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Gallery Main Street opens new 'Time' exhibit Saturday

TYLER, August 21, 2013--A time themed art exhibit will open Saturday, Aug. 24, at Gallery Main Street, 110 W. Erwin St., in downtown Tyler.

The public is invited to a free reception in honor of the artists and the exhibit from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the gallery. Food, beverages and live music will be featured, along with the art.

“The new exhibit features more than 20 works of art by 13 area artists,” said Beverly Abell, department leader for the City of Tyler Main Street department. “Mediums for the pieces range from acrylic to photography, sculpture, watercolor and others.”

The exhibit will remain in the gallery through Sept. 30. Admission is free. Hours are Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.

Gallery Main Street offers the public new juried exhibits approximately every six weeks. Artists submit up to three digital images of their work that are judged on an anonymous basis by a jury of professional artists. The top-scoring pieces are selected for inclusion in the exhibit. The piece that gets the highest score is named Best in Show.

Details on how to enter the jury process for Gallery Main Street exhibits can be found at www.downtowntylerarts.com.

Gallery Main Street is managed by the City of Tyler Main Street Department in conjunction with the volunteers of Heart of Tyler and the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition.

For more information, call 903-593-6905.

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