Here is what to expect on your monthly art hop:

Mary Hunt and Monica Ares both have exhibitions opening from 4:30-8 p.m. Friday at Washington Gallery, 315 N. Lake Ave.

Hunt's show, "Privacy No More," considers privacy in a digital age. She is a 20-year veteran of digital media with an MFA from the University of Delaware.

Ares' exhibit, "Beneath Perceptions," includes oil on Masonite, graphite on Mylar and etched glass and stone.

Down the street at Prove Gallery, 19 artists are part of the show "Text," which promises to include reading material. The opening reception is from 7-11 p.m. Friday at Prove, 21 N. Lake Ave. Music by Snobarn and Crunchy Bunch.

From there, ditch into Double Dutch, 1 W. Superior St., to check out new artwork by Brian Ring and Ryan LeMahieu. The opening reception runs from 6-9 p.m.

Photographer Andy Hardman, who recently showed work at Washington Gallery, is showing his work from 7-11 p.m. Friday at Ochre Ghost Gallery, 22 N. Second Ave. E.

Make an arty weekend of it by checking out the Duluth Photography Institute's "4x" show, where every photograph has at least one side that is 4 inches. The opening is from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at 405 E. Superior St.

All art shows are free and open to the public.