Sherry Leedy Contemporary Artis the heart of First Friday’s in the Crossroads Arts District, Kansas City’s center of cultural activity. On the First Friday of every month throughout the year, rain or shine, art venues and shops in the Crossroads invite the public to attend an evening of new exhibitions, events and performances free of charge. First Friday has become the ultimate urban art celebration creating excitement and enthusiasm as well as focusing national attention on the high quality of art in Kansas City.