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Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.

The Galleries at the Historic Thomas Center announce the opening of The View from Paradise – The Paintings of Alyne Harrisat the Historic Thomas Center in The Doris Bardon Gallery Friday, May 25. An opening reception to honor the artist will take place from 7-10 p.m. during Artwalk Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
4/25/2018

Join a tradition of artistic excellence by submitting an artist application for the 37th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show. Recognized as one of the top fine art shows in the country, the festival is sponsored by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department. On Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2, more than 240 artists will display original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, captivating sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography in historic downtown Gainesville. They will compete for $20,000 in cash prizes. Applications for the Downtown Festival & Art Show are available upon request at 352-393-8536 or online at http://www.gvlculturalaffairs.org. The application deadline is Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
4/24/2018
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The Southwest Downtown Parking Garage (105 SW Third St.) is participating in the April 27 Artwalk Gainesville between 7-9 p.m. A number of artists have painted murals in the parking garage, which will be showcased during the event. Gainesville partnered with the Urban Revitalization Project to create an open air museum within the garage for patrons and the public to view art in a new way. New murals by Maria Delvs, Monty Welt, Alix Mathia and Alexander Venable can be viewed, while live musical performances by Pishima Calloway and DJ King Bada will be heard. Radha’s Kitchen will have vegan food available for purchase.

Admission is free and open to the public, so bring your family and friends to see the wonderful new additions to the garage. To see all the participants of this month's Artwalk Gainesville, visit www.artwalkgainesville.com. Information on the Urban Revitalization Project is available at www.URProject.org.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce the Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP), a 501(c)3, which was founded in 2015 to support the department, has received a $50,000 endowment gift from the Arts Association of Alachua County (AAAC) honoring the late arts leader Doris Bardon. In recognition of this generous donation, the current Historic Thomas Center’s Mezzanine Gallery will be re-named “The Doris Bardon Gallery” at a ceremony held Friday, Jan.26 at 6:30 p.m.

The Thomas Center Galleries announce the opening of the exhibition INTO THE LIGHT - The Rediscovered Paintings and Prints of Louise Leak on Friday, Jan. 26 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. as part of Artwalk Gainesville.
Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/8/2017

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and 352arts is pleased to announce Gainesville’s first 3-D mural, created by local multidisciplinary artist Daniel Vélez-Climent. This weekend on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12, Vélez-Climent will paint the mural titled "Shackles," at 200 NE First St., while the Downtown Festival & Art Show is occurring nearby.

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