The City of Temecula supports the arts! Visit these galleries to view original pieces by local artists. 

The Gallery at The Merc | 42051 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590

Best of show2019

The Gallery at The Merc features local artists of the 12th Annual Ralph Love Plein Air Competition. Local artists of this competition were invited to participate, and given one week to paint their depiction of select Temecula locations. This year’s contest locations were as follows: Old Town Temecula: Artist’s Choice of Old Town Site; Temecula Parks: Artist’s Choice of Park; Temecula Wine Country: Artist’s Choice of Winery. A total of twenty-one artists entered the competition and panel of qualified judges assessed the resulting anonymous art. View original work by plein air artists at The Merc until December 29, 2019.

The Civic Center Gallery | 41000 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590


The Civic Center Gallery features Joe Valencic. His remarkable work integrates his passion for art and exotic cars, with bold acrylic abstracts and car figures painted in black oil. His background in science and technology has brought him to create and share the art of engineering with the world. These pieces will be on display until December 29, 2019.

Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library | 30600 Pauba Rd, Temecula, CA 92592

Butterflies and Bamboo

The Gallery at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library features the art of Lucie Roth. Ms. Roth is a talented young painter who aspires to make art her career. She draws inspiration from the beauty and color seen in plant life and nature. She shares that art has been a fun and challenging process. Works by Ms. Roth will be available for viewing until December 28, 2019.