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May 1-7 Arts Calendar

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

Christie Thompson Holechek's work is featured through May on the Highway Gallery.
Christie Thompson Holechek's work is featured through May on the Highway Gallery.
Christie Thompson Holechek's work is featured through May on the Highway Gallery.
Christie Thompson Holechek's work is featured through May on the Highway Gallery.
The juried exhibit “Landscapes: A Panoramic View,” which includes Randy Pitts’ piece (pictured), is on display through May 30 at The Art Center Premiere Gallery in Downtown Jacksonville.
The Northeast Florida Sculptors’ juried exhibition “in situ” is on display, beginning with a reception May 3, at Ethan Allen Design Center in St. Johns Town Center on the Southside. The exhibit is judged by Florida A&M instructor Deborah LaGrasse (“Fire with Pyrite,” pictured).
“Jafar” (pictured), an oil painting by Diane Travis, is featured during the St. Augustine Humane Society benefit on the May 3 First Friday Art Walk at Butterfield Garage Art Gallery in St. Augustine.
“Lunch with a View” (pictured) by Richard Lundgren is among the pieces on display for the opening reception of the First Coast Pastel Society’s members’ show on May 5 at Reddi Arts in San Marco. The exhibit is on display through June 28.
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PERFORMANCE

HOW TO (DIS)ASSEMBLE A NINJADOLL

Jacksonville Dance Theatre presents 20-minute performances, 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. May 1 as part of First Wednesday Art Walk at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville’s Atrium Gallery, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, jacksonvilledancetheatre.org.

CRAZY FOR YOU

The musical comedy, winner of the 1992 Tony for Best Musical, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, is staged 6 p.m. May 1-5. Matinees are May 4 and 5 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $46-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.

THE UGLY DUCKLING

The kids' play about a duckling with a heart of gold is presented 10:30 a.m. May 1 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $9, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.

PASSING STRANGE

A young musician travels to Amsterdam and Berlin in this musical performed May 2-4 at Players by the Sea’s Studio Stage, 106 Sixth St. N., Jax Beach, $25, 249-0289, playersbythesea.org.

TEA AND SYMPATHY

Robert Anderson's drama is staged May 2-4 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $25, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.

’TIL BETH DO US PART

The comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten is presented 7:30 p.m. May 2-4 and 9-12 and 2 p.m. May 5 and 12 on Limelight Theatre’s Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.

JACKSONVILLE’S DANCING WITH THE STARS

Eleven local celebrities show off their moves in Jacksonville’s Dancing with the Stars, organized by A Social Affair dance studio, with proceeds benefiting Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, 8 p.m. May 3 at the T-U Center’s Jacoby Hall, 300 W. Water St., Downtown Jacksonville, $30-$150, 633-6110, jaxdwts.com.

DOUGLAS ANDERSON DANCE DEPARTMENT SPRING CONCERT

The spring concert for the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts’ Dance Department with guest artist Jade Pool Treadwell is 7:30 p.m. May 3 at the DA Theatre, 2445 San Diego Road, San Marco, $10-$15, 346-5620, da-arts.org.

THE THREE MRS. FLAGLERS

The dinner theater show, celebrating the 125th anniversary of Hotel Casa Monica, is staged 6:30 p.m. May 9 and June 13 at the hotel, 95 Cordova St., St. Augustine, $49 (reservations required), 827-1888, casamonica.com.

CROWNS

Stage Aurora Theatrical Company presents the story of Southern churchwomen, staged 7 p.m. May 10, 2 and 6 p.m. May 11 and 3 p.m. May 12 at Stage Aurora Performance Hall (in Gateway Town Center), 5188 Norwood Ave., Northside, 765-7372, stageaurora.org.

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre stages Tennessee Williams' drama, 8 p.m. May 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and 2 p.m. May 19 and 26 at ABET, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $15, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.

RED

The play by John Logan on the relationship between an artist and his creations is staged 7:30 p.m. May 11, 14, 16-8 and 2:30 p.m. May 12 at the Fernandina Little Theatre, 1014 Beech St., Fernandina Beach, $15, ameliaflt.org.

AMERICAN IDIOT

The Broadway hit and 2010 Tony nominee for Best Musical, billed as “emotionally charged” by The New York Times, hits a Northeast Florida stage, 7:30 p.m. May 14-15 at the T-U Center’s Moran Theater, $27-$102, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.

 

CALLS & WORKSHOPS

HERITAGE SINGERS’ POETRY CONTEST

Enrolled students may submit poems intended to be set to music for the Heritage Singers of Jacksonville’s poetry contest. Three winners' poems are read at HSJ concerts. The deadline is May 1 to send to Juliet Johnson at jj@vizzitopia.com, 217-3749.

FREE DANCE CLASS FOR KIDS

Dance classes for children, ages 7-11, are held 4:30-5:15 p.m. May 1 and every Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.

BEGINNERS’ DANCE CLASSES

These classes are offered 5:45-6:45 p.m. May 1 and 6 (and every Mon. and Wed.) at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, first class is free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com.

ST. AUGUSTINE HUMANE SOCIETY BENEFIT

Butterfield Garage Art Gallery's fundraiser and art raffle benefits the St. Augustine Humane Society, 5-9 p.m. May 3, 137 King St., St. Augustine, free, 501-0757, butterfieldgarage.com.

TEEN BALLROOM CLASS

Teenagers learn basic ballroom dance moves, 2 p.m. May 4 at Regency Library Community Rooms A & B, 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Regency, free, 415-8611.

JAZZ, DANCE AND TECHNIQUE

The class continues 7 p.m. May 7 and every Tue. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.

CALL TO ARTISTS

Auditions for “Drood” are held 2 p.m. May 11, with roles for 10 men and three women, plus townspeople, at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.

COMMUNITY HU SONG

These Community Hu Songs last 30 minutes, 11 a.m. May 12 at Eckankar Center, 6636 Arlington Road, Arlington, 725-7760, and 7 p.m. May 29 at Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, 472-4272.

MAYSE-TURNER FESTIVAL FOR ANGLICAN HYMNODY

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd presents the third annual festival led by organist Bruce Neswick, 6 p.m. May 19 at the church, 1100 Stockton St., Riverside, free, 387-5691.

ACTING WORKSHOPS

Adult actors at all experience levels may sign up for workshops held until May 19 at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $160, 316-7153, abettheatre.com.

CALL FOR OUTSIDE/IN EXHIBIT

The Art Center Premiere Gallery and Art Guild of Orange Park present a collaborative juried exhibit, “Outside/In.” The submission deadline is May 23. The exhibit runs May 30-July 11 at Art Center Premiere Gallery, Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier.html.

YOUTH ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS

Auditions for the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra are held May 28-31 and June 1-2 at Florida State College at Jacksonville's South Campus. Musicians are placed into ensembles based on talent and ability, not age. Each ensemble rehearses once a week, either Sunday or Monday. Dues for accepted orchestra members are $300-$475, depending on placement. Scholarship assistance is available, based on financial need. FSCJ South Campus, Bldg. M2, large ensemble room, first floor, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside, 354-5479 ext. 221. Audition guidelines and timelines: jaxyouthorchestra.com/auditions/

CALL TO ARTISTS

Artists may submit works to show on the Clear Channel Outdoor Jacksonville Digital Billboards. At least one and up to four works will be available at Florida Mining Gallery from July 19-Sept. 20. The deadline for all submissions is 5 p.m. June 19, 268-4681, ccornelius@harbingersign.com.

ART CONTEST

An art contest for the best design of race T-shirts for Anastasia State Park’s 10th annual Endless Summer 10K is open to all ages; design size limited to 8-inch-by-10-inch paper and four colors. The deadline is June 30; free, Anastasia State Park, 1340A A1A S., St. Augustine, 461-2033, floridastateparks.org.

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

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 daniel@diversionsjax.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 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.

JAZZ MUSICIANS

The Jazzland Café seeks musicians who play piano, bass or drums, for a new ensemble being formed. For details, email info@jazzlandcafe.com.

DANCE CLASSES

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

K.A.R.M.A. CLASS

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, elementsofonelove@gmail.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

ART WALK CONCERT

Ken Trimmins plays the trumpet and Mimi Noda plays piano, along with faculty artists from Albany State University, 7 p.m. May 1 at Main Library’s Hicks Auditorium, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown, 630-2665.

ST. AUGUSTINE ORCHESTRA'S SPRING CONCERTS

Conductor William McNeiland and orchestra perform 3 p.m. May 5 at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra, $10, staugustineorchestra.org.

FRIDAY MUSICALE CHORUS

The chorus performs its annual spring concert 11 a.m. May 3 at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St., Riverside, free, 355-7584, fridaymusicale.com.

TASTE OF TALENT

The Riverside Fine Arts Association’s annual fundraiser includes performances by Chroma, Yellow Dog Jazz, Bella Voce Cabaret and Michelle Huang on the piano, doors 6:30 p.m. May 3 at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St., Riverside, $25-$200, 389-6222, riversidefinearts.org/buy-tickets.

PETER AND HELEN MORIN

The two play piano and violin at 2 p.m. May 5 at Flagler College's Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine, free, 797-2800, emmaconcerts.com.

PICNIC AND POPS

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra is in concert 8 p.m. May 5 at Central Park at Town Center, 2 Commerce Blvd., Palm Coast, free, 386-263-2991, palmcoastartsfoundation.org.

FEEL THE VIBE JAZZ

Jazz saxophonist Dayve Stewart and The Vibe perform in a show hosted by comedian Shay Clemons, 8 p.m. May 9 and 23 at Ultra Lounge, 7707 Arlington Expressway, Arlington, $10, (347) 762-6368.

SCHOLARSHIP LAUREATES IN CONCERT

The up-and-coming musicians perform 7:30 p.m. May 10 at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St., Riverside, free, 355-7584, fridaymusicale.com.

HAND BELL CHOIR

The Orange Park United Methodist Church Hand Bell Choir performs a spring concert 6:30 p.m. May 20 at Clay County Headquarters Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island, free, 278-3722.

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.

DINO SALIBA

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

FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK

An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held May 1 and the first Wed. of every month in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing; iloveartwalk.com.

MID-WEEK MARKET

Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. May 1 and every Wed. at Bull Memorial Park, corner of East Coast Drive and Seventh Street, Atlantic Beach, 247-5800.

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK

The tour of Art Galleries of St. Augustine is held May 3 and the first Fri. of every month, 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. May 3 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.

5 POINTS SPRINGFEST

The festival features music by Celinda Pink, Oscar Mike, November, Tropic of Cancer and Smokestack, fire dancing by Rhythm & Flow, other street performers, a dog costume contest, shopping, arts and crafts and food from local restaurants and food trucks, 2-10 p.m. May 5 in Five Points.

NORTH BEACHES ART WALK

Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. May 16 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. 

 

 

MUSEUMS

AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY

233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7378, ameliamuseum.org. “Shrimp Festival: 50 Years and Counting,” an exhibit celebrating the local festival held since 1964, is on display through June. 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, 819-6282, flagler.edu/crispellert. “Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring,” an exhibit of works by Daniel Heyman, opens May 3 with a walkthrough led by the artist 4 p.m., and a reception held 5-9 p.m. during First Friday Art Walk. The exhibit continues through June 14.

CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS

829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org. “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, jacksonvillemaritimeheritagecenter.org. 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, rain.org/~karpeles/jaxfrm.html. The permanent collection includes rare manuscripts. Local artist Helen Hoffman’s exhibit of oils, pastels and giclees opens with a reception 5:30 p.m. May 3 and continues through June 28, helenhoffmangallery.com.

LIGHTNER MUSEUM

75 King St., St. Augustine, 824-2874, lightnermuseum.org. The work of Edwin Augustus Moore is on display through May 1. 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 work by Mandarin artists.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE

333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com. Sarah Emerson’s mural, based on her imaginary interpretation of Aokigahara, Japan’s suicide forest, concludes the second season of Project Atrium and is on display through July 7. “Traces: Recent Work by Lari Gibbons” opens May 7 and continues through Aug. 18 at MOCA’s UNF Gallery of Art. A reception is held 6-8 p.m., Lari Gibbons discusses her work 7 p.m. May 23 in the museum’s theater.

RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM

829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. “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.

 

 

GALLERIES

ABSOLUTE AMERICANA ART GALLERY

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

ADELE GRAGE CULTURAL CENTER

716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 247-5828, coab.us/index.aspx?NID=158. 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, amiroartandfound.com. Pieces by 15 Flagler College students — Grace Shipman, Brielle Jenkins, Sean Cusick, Stephanie Marotta, Maja Jydbom, Pernilla Stellgren, Gabrielle Hekhuis, Chryssha Guidry, Douglas Stearns, Eileen Pagan, Rachel De Cuba, Andrew Hollingsworth, Alex Jackman, Alexander McNutt and Camille Seiler — are on display for First Friday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. May 3.

THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY

Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier.html. The juried exhibit “Landscapes: A Panoramic View” continues through May 29. “Outside/In,” a collaborative juried exhibit by members of the Art Center and the Art Guild of Orange Park, is on display May 30-July 11.

BUTTERFIELD GARAGE ART GALLERY

137 King St., St. Augustine, 825-4577, butterfieldgarage.com. The gallery’s fundraiser for the St. Augustine Humane Society, featuring Diane Travis’ oil paintings, is held 5-9 p.m. May 3 during First Friday Art Walk.

CLAY & CANVAS STUDIO

2642 Rosselle St., Ste. 6, Riverside, 501-766-1266. Works by artists Tiffany Whitfield Leach, Lily Kuonen and Rachel Evans may be viewed by appointment.

THE CLOSET

51 Cordova St., Ste. E, St. Augustine, 810-5699. “Iconic Expressions,” an exhibit of works by artist Kari Marquardt, is on display 5 p.m. May 3 for First Friday Art Walk. The exhibit runs through May. karilmart.org

CORK ARTS DISTRICT

2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, corkartsdistrict.tumblr.com. Nadine Kalachnikoff exhibits her spring collection “Butterflies” with a reception held 6-9 p.m. May 4. The exhibit is on display through May 17.

CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER

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

DOUGLAS ANDERSON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

2445 San Diego Road, San Marco, davisualarts.com. “Senior Show,” an exhibit from the school’s visual arts seniors is on display through May 10.

ETHAN ALLEN DESIGN CENTER

4939 Big Island Dr., St. Johns Town Center, 292-1700. The Northeast Florida Sculptors’ juried exhibition “in situ” is on display May 3-June 7. An opening reception is held 6-8:30 p.m. May 3.

FLORIDA MINING GALLERY

5300 Shad Road, Southside, 425-2845, floridamininggallery.com. The exhibit “Post,” featuring works by street artist Swoon and the art collaborative MILAGROS that include pieces made from materials mined and repurposed from Harbinger recycling bins, continues through May 31.

GALLERY725

725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320, gallery725.com. “The Elements: eARTh,” an exhibit featuring works by 14 artists including Gary Mack, Tonsenia Yonn, Linda Olsen, Sid Earley and Matthew Winghart, is displayed through May 10.

THE GALLERY AT HOUSE OF STEREO

8780 Perimeter Park Ct., Ste. 100, Southside, 642-6677, houseofstereo.com. The gallery features painting, art glass, photography, wood crafts, pottery and sculpture.

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 work by oil painters, a mosaic artist, potter, photographer and author.

HIGHWAY GALLERY

floridamininggallery.com/exhibitions/the-highway-gallery. Christie Thompson Holechek’s work is featured through May on the Highway Gallery, a public art project on digital billboards throughout the city. The campaign is a collaboration among Harbinger, Florida Mining Gallery, Clear Channel Outdoor and Clearly Jacksonville.

LUFRANO INTERCULTURAL GALLERY

University of North Florida Student Union, 1 UNF Dr., Southside, 620-2475, unf.edu/icp/lufrano. The BFA Art & Design Senior Exhibition continues through May 3.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES

4615 Philips Highway, Southside, 730-8235, lssjax.org. 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, palenciafineartsacademy.com. The academy, a gallery and educational institution, showcases students’ creative processes, as well as exhibits. Stacie Hernandez’s works are on display.

PLANTATION ARTISTS GUILD & GALLERY

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 94 Village Circle, Amelia Island, 310-6106, artamelia.com. Betty Jane Canerday’s watercolor art on Yupo paper and Luigi Bresciani’s hanging and standing sculptures are featured through May 5.

PLUM GALLERY

9 Aviles St., St. Augustine, 825-0069, plumartgallery.com. Works by Claire J. Kendrick (“Botanical Series” oil paintings), Mary L. Gibson, Thomas Brock and Tony Gill are on display for the spring theme exhibit, through June 30.

PRIME OSBORN CONVENTION CENTER

1000 Water St., Downtown, 630-4000, jaxevents.com/venues/prime-f-osborn-iii-convention-center. A preview of the exhibit “PhotoVoice Project” is on display in the Haskell Building 6-7:30 p.m. May 16 and 9-11 a.m. May 18.

THE CULTURAL CENTER AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH

50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, 280-0614, ccpvb.org. “Chosen Pathways,” an exhibit of works by Sherrie Pettigrew and John Tilton, is displayed through May 24.

REDDI ARTS

1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. An opening reception for the Members Show, an exhibit of paintings by local and regional pastel artists from the First Coast Pastel Society, is held 2-4 p.m. May 5. The exhibit runs through June 28.

REMBRANDTZ GALLERY

131 King St., St. Augustine, 829-0065, rembrandtz.com. The award-winning art gallery displays Murjani Grace jewelry, original art, glass and pottery. Open late for First Fridays.

ROTUNDA GALLERY

St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, 808-7330, stjohnsculture.com. “Water Lines,” an exhibit of Dan Famiglietti’s work inspired by coastal waters, opens with a reception held 8:15-9 a.m. May 7. The show runs through July 2.

SEVENTH STREET GALLERY

14 S. Seventh St., Fernandina Beach, 432-8330, seventhstgallery.com. Susan Henderson’s paintings are on display through May. The exhibit’s opening reception is held 5-8 p.m. May 11.

SIMPLE GESTURES GALLERY

4 E. White St., St. Augustine, 827-9997. Eclectic works by Steve Marrazzo are featured.

SOUTHLIGHT GALLERY

6 E. Bay St., Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. Works in painting, photography and other media by 29 local artists and photographers are featured.

SPACE:EIGHT GALLERY

228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838, spaceeight.com. Artist Chip Southworth’s exhibit “Deeper: New Art Works to Benefit Rikki” is on display through May 24. Sarah Emerson is the featured artist June 7-July 31.

ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION

22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310, staaa.org. “American Glass Now: 2013,” a juried exhibit featuring works by stained-glass artists, is displayed May 3-29. “Canvas, Clay, Collage & Cutting Edge” is a juried art exhibition, on display May 3-June 2. An opening reception is held 5-9 p.m. May 3. “Ancient City Mosaic,” a juried exhibit of 450 pieces depicting impressions of St. Augustine, is featured at all six St. Johns County Public Libraries May 3-June 4. After June 4, the pieces will be strung together and hung in grid format, displayed June 15-Aug. 10 at the St. Augustine Association. The permanent collection features 16th-century artifacts detailing Sir Francis Drake’s 1586 burning of St. Augustine.

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 Aug. 11. “Hanging with Picasso” features select works of St. Johns County students hanging alongside Picasso’s work through May 11.

STUDIO 121

121 W. Forsyth St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 561-2146. The permanent collection features works by members Jim Smith, Mary Atwood, Joyce Gabiou, Terese Muller, Matthew Patterson, Charles Payne, Mary St. Germain, Mark S. Williamson and Mark Zimmerman.

TRENDS

3919 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 346-1738. New works by artist Francesca Tabor-Miolla are on display through May 4.

WATERWHEEL ART GALLERY

819 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach, 261-2535, waterwheelartandframing.com. Works by local artists Henry Von Genk III, John Tassey, Dante De Florio, Sergei Orgunov, Millie Martin and Shawn Meharg are displayed.

WHITE PEONY

216 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 819-9770, whitepeonyboutique.com. This gallery boutique features a variety of handcrafted jewelry, wearable art and recycled/upcycled items. 

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