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Get in front of the community to brand your business each month by bringing a table or have your marketing collateral on ours. Your $100 donation will help cover the cost of print and advertising to get more people into the alley. We will recognize you as being a sponsor of Art in the Alley on our newsletter, on social media and on our website.

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Mount Dora Art in the Alley

Great News! Art in the Alley is back to support emerging artists every 2nd Friday of the month. 

Upcoming 2023 dates:

June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8

The event will be held in the alley on Royellou Lane between 3rd and 4th Ave from 6-9pm.  (Use GPS 125 E 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL to locate the alley.)

There is no fee to set up, show and sell your talented offerings.

To reserve your space, CONTACT US! or Call Willy at 267-307-7031

Thank you for reaching out & taking interest in Art in the Alley. We are excited for you to Be A Part Of It!Mount Dora Art in the Alley- is a community focused event, hosted by Mount Dora Center for The Arts. The event is geared towards providing local emerging artists an opportunity to showcase & sell their work to the public in an outdoors, art market setting (All Artists are welcome!). We also focus on offering affordable, original, quality works of art to the art enthusiast, who otherwise, may not afford the luxury of ART.I invite you to take a brief moment & check out our Event Information, Event Specs & Recommendations for a smooth afternoon of Art in the Alley!When?Art in the Alley will take place every second Friday of the month.Time?From 6pm to 9pmWhere?Downtown Mount Dora, FloridaYeah! But Where Exactly?The event is an outdoors event, located on N. Royellou Lane, (The Alley) Between -5th & 3rd Avenues- (Use 125 E. 4th Avenue Mount Dora, FL 32757 to locate the alley).Admission/Artist Set-Up FeeAdmission is free to the public,but best of all, artist set-up is also free!Event Specs & RecommendationsSet-Up:Space AvailabilityAs of now, spaces are not assigned & will be selected by artists as they arrive & as space is available.-Arrive Early to Secure Your Spot!-Spaces are not guaranteed.This maybe subject to change -Please contact & follow Mount Dora Art in the Alley & Mount Dora Center for the Arts on Facebook/Instagram for updates.Set-Up :Booth Size/Tables/DisplaysBooth Size:Recommended but not limited to:The width of a full folding table, aligned to a half folding table.Tables/Displays:Must have tables or proper displays for set-up.No vehicle/trunk set-up (Cars not allowed in the alley during the event).No tents or canopies permitted for now guys -Sorry! 🙁  – W.I.P!  I Plumus! 🙂Set-Up :TimeThis is a self-set-up event. We recommend that participating artists begin arriving for set-up between 4:15pm & no later than 5:00pm. We ask that participating artists finish their table set-up by 5:30pm, as the alley will close to thru traffic at 5:45pm. The event will start at 6:00pm.-Arrive Early to Secure Your Spot!-We recommend that you -Bring enough artwork & equipment for easy & fast set-up.-Please consider an alternative way for transporting your artwork & equipment from & to your car (Such as a hand wagon/cart/hand truck), as access into the alley by car maybe limited ; Parking is not allowed in the alley after 5:45pm. -(see alley access*).Street parking & free public parking lots available.-(see parking**).Upon Arrival:1. Artist arrive & enter the alley by vehicle or foot for easy & fast set-up at (125 E. 4th Avenue Mount Dora, FL 32757).  Please be advised that access by car into the alley is not guaranteed.-2. See Mount Dora Center for The Arts staff for instructions. After checking in with staff quickly look up the alley, identify the available area you want to set-up at, and proceeded to drive or walk there.3. Park safely & legally, unload, set-up easy & fast. Exit the Alley by 5th Avenue & find parking. -(see parking-Staff will look after artist’s property, although we are not responsible for any damages or losses.-Alley Access & ParkingAlley Access*Artists may park briefly in the alley to unload & for easy & fast set-up, –Please be advised that access by car into the alley is not guaranteed.--There is no parking permitted in the alley during the event .-Parking**Street parking is available around the Downtown Mount Dora area. There are also three free public parking lots available, two are located on 3rd Avenue, between N. Donelly Street & N. Baker Street. The third one is located on 4th Avenue & Alexander Street.Things to Keep in MindAffordability in MindTo keep up with our commitment to offer affordable works of art to the public, we ask that participating artists consider offering works of art that are within reasonable price ranges. We recommend that 75% of all works be priced no higher than $150 dollars, with a variety of prices.We also recommend offering 2 to 4works of art at higher prices, ranging between $150 to $400 dollars. These are recommendations, artists are free to price accordingly.Leaving The Event Early?Please be advised that participating artists leaving the event before it ends at 9pm, will not have access into the alley by car to pick-up their belongings.Please consider an alternative way for transporting your artwork & equipment from & to your car (Such as a hand wagon/cart/hand truck), as access into the alley by car between 5:45pm & 9pm is not allowed.-Car access into the alley for pick-up will resume at 9pm. Cars must enter the alley for pick up from 4th Avenue as they did for setting up. Please allow staff to safely direct you back into the alley for pick-up.-Artwork ContentAlthough nudity in artworks is allowed, please keep it tasteful. No raunchy imagery or incendiary/profane messages permitted.-Please keep in mind that this is a community/family event.-Speakers/MusicMusic is allowed at reasonable volume levels (For your enjoyment). Keep the neighbors, fellow artists, & visitors in mind. Music with profane messages is not permitted.-Please keep in mind that this is a community/family event.-Contact InformationEvent CoordinatorWilly AmezquitaPhone(267) 307-7031Best contact method | Text MessageBest time for phone calls | 7pm-9pmPlease text or leave a voice message with you questions & concerns.

Greetings Business Owner, Mount Dra Center for the Arts is excited to announce the return of Art in the Alley, this May 12th, 2023 from 6pm-9pm and every second Friday of the month. Please be advised of the alley closure (N. Royellou Lane: Be-tween 5th & 3rd Avenues) to thru traffic on Friday May 12th & every second Friday of the month, from 5:30pm until 9pm. Please have vehicles removed from the Alley no later than 5:30pm for pedestrian safety. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause & kindly ask that you keep in mind that this will be a recurring monthly event. We greatly appreciate your cooperation. For questions, please contact us.
Art in the Alley Coordinator Willy Amezquita (267) 307-7031 [email protected]

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