Art galleries in and around Old City stay open later on the first Friday of the month. Here's a rundown of local exhibits and First Friday arts events:

222gallery. 222 Vine St., 215-873-0750. "GIFTED," group exhibition by various artists. Until Dec. 28. Reception 6-9 tonight.

Artists' House Gallery. 57 N. 2nd St., 215-923-8440. Small-works exhibit by various artists. Until Dec. 23. Reception 5-8:30 tonight.

Bambi Gallery. 1817 Frankford Ave., 215-423-2668. "Shadow World," video project by David Kessler; various works by Candace Karch.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery. 709 Walnut St., 215-413-8893. "Black and White," new works by various artists; also featuring mixed-media installation by Candy Depew in the vault room. Until Dec. 22. Reception 6-8:30 tonight.

Cerulean Arts. 1355 Ridge Ave., 267-514-8647. "Reflections of a Forgotten Sunset," new work by Binod Shrestha. Through Jan. 4. Meet the artist, 1-6 p.m. Sunday.

Clay Studio. 139 N. 2nd St., 215-925-3453. "Gifted Too!" Holiday exhibition by various artists. Until Dec. 30. Reception 5-9 tonight.

F.A.N. Gallery. 221 Arch St., 215-922-5155. Works by Treacy Ziegler. Until Dec 22. Reception 5-9 tonight.

Gross McCleaf Gallery. 127 S. 16th St., 215-665-8138. New paintings by Larry Francis. Until Dec. 29. Reception 5-7 tonight.

Hot Soup. 26 S. Strawberry St., 215-922-2332. Glass-blowing demonstrations and holiday ornament gift show, "More More More." Until Dec. 24. Reception 6-10 tonight.

James Oliver Gallery. 723 Chestnut St., 4th floor, 267-918-7432. "Field Rhythm Zoom," works on canvas by Ron Johnson. Exhibit opening tomorrow, 6-11 p.m.

Mew Gallery. 906 Christian St., 215-625-2424. "Tape," artwork by Alyssa Grenning and Jonathan Hafer. Through Dec. 14.

Muse Gallery. 60 N. 2nd St., 215-627-5310. Paintings and collaborations by Josette Simon-Gestin. Until Dec. 30. Reception 5-9 tonight.

Painted Bride Art Center. 230 Vine St., 215-925-9914. "digital: space: object," curated by AwareProjX. Until Jan. 12. Reception 5-7 tonight.

Pentimenti Gallery. 145 N. 2nd St., 215-625-9990. "From A Thousand Pages," paintings and works on paper by Glenn Fischer, Matt Haffner and Nate Moore in the Main & Annex Galleries; "Towers," works on paper by Rebecca Rothfus. Until Dec. 15.

Print Center. 1614 Latimer St., 215-735-6090. "Moon Studies and Star Scratches," works by Sharon Harper; "Dakar Portraits," works by Vera Viditz-Ward; "That's Women's Work," works by Laura Wagner. Until Feb. 16.

Projects Gallery. 69 N. 2nd St., 267-303-9652. Sculpture and works on paper by Peter Gourfain; "Drawn Out and Shot," works by Kit Brown and Huston Ripley. Until Dec. 29. Reception 5-8 tonight.

Roger LaPelle Galleries. 122 N. 3rd St., 215- 592-0232. Recent works by Keith Newhouse. Until Dec. 30. Reception 5-10 tonight.

Snyderman-Works Gallery. 303 Cherry St., 215-238-9576. "Mimesis & Memory," works by Ron Isaacs. Until Jan. 19; also featuring works by ceramicist Karen Shapiro, until Jan. 26.

Third Street Gallery. 58 N. 2nd St., 215-625-0993. "Domicile," an installation by Shirley Thomas; architectural work and mobiles by Michael Sebright. Until Dec. 30. Reception 5-9 tonight.

Vox Populi. 1315 Cherry St., 4th floor, 215-568-5513. Exhibitions by various Vox Populi members. Video Lounge features "Cast of One." Until Dec. 30. Reception 6-11 tonight.

Submit First Friday listings to Jennifer Barkowitz by e-mail (, fax (215-854-5910) or mail (400 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19130). The January deadline is Dec. 27.