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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Explore Three Exhibitions at Art Off The Walls in Old Town Temecula on Friday, August 4, 2017

AOTW First Friday of the Month

The City of Temecula’s Arts, Culture and Entertainment (ACE) Division invites you to a very special Art Off The Walls experience on FRI, AUG 4, 2017 beginning at 6:00 pm.  This month’s First Friday event will occur in three separate locations throughout Old Town Temecula.  The Hotel Temecula generously joins The Merc and The Truax Building locations for Temecula’s monthly Art Crawl hosting an eclectic array of artists exhibiting in a variety of media whilst visitors enjoy free live music and refreshments, Experience the art of living in Temecula!

The Gallery at The Merc @ 42051 Main Street, Temecula

Attend the meet and greet reception for award-winning artists, father and daughter, Jack & Natasha Ragland from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  The Raglands specialize in oil paintings which capture scenes of daily life, still life, animals, and more.  The artists look to draw viewers into their creations by sharing the passion they place in each piece.  The exhibit will be available for viewing through SUN, AUG 27, 2017.  Refreshments will be served and music will be provided by The Valley Winds in The Merc.

The Hotel Temecula @ 42100 Main Street, Temecula

Directly across the street from The Merc, artists from the Temecula Valley Art League will be showcasing their multi-medium pieces in an Open Juried Art Show Contest in the yard of The Hotel Temecula from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  View over 20 artist submissions and an award ceremony for the winning pieces will take place at 6:45 pm.  The Hotel will also display beautiful woodwork pieces by artist Jason Chacon.  Live music and refreshments will be provided during this show.

The Truax Building Gallery @ 41923 Second Street, Temecula

Then take a walk into the creative ambiance of The Truax Building for the final stop on your Art Crawl.  The exhibition, which last from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, features over 20 artists exhibiting in all media.  Guitarist, Bob Bozonelos, will perform live music at this event. Delicious refreshments are always part of these free and culturally enriching experiences.

For more information on this event, please contact the City of Temecula Community Services Department at (951) 694-6480.  Artists and artisans interested in exhibiting at Art Off The Walls or other galleries may contact the ACE Team at the City of Temecula (951) 694-6417.

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