Art Education


Gallery Art Talk

with featured artist Michael Brennan

Thursday, February 25 | 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Brick City Center for the Arts (The Brick)

FREE admission for MCA members. RSVP Required!

Join us for a special Art Talk with February featured artist, Michael Brennan – joining us this evening from Tallahasse, Florida! This is your chance to meet Michael and pick his brain while enjoying the company of other creatives and sippin’ on wine.
Social distancing is in place with a maximum of 30 guests allowed for this event. Masks required inside the gallery.
Our February Exhibit is sponsored by Mainstreet Community Bank of Ocala. #mca4art #atTheBrick #SupportLocalArt
Questions? Contact MCA at 352-369-1500 or email [email protected]


Second Saturday Art Studio

Monthly Creative Workshop

Every Second Saturday of the Month | Noon – 3 p.m.

Brick City Center for the Arts (The Brick)

FREE admission. Donations appreciated.


Welcome to Second Saturday Art Studio at The Brick! Join us for a monthly workshop of arts & crafts making and fun play at Brick City Center for the Arts, home of MCA, from 12pm to 3pm on the first Saturday of each month.
Designed for all ages, Second Saturday Art Studio (SSAS) is a monthly open art studio / workshop where artists of all levels and ages are invited to CREATE while enjoying a serene studio session in our gorgeous gallery located in the heart of downtown Ocala. Inspired by #352Creates, a local movement which promotes the idea that creativity connects us and can engage / promote healthy communities.
We will have monthly art activities set up to help guide emerging artists create their very own masterpiece. Professional artists are invited to use our gallery as studio space to CONVENE and CREATE amongst other creatives. Our lovely adjacent courtyard will also be available for plein-air sessions. BYOS: bring your own (art) supplies! Post your creations on social media and #352Creates to be featured!
Saturday, March 13: Monochromatic Art Making!
Saturday, April 10: TBA
Saturday, May 8: TBA
Saturday, June 12: TBA
FREE for MCA members & guests! Includes art activity, art supplies, and complimentary coffee & water. Professional artists are encouraged to bring their own set-up and materials of preference. Space is limited with social distancing in place. Masks required inside the gallery. This series is rain or shine, so come and make ART with us! #mca4art #atTheBrick #SupportLocalArt
Questions? Contact MCA at 352-369-1500 or email [email protected]