Art Perspectives

Christmas in the Cathedral District 2020: Let There Be Light

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Christmas in the Cathedral District 2020: Let There Be Light

Cathedral District Jacksonville is lighting up the district for “Christmas in the Cathedral District: Let There Be Light,” which will be visible from I-95 and the Acosta, Main Street, Hart, and Mathews Bridges. This first-of-its-kind spectacular event is the Cathedral District’s gift to its beloved community after a long and challenging year.

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Epoch

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Epoch

Florida Mining Gallery presents a collection of multidisciplinary works curated by Marcus Kenney and featuring recognized artists from across the Southeast.

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18th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza

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18th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza

Dec. 1-27 The 18th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza, hosted by the Jacksonville Historical Society, will enthrall visitors of all ages as they ooh and aah over dozens of delectable gingerbread creations built by amateurs and professionals. The event includes decorated trees, a silent auction, contests, and a holiday gift shop. Your holiday celebration won’t be complete without a visit to Old St. Andrew’s Church. 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. Social distancing, masks, and reservations required. For more information, visit jaxhistory.org or call...

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IN HERE/OUT THERE

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IN HERE/OUT THERE

Jacksonville Dance Theatre (JDT), Jacksonville’s own critically acclaimed professional modern dance company, announces a fresh new take on their annual solo concert.  Presenting IN HERE/OUT THERE, a series of digitally streamed solo works created by commissioned  JDT dancers “in here”  in collaboration with a partner “out there” in the world. The solos will stream weekly on Tuesdays starting on October 6 until December 1. See them on the JDT Instagram and YouTube accounts at no cost to the viewer.

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33rd Annual Spooktacular

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33rd Annual Spooktacular

“It’s as wicked as you wish” at the 33rd annual Spooktacular at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, presented by Aquafina. This beloved, enchanting Halloween celebration happens every night from October 23 to 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. Additional time slots will be available on select nights from 7 to 10 p.m.

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RBG, Our Torchbearer by Marsha Glazière (2019)

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RBG, Our Torchbearer by Marsha Glazière (2019)

Personifying RBG as the Statue of Liberty, which depicts Libertas, the Roman goddess of liberty, made perfect sense to me as a way of honoring the essential values of integrity and liberty for all that Ruth Bader Ginsburg embodied and fought for.

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The Further Adventures of Nick Danger, Third Eye

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The Further Adventures of Nick Danger, Third Eye

Eight virtual performances Oct. 16 – Nov. 1 In a funny and satirical homage to the great radio plays that were a staple of entertainment through the mid-20th century, Theatre Jacksonville will be streaming this show online for your listening pleasure at specific performance times.  Instead of heading into the playhouse, you can gather around your laptop, tablet, phone, or other internet device and have a listen to what would have been the family radio in the living room from days gone by. The Further Adventures of Nick Danger, Third Eye is a...

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Drive-In Oyster Roast

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Drive-In Oyster Roast

Friday, Nov. 20 While a traditional St. Johns Riverkeeper Oyster Roast is not feasible this year, the show must go on. The St. Johns Riverkeeper team has creatively planned for a modified roast—drive-in movie style. The Drive-In Oyster Roast entertainment experience will celebrate our river and raise funds while ensuring the safety of our river supporters. From the comfort of your car, enjoy a catered food experience including delicious oysters and seafood; live music and entertainment; and an outstanding virtual silent auction featuring fine...

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39th Annual Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show

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39th Annual Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show

Nov. 7 – 8 Join in a virtual celebration of art, culture, and community. The festival features over 40 artists across various mediums who will showcase their original artwork and talk with guests within their virtual booth. The festival will also include music and dance performances, art from young artists (age 7-18), art activities to do at home, and information on different community organizations. Held virtually on Booth Central from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., this free event welcomes visitors to join the celebration from the comfort of home. For...

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Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia

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Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia

Spanning the Lobby Gallery and UNF Gallery at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Jacksonville, “Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia,” features the work of contemporary printmakers, highlighting the multitude of possibilities that printmaking holds as a medium.

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