March 20-27 Arts Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
CRAZY FOR YOU
The musical comedy, 1992 Tony-winner for Best Musical, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, is staged for evening performances 6 p.m. March 20-24 and 26-30, April 2-6, 9-14, 16-20, 23-28 and 30, and May 1-5, and for matinee shows March 23, 24, 30 and 31, April 4, 6, 7, 13, 18, 20, 21, 27, 28 and May 4 and 5 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $46-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
The play, written by N. Richard Nash and set in Depression-era America, is staged 7:30 p.m. March 21-23 and 28-30 on Limelight Theatre’s Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.
IN THE NEXT ROOM
The Sarah Ruhl comedy “In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play” is performed 8 p.m. March 21-23 at Players by the Sea’s Main Stage, 106 Sixth St. N., Jax Beach, $20, 249-0289, playersbythesea.org.
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
The family musical is staged 8 p.m. March 21-23 and 28-30 and 2 p.m. March 24 at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $20, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.
BROADWAY OUR WAY
The Amelia Community Theatre Guild stages the musical revue with more than 40 singers performing favorites from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Chess” and “Les Miserables,” 8 p.m. March 21-23 at ACT’s Studio 209 Theatre, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, $15, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org.
YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!
The family-friendly show is trying to get the sillies out, 6 p.m. March 22 at St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A S., $25-$45, 209-0367, staugamphitheatre.com.
MOON OVER BUFFALO
Orange Park Community Theatre presents the comedy March 22-24 at the theater, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, $15, 276-2599, opct.org.
A Classic Theatre celebrates the 75th anniversary of “The Yearling” with “Cross Roads: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Norton S. Baskin in Unguarded Moments,” March 22-24 in Flagler College's Flagler Room, 74 King St., Downtown St. Augustine, $20, 710-1782, aclassictheatre.org.
YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY SHUT UP!
The comedy, adapted from a memoir by writers-turned-married-couple Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn, is staged 8 p.m. March 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. March 23 and 24 at Wilson Center for the Arts, FSCJ South Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside, $36-$46, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
Dance Alive National Ballet performs “Phantom,” based on the novel “Phantom of the Opera,” 2 p.m. March 24 at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine, $30. 797-2800, emmaconcerts.com.
MURDER IN THE OLDE CITY
This dinner theater whodunit of murder, scandal and love is staged 6 p.m. March 24 at The Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $39.95, 824-7211.
ROCK OF AGES
Artist Series presents the Broadway musical with songs by Journey, Styx, Pat Benatar and REO Speedwagon, April 2-7 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, 442-2929, $37-$77, artistseriesjax.org.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
CHILDREN’S DANCE CLASSES
Kids’ street dance classes for ages 7-11 are offered 4:30-5:35 p.m. March 20 and 27 at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, 246-4600; first class free, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.
LECTURE ON FOOD IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam discusses the history of food in St. Augustine, 7 p.m. March 21 at Flagler College’s Ringhaver Student Center, Virginia Room, 50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, free, 819-6205, ponce125.com.
DANCING IN ARLINGTON
Ballroom dance lessons are held 7:30 p.m. March 21, $6; bop, shag and swing, 8 p.m. March 22, $10; and country line, 8 p.m. March 23, $10, at Club Savoy, 6354 Arlington Road, Arlington. 745-7725.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Artists interested in exhibiting their work at the juried art exhibit “A Panoramic View,” from April 18-May 30, must submit their work by April 11 at Art Center Premiere Gallery, Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Downtown. Entry fee is $25, 262-0268, tacjacksonville.org.
ORANGE PARK AUDITIONS
Orange Park Community Theatre holds open auditions for the play “Anything Goes,” 1 p.m. March 23 and March 30. OPCT auditions for major roles and ensemble parts for males and females 16 years old and older at the theater, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, 264-2374.
EXCURSIONS INTO THE WILD
Artist and environmentalist Jim Draper wraps up a series of explorations into natural habitats for ages 13 and older, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. March 23 at Julington/Durbin Creek Preserve. Bring a lunch; wine and light hors d’oeuvres follow at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, $140, 355-0630.
SUMMER MUSICAL AUDITIONS
Auditions for the musical “The Last Five Years” are held 1 p.m. March 23 at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Roles include one male and female, 25-35 years old, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.
ORANGE PARK CALL TO ARTISTS
Artists interested in exhibiting at “Art & About: A Neighborhood Art & Music Event” held 10 a.m. April 6 at Orange Park Town Hall Park, 2042 Park Ave., Orange Park, must apply before March 23, 215-8329.
Instructors offer introductory lessons, violin and fiddle demonstrations, advice on stringing and tuning instruments, free guitar and bass tuning and care tips 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 23 at St. Augustine Music Connection, 1333 Old Dixie Hwy., St. Augustine, free, 829-9844 or 829-9829.
DISCOVERING THE LAYERS
Artist Jim Draper leads a gallery discussion related to his exhibit, “Feast of Flowers,” 1 p.m. March 24 at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave., reservations required, 899-6038.
FREE DANCE CLASSES
Dance Trance offers free community dance classes 7-8 p.m. March 26 at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
EARTH DAY POSTER CONTEST
Duval County students, from kindergarteners to high school seniors, may submit entries for an Earth Day poster contest with the theme “Shades of Green.” Submissions are due 5 p.m. April 1 at the Environmental Protection Board, 214 N. Hogan St., Downtown, 255-7213.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Artists may submit their impressions of St. Augustine in this community-based art project, until April 15. Registration is $10, which includes the canvas, ancientcitymosaic.com.
MUSIC COMPETITION SCHOLARSHIP
Entries for Concert on the Green’s Young Artists Scholarship open music competition for kids in grades 6-12, who are Clay County residents or who attend a Clay County school, are accepted until April 19, 278-9448; submit entries online at concertonthegreen.com.
Orange Park Community Theatre offers a spring theater workshop for students in grades 2-8. Classes are held 4:30-6:30 p.m. every Mon.-Thur. through April 21 at 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, opct.org.
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
Energetic art classes are held weekly at Studio 121, 121 W. Forsyth St., Downtown, at a fee of $20 per class or $100 for six weeks, 568-2146, teresemuller.com.
ART THERAPY CLASSES
Art classes are held 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at Diversions, 210 N. Laura St., Downtown, $30 includes supplies, 586-2088, email email@example.com.
MURRAY HILL ART CLASSES
Six-week art classes are offered at Murray Hill Art Center, 4327 Kerle St., Murray Hill; adult fee is $80; $50 for kids, 677-2787, artsjax.org.
DRAMATIC ARTS AT THE BEACHES
Classes and workshops in theatrical performance for all ages and skill levels are held Mon.-Fri. at Players by the Sea, 106 N. Sixth St., Jax Beach, fees vary, 249-0289.
Belly Dance with Margarita is offered 4 p.m. every Thur. and 10:30 a.m. every Sat. at Boleros Dance Center, 10131 Atlantic Blvd., Arlington, 721-3399.
The Jazzland Café seeks musicians who play piano, bass or drums, for a new ensemble being formed. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dance Shack offers classes for several styles of dance, for all ages and skill levels, every Mon.-Fri., at 3837 Southside Blvd., Southside, 527-8694, thedanceshack.com.
A Kindling Auras & Radiating Musical Awareness group vocal session, focusing on mental clarity, visualization, harmonizing and blending, breath and energy control, is held 6-7 p.m. every Fri. at The Performers Academy, 3674 Beach Blvd., Spring Park. Registration is requested, but not required, 322-7672, email@example.com.
JAX CONTRA DANCE
A live band and caller lead folk dancing at 8 and 11 p.m. every third Fri. of the month at Riverside Avenue Christian Church, 2841 Riverside Ave., $7, 396-1997.
ST. AUGUSTINE CHORUS AUDITIONS
Auditions for singers for “On Broadway! Act II” are held 6:50-9 p.m. every Tue. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 215 St. George St., St. Augustine. Music distributed during the first few weeks of rehearsals at 6:30 p.m., membership fee: $25, 808-1904, staugustinecommunitychorus.org.
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performs works by Richard Wagner, 7:30 p.m. March 21 and 8 p.m. March 22 and 23 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $25-$70, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.
LISA KELLY JAZZ COLLECTIVE
The jazz group performs 8 p.m.-midnight March 23 and 30 at Cobalt Lounge, Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova St., St. Augustine, 810-6810.
Sound artist and poet Jones performs 7 p.m. March 28 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, free, mocajacksonville.org.
BELMONT PIANO TRIO
The pianists play 6 p.m. March 24 at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St., Riverside, free, 355-7584, fridaymusicale.com.
GRIEG PIANO CONCERTOThe Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra led by conductor Fabio Machetti and pianist Arnaldo Cohen perform 7:30 p.m. April 4, 8 p.m. April 5 and 6 at the T-U Center, 300 N. Water St., downtown, $25-$70, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.MARY L’ENGLE ENSEMBLE
The Jacksonville Chamber Ensemble takes the stage 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 5 at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St., Riverside, free, 355-7584, fridaymusicale.com.
B.R.A.S.S. DINNER AND CONCERTThe black tie event honoring Fabio Mechetti includes an open bar, silent auction, dinner and concert by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra 6 p.m. April 7 at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, 200 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, $125; reservation deadline March 24, 686-1396, brassonline.org.JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Live jazz is featured nightly at Rhett’s Piano Bar & Brasserie, 66 Hypolita St., St. Augustine, 825-0502.
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.
Tonino’s Trattoria hosts saxophonist Saliba 6 p.m. every Sat. at 7001 Merrill Road, Arlington, 743-3848.
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 features live music 6-9 p.m. every Tue. and 8 p.m. every Fri. and Sat. at 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com
ART WALKS & MARKETS
Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. March 20 and every Wed. at Bull Memorial Park, corner of East Coast Drive and Seventh Street, Atlantic Beach, 247-5800.
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. March 21 and every third Thur. of the month, at various venues from Sailfish Drive in Atlantic Beach to Neptune Beach and Town Center. For a list of participating galleries, call 249-2222.
DOWNTOWN FRIDAY MARKET
Arts and crafts and local produce are offered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 22 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
FERNANDINA BEACH MARKETPLACE
The market offers fresh baked goods, organic vegetables and jellies, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23 and every Sat. at North Seventh Street, Fernandina Beach, 557-8229, fernandinabeachmarketplace.com.
Derek St. Holmes, the original lead vocalist of the Ted Nugent Band, performs at the fourth annual Artbreakers Music & Art Festival, a benefit for the nonprofit Artbreakers, which supports St. Johns County cancer patients. A silent auction and a Back to the ’70s costume contest are featured, 5:30-10 p.m. March 23 at The Fountain of Youth, 11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine, $10, 599-2551, artbreakers.org.
AMELIA FARMERS MARKET
The market offers farm-direct fruits and vegetables 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23 and every Sat. at The Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation, 6800 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, ameliafarmersmarket.com.
NORTH BEACH ARTS MARKET
Arts & crafts, produce, community services and kids’ activities are featured 3-7 p.m. March 23 and every Sat. at North Beach Park, 3721 Coastal Highway A1A, Vilano Beach (where the wooden walkover crosses A1A), 910-8386.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held April 3 and the first Wed. of every month in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing.
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
The tour of Art Galleries of St. Augustine is held April 5 and the first Fri. of every month, with more than 15 galleries participating, 829-0065.
SAN MARCO ART FESTIVAL
The 14th annual art festival promises more than 100 artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6 and 7, 1971 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, free, (561) 746-6615, artfestival.com.
AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY
233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7378. “Freedom Comes to Fernandina,” a black history exhibit running through March, highlights the achievements of African-Americans. 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. 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.
CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS
829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857. “Feast of Flowers,” Jim Draper’s series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the first European engagement with Florida, continues through April 7. “Cultural Fusion,” an exhibit of archival material about two vital community leaders, Eartha White and Ninah Cummer, continues through April 14. The exhibit “200 Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs” continues through April 27. “La Florida,” presenting native and Spanish colonial artifacts, celebrating 500 years of Florida art, runs through Oct. 6.
JACKSONVILLE MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER
2 Independent Drive, Ste. 162, Downtown, 355-1101. The museum’s permanent collection includes steamboats, various nautical-themed art, books, documents and artifacts.
KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM
101 W. First St., Springfield, 356-2992. “NurSery Rhymes," an exhibit of original illustrations and manuscripts of classic nursery rhymes, is on display through April 28. The exhibit “Divergence!” features the work of local artists David Engdahl and Barbara Holmes Fryefield, through April 26. The permanent collection includes rare manuscripts.
MANDARIN MUSEUM & HISTORICAL SOCIETY
11964 Mandarin Road, Mandarin, 268-0784. Exhibits regarding Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Civil War vessel Maple Leaf are on display, as well as work by Mandarin artists.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE
333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911. Narrative-based painter Sarah Emerson installs a mural based on her imaginary interpretation of Aokigahara, Japan’s suicide forest, through March 22 in Haskell Atrium Gallery. Visitors are encouraged to interact with the artist while she works. Emerson’s mural concludes the second season of Project Atrium and is on display through July 7. Emerson discusses her work 2 p.m. March 22. “Slow: Marking Time in Photography and Film” continues through April 7. “First Coast Portfolio: A Juried Art Educators Exhibition” features art by local First Coast educators through March. Sculptor Michael Aurbach, a Vanderbilt professor, is the featured artist at the fourth annual Barbara Ritzman Devereux Visiting Artist Exhibition, lecture and workshop, held through April 28 at MOCA’s UNF Gallery of Art. The exhibit is held concurrently at UNF and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY
1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, 396-6674. The exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” – a traveling exhibit developed by the American Anthropological Association – tells the story of race through the frameworks of science, history and contemporary experiences. The exhibit is displayed through April 28.
RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM
829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555. “Through Our Eyes” celebrates 20 years of African-American art with the exhibit “20/20 Perfect Vision,” featuring works of 20 artists, through June 30.
ADELE GRAGE CULTURAL CENTER
716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 247-5828. The works of watercolorist (and former Neptune Beach mayor) Dick Brown and expressionist painter Marsha Hatcher are on display through May 1.
AMIRO ART & FOUND GALLERY
9C Aviles St., St. Augustine, 824-8460. “Boho Blvd, Bohemian Inspirations with a Twist” is on display in March. Lori Hammer takes vintage materials and gives them new life as jewelry, belts and accessories.
THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY
Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Downtown, 355-1757. “Through the Lens,” a juried exhibit of photography, is on display through April 18.
ART INSTITUTE OF JACKSONVILLE GALLERY
8775 Baypine Road, Southside, 486-3000. “What Those Who Teach Can Do,” the second annual Art Educators’ Appreciation Show, is on display through April.
CORK ARTS DISTRICT
2689 Rosselle St., Riverside. “Cut-Paint-Draw,” an exhibit featuring Hiromi Moneyhun’s cut paper, and Sharla Valeski’s acrylic paintings and Bruce Musser’s mixed-media drawings, is displayed through March. On March 31, CoRK holds a studio tour; all the artists’ studios are open to the public.
CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER
4144 Herschel St., Riverside, 388-8205. Permanent works on display feature artists Kevin Beilfuss, Eileen Corse, Miro Sinovcic, Maggie Siner, Alice Williams and Luana Luconi Winner.
THE CULTURAL CENTER AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, 280-0614. “Cultural Center Curatorial Committee Exhibition,” featuring works by David Engdahl, Sydney McKenna and Jan Miller, is on display through April 6. “Jacksonville Coalition for the Visual Arts” runs through March 22.
CYPRESS VILLAGE ART LEAGUE
4600 Middleton Park Circle, Southside, 223-6100. The exhibit “WOW,” featuring paintings by Atlanta’s Linda Copeland, continues through April 11.
FIRST STREET GALLERY
216-B First St., Neptune Beach, 241-6928. “Iconic Palms” is a photography exhibit, featuring Florida palm trees, by local photographer Melinda Bradshaw, on display through April 8.
FLORIDA MINING GALLERY
5300 Shad Road, Southside, 425-2845. “Manifest: Select Photographs” is on display through March. The featured photographers are Bobby Davidson, Jessica Yatrofsky, Chang Kyun Kim, Allen Frame and Emma Wilcox. The exhibit ranges in process and production while exemplifying the clarity of digital shooting and printing. Los Angeles artist Geoff Mitchell’s exhibit “Selections from Chaos at the Confessional” is on display through March 29.
725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320. “Identity and Nature,” an exhibit of photography displayed through March 20, features the work of Ken Daga and Maya Adkins. The opening reception for the exhibit “The Elements: eARTh” is held 6-10 p.m. March 22. The exhibit, featuring work by 14 artists including Gary Mack, Tonsenia Yonn, Linda Olsen, Sid Earley and Matthew Winghart, is on display through May 10.
Reddi-Arts, 1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161. The works of Judith Patterson, Moises Ramos, Arlene Tabor and Emine Zander are featured in March and April.
THE GALLERY AT HOUSE OF STEREO
8780 Perimeter Park Ct., Ste. 100, Southside, 642-6677. The gallery features painting, art glass, photography, wood crafts, pottery and sculpture.
GEORGIA NICK GALLERY
11A Aviles St., St. Augustine, 806-3348. The artist-owned studio displays Nick’s sea and landscape photography, along with local work by oil painters, a mosaic artist, potter, photographer and author.
Architect and artist Cameron McNall’s work is featured through March on the Highway Gallery, a public art project on digital billboards throughout the city. McNall’s exhibit, “Sale: A Campaign to Sell Itself, Which is Nothing,” is on display in the citywide campaign — a collaboration among Harbinger, Florida Mining Gallery, Clear Channel Outdoor and Clearly Jacksonville.
ISLAND ART ASSOCIATION
18 N. Second St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7020. The IAA members’ show, “Colorful Island,” continues through March.
J. JOHNSON GALLERY
177 Fourth Ave. N., Jax Beach, 435-3200. Javier Marín’s sculpture, classical and contemporary with a blend of Western Europe, Asia, pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican and modern Mexican civilization influences, is exhibited through April 26.
JACK MITCHELL GALLERY
Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River State College, 283 College Dr., Orange Park, 276-6750. An exhibit of Lois Greenfield’s work is on display through April 6.
LEE ADAMS FLORIDA ARTISTS GALLERY
Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River State College, 283 College Dr., Orange Park, 276-6750. An exhibit of Ellen Diamond’s work is displayed through April 6.
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES
4615 Philips Highway, Southside, 730-8235. The photography and mixed-media exhibit, “America: Visions of My New Country,” works by children attending the Summertime Express youth refugee camp, is displayed year-round in the main lobby.
PALENCIA FINE ARTS ACADEMY
701 Market St., Ste. 107A, St. Augustine, 819-1584. The academy, a gallery and educational institution, showcases students’ creative processes, as well as exhibits. Stacie Hernandez’s works are on display.
9 Aviles St., St. Augustine, 825-0069. The exhibit “Plum Jam(med)” by assemblage artist Barbara J. Cornett, gourd artist Mindy Hawkins, glassblower Thomas Long, non-traditional painter Deedra Ludwig, figurative artist Sara Pedigo and photographer Theresa Segal, continues through March 31. Claire J. Kendrick’s “Botanical Series” of oil paintings, is on display April 5-June 30.
131 King St., St. Augustine, 829-0065. The award-winning art gallery displays Murjani Grace jewelry, original art, glass and pottery. Open late for First Fridays.
SIMPLE GESTURES GALLERY
4 E. White St., St. Augustine, 827-9997. Eclectic works by Steve Marrazzo are featured.
6 E. Bay St., Downtown, 553-6361. The gallery features works in painting, photography and other media by 29 local artists and photographers.
228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838. “Negro Y Blanco,” an exhibit of Anthony Ausgang's new work in black-and-white, is displayed through March 29.
ST. AUGUSTINE VISITOR CENTER
10 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, 825-1000. ”Picasso Art & Arena,” an exhibit showcasing 39 pieces of Pablo Picasso’s work from the Fundación Picasso Museo Casa Natal in Málaga, Spain, is on display through May 11. “Hanging with Picasso” features select works of St. Johns County students hanging alongside Picasso’s work through May 11.
121 W. Forsyth St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 561-2146. The gallery’s permanent collection features work by members Jim Smith, Mary Atwood, Joyce Gabiou, Terese Muller, Matthew Patterson, Charles Payne, Mary St. Germain and Mark Zimmerman. The collages of Louise Freshman Brown are on display through March.
ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION
22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310. The gallery’s permanent collection features 16th-century artifacts detailing Sir Francis Drake’s 1586 burning of St. Augustine.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA GALLERY OF ART
1 UNF Dr., Bldg. 2, Rm. 1001, Southside, 620-2534. Michael Aurbach is the featured artist for the fourth annual Barbara Ritz Devereux Visiting Artist exhibit, held through April 29. The exhibit runs concurrently at UNF and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville.
VILLAGE ARTS FRAMING & GALLERY
1520 Sawgrass Village Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-4925. “Stepping Out” features oil paintings by Laurel Dagnillo, at a reception held 4-6:30 p.m. March 21.
WATERWHEEL ART GALLERY
819 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach, 261-2535. Works by local artists Henry Von Genk III, John Tassey, Dante De Florio, Sergei Orgunov, Millie Martin and Shawn Meharg are displayed.
233 WEST KING
233 W. King St., St. Augustine, 217-7470. “Human Follies” is an exhibit featuring the work of Peter A. Cerreta. Cerreta’s charity event is held 6:30-8 p.m. March 27; proceeds benefit Community Hospice of Northeast Florida's Bailey Family Center for Caring.
216 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 819-9770. This gallery boutique features a variety of handcrafted jewelry, wearable art and recycled/upcycled items.