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Gallery Gala Art Lovers Enjoyed the Ambiance at the Ward Gallery & Studio - 904 N. Water in Downtown Bay City.

Gallery Gala Brings Art Lovers Into Downtown Bay City

Wine and Art Fundraiser Benefits American Cancer Society

June 10, 2007       Leave a Comment
By: O. J. Cunningham

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This year, it was all for charity (American Cancer Society) as First Thursday gallery walkers took to the East Side streets of Downtown Bay City for the 3rd Annual Gallery Gala.

Featured Artists During the Event Were: Larry Butcher, Mary Blocksma, Monte Nagler, Julie Cook, Rebecca Houck, Cindy Sherbeck, Jan Young, Richard Jankowski, Candace Skinner

"We had fabulous crowds all evening," said Christine Nielsen (Nielsen Gallery.) "And the support for the American Cancer Society is wonderful," Nielsen added.

Participating Galleries and Businesses Included:

  • A City Studio Gallery - 113 3rd
  • A & J Gallery - 926 Washington
  • Shamadere - 814 Adams
  • Bay City Motor Co - 1124 N. Water
  • Nichol Krupp Photography - 112 3rd
  • The Sweet Boutique - 816 Washington
  • Anne Trahan Photography* - 721 Washington #203a
  • Ward Gallery & Studio - 904 N. Water
  • Nielsen Gallery - 912 Washington
  • Studio 23 The Arts Center - 901 N. Water
  • Really Darn Good Food Company - 203 3rd Street

  • (Right) Top Photo and Photo at Right by: Andy Rogers - Rogers Projects - Pictured are Jeff Ward (Gallery Owner) gallery. along with Valerie Ryba of Interlude Magazine and Mary Blocksma, featured artist at the Ward Gallery site.

    Catering for the event was provided by: Atrium, Covenant Health Care, Molly's of Midland, Kingfish, Fusion I Café, Gatsby's, Old City Hall, Molly's, Real Darn Good Food

    Entertainment during the Art Event was provided by: Kathy Nugent, Ramsey's Band, Bob Barcalow, Delta College Jazz Band, Delta College jazz chorale group.

    Future "First Thursday Gallery Walk & Film" events for 2007 Include:

  • July 5, - Art of Antiques (Free)
  • August 2, - Classic Car and Rock (Free)
  • September 6, - Maritime Free
  • October 4, - Teen Walk (Free)
  • November 1, - Green Walk (Free)
  • December 6, - Eastern European Holiday (Free)

  • For more information visit or phone 989-239-2113

    ENJOYING ART AND THE EVENING AT THE NIELSEN GALLERY: (L/R) Mike Bacigalupo, Kim Grant, Ann Ignash, Rosco Selley and Christine Nielsen pose for MyBayCity during the night's activities.

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    O. J. Cunningham is the Publisher of Cunningham previously published Sports Page & Bay City Enterprise. He is the President/CEO of OJ Advertising, Inc.

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