With a gala wine and refreshments reception on Sunday, January 26, Monrovia will launch a permanent art gallery in the halls and lobby area of the Monrovia Community Center.
Dubbed Artist Alley, this gallery program is a partnership between the City of Monrovia Community Services Department and Monrovia Association of Fine Arts.
Artist Alley will feature the work of juried MAFA member artists on display and for sale on a three-month rotating installation basis. The artists featured in the January through April show will be Eric Watkins (pen and colored pencil illustrations), Joan Whitenack (oil paintings), and Carol Curtis (photography), among others.
Every three months, the new show gallery receptions will feature wine and refreshments on a designated Sunday afternoon as each new multi-artist installation is ready for display.
Be sure to mark your calendar with the reception schedule for the rest of the year: April 26, July 26 and October 25, all from 2 to 5 p.m.
The general gallery hours are the same as the Community Center: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and closed Saturday and Sunday except for special events (during which the gallery will be open).
Interested buyers can purchase art (via check only) at the front desk of the Community Center. Purchased items will be tagged as sold and the proud new owners may take the art home at the end of the current three-month show.
For general information about the gallery, contact Christine Geltz at email@example.com. Artists interested in displaying their work should contact Frank Zgonc at firstname.lastname@example.org.