The opening reception for Somatic Shapes – an exhibition at James May Gallery featuring new work by Barbara Campbell Thomas, Liz Rundorff Smith, and Mollie Oblinger – is among this month’s highlights at First Friday Art in Algoma.

Every First Friday of the month, Algoma’s downtown businesses open their doors for an evening of art exhibitions ranging from nationally recognized contemporary ceramics to DIY pottery and local photography.

The lineup for Friday, Sept. 6:

5-8 p.m.: Kids Summer Clay Camp Show & Rockin’ Raku & Horsehair, Clay on Steele, 221 Steele St.

5-8 p.m.: Opening Reception for September Exhibition, Robert Ray Gallery, 520 Parkway St.

5-8:30 p.m.: Kyle Gau/Waterfront Creations, BellaLuna’s Apothecary, 211 Steele St.

5-8:30 p.m.: Steele Street Trading Co. & Gallery, 300 Steele St.

5:30-8 p.m.: Opening Reception: Somatic Shapes featuring Barbara Campbell Thomas, Mollie Oblinger, Liz Rundorff Smith, James May Gallery, 213 Steele St.

5:30-8 p.m.: Beyond Earth & Sky, a group exhibition featuring paintings by Kristen Nevue, Hilary McCarthy, Emily Pettigrew, and Kaylan Buteyn, James May North, 219 State St.

5:30-8 p.m.: Art Book Sale, Algoma Library Friends Book Corner, 401 Third St.

5:30-8:30 p.m.: The Air & Water Show, September First Friday Celebration, Yonder, 321 Steele St.

7-7:30 p.m.: First Friday with author M.A. Hurley, Yardstick Books 317 Steele St.

8:30-10:30 p.m.: Mike Wheeler Live, Steele Street Hops, 322 Steele St.