (plus tax and fees).

Be on the lookout soon for a new


Current DADA Members / Individuals and Businesses
Honorary Members
Will & Sara Knott

Cindy Wright

500 Block N Trade
Mast General Store - 516 N. Trade Street - March 2018
Kindred Spirits - 537 N. Trade Street - June 2018
Walter Robbs, Callahan & Pierce Architects, PA  -  530 N. Trade Street - May 2018
Artworks Gallery - 564 N. Trade Street - June 2018
The Other Half in the Arts District - 560 N. Trade Street - November 2018
Trade Street Investors, LLC - 530 N. Trade Street - June 2018
Opperman Architects - 539 N. Trade Street - June 2018
Visual Index - 562 N. Trade Street - July 2018

600 Block N Trade
E. O. Hill Studio - 608-A N. Trade Street - June 2018
North Trade Street Arts Center - 604-A N. Trade Street - January 2019
Downtown Arts District Association - 604-A N. Trade Street - January 2019
Exhibiting Artists of the LAAC @ NTSA - 604-A N. Trade Street - January 2019
Center City Frame Gallery - 608 N. Trade Street - October 2018
WTOB 980 AM - 617 N. Trade Street - January 2019
Eyes on Trade - 604-B N. Trade Street - May 2018 
Wildlight Wellness Collective - 612 N. Trade Street - September 2018
Woodland Moth Visual & Performing Arts - PO Box 487, Lewisville - January 2019

700 Block N Trade
Gallery VI - 717 N Trade Street - December 2017
Sunnyside Mercantile Inc - 724 N. Trade Street - January 2018
Black Mountain Chocolate - 732 N. Trade Street - August 2018
Alloy Magnetic - 801 N. Trade Street - September 2018
Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Co. - 772 N. Trade Street - August 2018 

Sixth Street
Steele Group Architects - 217 W. Sixth Street - February 2018
16/6 Sixteen over Six Studios - 213 W. Sixth Street - June 2018
Delurk Gallery - 207 W. Sixth Street - January 2019
Studio 7 & The McNeely Gallery - 204 W. Sixth Street - January 2019
O'Kelly Design Studio - 213 W. Sixth Street - June 2018 

Seventh Street
ARTC Theatre - 110 W. Seventh Street - September 2018
Just Desserts - 110 W. Seventh Street - September 2018

Liberty Street
Liberty Arts Coffee House - 526 N Liberty Street - June 2018
Artist On Liberty ( AOL ) - 521 N Liberty Street - June 2018
The Rusty Bumper Ice Cream Shop - 521 N Liberty Street - June 2018
The UPS Store - 550 N Liberty Street - May 2018
Muse Scenic Studio - 522 and 524 N Liberty Street - June 2018
Yodi International - 513 N Liberty Street - August 2018

DADA Business Members
Animal Ark Veterinary - 3515 Lawrence Street, Clemmons - July 2018
United Way of Forsyth County - 301 N Main Street Suite 1700 - July 2018
Sierra Club Foothills Group - Winston Salem - June 2018
Wise Man Brewing - 826 Angelo Bros Ave - July 2018
Fourth and Trade - 131 W Fourth Street - February 2018
Brightleaf Books - 227 W Fifth Street - July 2018
Bookmarks - 251 N Spruce Street - January 2018
Irvin Roberts Salon & Day Spa - 3505 Lawrence Street, Clemmons - January 2019
Triad ECOadventures - 176 YWCA Way - January 2018
Way Up Digital Media - PO Box 21461 - July 2018
Bike Patrol of the WS Police Dept - January 2019
City of Winston Salem - January 2018
Yes Weekly - January 2019
Downtown Winston Salem Partnership - January 2019
Allison Hutchins Art & Photography - January 2019
Winston Salem Writers - January 2018
Winston Salem Dash - March 2018 
Artsy Cakesy - March 2018
Taste Jamaica Food Truck - March 2018
Winston Salem Marriott - June 2018
Wings-N-Fins Food Truck - June 2018
The Karma Crew - August 2018
Bingo Bango Beverage Company - September 2018
The Benton Convention Center - October 2018
Rachael Fern Photography - October 2018
Alzheimers Walk Committee - August 2018
Tealdrops - August 2018
Stained Glass Music/Andrea Templon - September 2018

DADA Individual Members
Jerome K. Hughes - July 2018
Priscilla Williams - January 2018
Margaret Webster-Shapiro/Green Shelf Studio - January 2018
Hannah Albertson - January 2018
Melanie Troutman-Williams ( Sixteen over Six ) - January 2018
Beth Murray ( North Trade Street Arts Center/Sixteen over Six ) - January 2018
Trena McNabb/Trena McNabb Studio - March 2018
Bussie Kehoe ( North Trade Street Arts Center/Sixteen over Six ) - March 2018
Linda Lindsly - April 2018
Dorothy Sweet ( North Trade Street Arts Center ) - June 2018
Tabitha Falcone ( Sunnyside Mercantile ) - June 2018
Milo Wright - Emeritus/Sponsor ( North Trade Street Arts Center ) - January 2019
Lisa Hendron - October 2018
Daniel Snipes - July 2018
Tanha Patel - July 2018
Rick Jones ( North Trade Street Arts Center ) - January 2019
Nancy Smith ( North Trade Street Arts Center ) - January 2019
Holli Conger/Holli Conger Studio ( North Trade Street Arts Center ) - January 2018

Jennifer Robinson Smith - October 2018

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