March 6-12 Arts Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
DRIVING MISS DAISY
The drama, starring Michael Learned of “The Waltons” and Lance Nichols of HBO’s “Treme,” is staged for evening and matinee performances through March 28 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside. $46-$59. 641-1212. alhambrajax.com
STAND-UP COMEDY & SPOKEN WORD
Comedic and poetic duo CoMeTry (Iggy Mwela and Chad Songy) performs 6:30 p.m. March 6 at FSCJ North Campus, 4501 Capper Road, Room E235, Northside. Free. RSVP: 766-6785.
THE TRIANGLE FACTORY FIRE PROJECT
The story is based on the 1911 New York City fire that raged at Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, killing 146 workers — mostly women — who couldn't escape. The play, presented in partnership with the nonprofit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, is staged 8 p.m. March 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2 p.m. March 10 and 7:30 p.m. March 7 and 14 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco. $25. 396-4425. theatrejax.com
The play, written by N. Richard Nash and set in Depression-era American, is staged 7:30 p.m. March 7-9, 12, 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30 at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. $25. 825-1164. limelight-theatre.org
JacksonVegas performs at 6 p.m., Braided Light Dance Project presents a modern dance program 7:30 p.m. March 9 at Intuition Ale Works, 720 King St., Riverside. Live music, an open dance floor and a silent auction are featured. $20. 351-6683. braidedlightdanceproject.com
THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS
A funny adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ novel is staged 4 and 8 p.m. March 9 at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St., Downtown. $39-$59. 630-3900. screwtapeonstage.com
MOON OVER BUFFALO
Orange Park Community Theatre presents the comedy March 8-10, 15-17 and 22-24 at the theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park. $15. 276-2599. opct.org
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 14-16 and 21-23 at ACT’s Studio 209 Theatre, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach. $15. 261-6749. ameliacommunitytheatre.org
BIG. BOLD. DANCE!
The FSCJ Dance Faculty, guest dancers and one selected student performer present danceWORKS’ 16th annual Spring Dance Concert, 8 p.m. March 15 and 16, at Wilson Center for the Arts, FSCJ South Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside. $10. 646-2222. fscj.edu
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. Tickets: $30. 797-2800. emmaconcerts.com
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
AUDITIONS AT ABET
Auditions for “A Streetcar Named Desire” are held 7 p.m. March 6 at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 715 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Roles are for six men, five women. 249-7177. abetthreatre.com
MICHAEL AURBACH LECTURE
Vanderbilt University professor of sculpture Aurbach discusses his work, much of which is commentary on death, satire, social issues and white-collar fraud, 7 p.m. March 7 at Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville's theater, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, in conjunction with his show for Barbara Devereux Visiting Artist exhibit at MOCA's UNF Gallery. 366-6911.
EXCURSIONS INTO THE WILD
Artist and environmentalist Jim Draper leads an exploration into natural habitats, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9 at Willie Brown Trail, 13165 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Fort Caroline. Ages 13 and older. Bring a lunch. $115. 355-0630.
ROWITA AWARDS CEREMONY
St. Johns Cultural Council holds the fifth annual Dr. Gail Pflaster ROWITA awards ceremony, 6 p.m. March 10 in Limelight Theatre's Black Box, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. 825-1164.
GARDENING WITHIN THE NATURAL ORDER
Local artist Jim Draper and Cummer Director Hope McMath discuss being a participant rather than a possessor while tending a garden, 7 p.m. March 12 at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave., Riverside. Free. 899-6038.
Glendia Cooper offers clay hand building classes involving coil and slab work to ages 13 and older 5:30-8 p.m. March 12 and 19 in Cummer Museum’s Green Studio, 829 Riverside Ave., Riverside. $110 for members, $125 for non-members; $55 for active docents. 356-6857. cummer.org
BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR STORY
Bosom Buddies and Bobbi de Cordova-Hanks present a breast cancer survivor story 11 a.m. March 13 at FSCJ North Campus, Room E235, 4501 Capper Road, Northside. Mature audiences. Free. RSVP: 766-6785.
ART ON THE GREEN
The Jacksonville Artists Guild displays original art, jewelry, photography, clay and mixed media works 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 16 on the grounds of St. Marks Episcopal Church, 4129 Oxford Ave., Ortega. Ronan School of Music students perform; food trucks are onsite. 388-2681.
ORANGE PARK CALL TO ARTISTS
Artists interested in exhibiting their work 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.
EXCURSIONS INTO THE WILD
Artist and environmentalist Jim Draper wraps up a series of explorations into natural habitats 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. March 23 at Julington/Durbin Creek Preserve. Ages 13 and older. Bring a lunch. Wine and light hors d’oeuvres follow at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. $140. 355-0630.
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.
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.
GREEN ART POSTER CONTEST
Concert on the Green is calling all student artists for this year’s poster contest. The deadline for submissions is March 1. No entry fee. Apply online at concertonthegreen.com.
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
PONTE VEDRA ART CLASSES
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach offers workshops in watercolor, acrylic and oils, for artists of all skill levels, with most class series running through early March. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. 280-0614 ext. 204. ccpvb.org
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 for adults and kids are offered at Murray Hill Art Center, 4327 Kerle St., Murray Hill. Adult class 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., Riverside. $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
STETSON UNIVERSITY CONCERT CHOIR
As part of its 2013 Spring Tour, the concert choir performs 7:30 p.m. March 8 at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, 256 E. Church St., Downtown. 356-5507. stetson.edu
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
ART WALK CONCERT
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts students perform 7 p.m. March 6 at Main Library’s Hicks Auditorium, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown. Free. 630-2665.
MASTER CLASS WITH CHRIS POTTER
Jazz saxophonist Potter offers a master class 3 p.m. March 8 at Jacksonville University’s Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington. Free. 256-7457.
The Noel Freidline Quintet performs 7 p.m. March 8 at the Cummer Museum, 829 Riverside Ave., Riverside. $25. cummer.org
ST. AUGUSTINE ORCHESTRA’S WINTER CONCERT
The St. Augustine Orchestra and the Ancient City Brass Band perform dueling brasses 8 p.m. March 8 at Lightner Museum’s Courtyard, 75 King St., St. Augustine; $15. An encore performance is held 3 p.m. March 10 at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra; $10. 699-0194.
The Pablo Ziegler Classical Tango Quartet appears 7:30 p.m. March 8 at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 1150 Fifth St. N., Jax Beach. Free. 545-6085. beachesfinearts.org
JAZZ AT THE TIMES-UNION CENTER
World-class saxophonist Chris Potter performs in concert with Mica Bethea Big Band 7 p.m. March 9 at the Times-Union Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown. $20. 633-6110.
LISA KELLY JAZZ COLLECTIVE
The jazz group performs 8 p.m.-midnight March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at Cobalt Lounge, Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova St., St. Augustine. 810-6810.
ST. AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY CHORUS
The chorus performs selections from Broadway musicals of the ’50s, 7:30 p.m. March 9 and 3 p.m. March 10 at St. Augustine High School, 3205 Varella Ave., St. Augustine. Adults: $20-$25. staugustinecommunitychorus.org
TIERNEY SUTTON BAND
Riverside Fine Arts Series presents Grammy-nominated Tierney Sutton Band 7:30 p.m. March 14 at Episcopal Church of Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St., Downtown. 389-6222. riversidefinearts.org
DOVER STRING QUARTET
The quartet performs 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 15 at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St., Riverside. Free. 355-7584. fridaymusicale.com
ORANGE PARK CHORALE
Community musicians perform 7:30 p.m. March 15 at Grace Episcopal Church, 245 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park, and 3 p.m. March 17, Riverside Presbyterian Church, 849 Park St., Riverside. 273-4279. orangeparkchorale.com
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 Calendar 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 and Listening Room, 36 Charlotte Street, 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
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held March 6 and the first Wed. of every month in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing
Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. March 6 and every Wed. at Bull Memorial Park, corner of East Coast Drive and Seventh Street, Atlantic Beach. 247-5800.
DOWNTOWN FRIDAY MARKET
Arts and crafts and local produce are offered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 8 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 9 and every Sat. at North Seventh Street, Fernandina Beach. 557-8229. fernandinabeachmarketplace.com
AMELIA FARMERS MARKET
The market offers farm-direct fruits and vegetables 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 9 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 9 and every Sat. at North Beach Park, 3721 Coastal Highway A1A, Vilano Beach (where the wooden walkover crosses A1A). 910-8386.
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.
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. Tickets: $10. 599-2551. artbreakers.org
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.
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 new 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” presents native and Spanish colonial artifacts, celebrating 500 years of Florida art. The exhibit runs through Oct. 6. cummer.org
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.
JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY’S ALEXANDER BREST MUSEUM & GALLERY
“Pulp Fiction,” an exhibit of work by paper artists Denise Bookwalter, Charles Clary and Lauren Clay, is on display through March 13.
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. “Divergence!” – an exhibit featuring the works of local artists David Engdahl and Barbara Holmes Fryefield – has an opening reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 8. The exhibit runs 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. Ian Bogost’s Project Atrium installation continues through March 10. “Slow: Marking Time in Photography and Film” continues through April 7. “First Coast Portfolio: A Juried Art Educators Exhibition” features art by local educators on the First Coast through March 31. Sculptor Michael Aurbach, a Vanderbilt professor, is the featured artist at the fourth annual Barbara Ritzman Devereux Visiting Artist Exhibition, lecture and workshop, 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.
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. amiroartandfound.com
THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY
Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Downtown, 355-1757. “Through the Lens,” a juried exhibit of photography, opens with a reception held 5-7 p.m. March 7 and is on display through April 18.
ART INSTITUTE OF JACKSONVILLE GALLERY
8775 Baypine Road, Southside, 486-3000. A reception for “What Those Who Teach Can Do,” the second annual Art Educators’ Appreciation Show, is held 5-7 p.m. March 7. The exhibit is on display through April.
CORK ARTS DISTRICT
2689 Rosselle St., Riverside. “Cut-Paint-Draw,” an exhibit featuring cut paper by Hiromi Moneyhun and Sharla Valeski’s acrylic paintings, is paired with mixed media drawings by Bruce Musser. The opening reception is held 6-10 p.m. March 9. The exhibition is displayed through March 31.
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. corsegalleryatelier.com
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. copvp.org
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. firststreetgalleryart.com
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.
725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach. “Local Exposure,” an exhibit of photography by local amateurs and professionals, continues through March 10.
Reddi-Arts, 1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161. Judith Patterson, Moises Ramos, Arlene Tabor and Emine Zander’s work is featured for 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. houseofstereo.com
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. georgianickgallery.com
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” opens with a reception held 5-8 p.m. March 9, and continues through March. islandart.org
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. jjohnsongallery.com
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. thcenter.org
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 on display through April 6. thcenter.org
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. palenciafineartsacademy.com
PLANTATION ARTISTS GUILD & GALLERY
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 94 Village Circle, Amelia Island, 310-6106. “March into Spring” continues through March 9.
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.
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.
SEVENTH STREET GALLERY
14 S. Seventh St., Fernandina Beach, 432-8330. A reception for Paul Massing is held 5-8 p.m. March 9, featuring the expressionist artist’s pieces rich in color and vibrant in energy. seventhstgallery.com
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 by 29 local artists in various media. Belton S. Wall’s exhibit “Hearts” runs through March 6 in the One Show Room.
228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838. “Negro Y Blanco,” an exhibit of new work in black-and-white by Anthony Ausgang, 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. artsalivestjohns.com
121 W. Forsyth St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 561-2146. The gallery’s permanent collection features work from 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.
820 Lomax St., Riverside, 383-5650. “Local Artists Presents: An Artful Evening,” featuring original artwork in a multimedia format, is held 6-10 p.m. March 10. artistscomingtogether.com
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, through April 29. The exhibit is held 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. waterwheelartandframing.com
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. 233westking.com
216 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 819-9770. This gallery boutique features a variety of handcrafted jewelry, wearable art and recycled/upcycled items.