Art Perspectives

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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Through Your Own Lens

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Through Your Own Lens

The latest exhibit brought to the public at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), “Through Your Own Lens,” features original, abstract, and mixed media paintings by Sara Conca (shown here), Keith Doles, Caitlin Flynn, Tiffany Manning, and Abbey Matthews.

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Jacksonville International Airport Outdoor Sculpture On Loan Program 

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Jacksonville International Airport Outdoor Sculpture On Loan Program 

The Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission has developed two new 3D art exhibit spaces located at the north and south entrances to baggage claim at the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). The artwork shown here will rotate on an annual basis

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Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings On Black Motherhood

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Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings On Black Motherhood

Joy. Fear. Guilt. Generational connection. Grief. Deep love. These are only a few of the complex emotions experienced by all mothers. “Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood” is an exhibition inspired by the lived experiences of writer, curator, community builder, wife, and mother Shawana Brooks.

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The Singing Policeman Opens Friday Musicale’s Season

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The Singing Policeman Opens Friday Musicale’s Season

Daniel Rodriguez, the Brooklyn born, now-retired police officer, helped bring the country an uplifting spirit of promise and hope with his stirring rendition of “God Bless America” after the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attack. Formal voice training began early, with Rodriguez’s first recital in Carnegie Hall at age 16. Singing has been his lifelong passion, however it didn’t always pay the bills. He worked at a series of jobs until joining the NYPD at age 30, where he became known as “The Singing Policeman.”

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Let The River Flow

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Let The River Flow

Beaches Fine Arts Series (BFAS) has received a New Music USA Project Grant to bring a unique cross-cultural music experience to our area. As one of 110 projects selected this year by New Music, BFAS will present The River with ETHEL and Native American flutist Robert Mirabal in a performance scheduled for mid-November. In an agreement with the National Park Service, The River will also be performed along the St. Johns River at the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, where local fourth-grade students will experience the show during historical field trips dedicated to the study of Native American culture

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Illuminate: The Lightner Museum’s Stained Glass Rediscovered Exhibition

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Illuminate: The Lightner Museum’s Stained Glass Rediscovered Exhibition

The Lightner Museum is thrilled to announce the opening of the “Illuminate: Lightner Museum’s Stained Glass Rediscovered” exhibition. Thanks to a generous donation from Inez McDonald, along with additional donations by the Treasury Venue Collection and the St. Augustine Historic Inns, 15 stained glass windows from the collection of Otto Lightner have been restored.

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