May 8-14 Arts Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
MURDER AMONG FRIENDS
Loretta Swit of “M*A*S*H” fame stars as Angela Forrester in the comedy murder mystery, staged with doors opening for evening performances 6 p.m. May 8-12, 14-18, 21-25, 28-31, June 1-2 and 4-9. Matinee shows — doors at 11 a.m. or noon — are May 11-12, 18-19, 23, 25-26, June 1-2 and 8-9 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $38-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
AMATEUR NIGHT AUDITIONS
Auditions for Amateur Night are held 5-6:15 p.m. May 9 at the Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
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.
’TIL BETH DO US PART
The comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten is presented 7:30 p.m. May 9-12 and 2 p.m. May 12 on Limelight Theatre’s Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.
LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
The comedy, written by Nora and Delia Ephron, is staged 8 p.m. May 9-11 and 2 p.m. May 11-12 at Amelia Community Theatre’s Studio 209 Stage, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, $15, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org.
DA ON BROADWAY
Douglas Anderson's Musical Theatre Showcase is staged 6 and 7:30 p.m. May 10 at the School of the Arts' Black Box Theatre, 2445 San Diego Road, San Marco, $8, 346-5620 ext. 122, email@example.com.
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 and 24-25 and 2 p.m. May 19 and 26 at Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $15, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.
PROFESSOR WHISKEY’S TRAVELING BIZARRE BAZAAR
The professor’s troupe of burlesque performers presents “Oz!” — covering books, movies and musicals — 10:30 p.m. May 11 at Eclipse Nightclub, 4219 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, $10, professorwhiskey.com.
John Logan's play, on the relationship between an artist and his creations, is staged 7:30 p.m. May 11, 14, 16-18 and 2:30 p.m. May 12 at Fernandina Little Theatre, 1014 Beech St., Fernandina Beach, $15, ameliaflt.org.
THE LIVES AND WIVES OF HENRY FLAGLER
The dinner theater performance is staged with dinner at 6 p.m. and the performance at 7 p.m. May 14, as part of the Romanza Festivale, at Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $40, 824-7211.
The Broadway hit and 2010 Tony nominee for Best Musical, billed as “emotionally charged” by The New York Times, is staged 7:30 p.m. May 14-15 at the T-U Center’s Moran Theater, $27-$102, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
The Tony Award-winning musical, about a fictional ’60s and ’70s girl group, is staged 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the T-U Center’s Moran Theater, $42-$72, 442-2929, artistseriesjax.org.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
THROUGH OUR EYES ART CLASS
An art class is offered 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 11 at the Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
AUDITIONS FOR DROOD
Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre holds auditions 2 p.m. May 11, with roles for 10 men and three women, plus townspeople, at Adele Grage Cultural Center, 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.
POETIC VOICES OF JACKSONVILLE
Local poets share original work — submitted to this poetry showcase — then discuss their work with scholars, 3 p.m. May 19 at Jacksonville Main Library, Hicks Auditorium, 303 Laura St. N., Downtown, free.
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.
Adult actors at all experience levels may sign up for Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre workshops held until May 19 at Adele Grage Cultural Center, 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.” 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 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.
SPARK GRANT PROGRAM
The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville invites artists in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties to apply for the Spark Grant Program. As many as seven grants for arts and cultural projects in any discipline planned for the Spark District — spanning the riverfront north to Duval Street with east/west borders of Liberty and Hogan streets — from a pool of $60,000 in year one. The deadline for applications, which must be submitted online, is May 30. Funded projects must be executed from Oct. 1, 2013-Sept. 30, 2014, culturalcouncil.org.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Artists may submit works to show on 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
FREE DANCE CLASS FOR KIDS
Dance classes for children, ages 7-11, are held 4:30-5:15 p.m. every Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.
BEGINNERS’ DANCE CLASSES
These classes are held 5:45-6:45 p.m. every Wed. and Mon. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, first class is free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
JAZZ, DANCE AND TECHNIQUE
The classes continue every Tue. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Jazzland Café seeks musicians who play piano, bass or drums, for a new ensemble being formed. For details, email email@example.com.
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
FEEL THE VIBE JAZZ
Comedian Shay Clemons emcees a show featuring jazz saxophonist Dayve Stewart and The Vibe 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.
JOHN WILLIAMS SPECTACULAR
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performs the music of John Williams, including scores from “Jaws,” “Star Wars” and the “Harry Potter” films, 11 a.m. May 10 and 8 p.m. May 10-11 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $16-$70, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.
AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER FESTIVAL OPENER
The festival opens with the free concert Dixieland in the Park, 4 p.m. May 11 at Amelia Park Concert Pavilion, 1564 Park Lane, Fernandina Beach, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival continues with Two Maestros, 7 p.m. May 12 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, $25, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
BACH CELLO SUITES
Zuill Bailey Plays the Bach Cello Suites is part of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, 4:30 p.m. May 13, at The Ritz-Carlton, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, $50.
LINDEN STRING QUARTET
The quartet performs for the AICMF, 7 p.m. May 15 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, $40 (includes post-concert courtyard reception), 261-1779, aicmf.com.
BETH NEWDOME FELLOWSHIP ARTISTS SHOWCASE
The showcase is part of the AICMF, 1 p.m. May 16 at Savannah Grand of Amelia Island, 1900 Amelia Trace Court, Fernandina Beach, free, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
ROBERT MCDUFFIE & FRIENDS
Robert McDuffie & Friends is part of the AICMF, 7 p.m. May 17 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, $50, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performs with the symphony chorus and the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, 8 p.m. May 17-18 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $25-$70, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.
MCDUFFIE CENTER SHOWCASE
The showcase is part of the AICMF, 11 a.m. May 18 at Historic Nassau County Courthouse, 416 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, free, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA
The youth orchestra performs a spring concert, 5 p.m. May 19 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown, $5-$10, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.
Beer & G Strings: Romantic Virtuosi is part of the AICMF, 7 p.m. May 19 at Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, $50, 261-1779, aicmf.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.
Christiania Trio with a Licorice Stick is part of the AICMF, 1 p.m. May 21 at Café Karibo, 27 N. Third St., Fernandina Beach, $25, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
TIME FOR THREE
Time For Three is part of the AICMF, 7 p.m. May 22 at Walker's Landing, Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, $40, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
TIME FOR THREE FAMILY CONCERT
Time for Three family concert is part of the AICMF, 4 p.m. May 23 at The Boys & Girls Club, 907 S. 11th St., Fernandina Beach, free, 261-1779, aicmf.com.
LET FREEDOM RING
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performs the annual Memorial Day weekend event, 7 p.m. May 23 at First Baptist Church, 1600 S. 8th St., Fernandina Beach, $20, 261-0105, jaxsymphony.org.
JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL
The festival lineup for the jazz festival includes Poncho Sanchez, Najee, Yellowjackets, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown as well as the John Ricci Quartet, Linda Cole & the Joshua Bowlus Quartet and more than 20 other acts, May 23-26 on four stages at The Florida Theatre (May 23), the Swingin’ Stage (Monroe Street, between Main and Ocean streets), the Groovin’ Stage at Hemming Plaza and the Breezin’ Stage at The Jacksonville Landing, Downtown. General admission is free; VIP passes: $70-$80 for one day; $175-$240 for four-day festival.
’ROUND MIDNIGHT JAZZ JAM SESSION
The Kelly/Scott Quintet, Lisa Kelly, JB Scott, Joshua Bowlus, Dennis Marks and Danny Gottlieb perform at this open jam session, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. May 25 at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown Jacksonville.
CONCERT ON THE GREEN
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra presents the 26th annual event, 8 p.m. May 26 at Magnolia Point Golf & Country Club, 3670 Clubhouse Dr., Green Cove Springs, 354-5547, concertonthegreen.com.
Saxophonist Walter Beasley performs twice for Jazz Jamm, 7 and 10 p.m. June 1 at the Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
The Beer & G Strings III Hoedown: Dancing Fiddle is part of the AICMF, 7 p.m. June 2 at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 6800 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, $35, 261-1779, aicmf.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 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, FESTIVALS & MARKETS
The 18th annual VSA Festival invites more than 2,000 students, parents and teachers from Northeast Florida’s Exceptional Education and Student Services to tour 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 8-10 at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. The tour includes the galleries, gardens, studios and Art Connections with an opportunity to create hands-on art projects at the museum, 829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org.
Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. May 8 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. May 10 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
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.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held June 5 and the first Wed. of every month in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing; iloveartwalk.com.
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
The tour of Art Galleries of St. Augustine is held June 7 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, 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, is on display through June 14.
CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS
829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org. “Future Retro: The Great Age of the American Automobile” — an exhibit of drawings from the collection of Jean S. and Frederick A. Sharf in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston — is on display May 14-Sept. 8. Featured along with these two-dimensional works are classic automobiles, organized by Bill Warner, founder and chairman of Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Artist Michael Viafora appears 5-7 p.m. May 14. “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. Local artist Helen Hoffman’s exhibit of oils, pastels and giclees is displayed through June 28, helenhoffmangallery.com. The permanent collection includes 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 Road, Mandarin, 268-0784, mandarinmuseum.net. Exhibits regarding Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Civil War vessel Maple Leaf are on display, as well as works by Mandarin artists.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE
333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com. “Traces: Recent Work by Lari Gibbons” runs through Aug. 18 at MOCA’s UNF Gallery of Art. A reception is held 6-8 p.m. May 23; Gibbons discusses her work 7 p.m. in the museum’s theater. “Inside/Out” — an exhibit of selected works from MOCA’s Permanent Collection, including Alexander Calder’s mobile “Red Triangles” and “Polygons” and Melanie Pullen’s “Full Prada” — is on display through Aug. 25. 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.
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.
ABSOLUTE AMERICANA ART GALLERY
77 Bridge St., St. Augustine, 824-5545, absoluteamericana.com. Romero Britto's sculptures and limited-edition prints are featured.
THE APARTMENT EXHIBITION
1854 Euclid St., Avondale, theapartmentexhibition.com. Artists Thony Aiuppy, Sterling Cox, Lily Kuonen and Edison William explore transparency, ownership and security while showcasing visual and performance art in a shared space in “The Apartment Exhibition,” curated by Staci Bu Shea. The “Open House” reception is held 5-8 p.m. May 10; the exhibit is on display through June 2 at the garage apartment in Avondale. Other events include “Sunday Kind of Conversation” by Lily Kuonen, 6 p.m. May 15; “Waffles” by Thony Aiuppy, 10 a.m. May 26.
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 of works by members of the Art Center and the Art Guild of Orange Park, is on display May 30-July 11.
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.
51 Cordova St., Ste. E, St. Augustine, 810-5699. “Iconic Expressions,” an exhibit of works by artist Kari Marquardt, runs through May.
CORK ARTS DISTRICT
2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, corkartsdistrict.tumblr.com. Nadine Kalachnikoff exhibits her spring collection “Butterflies,” 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 of works by 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 through June 7.
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.
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.
HASKELL GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES
Jax International Airport, 14201 Pecan Park Rd., Northside, 741-3546. Laird’s “Cphace Series” — infrared captures printed on archival metallic paper — are on display through June 30 in Haskell Gallery. Hiromi Moneyhun’s three-dimensional paper-cut art is on display in the connector display cases (before security).
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.
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.
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.
1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. The Members Show, an exhibit of paintings by local and regional pastel artists from the First Coast Pastel Society, runs through June 28.
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.
St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, 808-7330, stjohnsculture.com. “Water Lines,” an exhibit of Dan Famiglietti’s works inspired by coastal waters, 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.
6 E. Bay St., Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. Works in painting, photography and other media by 29 local artists and photographers are featured.
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 through May 29. “Canvas, Clay, Collage & Cutting Edge” is a juried art exhibition, on display through June 2. “Ancient City Mosaic,” a juried exhibit of 450 pieces depicting impressions of St. Augustine, is featured at all six St. Johns County Public Libraries through 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.
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.
UNF GALLERY OF ART
1 UNF Drive, Bldg. 2, Ste. 1001, Southside, unf.edu/gallery. “Florida-Twenty Seven: Two Decades of Watching” — an exhibition of Florida photography by Bob Willis — is on display May 14-July 2; a reception is held 5-7 p.m. May 16. “Commute” — an exhibit of recent work by UNF graduate and realist painter Scott Bell — is on display June 3-July 3; a reception is held 5-7 p.m. June 6.
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.
216 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 819-9770, whitepeonyboutique.com. This gallery boutique features a variety of handcrafted jewelry, wearable art and recycled/upcycled items.