Sept. 25-Oct. 1 Arts Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
American writer John Logan’s play is set in artist Mark Rothko’s late-’50s New York studio. Northeast Florida director Ian Mairs’ adaptation is staged 7 pm. Sept. 25-27 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com.
Cindy Williams (“Laverne & Shirley”) stars in this show about two couples accidentally booked in the same room for a weekend vacation, Sept. 25-Oct. 20 (doors 6 p.m. Tue.-Sun.; 11 a.m. Sat.; noon and 6 p.m. Sun.) at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, dinner and a show $43-$49, reservations required, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
The three-time Tony-winning musical by Eric Idle (“lovingly ripped off from” “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”) runs through Oct. 13 at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $10-$25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.
A musical performance of Mel Brooks’ classic film continues on the main stage through Oct. 12 (8 p.m. Thur.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun.) at Players by the Sea, 106 Sixth St. N., Jax Beach, $16-$28, 249-0289, playersbythesea.org.
A couple schemes to sell their struggling Florida Keys hotel. Michael Parker's farce is staged through Oct. 6 — with proceeds from the Sept. 26 performance benefiting Voices for Children of the First Coast nonprofit — at Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, $15, 276-2599, opct.org.
A.R. Gurney’s romantic comedy about a middle-aged couple and a dog – appropriate for middle-school students and older, with some adult content – is staged 5:30 and 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27-28 at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, 2445 San Diego Road, San Marco, $10-$12, 346-5620 ext. 122, da-arts.org.
FREUD’S LAST SESSION
Writer C.S. Lewis challenges psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, in what could be Freud’s last session, in The 5 & Dime Theatre Company production, 7 p.m. Sept. 27-28 at Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St., Riverside, $50, 387-5691, the5anddime.org.
A play set in a restaurant within a restaurant, written by Jacksonville native Jonathan Rand, is staged Sept. 29 and Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Raintree Restaurant Dinner Theater, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $39.95, 824-7211, raintreerestaurant.com.
DANZAS PERU JAX
The group performs Peruvian folklore dances to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Clay County Headquarters Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island, 278-3722.
BLUES, BREWS & BBQ
The Florida Theatre celebrates the 30th anniversary of its restoration and grand reopening, honoring civic leaders who worked to save it. Ben Steadman, Toots Lorraine & The Traffic and Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, craft brews, hors d’oeuvres and mini-desserts are featured, 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 1 at the theater, 128 E. Forsyth St., Downtown, 355-2787, floridatheatre.com.
SHOW & TELL
The three-year anniversary show includes art, music and performance, spoken word, poetry and comedy with Braided Light Dance Project, JacksonVegas, Squeedlepuss, Cringe, Matt Nunn & Friends, Jimmy Lockswith, DJ Dr. Vernon during and after First Wednesday Art Walk, 5 p.m.-midnight Oct. 2 at Club TSI discotheque, 333 E. Bay St., Downtown, facebook.com/showandtelljax.
Local poets and wordsmiths sound off 7 p.m. Oct. 2 and every first Thur. of the month at The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
FIRST COAST CLASSIC DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIP
Ballroom and Latin dancers compete in the 23rd annual event; day sessions are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3-5; doors open for evening shows 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-5 at Renaissance World Golf Village, 500 S. Legacy Trail, St. Augustine. Tickets: $25 for day sessions, $40-$55 for night shows, $95-$205 for dinner/show/VIP packages, 338-9219, firstcoastclassic.com.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
NASSAU COMMUNITY BAND
The Nassau Community Band seeks new members for its 11th season as a multigenerational ensemble, holding rehearsals 6 p.m. Sept. 26 and every Thur. in Yulee Middle School band room, 85439 Miner Road. 277-1257, firstname.lastname@example.org, nassaucommunityband.com.
ATTACK DANCE TEAM AUDITIONS
The Jacksonville Sharks hold preliminary auditions Sept. 27; semifinals Sept. 28 at First Class Athletics, 6026 Bowdendale Ave., Southside. Final auditions are 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Latitude 30, 10370 Philips Highway, Southside; audition fee $60, email@example.com, jaxsharks.com/danceteam/auditions.
Jennie Szaltis offers workshops for novices in two weekend series, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 10 a.m. p.m. Sept. 28 and 1 p.m. Sept. 29 at 3921 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 10 a.m. p.m. Oct. 5 and 1 p.m. Oct. 6 at 1 Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach; $155 for one series (plus $15 rental for supplies), 525-3959.
CALL FOR CHILDREN’S ART
Artists 17 years old and younger may submit as many as three pieces through Sept. 28 for a Children’s Art Exhibit, on display Oct. 2-31 at the Art Center II, 229 N. Hogan St., Downtown, 655-7239.
CALL FOR TACTILE ART
The St. Augustine Art Association accepts touchable art that's visually appealing and engaging for the blind for its 12th annual Tactile Art Show, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 1 and noon-4 p.m. Oct. 2 at 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. The show opens Oct. 4, 824-2310, staaa.org.
OPEN MEDIA JURIED SHOW
Artists may submit as many as three pieces through Oct. 1 for a “Creatures” exhibit, on display starting Oct. 3 at Art Center Premier Gallery, 51 N. Laura St., Downtown, $25 for three entries; $5 per each additional entry, 655-7239.
STATE OF THE ARTS GRANT DEADLINE
Nonprofit organizations, artists and St. Johns County teachers may apply for a State of the Arts Grant from St. Johns Cultural Council through Oct. 1. 808-7330, firstname.lastname@example.org, bit.ly/SJCCArts2013.
AUDITIONS FOR INDIE FILM
Cultivate Films auditions for lead, supporting and background roles in an indie film, Oct. 5-6, to begin shooting here in December or January. For more information, send headshots and résumés to email@example.com.
ST. AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY CHORUS REHEARSALS
Rehearsals for “A Celtic Christmas Celebration” are held 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Memorial Presbyterian Church's Fellowship Hall, 36 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, 808-1904, staugustinecommunitychorus.org.
SONGWRITER RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS
The Jacksonville Songwriter Residency, a Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville grant project, accepts applications for residency opportunities in the Spark District through Oct. 15. As many as 12 residencies are available for 2013-’14 with durations of 1-4 weeks and performance opportunities at Downtown Jacksonville venues. Applications can be completed online at jacksonvillesongwriter.org.
FREE KIDS’ DANCE CLASS
Classes for 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 7:30-8:30 p.m. every Mon. and Wed. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
SALSA/HUSTLE AT STUDIO JEAR GROUP FITNESS
Classes are held 8-9 p.m. every Tue. Five one-hour dance sessions, $50 (all five sessions), 551-0459, firstname.lastname@example.org, zumbajear.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; 322-7672, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAZZ, DANCE AND TECHNIQUE
The classes continue every Tue. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
Several classes for all ages and skill levels every Mon.-Fri. at The Dance Shack, 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
Art classes are held weekly at Studio 121, 121 W. Forsyth St., Downtown, $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; $80 for adults, $50 for kids, 677-2787, artsjax.org.
BRAIDED LIGHT DANCE PROJECT
Weekly art classes are held at Barbara Thompson’s School of Dance, 8595 Beach Blvd., Ste. 310, Southside; intermediate ballet classes are held 6-7:30 p.m. every Mon. and modern/improv classes are offered 1-2:30 p.m. every Wed., $10, 997-0002, barbarathompsondance.com.
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
JU MUSIC STUDENT RECITAL
The first of five faculty-selected Jacksonville University student recitals is held 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, free, 256-7677, ju.edu.
UNF’s showcase concert is held 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Southside, free, 620-2878, unf.edu.
SATURDAY EVENING JAZZ
The jazz series is held 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Sat. with performances by Misha Frayman on Sept. 28, the John Shaffer Band Oct. 5, Just Jazz Oct. 12, Jarell Harris & Sweet Inspiration Oct. 19 and The Session Oct. 26 at 200 First Street, Neptune Beach, free, 249-2922, 200firststreet.com.
JACKSONVILLE SINGS FINALE
UNF’s showcase concert featuring the High School Invitational Honor Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Southside, free, 620-2878, unf.edu.
THE JOSE LEBRON TRIO
The trio is on 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Jazzland Café, 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, $10, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.
Sung by the Choir of St. John’s Cathedral, 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St., Riverside, free, 387-5691, goodshepherd23.org.
A pianist, violinist and clarinetist perform 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine, $25, 797-2800, emmaconcerts.com.
UNF FACULTY VIOLIN & PIANO DUO
The recital features sonatas by Schubert and Smart and Dvorak’s four romantic pieces, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at University of North Florida’s Recital Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Bldg. 45, Southside, free, 620-2878, unf.edu.
UNF FACULTY VOICE RECITAL
The recital features baritone Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at University of North Florida’s Recital Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Bldg. 45, Southside, free, 620-2878, unf.edu.
NAVY BAND SOUTHEAST TGIF
The Navy Band Southeast’s TGIF performs a concert 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at Main Library Promenade Gallery, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown, free, 630-2665, jplmusic.blogspot.com.
JAZZ IN PONTE VEDRA
The Gary Starling Group, featuring Carol Sheehan, Billy Thornton and Peter Miles, performs 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Thur. at Table 1, 330 A1A N., Ponte Vedra, 280-5515.
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.
JAX BEACH JAZZ
Live jazz is presented 6-9 p.m. every Fri. at Landshark Café, 1728 Third St. N., Jax Beach, 246-6024.
JAZZ IN NEPTUNE BEACH
Live jazz is featured 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Sat. at Lillie’s Coffee Bar, 200 First St., Neptune Beach, 249-2922.
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 Café features live music 8 p.m. every Sat. and 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.
JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Live jazz is featured nightly at Rhett’s Piano Bar & Brasserie, 66 Hypolita St., St. Augustine, 825-0502.
ART WALKS, FESTIVALS & MARKETS
Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. Sept. 25 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. Sept. 27 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Drive, Downtown, 353-1188.
Celebrating 500 years of people, culture and achievements in Florida, the weekend includes a lecture by J. Michael Francis on “Murder and Martyrdom in Spanish Florida,” Sept. 27 at Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach. Family festivities are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28 at Plaza San Carlos in Old Town. Events on Sept. 28 include “Viva Fernandina,” a historical play, live music, Spanish Dance Troupe Fuego Flamenco and food presentations, 261-7378, ameliamuseum.org.
RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET
Local and regional artists, strolling performers, bands and a farmers market are featured 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28 and every Sat. at 715 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 554-6865, 389-2449, riversideartsmarket.com.
UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT
The self-guided tour features galleries, antique stores and shops open 5-9 p.m. Sept. 28 and every last Sat. in St. Augustine’s San Marco District, 824-3152.
NORTHSIDE LOVE ARTS & VENDORS MARKET
The market, “Lifting Our Various Enterprises,” includes entertainment, kids’ activities, arts, a fruit and vegetable market, food trucks and Zumba lessons, 2 p.m. Sept. 29 and every last Sun. at Lonnie Miller Park, 5054 Soutel Drive, Northside, 755-5281, northsidelove.com.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held 5-9 p.m. Oct. 2 and every first Wed. 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 Oct. 4 and every first Fri., with more than 15 galleries participating, 829-0065.
JAX BEACH ART WALK
More than 30 local artists display their works, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 8 and every second Tue., along First Street between Beach Boulevard and Fifth Avenue North, Jax Beach. For a list of artists and businesses, go to betterjaxbeach.com/jax-beach-art-walk.html.
SECOND SATURDAY ARTREAGOUS ART WALK
The galleries of downtown Fernandina Beach are open for self-guided tours, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and every second Sat., 277-0717, ameliaisland.com.
The festival includes an arts and craft show, business expo, haunted maze and kids’ zone, recycling regatta, car show, Poker Run & Battle of the Bars Biker Rodeo, barbecue and live entertainment, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12 at Palatka Memorial Park on the St. Johns Riverfront, 386-325-9598, keepputnambeautiful.org.
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 17 and every third Thur., at various venues from Sailfish Drive in Atlantic Beach to Neptune Beach and Town Center. For a participating gallery list, call 249-2222.
AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY
233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7378, ameliamuseum.org. “My Feet, Our Path” is displayed through September. The children’s exhibit, “Discovery Ship,” allows kids to pilot the ship, hoist flags and learn about the history of Fernandina’s harbor. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
BEACHES MUSEUM & HISTORY PARK
381 Beach Blvd., Jax Beach, 241-5657, beachesmuseum.org. “A Painter and a Potter: Mary Ann Bryan and Charlie Brown,” featuring artists from Mayport Village, is on display through Dec. 1.
CAMP BLANDING MUSEUM
5629 S.R. 16 W., Camp Blanding, Starke, 682-3196, campblanding-museum.org. Artwork, weapons, uniforms and other artifacts from the activities of Camp Blanding during World War II are displayed along with outdoor displays of vehicles from WWII, Vietnam and Desert Storm.
CRISP-ELLERT ART MUSEUM
Flagler College, 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, 826-8530, flagler.edu/crispellert. “Clockwise” — an exhibit by multimedia artist Liz Rodda, who often examines fate, personal control and the future through sculpture and video — continues through Oct. 18.
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. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
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. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM
101 W. First St., Springfield, 356-2992, rain.org/~karpeles/jaxfrm.html. “Better Left Unsaid,” an exhibit of sculpture and steampunk art by Jim Smith and black-and-white photography by Mary Atwood, is on display through Nov. 1 with an opening reception 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 27. “Russia,” a quick history of Russia from Peter the Great to the first conquest of space, is on display through Dec. 28. The permanent collection includes other rare manuscripts.
75 King St., St. Augustine, 824-2874, lightnermuseum.org. The permanent collection features relics from America’s Gilded Age, exhibited on three floors. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
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. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE
333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com. “Kept Time: Photographs by Joseph D. Jachna” is on display through Oct. 20. “Crush,” an exhibit of works by Heather Cox, explores the distillation of the human figure; it continues through Oct. 27 as part of Project Atrium.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY
1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, 396-6674, themosh.org. “Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids and Meteors,” developed by The Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning, examines risk related to an asteroid hitting Earth and what scientists can learn from the objects. The exhibit is displayed through Dec. 31. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM
829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. The exhibit “Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner, Connecting Communities Through Language” continues through Dec. 31. Modeled after Harlem’s “Amateur Night at the Apollo,” host searches are held 7:30-10:30 p.m. every first Fri. of the month, $5.50. Participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live Sept. 28 (free ticket can be downloaded at smithsonian.com/museumday).
ABSOLUTE AMERICANA ART GALLERY
77 Bridge St., St. Augustine, 824-5545, absoluteamericana.com. Romero Britto’s sculptures and limited-edition prints are featured.
AMIRO ART & FOUND GALLERY
9C Aviles St., St. Augustine, 824-8460, amiroartandfound.com. Works by Ginny Bullard, Estella Fransbergen, Deane Kellogg, Wendy Mandel McDaniel, Jan Tomlinson Master and Marcia Myrick Siany are featured.
THE ART CENTER MAIN GALLERY
31 W. Adams St., Downtown, 355-1757. Artists Christian Gonzales, Steve Miller and Pablo Rivera are featured through Sept. 30.
THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY
Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Ste. 150, Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier.html. “Concepts,” a juried exhibit of abstract art, is on display through Oct. 1.
3562 St. Johns Ave., Avondale, 384-8797, avondaleartworks.com. British artist and philanthropist Mackenzie Thorpe exhibits his work; previews begin Oct. 1. Reservations are required for meet-the-artist receptions, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4-5; the exhibit runs through Oct. 31.
AVONLEA ANTIQUE MALL
8101 Philips Hwy., Southside, 636-8785. Florida landscape painters and Florida Highwaymen artists James Gibson, Issac Knight and Mary Ann Carroll exhibit their work 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28.
CLAY & CANVAS STUDIO
2642 Rosselle St., Ste. 6, Riverside, 501-766-1266. Works by Tiffany Whitfield Leach, Lily Kuonen and Rachel Evans may be viewed by appointment.
CORK ARTS DISTRICT
2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, corkartsdistrict.tumblr.com. AIGA Jacksonville’s fifth annual “Always Summer Poster + Mix Tape” show is 7-10:30 p.m. Sept. 28. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, benefitting AIGA. “Through the Fire: Glass, Clay & Metal,” an exhibit of materials manipulated through fire or heat, is on display through Sept. 29.
CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER
4144 Herschel St., Riverside, 388-8205, corsegalleryatelier.com. Permanent works on display feature those by Kevin Beilfuss, Eileen Corse, Miro Sinovcic, Maggie Siner, Alice Williams and Luana Luconi Winner.
CYPRESS VILLAGE ART LEAGUE
4600 Middleton Park Circle, Southside, 223-6100. “Coastal Atlantic,” an exhibit of Gordon Russell’s landscape paintings, is on display through Oct. 17.
FIRST STREET GALLERY
216-B First St., Neptune Beach, 241-6928. Atlantic Beach artist Melinda Bradshaw’s work is on display through Oct. 15.
THE GALLERY AT HOUSE OF STEREO
8780 Perimeter Park Ct., Ste. 100, Southside, 642-6677, houseofstereo.com. The gallery features painting, art glass, photography, woodcrafts, pottery and sculpture.
725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320, gallery725.com. “The Elements: Metal” — a multimedia exhibit featuring work by Ken Daga, “Flew” (Frank Lewis), Kelly Meagher, Linda Olsen, Shayna Raymond, Matthew Winghart and Tonsenia Yonn — opens with a reception 6-10 p.m. Sept. 27 and continues through Nov. 10.
GEORGIA NICK GALLERY
11A Aviles St., St. Augustine, 806-3348, georgianickgallery.com. The artist-owned studio displays Nick’s sea and landscape photography, along with local works by oil painters, a mosaic artist, potter, photographer and author.
HASKELL GALLERY & DISPLAY CASES
Jacksonville International Airport, 14201 Pecan Park Road, Northside, 741-3546. The “Rotating Exhibition Program,” featuring works by Gordon Meggison, Virginia Cantore, Jeffrey Edelson and Claire Kendrick, runs through Sept. 30 at the Haskell Gallery (located before security). Mediums include acrylic and oil on canvas, and wood, copper and metal. Diane Fraser and Mary Atwood’s work is on display Oct. 1-Dec. 31 at Haskell Gallery. Jim Smith’s work is on display at Connector Bridge Art display case before security; Chris Moore’s work is on display in Concourse A and C display cases after security, Oct. 1-Dec. 31.
floridamininggallery.com/exhibitions/the-highway-gallery. Nine artists — Nathaniel Artkart Price, Ken Daga, Ashley C. Waldvogel, Brianna Angelakis, Christina Foard, Linda Olsen, Sara Pedigo, Zach Fitchner and Russell Maycumber — will be featured on digital billboards throughout the city in collaboration with Clear Channel of Jacksonville through July 2014.
ISLAND LIFE GRILL
2245 Plantation Center Drive, Fleming Island, 215-4522, artguildoforangepark.com. “Art on Wheels,” the Art Guild of Orange Park’s car and motorcycle show, is held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27.
THE JACKSONVILLE LANDING
2 Independent Drive, Downtown, cavendishprojects.com. “Hot-N-Fresh,” an original street exhibit organized by Michael and Michele Cavendish, is on display through Dec. 15 in the upstairs food court.
J. JOHNSON GALLERY
177 Fourth Ave. N., Jax Beach, 435-3200. “Paint Techtonics,” an exhibit of works by painter Leslie Wayne (who uses oils in a sculptural manner to build 3-D compositions), continues through Nov. 1.
JUICE, A JEN JONES GALLERY
1 Independent Drive, Wells Fargo Center, Downtown, jenjonesart.com. The Florida Highwaymen art show, sale and benefit for North Florida Land Trust, featuring artists James Gibson and A.J. Brown, is held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 2-6, including a reception on First Wednesday Art Walk, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 2, featuring a short film on Highwaymen.
FSCJ Kent Campus, 3939 Roosevelt Blvd., Northside, 381-3674. “UKIYO — Floating World,” an exhibit by paper cut artist Hiromi Moneyhun, opens with a reception 6-8 p.m. Oct. 1 and continues through Oct. 22.
2650 Rosselle St., Riverside, (813) 223-6190, metacusp.com. “Still Lifes,” paintings of objects on color fields by Jeff Whipple, is on display through Oct. 5.
1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. Works by local artists are featured, with a focus on “emerging artists for emerging collectors.” Collections change monthly.
REMAX COAST 2 COAST
93 King St., St. Augustine, 886-9077. “Eclectic Collection,” an exhibit of works by Laura Dagnillo, continues through September.
131 King St., St. Augustine, 829-0065, rembrandtz.com. “A New Light,” an exhibit of paintings and mosaics, opens for First Friday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 4, and continues through October. The gallery features work by more than 50 artists.
St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian Way, St. Augustine, 808-7330, stjohnsculture.com. Roger Bansemer’s “La Florida,” an exhibit featuring vanishing Florida landscapes, continues through Oct. 24.
SEVENTH STREET GALLERY
14 S. Seventh St., Fernandina Beach, 432-8330. An exhibit of works by Susan Henderson, Susie Sax, Jim Widerman, Paul Massing, Bill Birdsong, Joe Winston, Beverly Hansen, Lea Gallardo and Wayne Howard is on display 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28.
201 N. Hogan St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. The gallery, featuring works by more than 30 local artists, including MacTruque, Tayloe McDonald, Pablo Rivera, Jane Shirek and Grant Ward, celebrates its new location during First Wednesday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 2.
228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838, spaceeight.com. “Ignorance Is a Choice,” an exhibit of works by LA artist Donny Miller, is on display through Sept. 27.
ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION
22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310, staaa.org. The annual Fall Members Show continues through Sept. 29. The 12th annual Tactile Art Show, featuring touchable art that's visually appealing and engaging for the blind, opens with a reception during First Friday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 4, and runs through Oct. 27.
STELLERS GALLERY AT PONTE VEDRA
240 A1A N., Ste. 13, Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-6065, stellersgallery.com. “Synergy,” an exhibit featuring works by painters Jennifer J.L. Jones, Laura Lacambra Shubert, Enrique Mora and Henry Von Genk III, opens with a reception held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
Jewish Community Alliance, 8505 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin, jcajax.org. Ponte Vedra Beach-based photographer Lloyd Roberts’ work is on display through Oct. 2.
VILLAGE ART GALLERY
1520 Sawgrass Village Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-4925. “Wildlife,” an exhibit of oil paintings by Laurel Dagnillo, is displayed through September.
WELLS FARGO LOBBY GALLERY
1 Independent Drive, Downtown, 880-9595, michaelnye.org/hunger. “About Hunger & Resilience,” a photo and audio exhibit intended to bring awareness to September as Hunger Action Month presented by photographer Michael Nye and Second Harvest North Florida, is on display through Sept. 26, Mon.-Fri.