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Summer Art Walks in Old Town Monrovia

Art Walks are FREE community events featuring local artists that are held on the last Saturday of each month during the Summer in charming Old Town Monrovia: this year, on Saturdays June 30th, July 28th and August 25th 2012 from 6:00 pm-10:00 p.m.

Local artists will set up along the sidewalks of Old Town Monrovia’s historic Myrtle Avenue to show and sell drawings, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, photography and hand-made glass and ceramic artworks. The 2012 Summer Art Walks will also feature live music and gallery receptions. Gallery at Paint-N-Play will be open during the events as well as Segil Fine Art Gallery at 110 Lime Avenue.

Live art demonstrations include ceramics wheel throwing and Raku glazing, plein-air painting and clay sculpture.

Many Old Town Merchants will be holding sales and special events including the popular Traditional Music Gathering at The Dollmakers Kattywompus, 412 South Myrtle.

Great event for families and art lovers of all ages, wonderful photo opportunities, heartwarming story of small town America summer fun!

July 28th Art Walk Special Events: MAFA and the Merchants of Old Town Monrovia with support from the city of Monrovia will bring you Monrovia’s first Pub Crawl from 5 PM to 10 PM. Attendees purchase a ticket (in advance at one of several locations or “day-of” – ticket price $35) which acts as a “passport” for spirit tastings at these featured restaurants on Myrtle Avenue.: London Gastro Pub, T. Philips, Rudy’s, Jake’s Roadhouse and Sena. At each tasting location, attendees have their passport punched and will be served a spirit tasting of the vendors choice. Part of the ticket price will be donated to MAFA to support art and art education in our community. Also featured at Paint ‘n’ Play Art Gallery are original works by Rick Kess “Adventures in Paradise”.

July 26, 2012

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