The inaugural, "First Thursday Downtown" is scheduled for Thursday June 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm. at the Albion Cultural Exchange and will feature young up and coming artists from the Wakefield High School Visual Arts Department. "First Thursday Downtown" will be a regular monthly event for people to come downtown and enjoy local art and culture.
"The WHS Visual ARts Department will be the first of the First Thursdays. On May 19 we showcased the work of our graduating seniors and now it's time to present our upcoming talent." said Joy Schilling of the Wakefield High School Visual Arts Department and Albion Cultural Exchange Committee.
First Thursday's Downtown is just beginning and the Albion Cultural Exchange is looking to add in various monthly community partners to participate in First Thursday's Downtown. The Albion Cultural Exchange has an open main floor gallery with natural light pouring in from palladium windows and is in the heart of Downtown Wakefield at 9 Albion Street.