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Welcome to MCA

Jaye Sterchi Baillie, APR
Executive Director

Marion Cultural Alliance (MCA), a nonprofit, 501(c)3 was established in 2001, with its inaugural effort, the Horse Fever public art project. MCA’s mission is to champion, convene, and create opportunities for artists and arts organizations.

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Art Exhibits

November Exhibit

Events

Nov 2022 Workshop
Artist Workshop
November 17 | 5-6:30 pm
at The Brick City Center for the Arts
Holiday Pop Up Market (Instagram Post (Square))
Holiday Art Market at The Brick
ART VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! Contact MCA for more info.

 

Saturday, November 26 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
at Brick City Center for the Arts
HIP HOP JAZZ COURTYARD JAMES
Drums – Word – Limbo – Dance

 

Fridays, November 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th | 6 – 9 p.m.
FREE to all AGES @ MCA Courtyard

Grants

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MCA Cultural Grants

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4 Friends Grant

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Korzenny Grant

Photo Credit: Mercedes Jelinek

Megan Boone Grants

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We open in one hour! Enjoy a mimosa while you shop finding the the perfect gift #atTheBrick. You will receive 10% off on original paintings, prints, handmade goods, photography, jewelry, woodwork, metalwork, holiday gifts, and more made by local artists & makers. AND explore the POP-UP Holiday Artist Market! 

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Receive 10% off tomorrow, during Shop Small Saturday, on the Ocala Cowgirl Art! These mixed-media paintings will make a great gift for someone special or yourself 😉 We will be open from 11 am to 4 pm Saturday, November 26. 

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Hi friends! It’s the end of the month, so you can pick up your purchased artwork(s) from the “Block pARTy” exhibit starting this Saturday, November 26, from 11 am-4 pm. Or anytime during our gallery hours next week. Our hours are Tuesdays-Fridays 10 am to 5 pm and Saturdays 11 am-4 pm. The  deadline to pick up your artwork will be December 16 by 4 pm. Anything left after this will be considered a donation and sold at Art in the Attic next year.

Thank you for being a part of this fantastic fundraiser event!

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Sip a mimosa and receive 10% off while you shop for the perfect gift #atTheBrick. You will find original paintings, prints, handmade goods, photography, jewelry, woodwork, metalwork, holiday gifts, and more made by local artists & makers. 

This event is free admission. Guests will enjoy art displayed by MCA artist members; all remanding artwork  from the Block Party exhibit will be on sale for $25. Plus, enjoy the POP-UP Holiday Artist Market! 

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Happy Thanksgiving! May your Thanksgiving day be filled with love and laughter! 

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Receive 10% off in The Shop on Shop Small Saturday for original and one-of-a-kind handmade goods, paintings, prints, photography, jewelry, woodworks, metalworks, holiday gifts, and more made by local artists & makers. 

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Looking for a special gift for that special someone? Give the gift of the much anticipated Ocala-The Art of Community coffee table book this holiday season. After purchasing the book, stop by The Brick this Saturday with your receipt and take a “mini book” with you. Pre-purchase before January 31, 2023, here (Link in bio): https://bookhouse.net/product/ocala-the-art-of-community/ 

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Enjoy a stress-free shopping spree #atTheBrick! We'll have mimosas, seasonal music, photo ops, and special discounts! Plus,10% off in The Shop and a Pop-Up Holiday Market. Below is the list of the talented artist that will be here from 11 am to 3 pm on Shop Small Saturday. 

1.	Nancy Wright – Watercolors 
2.	Suzanne Weirick – Holiday Crafts
3.	Lorene deAranzeta – Small Watercolors
4.	Sarah LaJaelle – Resin Artworks
5.	Rose Derkay – Photography
6.	Robyn Lena – Abstract Paintings 
7.	Nicki Forde – Horse Paintings 
8.	John Seitz – Woodworks 
9.	Jordan Shapot – Paintings 
10.	Ro Martinez – Paintings 
11.	Joan Givens – Pottery
12.	Justin Alsedek – Paintings 
13.	Jade Amber – Paintings 
14.	Daniela Banatova – Fabric Art
15.	Denise Anthony – Paintings, watercolor

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This is the ONE BOOK you want to own and proudly display on your coffee table! Ocala- The Art of Community book will make a great holiday gift for a friend, significant other, or yourself! 

Get your copy today by clicking the link here (link in bio): https://bookhouse.net/product/ocala-the-art-of-community/

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What can you find at The Shop at The Brick this Holiday season? This beautiful Resin Wooden serving tray by Erin Horton is available for $125.00. "Coastal View," the set of 5 coasters, are available for $90 and "Seal Life," the set of 2 coaster, are available for $36. 

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Say “goodbye” to boring office parties when renting MCA’s The Brick Gallery for your holiday party this year! With our beautiful art gallery setting the stage inside, your guests can also mingle in our courtyard. We have everything you need for a perfect party! 

For more information about how to Rent the Brick, visit: https://mcaocala.org/rent-the-brick/ 

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Do you want to get holiday shopping done without the hassle? Shop #atTheBrick for original paintings, prints, photography, jewelry, metalworks, and much more made by local artists & makers on Shop Small Saturday! Receive 10% off on The Shop. Enjoy the pop-up artist market as well! 

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Let's celebrate the season with cheer!! Join us for our annual Member Appreciation Holiday Party on Friday, December 2 from 5-7 pm. MCA members will enjoy complimentary treats, festive drinks, a festive selfie spot, special discounts, and the opportunity to jingle & mingle with our artists, pARTners and members.

Festive attire is encouraged!

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Reminder, we are closed today. Light Up Ocala is TODAY Nov. 19, from 4 to 9 p.m. The annual lighting ceremony will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Light Up Ocala will feature three entertainment zones throughout the downtown area. For more information about the entertainment zones visit:  https://www.ocalafl.org/Home/Components/News/News/2532/14
Shop Small Saturday is ONE WEEK AWAY! Kick off your holiday shopping with original, unique, handmade goods, original paintings, prints, photography, jewelry, woodworks, metalworks, holiday gifts, and more made by local artists & makers. We will have special deals and receive 10% off on The Shop. 

This event is free admission. Guests will enjoy art on display by MCA artist members, mimosas, seasonal music, photo ops, and other treats. Plus, enjoy all the sweet deals our downtown neighbors have to offer during #ShopSmallSaturday that day.

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For that special someone, whether it's  their birthday, the holidays, or just because, the Ocala —The Art of Community Book is a great gift. Ocala Comes Alive. Stunning photography shows you the corners of Ocala and Marion County you love and perhaps even places and events you never knew about. From neighborhoods and downtown to recreation and natural resources to delightful gems off the beaten path, Ocala will come alive in the pages of Ocala—The Art of Community.

Order your copy today; click the link here: https://bookhouse.net/product/ocala-the-art-of-community/

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The Gallery at The Brick City Center for the Arts will be closed this Friday and Saturday for Light Up Ocala.  Enjoy Light Up Ocala Saturday, November 19, from 4-9 pm. 

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Place your order by 5 pm every Friday, for  grass fed, locally raised beef  from Rudnianyn Farms. How does it work? Simply fill out this order form, pay your invoice, and for every pound of ground beef,  Rudnianyn Farms will give $1 to the Marion Cultural Alliance! Pop into MCA’s The Brick Gallery to pick up your order Wednesday through Friday of the following week. It’s a wonderful opportunity to “meat” the arts by seeing MCA’s current exhibit at the Brick Gallery and by visiting their gift shop. 

Place your order here: https://mcaocala.org/meat-the-arts/. 

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Start your holiday shopping with original, unique, and authentic pieces made by local artists & makers inside our beautiful gallery space and Pop-Up Market! We'll have great deals on our seasonal selection currently in The Shop! This season, give the gift of ART and support local - SHOP #atTheBrick!

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