Feb. 19-25 Arts Calendar
What's coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
Artist Series presents this Broadway show, with life-sized puppets of horses onstage, Feb. 19-23 at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $32-$82, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
Neil Simon’s classic play about a Hollywood screenwriter, played by Richard Karn of Home Improvement, who has commitment issues when a daughter he didn’t know he had shows up with dreams of stardom, at 6 p.m. Feb. 19-March 16, (weekend matinees vary), at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $38-$55, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
MFA IN THE WORKS
The informal program presents the work of MFA students in JU’s choreography program, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Jacksonville University’s Brest Dance Pavilion, 2800 University Blvd. N., Arlington, free, 256-7371, arts.ju.edu.
A comedy about putting on a comedy, written by English playwright Michael Frayn, runs Feb. 20-22 at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, $10-$20, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org.
BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW
A newly widowed woman learns grief etiquette from her mother-in-law, a professional widow, 8 p.m. Feb. 21-22, 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., $15, 276-2599, opct.org.
THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
Frank Gilroy’s drama, which won a Pulitzer, a Tony and a New York Drama Critics Circle award for best play, is about Timmy’s return from WWII in May 1946. It’s staged Feb. 21-March 8 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $25, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.
Playwright A.R. Gurney, a Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist, wrote about a couple’s romantic lifetime, staged Feb. 23 at Raintree Restaurant Dinner Theatre, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $39.95, 824-7211, raintreerestaurant.com.
In the grand Russian tradition, the tragic story of a princess turned into a swan by a sorcerer’s curse is staged 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, 283 College Drive, Orange Park, $16-$48, 276-6815, thcenter.org.
ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATRE
Artist Series presents the dance show – celebrating African-American cultural experience and American modern dance heritage – 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $42-$107, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
Artist Series presents classic Irish tunes, pop anthems and inspirational songs, with the signature Celtic Woman sound, 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $50-$136, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
RITZ JAZZ JAMM
Guitarist Nick Colionne infuses jazz, funk, R&B and blues with his rich vocals, 7 and 10 p.m. March 1 at Ritz Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, $28-$35, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
Two-time Guinness record-setting Latin artist Iglesias sings the hits from his 45-year-long career at 7 p.m. March 2 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $44-$134, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
Four Seasons frontman (award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys is based on his life) performs 7:30 p.m. March 5 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $42-$132, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST
Carnelle rehearses for Miss Firecracker – a win will salvage her tarnished reputation. Her cousin Elaine, ex-Miss Firecracker, shows up. 7:30 p.m. March 6-30 (Sunday matinees available), on Limelight Theatre’s Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $10-$25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.
ORANGE PARK CHORALE
The Chorale celebrates A Whole Lot of Years of Broadway, running the gamut of showtunes from Carousel to Guys and Dolls to Wicked, 7:30 p.m. March 14 at New Grace Church, 5804 Hwy. 17, Fleming Island and 3 p.m. March 16 at Riverside Presbyterian Church, 849 Park St., Downtown, free, 273-4279, orangeparkchorale.com.
Ranked by Forbes as a top 10 grossing U.S. comic in ’09 and ’10, rock-star comic Peters performs 8 p.m. Feb. 20-23 and 10 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Road, Mandarin, 292-4242, $30-$35 (plus tax), comedyzone.com.
STEVE LEMME & KEVIN FEFFERNAN
Two guys from Broken Lizard comedy team, and stars of Super Troopers and Beerfest, perform comedy, play Broken Lizard Movie Trivia and reveal how they made Beerfest, 8 p.m. Feb. 27-March 1, 10 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1, at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Road, Mandarin, 292-4242, $18-$20 (plus tax), comedyzone.com.
The 25-year veteran comedian appears at 8 p.m. Feb. 27-March 1 and at 10 p.m. March 1 at The Comedy Club of Jacksonville, 11000 Beach Blvd., Arlington, 646-4277, $6-$25, jacksonvillecomedy.com.
XXXTREME COMEDY HYPNOSIS
Comedian-hypnotist Rich Guzzi gets audience members to do outlandish – sometimes lewd – acts onstage. Admission includes free copy of either The Ultimate Man or Dream Physique, Guzzi’s new CDs. 8 p.m. March 4 at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Road, Mandarin, 292-4242, $20, comedyzone.com.
Landau, whose credits include two seasons of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, was a top club comic at HBO’s Las Vegas Comedy Festival; he appears at 8 p.m. March 6 and 8, 8:30 p.m. March 7, and 10 p.m. March 8 at The Comedy Club of Jacksonville, 11000 Beach Blvd., Arlington, 646-4277, $6-$25, jacksonvillecomedy.com.
MAD COWFORD IMPROV
Weekly improv shows based on audience suggestion, 8:15 p.m. Fri.-Sat. at Northstar Substation, 119 E. Bay St., Downtown, $5, 233-2359, madcowford.com.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
Part of the ArtWorks for Freedom JAX series to raise awareness about human trafficking in America, indoor art exhibits are shown Feb. 19-28 at FSCJ’s Kent Campus, 401 W. State St., and at Jacksonville University Davis Student Commons, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington.
The four-month program of eight discussions about global issues continues with the topic of Israel and the U.S., at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Southeast Regional Library, 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd., 630-4655, free, jpl.coj.net.
PLANTATION ARTISTS’ GUILD & GALLERY
As part of his gallery display, Spanish oil painter Dionisio Rodriquez demonstrates his craft 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at 94 Amelia Village Circle, Amelia Island, 432-1750, artamelia.com.
Charles Tingley, St. Augustine Historical Society senior research librarian, discusses the 19th-century travel writer and St. Augustine visitor Constance Fenimore Woolson, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at St. Cyprian Episcopal Church, 37 Lovett St., 829-8828, free, stcypriansepiscopalchurch.org.
HILDA’S YARD AUDITIONS
Auditions for three male and three female roles in Hilda’s Yard, by Canadian playwright Norm Foster about empty-nesters whose nest isn’t so empty when their grown children return; 6 p.m. Feb. 23 (staged April 11-16) at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 396-4425, theatrejax.com/auditions.
ACTORS WORKSHOP AT ABET
Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre holds an eight-week actor’s workshop, 6 p.m. every Sun., Feb. 23-April 13 at Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $160 (half at registration, half at first class plan available), 249-7177, abettheatre.com.
AUTHOR REVISITS RESTAURANTS
Author Dorothy Fletcher discusses her new book, Lost Restaurants of Jacksonville and other works about her life here at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Main Library, Zimmerman Overlook, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown, 630-2954, free, jpl.coj.net.
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Artworks for Freedom holds a two-day workshop about human trafficking, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 27-28 at Jacksonville Children’s Commission, 1095 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., $35, 598-0901, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONCERT ON THE GREEN POSTER CONTEST
In celebration of America’s veterans, Concert on the Green accepts submissions for its poster contest themed Honoring Our Military with Art and Music. All public, private and home school students may enter. First and second place and People’s Choice winners from K-3, 4-6, 7-8 and 9-12 receive a scholarship or cash prize. Submit applications at concertatthegreen.com. Deliver final entries to Great Hang Ups Gallery, 1560 Business Center Dr., Fleming Island by Feb. 28. Winners selected on or before March 28.
JUNIOR ROWITA FELLOWSHIP
The St. Johns Cultural Council accepts applications for the 2014 Junior ROWITA Fellowships, available to all graduating St. Johns County high school girls (public, private, homeschooled) who’ve applied for or been accepted into a Bachelor of Fine Arts program of higher education. One fellowship each in literary, performance and visual arts. Applications must be sent by Feb. 28 to St. Johns Cultural Council, 15 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, 808-7330, stjohnsculture.com.
YOUNG ACTORS THEATRE
Theatre Jacksonville holds a spring theater workshop for kids ages 7-17, featuring improv exercises, poetry study, monologue and scene work, starting March 3; $200 per eight-week session, Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 396-4425, theatrejax.com, email@example.com.
University of North Florida’s annual symposium includes an update on advances in research, evidence-based practices for treatment and intervention, and translational science; Celine Saulnier and William Sharp are the featured speakers; 8:30 a.m. March 12 at UNF’s University Center, 12000 Alumni Dr., $60 (registration required), wolfsonchildrens.org/autism.
ARTS LEADERS NOMINATIONS
The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville accepts nominations for arts leaders in Northeast Florida. Categories are Art Activist, Art Educator, Art Collector, Art Innovator and Art Philanthropist. Submit an essay, up to 500 words, including the nominee’s works and influence in the community, to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 15. Include name, email and phone number for nominee and nominator. Winners are recognized at Cultural Council’s 38th annual Art Awards May 1.
2014 The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville accepts applications for the 2014 Spark Grant Program. Individual artists and nonprofit organizations in Duval, Nassau, St. Johns, Clay and Baker counties are eligible to receive $5,000-$15,000 each. The council seeks proposals designed for child and teen participation to engage residents and visitors with street-level activity. Temporary installations only. Grant applications must be submitted by March 12 at culturalcouncil.org.
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
UNF ORCHESTRA GUEST ARTIST CONCERT
Dr. Gordon Brock conducts, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Southside, free, 620-2878, unf.edu.
STREISAND SONGBOOK WITH ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performs with Callaway, 11 a.m. Feb. 21 and 8 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the T-U Center’s Jacoby Symphony Hall, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $16-$72, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.
PRIVATE SCHOOLS HONOR BAND CONCERT
The 21st annual young artists program, featuring instrumentalists from seven area private schools, is held 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Jacksonville University’s Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, free, 256-7677, ju.edu.
THE ORCHESTRA GAMES
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra appears 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at the T-U Center’s Jacoby Symphony Hall, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $7-$24,
MARIAN ANDERSON STRING QUARTET
The Quartet performs with guest artist Ruby Hinds, as part of the Beaches Fine Arts Series, 4 p.m. Feb. 23 at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 465 11th Ave. N., Jax Beach, 249-4091, beachesfinearts.org.
UNF CHORAL CONCERT
The UNF student choral concert is held 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, free, 620-2878, unf.edu.
TRADITIONAL CHINESE ORCHESTRA
The Qindao University Orchestra plays traditional Chinese instruments, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Jacksonville University’s Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, $10, 256-7677, ju.edu.
SYMPHONY 101: FABIO EXPLORES VERDI
A lunch-and-learn session with Jacksonville Symphony Music Director Fabio Mechetti, about Verdi’s Requiem, is followed by a rehearsal, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the T-U Center’s Jacoby Symphony Hall, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, 354-5547, $15, jaxsymphony.org.
JAZZ IN PONTE VEDRA
The Gary Starling Group, with Carol Sheehan, Billy Thornton and Peter Miles, performs 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Thur. at Table 1, 330 A1A N., 280-5515.
JAZZ IN RIVERSIDE
Trumpeter Ray Callendar and guitarist Taylor Roberts are featured at 9:30 p.m. every Thur. at Kickbacks Gastropub, 910 King St., 388-9551.
JAZZ IN MANDARIN
Boril Ivanov Trio plays at 7 p.m. every Thur. and pianist David Gum plays at 7 p.m. every Fri. at Tree Steakhouse, 11362 San Jose Blvd., 262-0006.
JAX BEACH JAZZ
Live jazz is presented 6-9 p.m. every Fri. at Landshark Café, 1728 Third St. N., 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., 249-2922.
JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
House Cats play 9:30 p.m. every Sat. at Stogies Club & Listening Room, 36 Charlotte St., 826-4008.
JAZZ IN ARLINGTON
Jazzland Café features live music at 8 p.m. every Sat. and 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at 1324 University Blvd. N., 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.
JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Live jazz is featured nightly at Rhett’s Piano Bar & Brasserie, 66 Hypolita St., 825-0502.
ART WALKS & MARKETS
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Galleries are open 5-9 p.m. Feb. 20 from Sailfish Drive in Atlantic Beach to Neptune Beach and Town Center, 249-2222, nbaw.org.
AMELIA ISLAND BOOK FESTIVAL
The festival kicks off with Danny Ellis’ concert, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 20 at St. Peter’s Burns Hall, 801 Atlantic Ave. ($20); writer workshops 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 21 at FSCJ’s Cook Nassau Center, 76346 William Burgess Blvd., Yulee ($85). Author Extravaganza with nearly 100 fiction, nonfiction, children’s and YA authors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Recreation Center Complex, 2500 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, 624-1665, ameliaislandbookfestival.com.
DOWNTOWN FRIDAY MARKET
Arts and crafts and local produce are offered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 21 at Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
Local and regional art, food artisans and vendors and a farmers market are featured from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 22 at the market under the Fuller Warren bridge, 715 Riverside Ave., Riverside, free admission, 389-2449, riversideartsmarket.com.
UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT
The self-guided tour features galleries, antique stores and shops open 5-9 p.m. Feb. 22 and every last Sat. in St. Augustine’s San Marco District, 824-3152.
RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET RAM
returns with local and regional art, food artists and vendors and a farmers market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1 and every Sat. through Dec. 20 under the Fuller Warren Bridge, 715 Riverside Ave., free admission, 389-2449, riversideartsmarket.com.
ALEXANDER BREST MUSEUM & GALLERY
Jacksonville University, 2800 University Blvd. N., Arlington, 256-7371, arts.ju.edu. The permanent collection features carved ivory, Chinese porcelain, pre-Colombian artifacts and more.
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 histroic ship, hoist flags and learn about the history of Fernandina’s harbor.
BEACHES MUSEUM & HISTROY PARK
381 Beach Blvd., Jax Beach, 241-5657, beachesmuseum.org. The exhibit “Don Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Spanish Hero in the American Revolution” is displayed through March 1.
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. “The Object Tells a Story,” an exhibit of African-American folk art from Florida, runs through February.
CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS
829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org. 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. “One Family: Photographs by Vardi Kahana,” an exhibit by the Israeli photographer detailing four generations of her family, is on display through April 27. Florida State University Professor William Walmsley displays his work through July 8. “The Human Figure: Sculptures by Enzo Torcoletti” is on display through September.
JACKSONVILLE MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER
2 Independent Dr., 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. “Mark Twain” includes original letters, writings and illustrations on exhibit through April 26. “New Works” features Joe Segal's sculptural works through February. The permanent collection includes other rare manuscripts.
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 Rd., 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” runs through March 9, part of Project Atrium in Haskell Atrium Gallery. “Material Transformations,” in which seven artists uncover symbolism through unconventional substances, runs through April 6. UNF Gallery presents “Bede Clarke: Barbara Ritzman Devereux Visiting Artist Exhibition” through March 9. The Gold Key portfolio show features works by 15 winners of Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards show, through March.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY
1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, 396-6674, themosh.org. “Uncovering the Past: Archaeological Discoveries of North Florida” through August.
VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER
10 W. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, 825-1000, staugustine-450.com/journey. “Journey: 450 years of the African-American Experience” is exhibited through July 15.
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. “heArt,” a collection of original works by local artists – jewelry, mosaics, pottery, paintings and more – runs through February. Sculptures by Alexander Wilds are on display.
THE ART CENTER MAIN GALLERY
31 W. Adams St., Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/main.html. February’s featured artist is Annelies Dyksgraaf. “Valentines” artwork is on display. Paintings, pastels, sketches and photography by a diverse group of the center’s member artists is also displayed.
THE ART CENTER PREMIER GALLERY
50 N. Laura St., Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier-gallery. “A Celebration of Cultures” exhibit runs through March 6.
BUTTERFIELD GARAGE ART GALLERY
137 King St., St. Augustine, 825-4577, butterfieldgarage.com. The artist-run gallery features a wide range of traditional and contemporary art by several local artists.
CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER
4144 Herschel St., Riverside, 388-8205, corsegalleryatelier.com. Permanent artworks on display include several by artists Kevin Beilfuss, Eileen Corse, Miro Sinovcic, Maggie Siner, Alice Williams and Luana Luconi Winner.
FIRST STREET GALLERY
216-B First St., Neptune Beach, 241-6928, firststreetgalleryart.com. Mermaid artwork is on display in all media types by local artists including Linda Olsen, Mary Hubley, Tracy Womack, Pat Livesay and JoAnne Adams, through April 1.
FLORIDA MINING GALLERY
5300 Shad Rd., Southside, 425-2845, floridamininggallery.com. The permanent works on display feature a wide range of contemporary art by emerging artists.
FSCJ NORTH CAMPUS ART GALLERY
4501 Capper Rd., Northside, 766-6785, fscj.edu. The exhibit “Talismans and Champa Temples of Vietnam” features rubbings and photos by James Kemp,
through March 4.
725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320, gallery725.com. Works and hand-crafted gifts by local artists are featured, along with a selection of national and international works.
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 Rd., Northside, 741-3546. Paintings by Candace Fasano and Marie Shell, examining beauty in the natural world, are displayed through March 28 in Haskell Gallery before security. John Cheer’s decorative wall plates and sculpture, inspired by the sea’s energy and nature, are displayed through April 7 in Connector Bridge Art display case before security. Photographer John Adams’ “Evanescent Trawlers of the South” series examines the vessels from Southern harbors, displayed through April 4 in Concourse A and C display cases after security.
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 through July.
LUFRANO INTERCULTURAL GALLERY
1 UNF Dr., Student Union Bldg. 58E, Ste. 2401, Southside, 620-2475. Jacksonville native Elizabeth Brown Eagle’s exhibit, “Visions of Grace,” features mixed-media photo collages based on her experiences working with Samburu and Maasai tribes in Northeastern Kenya and the Xhosa people in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The exhibit is displayed through March 21.
PALENCIA FINE ARTS ACADEMY AND GALLERY
701 Market St., St. Augustine, 819-1584, palenciafineartsacademy.com. Stacie Hernandez’s show “Elements,” about the power of natural elements, runs through March 21.
PLANTATION ARTISTS' GUILD & GALLERY
94 Amelia Village Circle, Amelia Island, 432-1750, artamelia.com. Spanish oil paintings by Dionisio Rodriquez are exhibited through March 8.
1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. Works by local artists are featured, with a focus on “emerging artists for emerging collectors.”
SAWGRASS VILLAGE ARTS GALLERY
1520 Sawgrass Village Dr., Ponte Vedra, 273-4925, villageartspvb.com. Impressionistic Florida Landscapes by Laurel Dagnillo are displayed through March 29.
ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION
22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310, staaa.org. The 90th anniversary juried exhibition presents newly acquired artwork including an unveiling of “Lost Colony,” runs through March 2.
201 N. Hogan St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. The UNF ArtSpace exhibit features works by Ladnier Scholarship recipient Nina Avis, and by runners-up Eman Abdulhalim and Jordyn Rector. Valentine-themed works by Michael Dunlap, Jane Shirek, Pam Zambetti and Taylor McDonald are featured through February.
228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838, spaceeight.com. Lowbrow, pop surrealism, street and underground art by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists is featured.