"First Thursday" spotlights the galleries and shops along the downtown Charles Street corridor on the first Thursday of each month. Galleries remain open until 7 p.m., some until 7:30 p.m.
Craig Flinner Gallery, 505 N. Charles St. Fashion print and posters from 1780-1980.
Steven Scott Gallery, 515 N. Charles St. Paintings and works on paper by Raoul Middleman, Tom Miller and other studio artists.
Walters Art Gallery, 600 N. Charles St. "To Hell and Back: Medieval Images of the Afterworld." A visual spectrum of temptations, torments and bliss from illuminated manuscripts and early printed books.
Meredith Gallery, 805 N. Charles St. Art furniture by local artists.
Thelma Hilger Gallery, 1013 N. Charles St. Contemporary Japanese lithographs and paintings and 19th- and 20th-century American paintings.
AIA Baltimore, 11 1/2 W. Chase St. Monoprints by Michelle Lipson in the Bookstore Gallery.
Louie's Bookstore Cafe, 518 N. Charles St. (410) 962-1224. Paintings and drawings by Greg Fletcher and Lawrence Hurst. Outdoor music by the Baltimore T & T Steel Orchestra and barbecue on the parking lot from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Washington Monument, Mount Vernon Place, will remain open until 8 p.m. with no admission charge. 244-1030.
Modern One, 8 E. Franklin St. 20th-century decorative arts and furniture by such designers as Eames, Saarinen and Noguchi.
Mount Vernon Museum of Incandescent Lighting, 717 Washington Place. Displays on the history of the light bulb. Open until 7 p.m. 752-8586.
Buddies Pub and Jazz Club, 313 N. Charles St. Downstairs: Watercolors of landscapes and water scenes by Louise Seward Miller. Upstairs: "Straight Ahead Jazz" by the Bing Miller Trio from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. 332-4200.
Spike and Charlie's, 1225 Cathedral St. Abstract acrylic paintings by Jeanne Pugh, who will talk about her work from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.