Lost Springs Project

sept 14 – dec 31

The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery at the University of North Florida, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a cultural institute of UNF, will present the Lost Springs Project in a series of exhibitions and events which chronicle the tragic demise of the iconic springs of the Ocklawaha River in North Central Florida.

The UNF Lufrano Intercultural Gallery will present the exhibition Lost Springs of the Ocklawaha, a collaboration between Gainesville painter/activist Margaret Ross Tolbert and St. Augustine-based environmental filmmaker Matt Keene. This multimedia exhibition features images, sculpture and film of Cannon Springs and Tobacco Patch Springs created by various artists, including Tolbert and Keene. The opening reception will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the gallery and the exhibit will run through Tuesday, Oct. 24.

The exhibition in the UNF Gallery at MOCA, Margaret Ross Tolbert: Lost Springs, kicks off Saturday, Sept. 23, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 31. A reception will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at MOCA, and a special premiere of an accompanying film by Tolbert and Keene will take place at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. in MOCA’s theater.

The UNF Lufrano Intercultural Gallery is located in the Student Union, Building 58E, on the second floor. MOCA Jacksonville is located at 333 N. Laura St., 366-6911. 

Author: Arbus

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