BRENTWOOD -- An art exhibit that celebrates Brentwood's rich history and character will begin July 7 at the Brentwood Community Center. The exhibit will run for three months.

Brentwood: Past, Present and Future is the third show of 2014 for the city's Public Art Walls exhibition program. The new exhibit is being presented by The Brushoffs, and the mixed media collection will feature local landmarks and scenes alongside historical pieces and glimpses into the future.

The exhibit will also showcase a portrait collection titled "My Travels" from local artist Sue Clanton. There will also be works from visual art students from Heritage High School.

The Brentwood Arts Commission will host a reception for the artists from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 18 at the Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St. The free event will be open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit will be open for public viewing weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 925-516-5444.

Reach Paula King at 925-779-7174 or pking@bayareanewsgroup.com.