This May Jacksonville University (JU) is honoring the late Dr. Frances (Fran) Bartlett Kinne with a memorial service, bronze statue unveiling, and historical exhibit dedicated to the life of the university’s beloved former president and chancellor emerita. Dr. Kinne passed away in May of 2020, just two weeks shy of her 103rd birthday.
Architecture in Our City by the River: 25 Years in the Past, the Present, and the Promise of the Future
To celebrate our 25th annual Art & Architecture issue, we asked some of Jacksonville’s most prominent architects and professionals involved in downtown development about their thoughts regarding our city’s architecture in the past 25 years, the present, and what we can expect in the next 25 years.
Born out of a desire to create a unique identity that connects us, the Jacksonville chapter of the American Institute of Architects has a vision … to use our greatest asset as a catalyst for connectivity, entertainment, education, and enjoyment.
As part of its longstanding commitment to showcase artwork made across media, time periods, and geographies, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to present “Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail The Dark Lioness,” an international touring exhibition organized by Autograph, London and curated by Renée Mussai. The exhibition, which opens April 15, will conclude its five-year tour in Jacksonville.
The pandemic—in the beginning we resented it, hated it, and longed to get out of the house. Once reality set in, we realized we were in for the long haul. After endless hours of mind-numbing net surfing, TikTok-ing, and streaming until we couldn’t see straight, we began to think: “How can I make my home environment better—make it fit my new way of living and working at home?”