South County residents Dan and Kathy McCranie , owners of Colibri Gallery , broke ground on the building last fall . Expected to open late 2023 , it will house art displays , events , symposiums , art workshops , and a wine café . The building itself will be a work of art , Honl said , combining sustainable materials and sculptural elements .
“ We ’ re excited to continue our rotating exhibitions and offer more workshops to the community and offer people outside of the community to come and visit as well as continuing some really fun art events ,” Honl said .
For more information about upcoming exhibits and events :
6th Street Studios & Art Center : 64 W . 6th St ., Gilroy - 6thstreetartstudios . org
Gallery 1202 : 7363 Monterey St ., Gilroy - gallery1202 . com
Colibri Gallery : 17505 Monterey Rd ., Morgan Hill - colibrigallery . com
COUNTER CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT : 6th Street Studios & Art Center and Gallery 1202 host Third Friday Art Walk in Downtown Gilroy every month to present new and emerging artists , and promote Downtown businesses , who host art exibitions during the monthly events . NEXT : Ellie Honl , MFA , University of Iowa , is an artist , photographer , and gallery director of Colibri Art Gallery in Morgan Hill . NEXT : Emily McEwin-Upright , MA Art History , San Jose State University , with husband US Navy Lieutenant Commander Rory Patrick Upright and children , at Patrick ' s homecoming from deployment in Feb 2021 . NEXT Local Artist Katherine Filice ' s 2022 Solo Show " The Secret Language of the Forest " at Gallery 1202 in the Neon Exchange Building , Downtown Gilroy . NEXT : Conceptual design of the Edes Building in Downtown Morgan Hill will expand Colibri Gallery and serve as a multipurpose space for the community .
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