Friday, February 6, 2015

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery Celebrates Forty Years in Brevard County

Exhibit runs:  through February 28

Opening Reception:  February 6, 2015  5:30 to 8:30 

Eau Gallie is alive with activities this weekend. At the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, a champagne toast at 7:00 PM will mark the beginning of the Fortieth Anniversary Celebration on 1470 Highland Avenue. The celebration begins on First Friday, February 6, 2015, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mayor Kathy Meehan from the City of Melbourne will participate in the celebration. Past and current members will be honored by a video presentation featuring paintings and photos from the gallery’s history starting in 1975 when the gallery first opened. An Honor List of the 118 past and present gallery members and a collage of photos from the past 40 years will highlight the display. The public is invited. Saturday is the fifth annual Founders Day event in town with a schedule of speakers, activities and a traditional fish dinner. All the galleries in Eau Gallie have openings this weekend. 

The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, the oldest in Brevard County, has provided a museum-like setting for the finest local artists, some nationally and internationally recognized, to display their work. 

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