Gallery One, located in the front of the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, features changing exhibitions with opening receptions held the first Friday of the month from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. The shows are open to the public, admission is free, and refreshments are served.

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100% Pure Florida Juried Exhibition

On First Friday, September 2, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery will host the opening reception and presentation of awards for the annual juried exhibit, 100% Pure Florida. Opening on August 30, this exhibit will feature 54 pieces of work from 38 different artists from all over Florida. The Opening Reception will run from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. This will be an opportunity to meet and chat with the guest artists. Awards will be presented during the evening’s opening reception.

Entries from artists all over the state of Florida were juried into this exhibit. They will then be judged by our guest judge, Ms. Dana Hargrove. Ms. Hargrove’s background includes a B.F.A from Dundee University and a M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is presently a Professor of Art at Rollins College in Winter Park and is represented by the Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Philadelphia.

This year we are happy to receive sponsorship support from the following:

BEST OF SHOW $500 and  a solo-exhibition in June of the following year. Sponsored by gallery members:
Renee Decator
William R McCoy
Mark & Lois Mittleman
Witha Lacuesta
Nancy Gatti

Second Place $300
Sponsored by Susan & John Hopkins

Third Place $200
Sponsored by Southern Janitor Supply

Merit Awards $100 each

Darcia and John Francey, In loving memory of Ann Jones
Strawbridge Art League
Art Gallery of Viera
Brevard Watercolor Society
Titusville Art League
Arts and Antique Studio & Gallery.

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Have you been to First Friday yet? The first Friday of every month is a great time to head down to Fifth Avenue Art Gallery and EGAD (Eau Gallie Arts District). We “open” all our exhibits on first Fridays. There is music and art in the park, and the Brevard Art Museum and other EGAD galleries are open too.

light refreshments
We hope to see you here!


The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is located at 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida in the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD)  across from the Foosaner Art Museum.


SUNDAYS 1:00-4:00