MANY Philadelphia art galleries stay open later on the first Friday of the month. Here's a rundown of gallery shows and other events tonight and throughout December.

Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., 215-557-0455, asianartsinitiative.org. "Neighborhood Workshop," various artists. 6-8 p.m. tonight.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery, 709 Walnut St., 215-413-8893, bridgettemayergallery.com. Stuart Netsky, "Sirens." Through Jan. 30. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11.

The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd St., 215-923-8000, centerforartinwood.org. "Rediscovering Emil Milan and His Circle of Influence." Through Jan. 24.

Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St., 215-925-2222, chemheritage.org. "Books of Secrets: Writing and Reading Alchemy." Through Sept. 4. Receptions at 5:30 and 6:45 p.m. tonight.

Clay Studio. 137 N. Second St., 215-925-3453, theclaystudio.org. "Victor Spinski Retrospective." Through Feb 1. Reception 5 p.m. tonight.

Da Vinci Art Alliance, 701 Catharine St., 215-829-0466, davinciartalliance.org. Artful Giving 2014 art sale and fundraiser. Noon to 4 p.m., Dec. 7. Tickets $35 in advance, $45 at the door.

East River Bank, 36 N. 3rd St., 267-295-6420, eastriverbank.net. "Community Pop-Up Art Gallery." Reception 5-7:30 p.m. Dec. 5.

F.A.N. Gallery, 221 Arch St., 215-922-5155, thefangallery.com. Shushana Rucker, "Recent Paintings and Works on Paper." Through Dec. 27. Reception 5-9 p.m. tonight.

James Oliver Gallery, 723 Chestnut St., 267-918-7432, jamesolivergallery.co. Cheryl Harper, "Convenient Vanities and Political Fancies. Through Jan. 15.

Minima, 118 N. 3rd St., 215-922-2002, minima.us. Holiday Gift Shop opening. Reception 5-8 p.m. tonight.

More Than Old, 144 N. 3rd St., 215-922-0246, morethanold.com. "Whiskey Cocktails" author signing. Reception 6-9 p.m. tonight.

Muse Gallery, 52 N. 2nd St., 215-627-5310, musegalleryphiladelphia.com. "37th Anniversary Show, Act I." Through Dec. 28. Reception 5-8 p.m. tonight.

110 Church Gallery, 110 Church St., 267-871-9375, heavybubble.com/110-church. Stella Untalan, "Measurements." Through Dec. 31. Reception 5-8 p.m. tonight.

PII Gallery, 242 Race St., 215-592-1022, piigallery.com. "Polish Artists Feature." Through Dec. 20.

Seraphin Gallery, 1108 Pine St., 215-923-7000, seraphin.squarespace.com. Anne Canfield, "Fugue State." Through Jan. 4. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 5.

Settle Down Philadelphia, 34 N. Front St., Lower Level, 215-253-3439, settledownphiladelphia.com. "First Friday at Settle Down Philadelphia, featuring Bhavisha Patel." Event 5-9 p.m tonight.

Snyderman-Works Galleries, 303 Cherry St., 215-238-9576, snyderman-works.com. "Animal Imagery." Through Jan. 31. Dec. 5. Reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. tonight.

3rd Street Gallery on 2nd, 45 N. 2nd St., 215-625-0993, 3rdstreetgallery.com. Leander Fontaine, "More Black, White, Weird" and Jean Plough, "Equilibrium." Through Dec. 28. Reception 5-9 p.m. tonight.

Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St., 215-772-1911, twenty-twogallery.com. "PETA'Naked Ambition' photography: 25 Years of Sexy Celebrity Ads." Through Dec. 7. Laura Ancona, "The Human Condition." Through Jan. 4. Reception 6-9 p.m. Dec. 12.

Vox Populi, 319 N. 11th St., 3rd Floor, 215-238-1236, voxpopuligallery.org. Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao, "Chiaozza." Danielle Mysliwiec, "Quatrain." Benjamin Edmiston, "Bad Lights." Rachel Debuque, "Mango Sherbert." Nelly Agassi and Assaf Evron, "Numima." Through Dec. 28.