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What does it mean to be an “arts district?”

Does it mean we don't need or want "other" business? Heck, no! Eau Gallie was a real, functioning city beginning in 1860, established by all kinds of interesting people who did amazing things. In 1969, multiple townships surrounding Melbourne were considered for annexation, but only Eau Gallie (overwhelmingly) voted to join Melbourne. The focus shifted [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Art, Main Street|0 Comments

Florida Main Street Program of the Month

Secretary Detzner Designates Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street as Florida Main Street Program of the Month TALLAHASSEE – Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced today that Eau Gallie (pronounced “Oh-gally”) Arts District (EGAD) Main Street in Melbourne has been designated the April 2015 Florida Main Street Community of the Month. Communities are selected based on [...]

By |April 3rd, 2015|Art, Main Street, News|0 Comments

When did art begin?

Monday is Art 101: When did “art” officially begin? In the stone ages, people were hunter-gatherers who concentrated on survival and reproduction. Think modern day reality television except they begin to develop abstract thought and story telling through scratching symbolic icons (and not the alphabet) on cave walls. Eventually, survival became easier and they invented [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Art|0 Comments

Frits van Eeden Exhibit

Live from Eau Gallie, it's FRIDAY NIGHT! Make a beeline to the Fritz Van Eeden exhibit "Traces of a Moment" at Derek Gores Gallery from 6-8 pm, March 20. The exhibit runs longer. All details in the Facebook invitation so ... click it and be there.  

By |March 20th, 2015|Art|0 Comments