The City of Sunrise is proud to have its own art gallery. Visitors are provided with unique opportunities to view the works of local artists and traveling exhibits. Gallery admission and opening receptions are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted.
Gallery Hours: The Art Gallery is open to the public on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Opening Receptions: Receptions are held in the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery on the opening night of each exhibit. Visitors will not only be the first to get a look at the new exhibit, but they will also have the unique pleasure of meeting with the featured artist(s). Imagine having the opportunity to discuss what you see with the artist(s) responsible for their creation!
"My Journey, My Present"
Works by Joel Gresham
Opening Reception: Friday, May 30 at 6:30 pm
Exhibition Dates: May 30 through July 19
A tribute and celebration of life honoring men with cancer. Inspiration came from the loss of two good friends and the lack of attention to men's cancer awareness. Joel's remarkable gift as a fine artist has bought him significant acclaim. In his 37 years of experience, Joel has developed a keen artistic eye with the ability to pull his audience into his works emotionally while stimulating their imagination with his positive message.
"Featuring Florida Photography"
Works by Melisa Caprio and Stephen Mack
Opening Reception: Friday, August 1 at 6:30 pm
Exhibition Dates: August 1 through September 13
A mixture of photographs from both artists, this exhibit highlights the interesting rockscapes of South Florida and the symbiotic relationship between dolphins and children. A must see!
Works by George Gadson
Opening Reception: Friday, September 18 at 6:30 pm
Exhibition Dates: September 19 through November 1, 2014
Photographs, found objects and organic materials are used in this artist's creative process. They are a constant reminder that all things have an artistic quality if we just take the time to observe our surroundings.