ARTS

Dec. 4-10 Arts Calendar

What's coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more

Artist Nancy Bardach’s “Flowing” — a piece from her “Abstracts in Motion” series — is featured in the contemporary fiber art exhibit “Point of View.” The juried exhibit opens Dec. 8 and continues through Jan. 8 in the Vandroff Gallery at the Jewish Community Alliance in Mandarin. Nofa Dixon, an associate professor of drawing, painting and design at the University of North Florida, will select the award winners in the exhibit.
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PERFORMANCE

CHRISTMAS CAROLE

Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story is adapted for the stage and continues through Dec. 24 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside; dinner and a show is $43-$49 (includes parking), reservations required, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.

SPOKEN WORD

Local poets and wordsmiths sound off 7 p.m. Dec. 5 and every first Thur. at The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.

CHRISTMAS ONE ACTS

A Classic Theatre performs one-act plays based on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” as a holiday fundraiser for the theater, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7 at The Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez, 259 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $25, 829-5807, aclassictheatre.org.

FRUITCAKES

Julian Wiles’ family holiday comedy, about small-town alienation, understanding and reconciliation, is staged Dec. 5-8 and Dec. 12-14 at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, $10-$20, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

THE AMEN CORNER

Stage Aurora Theatrical Company presents the gospel-soaring musical “The Amen Corner,” 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13, 6 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14, and 3 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15 at Stage Aurora Performance Hall, 5188 Norwood Ave., Northside, $13-$20, 765-7372, stageaurora.org.

WHITE CHRISTMAS

The production, about two WWII veterans with a successful song & dance routine who follow two beautiful sisters to their Christmas show in Vermont, is staged 8 p.m. Dec. 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22 at Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., $20, 276-2599, opct.org.

HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY

The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble performs folkloric dance and music collected from across Hungary with dance elements dating back hundreds of years, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, 283 College Drive, Orange Park,

$14-$44, 276-6815, thcenter.org.

HANDLE WITH CARE

The romantic comedy following the unlikely love story of a young Israeli woman and a young American man is staged 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 13-14, 20-21; 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 8; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 19; and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $20-$25, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.

FIRST COAST NUTCRACKER

The performance with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra is staged 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at the T-U Center’s Moran Theater, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, 354-5547, bit.ly/TGzNDW.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown’s first musical – a series of songs connected by a theme, the moment of decision – staged Dec. 6-22 (8 p.m. Thur.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun.) at Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $20, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.

THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES

The reindeer dish on the real Santa, Dec. 8, 15 and 22 at Raintree Restaurant Dinner Theatre, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $39.95, 824-7211, raintreerestaurant.com.

50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL

Artist Series presents a parody of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” phenomenon, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the T-U Center, 300 Water St., Downtown; for ticket info, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.

FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL

Artist Series presents this Broadway musical about a dancer pursuing her dreams, Dec. 10-15 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown. Part of Artist Series’ Broadway season subscription; single tickets (on sale Sept. 27) $32-$77, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.

 

CALLS & WORKSHOPS

TEEN ART CONTEST

A call to artists ages 12-18 is open for the Jacksonville Public Library’s Teen Art Contest. Teen artists may submit a maximum of up to three entries — including photography, mixed media and sculpture — Dec. 1-Jan. 15 at any library location. The grand prize winner will be announced during a reception, Feb. 5 during First Wednesday Art Walk and will receive a $30 gift certificate to Reddi Arts and a solo exhibition in the Teen Department Gallery at the Main Library in March. 630-0673, jaxpubliclibrary.org/teens/teen-art-contest2014.pdf.

ALL IN THE TIMING AUDITIONS

Fernandina Little Theatre auditions roles for four men and five women (ages 20 and older) for six offbeat, one-act short comedies. Auditions are 7:15 p.m. Dec. 5 and 1:15 p.m. Dec. 7 at Fernandina Little Theatre. Performance dates are Feb. 1-8 at the theater, 1014 Beech St., Fernandina Beach, 277-2202, ameliaflt.org.

ANGELS FALL AUDITIONS

Orange Park Community Theatre seeks four men (ages 19-70) and two women (ages 25-50) for roles in Lanford Wilson’s “Angels Fall” — to be staged Feb. 7-23. Auditions are 2 p.m. Dec. 7 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, opct.org.

BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE

Limelight Theatre seeks two men (in their 20s or 30s), one woman (in her 20s or 30s) and one woman (in her 40s or 50s) for the comedy “Butterflies Are Free” — to be staged Jan. 24-Feb. 16. The theater is encouraging blind male actors to audition. Auditions are 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.

NORTHEAST FLORIDA SCHOLASTIC ARTS AWARDS

Students in grades 7-12 in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties may submit digital images of their works through Dec. 18; the awards are held 10 a.m. Feb. 1 at Jacksonville University Auditorium, 2800 University Blvd. N., Arlington. Gold Key winning pieces displayed at a reception 2-4 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, and then through Feb. 28 at Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown; artandwriting.org.

FREE KIDS’ DANCE CLASS

Classes for ages 7-11 are held 4:30-5:15 p.m. every Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.

BEGINNERS’ DANCE CLASSES

These classes are held 7:30-8:30 p.m. every Mon. and Wed. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.

SALSA/HUSTLE AT STUDIO JEAR GROUP FITNESS

Classes are held 8-9 p.m. every Tue. Five one-hour dance sessions, $50 (all five sessions), 551-0459, zumbajear@yahoo.com, zumbajear.com.

BELLY DANCING

Belly Dance with Margarita 4 p.m. every Thur. and 10:30 a.m. every Sat. at Boleros Dance Center, 10131 Atlantic Blvd., Arlington, 721-3399.

ART THERAPY CLASSES

Classes are held 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at Diversions, 210 N. Laura St., Downtown, $30 includes supplies, 586-2088, email daniel@diversionsjax.com.

JAZZ, DANCE AND TECHNIQUE

The classes continue every Tue. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.

DANCE CLASSES

Several classes for all ages and skill levels every Mon.-Fri. at The Dance Shack, 3837 Southside Blvd., Southside, 527-8694, thedanceshack.com.

DRAMATIC ARTS AT THE BEACHES

Theatrical performance classes and workshops, all ages and skill levels, are held Mon.-Fri. at Players by the Sea, 106 N. Sixth St., Jax Beach, fees vary, 249-0289.

THEATRICAL ARTS

Classes in theatrical performance, including song and dance, are held Mon.-Fri. at The Performers Academy, 3674 Beach Blvd., Spring Park, fees vary, 322-7672, theperformersacademy.com.

MIXED MEDIA ART CLASSES

Art classes are held weekly at Studio 121, 121 W. Forsyth St., Downtown, $20 per class or $100 for six weeks, 568-2146, teresemuller.com.

MURRAY HILL ART CLASSES

Six-week art classes are offered at Murray Hill Art Center, 4327 Kerle St., Murray Hill; $80 for adults, $50 for kids, 677-2787, artsjax.org.

BRAIDED LIGHT DANCE PROJECT

Weekly art classes are held at Barbara Thompson’s School of Dance, 8595 Beach Blvd., Ste. 310, Southside; intermediate ballet classes are held 6-7:30 p.m. every Mon. and modern/improv classes are offered 1-2:30 p.m. every Wed., $10, 997-0002, barbarathompsondance.com.

 

CLASSICAL & JAZZ

UNF STUDENT JAZZ COMBO

The concert, directed by Lynne Arriale, is held 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at University of North Florida’s Robinson Theater, 1 UNF Drive, Southside, $8-$20, 620-2878, unf.edu.

HANDEL’S MESSIAH

UNF Choral and Orchestra, 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach, $15-$20, 209-0399, pvconcerthall.com.

JU ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT

The Jacksonville University Orchestra performs traditional holiday music, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, free, 256-7677, ju.edu.

MAKE WE JOY: SONGS OF THE SEASON

The University Singers and the men’s and women’s choirs perform seasonal music, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Jacksonville University’s Marks Chapel, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, free, 256-5520, ju.edu.

CHRISTMAS: THE SPIRIT OF THE NEWBORN KING

The Edward Waters College Concert Choir performs the Christmas concert, 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at EWC’s Milne Auditorium, 1658 Kings Road, Jacksonville, free.

CATCH THE GROOVE

Old school R&B and Motown are featured 8 p.m. Dec. 7 at Jazzland Café, 1324 University Blvd. N., $10, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.

JSYO FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT

The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra performs 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the T-U Center’s Jacoby Symphony Hall, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, free, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.

UMC HANDBELL CHOIR

Fleming Island Friends of the Library present Orange Park United Methodist Church Hand Bell Choir in concert, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Clay County Headquarters Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island, 278-3722, ccpl.lib.fl.us.

D.A. SYMPHONIC BAND WINTER CONCERT

Douglas Anderson students perform the concert 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, 2445 San Diego Road, San Marco, 346-5620 ext. 122, da-arts.org.

JAZZ IN PONTE VEDRA

The Gary Starling Group, featuring Carol Sheehan, Billy Thornton and Peter Miles, performs 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Thur. at Table 1, 330 A1A N., Ponte Vedra, 280-5515.

JAZZ IN RIVERSIDE

Trumpeter Ray Callendar and guitarist Taylor Roberts are featured 9:30 p.m. every Thur. at Kickbacks Gastropub, 910 King St., Riverside, 388-9551.

JAZZ IN MANDARIN

Boril Ivanov Trio plays 7 p.m. every Thur. and pianist David Gum plays 7 p.m. every Fri. at Tree Steakhouse, 11362 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin, 262-0006.

JAX BEACH JAZZ

Live jazz is presented 6-9 p.m. every Fri. at Landshark Café, 1728 Third St. N., Jax Beach, 246-6024.

JAZZ IN NEPTUNE BEACH

Live jazz is featured 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Sat. at Lillie’s Coffee Bar, 200 First St., Neptune Beach, 249-2922.

JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE

The House Cats play 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. every Sat. at Stogies Club & Listening Room, 36 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 826-4008.

JAZZ IN ARLINGTON

Jazzland Café features live music 8 p.m. every Sat. and 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.

JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE

Live jazz is featured nightly at Rhett’s Piano Bar & Brasserie, 66 Hypolita St., St. Augustine, 825-0502.

 

ART WALKS, FESTIVALS & MARKETS

FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK

An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held 5-9 p.m. Dec. 4 and every first Wed. in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing; iloveartwalk.com.

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK

The tour of Art Galleries of St. Augustine is held Dec. 6 and every first Fri., with more than 15 galleries participating, 829-0065.

DOWNTOWN FRIDAY MARKET

Arts and crafts and local produce are offered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 6 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Drive, Downtown, 353-1188.

AMELIA FARMERS MARKET

The market offers farm-direct fruit and vegetables 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 7 and every Sat. at The Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation, 6800 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, 491-4872, ameliafarmersmarket.com.

COMMUNITY FIRST SATURDAY

The event, held the first Sat. each month, features Art in the Park, free art classes in Hogan Street Gazebo, arts and family activities, food trucks on Pearl Street, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7 on Northbank Riverwalk in Downtown Jacksonville, free, communityfirstsaturdays.com.

RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET

Local and regional artists, strolling performers, bands and a farmers market are featured 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7 and every Sat. through Dec. 21 at 715 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 554-6865, 389-2449, riversideartsmarket.com.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA GAAM

Games Art and Music celebrates the heroes in a half-shell, video games art, games and music from the ’80s and ’90s, an art installation dedicated to “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” costumes and cosplay, a juried art show, art by gaming professionals and a live charity art auction, 6-11 p.m. Dec. 7 at The Museum & Gardens, 4160 Boulevard Center Drive, Jacksonville, gaam.eventbrite.com.

JAX BEACH ART WALK

More than 30 local artists display their works, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 10 and every second Tue., along First Street between Beach Boulevard and Fifth Avenue North, Jax Beach. For a list of artists and businesses, go to betterjaxbeach.com/jax-beach-art-walk.html.

SECOND SATURDAY ARTRAGEOUS ART WALK

The galleries of downtown Fernandina Beach are open for self-guided tours, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 and every second Sat., 277-0717, ameliaisland.com.

NORTH BEACHES ART WALK

Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 19 and every third Thur., at various venues from Sailfish Drive in Atlantic Beach to Neptune Beach and Town Center. 249-2222, nbaw.org.

UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

The self-guided tour features galleries, antique stores and shops open 5-9 p.m. Dec. 28 and every last Sat. in St. Augustine’s San Marco District, 824-3152.

NORTHSIDE LOVE ARTS & VENDORS MARKET

The market, “Lifting Our Various Enterprises,” includes entertainment, kids’ activities, arts, a fruit and vegetable market, food trucks and Zumba lessons, 2 p.m. Dec. 29 and every last Sun. at Lonnie Miller Park, 5054 Soutel Drive, Northside, 755-5281, northsidelove.com.

 

MUSEUMS

ALEXANDER BREST MUSEUM & GALLERY

Jacksonville University, 2800 N. University Blvd., Arlington, 256-7371, arts.ju.edu. JU’s Annual Student Juried Exhibition, featuring animation, ceramics, computer-generated images, drawings, glass art, graphic design, paintings, photographs, prints and sculpture, continues through Dec. 12.

AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY

233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7378, ameliamuseum.org. The children’s exhibit, “Discovery Ship,” allows kids to pilot the ship, hoist flags and learn about the history of Fernandina’s harbor.

CAMP BLANDING MUSEUM

5629 S.R. 16 W., Camp Blanding, Starke, 682-3196, campblanding-museum.org. Artwork, weapons, uniforms and other artifacts from the activities of Camp Blanding during World War II are displayed along with outdoor displays of vehicles from WWII, Vietnam and Desert Storm.

CRISP-ELLERT ART MUSEUM

Flagler College, 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, 826-8530, flagler.edu/crispellert. “Unaffected Vision: Free to See Beautiful” — featuring photographs by men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities — will be on view during First Friday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 6, and Dec. 7. The exhibit, funded by a grant, featured the collaboration of Flagler College students and staff with members of The Arc of the St. Johns. “Flagler Senior Portfolio Exhibition” opens with a reception 5-9 p.m. Dec. 12 and continues with limited hours through Dec. 14.

CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS

829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org. “The Art of Empathy,” an exhibit showcasing a permanent collection masterwork, “Mother of Sorrows,” one of five known works by the Master of the Stötteritz Altar, is displayed through Feb. 16. The artistic and devotional contexts of painting is explored through 21 works, 19 of which are borrowed from collections in the United States and Germany. “Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection” continues through Jan. 5. Florida State University Professor William Walmsley, a printmaker who holds the record for the longest series of prints in the history of art, displays his work through July 8. “The Human Figure: Sculptures by Enzo Torcoletti” is on display through September 2014.

JACKSONVILLE MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER

2 Independent Drive, Ste. 162, Downtown, 355-1101, jacksonvillemaritimeheritagecenter.org. The permanent collection includes steamboats, nautical-themed art, books, documents and artifacts.

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM

101 W. First St., Springfield, 356-2992, rain.org/~karpeles/jaxfrm.html. “Works of Yard and the Art of Lawn” continues through Dec. 31. “Russia,” a history of Russia from Peter the Great to the first conquest of space, is on display through Dec. 28. The permanent collection includes other rare manuscripts.

LIGHTNER MUSEUM

75 King St., St. Augustine, 824-2874, lightnermuseum.org. The permanent collection features relics from America’s Gilded Age, exhibited on three floors.

MANDARIN MUSEUM & HISTORICAL SOCIETY

11964 Mandarin Road, Mandarin, 268-0784, mandarinmuseum.net. Exhibits regarding Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Civil War vessel Maple Leaf are on display, as well as works by Mandarin artists.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE

333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com. Ingrid Calame’s exhibit “Tarred Over Cracks” continues through March 9 as part of Project Atrium in Haskell Atrium Gallery. The first exhibit to encompass the entirety of Michael Goldberg’s work, “Abstraction Over Time,” reappraises his contribution to postwar painting and presents a case study of the transformations of abstraction in American art, through Jan. 5. “Mythos: From Concept to Creation” — sculptural works by Enzo Torcoletti, reflecting a symbolic diversity of the human form — are displayed through Jan. 19 in the UNF Gallery MOCA.

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY

1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, 396-6674, themosh.org. “Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids and Meteors,” developed by The Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning, examines risk related to an asteroid hitting Earth and what scientists can learn from the objects; through Dec. 31. “Uncovering the Past: Archaeological Discoveries of North Florida” is on display through August 2014.

RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM

829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. The exhibit “Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner, Connecting Communities Through Language” continues through Dec. 31. Modeled after Harlem’s “Amateur Night at the Apollo,” host searches are held 7:30-10:30 p.m. every first Fri., $5.50.

 

GALLERIES

ABSOLUTE AMERICANA ART GALLERY

77 Bridge St., St. Augustine, 824-5545, absoluteamericana.com. Romero Britto’s sculptures and limited-edition prints are featured.

AMIRO ART & FOUND GALLERY

9C Aviles St., St. Augustine, 824-8460, amiroartandfound.com. Works by Ginny Bullard, Estella Fransbergen, Deane Kellogg, Wendy Mandel McDaniel, Jan Tomlinson Master and Marcia Myrick Siany are featured.

THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY

Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Ste. 150, Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier.html. “Our Feminine Side,” an exhibit of works representing the female form, women’s issues, politics and the stages of womanhood, is on display.

AVONDALE ARTWORKS

3562 St. Johns Ave., Avondale, 384-8797, avondaleartworks.com. “Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!” — an exhibit of the author’s hat collection alongside a series of estate-authorized works from Ted Geisel’s original drawings, paintings and sculpture — is on display with Dr. Seuss Collection curator Bill Dreyer speaking about the art, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 5-6. The events are free, but reservations are suggested. The exhibit is on display through Jan. 5.

CLAY & CANVAS STUDIO

2642 Rosselle St., Ste. 6, Riverside, 501-766-1266. The biannual Open Studio Night Exhibition, featuring new works by resident artists and guest artist Nida Bangash, is held 6-9 p.m. Dec. 13. DJ e. lee (WJCT’s “Indie Endeavor”) performs. Works by Tiffany Whitfield Leach, Lily Kuonen and Rachel Evans may be viewed by appointment.

CORK ARTS DISTRICT

2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, 707-0030, corkartsdistrict.tumblr.com. Thony Aiuppy’s “The Darkness Beyond Tomorrow” — an exhibit on the subject matter of portraiture and the figure — opens with a reception 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in CoRK’s North Gallery. The exhibit is also available to be viewed by appointment through Jan. 2.

CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER

4144 Herschel St., Riverside, 388-8205, corsegalleryatelier.com. Permanent works on display feature those by Kevin Beilfuss, Eileen Corse, Miro Sinovcic, Maggie Siner, Alice Williams and Luana Luconi Winner.

CYPRESS VILLAGE

4600 Middleton Park Center W., Egret Hall, Intracoastal West, 360-3923. “Winter Joy,” an exhibit of sketches and paintings by Cypress Village resident artists, is displayed through Jan. 9.

FIRST STREET GALLERY

216-B First St., Neptune Beach, 241-6928, firststreetgalleryart.com. Pastel painter Richard Lundgren’s “Coastal North Florida” is on display through Jan. 3.

FLORIDA MINING GALLERY

5300 Shad Road, Southside, 425-2845, floridamininggallery.com. David De Boer’s “Significant Work” — an exhibit co-curated by Nullspace and Staci Bu Shea — features installations, video and stills. A panel discussion with De Boer is 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at FSCJ’s Kent Campus, 3939 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville. The exhibit opens with a reception, 6:30-10 p.m. Dec. 13 at Florida Mining Gallery and is on display through Jan. 31.

GALLERY725

725 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320, gallery725.com. “Wonderland,” an exhibit of multimedia work by artists Tonsenia Yonn, Linda Olsen, Matthew Winghart, Flew, Ken Daga, Kelly Meagher and Shayna Raymond, is displayed through Jan. 20.

THE GALLERY AT HOUSE OF STEREO

8780 Perimeter Park Ct., Ste. 100, Southside, 642-6677, houseofstereo.com. Painting, art glass, photography, woodcrafts, pottery and sculpture are featured.

GEORGIA NICK GALLERY

11A Aviles St., St. Augustine, 806-3348, georgianickgallery.com. The artist-owned studio displays Nick’s sea and landscape photography, along with local works by oil painters, a mosaic artist, potter, photographer and author.

HASKELL GALLERY & DISPLAY CASES

Jacksonville International Airport, 14201 Pecan Park Road, Northside, 741-3546. Works by Diane Fraser and Mary Atwood (Haskell Gallery), Jim Smith (Connector Bridge Art display case before security) and Chris Moore (Concourse A and C display cases past security) are on display through December.

HIGHWAY GALLERY

floridamininggallery.com/exhibitions/the-highway-gallery. Nine artists — Nathaniel Artkart Price, Ken Daga, Ashley C. Waldvogel, Brianna Angelakis, Christina Foard, Linda Olsen, Sara Pedigo, Zach Fitchner and Russell Maycumber — are featured on digital billboards throughout the city in collaboration with Clear Channel of Jacksonville through July 2014.

THE JACKSONVILLE LANDING

2 Independent Drive, Downtown, cavendishprojects.com. “Hot-N-Fresh,” an original street exhibit organized by Michael and Michele Cavendish that includes stencil and spray paint art, is on display through Dec. 15 in the upstairs food court.

PALENCIA GALLERY

701 Market St., Ste. 107A, St. Augustine, 819-1584, palenciafineartsacademy.com. “Passport: Cambodia,” an exhibit of Gina Torkos’ oil paintings created from her experiences traveling in Cambodia, continues through Dec. 20.

REDDI ARTS

1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. Works by local artists are featured, with a focus on “emerging artists for emerging collectors.” Collections change monthly.

ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION

22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310, staaa.org. Woodworker Leonard Ruel’s miniature village of historic St. Augustine buildings is on display through Dec. 29. The 39 replicas include the Cathedral Basilica, Villa Zorayda, Government House and the Pena Peck House.

SEVENTH STREET GALLERY

14 S. Seventh St., Fernandina Beach, 432-8330, seventhstgallery.com. “Fusion: A Celebration of Light, Color and Texture” — featuring Amelia Island photographer Ann Kemp and fused-glass artist Denise Murphy — opens noon Dec. 7 and continues through Dec. 23. An artist reception is 5-8 p.m. Dec. 14.

SOUTHLIGHT GALLERY

201 N. Hogan St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. The gallery features the works of 25 local artists — including Jack Allen, Enzo Torcoletti and Allison Watson — as well as guest artist Hillary Hogue. The gallery exhibits the UNF Faculty Show through December and kicks off its annual “Give Art” days during First Wednesday Art Walk, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4.

VANDROFF GALLERY

Jewish Community Alliance, 8505 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin, jcajax.org. “Point of View,” a juried exhibit of contemporary fiber art, opens Dec. 6 and continues through Jan. 8. The exhibit is presented by the Fiber Artists Network. Nofa Dixon, an associate professor of drawing, painting and design at the University of North Florida, will select the award winners in the exhibit.

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