- Friday November 16, 2012
- 507 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, FL 34216
- Kate Wight
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Local artist Bob Brown has been recognized nationally and internationally for his colorful, inventive, fun, and exciting abstract contemporary art. Now he invites you to the grand opening of the Bob Brown Art Gallery. The gallery is ever-changing and never static so on each visit you'll find something new and different, from sculpture to handcrafted original jewelry to paintings and more by various guest artists. Neighboring businesses Hometown Desserts, Relish Cafe, and AMI Outfitters will simultaneously celebrate their grand openings, so there will be something for everyone! Festivities will include: - Champagne ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Mayor of Anna Maria - Book signing by local architect and author Gene Aubry - Live music by Trevor Bystrom Refreshments include Olive Oil Depot imported cheeses, homemade baked goods by Hometown Desserts, samples from Relish Cafe's new southern cooking menu, and the special sangria from AMI Outfitters will be flowing! All the shops on Pine from The Studio and Pink and Navy to ArtSpace and everyone in between will be open so bring your family and friends. Bob Brown brings the magic! Can't wait to see you there!
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