Walls Of Color Gallery Opens In Brainerd Road Arts District

Friday, January 25, 2013

Walls of Color Gallery, the newest department of Melrose Boutique, will celebrate a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday at 4 p.m. and then a grand opening on Friday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The business is at 3204 Brainerd Road.  The Chattanooga Area Chamber of commerce will coordinate the event.  

The gallery will also host a First Friday event on Feb. 1 with portrait artist Jerry Allen from 4-6 p.m.  This is part of a kick-off of a monthly event located at the Brainerd Road Arts District (B.R.A.D).  Arts and cultural activities, events and deals are the focus for the family friendly evenings.

The newest art gallery in the Chattanooga area is located in the Historic Brainerd/Midtown area, just outside the Brainerd Tunnel.  Walls of Color Gallery will feature original art and print selections from world renown artists including; Annie Lee, Curtis James and George Hunt to name a few.  Walls of Color Gallery is a gallery for everyone.  

Hours of operation will be 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday and closed Sundays. The gallery is open on Mondays or Tuesdays by appointment only.

For more information about Walls of Color Gallery contact Melanie Settles at 710-2305, or email contact@brainerdart.com.



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