Ocklawaha: Wild and Endangered River
July 2 - July 18
Marion Cultural Alliance and Free the Ocklawaha present Ocklawaha: Wild and Endangered River
Multi-Media Art Exhibit
July 2-18, 2020
Opening Day: July 2, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Brick City Center for the Arts
23 SW Broadway St., Ocala, FL
Explore one of America’s Endangered Rivers® through a multi-media art exhibit featuring ten award-winning artists – paleo sculptor, painters, photographers, wildlife illustrator and more.”
See the complete list of artists here.
Brick City Center for the Arts Gallery Hours:
M-F: 10 am to 5 pm
Sat.: 11 am to 4 pm
Gallery visitation will be managed in a socially distanced manner with limits on numbers in the gallery, required masks, and spaced out viewing.
- Receive FREE map of Ocklawaha’s historic sites, lost springs, and boat ramps
- Grab a children’s activity kit about the river, manatees and other wildlife
- Get a handout on river tours of the Ocklawaha with guide bios
- Take selfies with the two new murals at Brick City Center for the Arts
For directions and information on the gallery, click here.
For those preferring to experience the exhibit from home, we offer these opportunities.
Visit the online gallery:
See opening day programming below:
Visit our Facebook pages to see all taped presentations!
10 a.m.: About the Exhibit – Jaye Baillie, Exec. Director Marion Cultural Alliance and Margaret Spontak, Chair, Free the Ocklawaha Coalition
11a.m.: Margaret Spontak, About the Ocklawaha
12 noon: Photographer and Illustrator, Reinier Munguia, Lakeland, Wildlife of the River
2 p.m.: The Lost Springs of the Ocklawaha
4 p.m.: River Guide Erika Chadwick, Ocklawaha – Growing Up on the River
5 p.m.: River Guide Karen Chadwick, Interlachen – Paleo Art and the Stories They Tell
6 p.m.: Photographer and Fisherman Will Dickey, Jacksonville – Confessions of a Bass Fisherman
Featured artists profiles added throughout the two weeks.
Current feature: Doug Eng – The Drowned Forest of the Ocklawaha and Other Works