“The Body Brush” (acrylic on canvas) by Juan Cabas will be on display during ART IN THE GARDEN at Shops at Merrick Park presented by CCUCU Gall-Art on March 28.

Art and culture are alive as part of the Coral Gables fabric of life which will be even more visible during ART IN THE GARDEN at Shops at Merrick Parkpresented by CCUCU Gall-Art on Thursday, March 28, from 5 – 9 p.m.  An exhibition of several top artists, live entertainment in cooperation with The Motivational Edge and a display by the Coral Gables Museum will delight art and culture enthusiasts.

“We are excited to be the perfect backdrop for a night of art and music,” said Andrew Peach, senior general manager of Shops at Merrick Park. “Working with CCUCU Gall-Art and other local partners, we invite the community to come shop, dine and immerse in fine art.”

The exhibition includes a roster of leading international and local artists hand selected by CCUCU Gall-Art, a Miami-based art gallery dedicated to inspiring change throughout the world with art. The visual collection will include works of realism, mixed media and modern expression.  Artists who will be on hand to meet and sell will include Juan Cabas, Ricardo Garcia, Joe Chirichigno, WilliamPavolini, Elsa Torres, Raul Sacheri, MJ POP, Kris Kasino and Philson.

“As a leading purveyor of fine art with an expansive collection of local and world-renowned artists, we are pleased to present this showcase,’’ said Adreina Kissane, CCUCU Gall-Art. “Shops at Merrick Park offers a wonderful landscape for displaying creative works and allowing art lovers to engage in the visual experience.”

Coral Gables Museum, an institution in the heart of Coral Gables, will display a glimpse of current works. Live music and art in motion will add another element to the night under the stars thanks to The Motivational Edge.

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