Cross Creek Rising :: The Consciousness of Land & Water

Cross Creek Rising :: The Consciousness of Land & Water
Art exhibition celebrating North Florida as Muse
September 29, 2017–January 6, 2018

Gallery Hours 8-5 PM M-F , 8-4 Saturday, Sunday Closed


Opening Reception Sept 29, 7–10 pm
During Artwalk Gainesville, Plenty of parking.

Thomas Center Galleries at the Historic Thomas Center
with food trucks featuring Cross Creek Cookery recipes
In tribute to the wilderness, land, and water that inspired the artistic voice of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, this juried exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture and photography has as its source of inspiration the natural environs of North Central Florida. The Main and Mezzanine galleries will be dedicated to this expansive group exhibition.

Five prize winners to be announced tonight! All artists will be honored with this festive opening event with food trucks featuring Cross Creek Cookery recipes, and music all evening.

Part of the Cross Creek Rising | The Consciousness of Land & Water exhibition, sponsored by the City of Gainesville – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) in conjunction with the Friends of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm, and the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, located at 18700 South CR 325, Cross Creek, Florida.

The Thomas Center Galleries are located at 302 NE 6th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601.
Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri: 8 am – 5 pm, Sat: 1pm – 4 pm, Closed Sundays & Holidays.
Free Parking. More information on HistoricThomasCenter.org and 352-334-ARTS

Support provided by Visit Gainesville / Alachua County, FL. This exhibition is sponsored by the City of Gainesville – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) in conjunction with the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park and the “Year of Cross Creek” – a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the publication of “Cross Creek” and “Cross Creek Cookery,” by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.