The purpose of the Titusville Art League is
- To foster and encourage visual arts and its appreciation in the community;
- To promote and exchange ideas among members of TAL and the community; and
- To develop opportunities for participation in visual art classes, workshops, exhibits, and community projects by members of TAL.
The TAL is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 educational organization established in1961. Any donations made to TAL are tax deductible.
The main building and the pottery building are located at the corner of Park Avenue and Draa Street or Dixie Avenue and Draa Street, across from the Brevard Public Schools' bus compound.
You cannot miss the building with the colorful mural!
Open Studios are held at various times during the week. Artists (member & non-members) may come to the building to paint without a teacher. A minimal fee is charged for the use of the building.
The Titusville Art League offers classes, special days, and workshops for children, youth, and adults throughout the year.
Sunshine Saturday is offered the first Saturday of each month utilizing a different theme each time. The cost is $3.00 per child, for ages ranging from five to 12. Activities include face-painting and crafting an assortment of items, from bracelets to flags. Refreshments are available at a small cost.
Children's Classes are offered in art and in pottery. Summer Youth Camps are offered for two weeks in June and two weeks in July and offer a wide range of classes like pottery, mixed media, collage making, watercolors, scrapbooking, and pen and ink.
Adult Classes include oil painting, drawing, pen and ink, pastels, watercolors, and pottery. Specialized classes like creative cards and gift-making are offered periodically. Card-making on the computer using Publisher and Word are also available.
Workshops (inside or outside, in plein air) are offered by award-winning artists from Brevard County and beyond.
The TAL supports community activities, including the yearly Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival. The TAL also provides speakers and demonstrations to its membership and throughout the community when invited.
Monthly Meetings are held the third
Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. A short business meeting is followed by an informative speaker and/or a demonstration of some artistic technique or method. Refreshments are served.
Art in Public Places is a program that provides art work by members of TAL at numerous businesses in North Brevard.
Annual Spring Show has been held in Titusville for 49 years; 2014 will be the big "50th" celebration. Cash awards and ribbons are awarded in numerous categories for both children, youth, and adults. The event is usually held in the month of March.
Membership Show has been a TAL tradition for many years, showcasing only the works of TAL members. This event is usually held in the fall.
Poets and Painters Symposium is an annual event that pairs poems written about paintings and paintings inspired by poems. This event is usually held in the spring.