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Whiskey In The District








EVENT DATE January 26, 2019

Hours | 4 pm – 9 pm on the southern end of Highland Avenue in the arts district.

Sample some of the world’s finest whiskeys and local culinary fare in this inaugural event for the benefit of the Eau Gallie Arts District. Wear your best boots, if you have them, and enjoy the experience while you sip, dine, dance and enjoy the best new event on the Space Coast.VIP TICKETS

ALL admission tickets are VIP status for $75 and include food and whiskey samplings, private access to luxury comfort stations and the western hospitality lounge.THE VAULT

— Upgrade your afternoon by selecting the Vault experience, which is a private event limited to 30 discriminating guests who will be escorted to a private tasting where samplings from rare and distinguished bottles and will be expertly presented for tasting. This experience comes with your own key to the vault at $150 and includes the VIP package.

WHISKEYS TO BE SAMPLED: Jack Daniel’s Black Legacy#2, Single Barrel Family (Proof), Woodford Reserve Family, Slane Irish Whiskey, Glendronach Scotch, Benriach Scotch, Old Forester Bourbon Family, Old Forester Rye, Whistle Pig, High West, Michters, Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey, Kentucky Owl

Derek Gores: Local Edition









Derek Gores: Local Edition, a mid-career retrospective of the Melbourne-based artist whose clients and collectors range from ESPN and the NFL to U2 and Adidas, will open a four-month run Nov. 17 at Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum in the Eau Gallie Arts District.

Gores is celebrated for his innovative work in the art of collage, a montage process by which he creates compositions from magazine scraps, song lyrics and abstract patterns. A New York native and graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Gores has pieces in galleries around the world, from Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago to Rome, Paris and Berlin.

Designed by guest curator Serene McGroarty, Derek Gores: Local Edition builds beyond Gores’ repertoire of two-dimensional work and highlights his devotion to the local arts community while exploring the foundations of the funky, Neo-Dada style that has brought him international acclaim.

All six galleries at the Foosaner will showcase Gores’ playful artistic spirit and dynamic variety. The exhibition will also feature interactive tableaux, a new 3-D work, and an interactive “work room” where visitors can try their hands at Gores’ game, offering a unique opportunity to interrogate and explore the artist’s process.

Throughout the run of the show, the museum will showcase vendors and creative agencies from around the Eau Gallie Arts District.  Admission is free to Museum Members.  Tickets are on sale for $35 at

Related events, including gallery talks and artist-led workshops will continue periodically during the exhibit, which will remain up until March 23, 2019.

Derek Gores: Local Edition exhibition sponsors include Larry and Mary DeRose, The Beach 98.5 and Flooring America!