SHOP LOCAL GIFT GUIDE
Dec01

SHOP LOCAL GIFT GUIDE

Shopping for gifts during this holiday season will likely feel more normal this year as retail is back in full swing. It remains crucial to our beloved, independent, local businesses that we give them support as they continue to rebound from the pandemic. In thinking of things to make your dearest people smile, let’s try to shop our values and make our community smile, too. Each year, Arbus Magazine presents our Shop Local Gift Guide...

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FIFTYYears of Artists, Education, and Impact 
Dec01

FIFTYYears of Artists, Education, and Impact 

As the University of North Florida (UNF) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Jacksonville, “FIFTY: An Alumni Exhibition,” showcases the work of 50 practicing professional artists who graduated from UNF’s Department of Art, Art History, and Design. The exhibition is the first of its kind, highlighting UNF alumni in a comprehensive way and showcasing the strength...

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Jeff Whipple: Life in Art
Dec01

Jeff Whipple: Life in Art

By Madeleine Peck Wagner  Watching Jeff Whipple draw is like observing an origami crane unfold across a page: sure and inevitable, each form seems to follow the previous. It is watching the subtlest of magic.  While reading Drawn into Something, the first of three planned memoirs, his lifelong dedication to this specific thaumaturgy is palpable.  A visit to MetaCusp studios—the warehouse space he shares with artist Liz...

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Celebrating Ten Seasons of Magic in the Chair
Dec01

Celebrating Ten Seasons of Magic in the Chair

By Susan D. Brandenburg Deck the Chairs (DTC) is a unique concept born in the mind of graphic designer and long-time Beaches resident Kurtis Loftus while on an early morning run along the Jacksonville Beach shoreline back in early 2013. Concerned about the local lack of budget or interest during the winter holidays, Loftus was fondly remembering St. Augustine’s Night of Lights celebration as he ran and mused about creating possible...

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The Future is Here
Oct14

The Future is Here

Borowy Family Children’s Critical Care Tower By Meredith T. Matthews Photography by Michael LeGrand and Chad Baumer “The future is here.” This was the statement by Michael D. Aubin, president of Wolfson Children’s Hospital and chief philanthropy officer of the Baptist Health Foundation, when, after years of anticipation, the new Borowy Family Children’s Critical Care Tower officially opened in April 2022. The Borowy Tower serves...

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The Age of Armor
Oct14

The Age of Armor

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ Newest Exhibition from The Higgins Armory Collection at The Worcester Art Museum The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ newest exhibition, “The Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Armory Collection at the Worcester Art Museum,” developed from a single question:  Kulah Khud (helmet), 1600s with later modifications, Northern Indian, iron, brass, silver and gold,...

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