DIXIE SWIM CLUB
The comedy, about five Southern women and the value of friendship, is staged through Sept. 15 — doors 6 p.m. Tue.-Sun., 11 a.m. Sat. and noon and 6 p.m. Sun. — at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $38-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
DIXIE SWIM CLUB — A DECADE WITH DONNA
Alhambra Theatre & Dining hosts a special performance of “Dixie Swim Club” for “A Decade with Donna,” a celebration of The Donna Foundation’s 10th anniversary, which reports raising more than $2 million and assisting more than 6,500 women. Dinner and show, a reception and champagne greeting with Donna Deegan are featured; doors 6 p.m. Aug. 29 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $75, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
The humorous story of six adolescents vying for a spelling championship is staged 8 p.m. Aug. 22-24 and 28-31 and 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at Amelia Community Theatre, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org.
AS YOU LIKE IT
Shakespeare’s comedy of disguises, wrestling and Rosalind and Orlando is staged 8 p.m. Aug. 23-24, 30-31 and Sept. 6-7; 2 p.m. Aug. 25 and Sept. 1; and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and Sept. 5 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $20-$25, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.
The world culture event includes performances by Nan Nkama Pan-African Drum & Dance Ensemble, a 30-man drum circle conducted by Adrian Rhodes, Blue Lotus Bellydancers, Rhythm Bazaar, Cyrus Quaranta, John Parkerurban, Grant Nielsen, Gabriel Arnold, Tommy Bridgewater, Arvid Smith, James Holloway and Philip Pan, as well as an art exhibit by Grace Bio and an after-party hosted by The Residents (DJ Leo Bio and Billy), 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Underbelly, 113 E. Bay St., Downtown, free; proceeds benefit the Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville, 353-6067, ivoryloungemusic.com.
Local poets and wordsmiths sound off 7 p.m. Sept. 5 and every first Thur. of the month at The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
Jacksonville Dance Theatre and Braided Light Dance Project collaborate on a shared concert of contemporary and modern dance, 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 6-7 at Jacksonville University’s Swisher Theater, 2800 University Blvd. N., Arlington, $15, jacksonvilledancetheatre.org.
A VISION AWAKENING
Singer-songwriter Lee Hunter of Tammerlin, percussionist Charlotte Mabrey, and violinist and Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra concert master Phillip Pan join actor, poet and radio host Al Letson for “A Vision Awakening: A Celebration of the Cummer Gardens.” The performance of music and spoken word features text from Ninah Cummer’s letters, diaries, speeches and other writings, 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, $30, 356-6857, cummer.org.
9/11: WE WILL (NEVER) FORGET
The one-man show — written, produced and performed by Alhambra Stage Manager Jason Nettle — portrays 17 New Yorkers affected in different ways that memorable day. One performance only (no dinner; cocktails available), 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $38-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
FREE KIDS’ DANCE CLASS
Classes for ages 7-11 are held 4:30-5:15 p.m. Aug. 21 and every Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.
The fifth annual Florida Gospel Best Competition is part of Florida Black Expo. Auditions can be submitted on DVD, via YouTube or in person, 5 p.m. Aug. 22, 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 11 a.m. Aug. 24 at Shands Tower, 580 W. Eighth St., Downtown. Entry fee: $25-$100 (depending on category). Florida Black Expo is held Oct. 5 at Prime Osborn Convention Center. 924-7444, [email protected], blackexposouth.com.
ST. AUGUSTINE BALLET NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS
Auditions for the ballet’s 2013 production of “The Nutcracker” are held 8:30-11 a.m. (for ages 8-10) and 12:30-3 p.m. (ages 11 and older) Aug. 24 at Abella’s School of Dance, 711 Lakeside Ave., St. Augustine, $25 non-refundable audition fee, saintaugustineballet.com, [email protected]
FIRST COAST NUTCRACKER BALLET AUDITIONS
Auditions for the ballet, performed with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, are held 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 23 for advanced dancers (male and female, 15 and older; strong pointe work for females); 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 23 for intermediate dancers (ages 11-14, girls on pointe); 7 p.m. Aug. 23 (adults for party scene); 10-11:15 a.m. Aug. 24 (ages 11 and older, girls not on pointe and boys); 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Parts announced 1:15 p.m. Aug. 24, followed by an orientation, at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts’ dance building, 2445 San Diego Road, San Marco, $40 costume fee plus $10 for each additional part, 358-3716, firstcoastnutcracker.com.
PUBLIC ART WALKING TOUR
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville’s free tour of public art is held 10 a.m. Aug. 24, beginning at MOCA, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, free for members, $10 suggested donation for nonmembers, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com.
WHITE CHRISTMAS AUDITIONS
Orange Park Community Theatre auditions singers and dancers for “White Christmas,” 2 p.m. Aug. 25 and 7 p.m. Aug. 27. Major roles and ensemble parts available for men and women, ages 16 and older. Bring sheet music and prepare to sing 16 bars (no recorded music); actors do cold readings; dancers bring appropriate performance attire to Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, 276-2599, opct.org.
Theatre Jacksonville auditions for five male roles and one female role for “Lombardi,” 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at the theater, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco. The production is staged Oct. 25-Nov. 9.
The Art Center Cooperative features photographers Kevin Caster and Zachary Gragg, designer Tiffany Palazzini and Fourteen Eleven Designs with artists Yvonne C. Lozano, Annelies M. Dykgraaf, Samuel Ronquillo, Steve Miller, Meleese Scott, Jennifer Mims and Monica Toups. Live music by Kenneth Seabrook, Matty Welch and Deejay Crave, 6-10 p.m. at the Art Center Co-Op, 229 N. Hogan St., Downtown, tacjacksonville.org.
HOP ART CALL TO ARTISTS
Local Artists Coming Together issues a call to artists on craft-beer themed work for “Hop Art: Craft Beer through the Eyes of Local Artists,” a pop-up gallery. Submissions accepted through 4 p.m. Sept. 8 — the day of the exhibit at Aardwolf Brewery, 1461 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, artistscomingtogether.com. To schedule a time to drop off art, email [email protected]
BEGINNERS’ DANCE CLASSES
These classes are held 5:45-6:45 p.m. every Mon. and Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, first class is free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com.
SALSA/HUSTLE AT STUDIO JEAR GROUP FITNESS
Classes are held 8-9 p.m. every Tue. Five one-hour dance sessions, $50 per person, includes all five sessions, 551-0459, [email protected], 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 protected]
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 protected]
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’S CLASSES
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
NAVY BAND SOUTHEAST CONCERT
The Navy Band Southeast Sax Quartet performs 12:15 p.m. Aug. 21 at Main Library’s Promenade Gallery, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown, 630-2665.
LISA KELLY JAZZ COLLECTIVE
Kelly performs with Jeff Phillips and Ian Goodman 8 p.m. Aug. 31 at 95 Cordova Lounge, Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova St., St. Augustine, 810-6810.
JAZZ FOR HEART WALK FUNDRAISER
Proceeds from door prize tickets benefit the third annual Good Hearts Heart Walk as jazz band John Thomas Group performs 4-6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Culhane’s Irish Pub, 967 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, free admission, 249-9595.
LIVE JAZZ IN SAN MARCO
The Eric Riehm Trio performs 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at The Grotto, 2012 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 398-0726.
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. Aug. 23 and 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 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. Aug. 21 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. Aug. 23 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET
Local and regional artists, strolling performers, bands and a farmers market are featured 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 24 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. Aug. 31 and every last Sat. of the month in St. Augustine’s San Marco District, 824-3152.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held 5-9 p.m. Sept. 4 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 Sept. 6 and the first Fri. of every month, with more than 15 galleries participating, 829-0065.
JAX BEACH ART WALK
More than 30 local artists display their work with 15 local businesses participating, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10 and every second Tue. of the month, along First Street between Beach Boulevard and Fifth Avenue, Jacksonville 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. Sept. 14 and every second Sat. of the month, 277-0717, ameliaisland.com.
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 20 and every third Thur. of the month, 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. “Journey Stories” is on display until Aug. 24. “My Feet, Our Path” is displayed through Sept. 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.
CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS
829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org. “A Vision Awakening: A Celebration of the Cummer Gardens” features singer-songwriter Lee Hunter of Tammerlin, percussionist Charlotte Mabrey, and violinist and Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra concert master Phillip Pan performing with actor, poet and radio host Al Letson. The music and spoken word performance features text from Ninah Cummer’s letters, diaries, speeches and other writings, 2 p.m. Sept. 8, $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. “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 through Sept. 8. Also featured are classic automobiles, organized by Bill Warner of Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. “La Florida,” presenting native and Spanish colonial artifacts celebrating 500 years of Florida art, through Oct. 6.
JACKSONVILLE MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER
2 Independent Dr., 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 Boy Scouts in America,” an exhibit of original manuscripts on the history of the Boy Scouts, is on display through Aug. 27. “The Great Depression,” an exhibit of original manuscripts on the Depression of the early 20th century, also runs through Aug. 27. “Black & White Photography,” an exhibit of works by Bob Willis, is displayed through Aug. 29. The permanent collection includes other rare manuscripts.
75 King St., St. Augustine, 824-2874, lightnermuseum.org. Curator Barry Myers hosts a tour of the museum, included in museum admission price and starting on the second floor, 10 a.m. Sept. 4 and the first Wed. each month. 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. “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. ”Chalk It Up” — an exhibit co-curated by students of the Gallery Spaces and Contemporary Society class — runs through Aug. 30. Visitors can express themselves on the chalkboard wall, based on a weekly theme. “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. “Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous” — an interactive exhibit using video-game technology — runs through Sept. 3. “Jacksonville by Design: AIA Celebrates 100 Years of Architecture” — an exhibit guest-curated by AIA Jacksonville — illustrates Jacksonville’s architectural transformation over the past 100 years; through Sept. 22.
RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM
829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. 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.
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. Jennifer Beville’s hanging pottery art and Pam Pahl’s marine watercolor paintings are featured through Aug. 30.
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 in the gallery. Guest artists Steve Lohman, Hiromi Moneyhun and Alexander Wilds display their works through Aug. 31.
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 beginning Oct. 1. Reservations are required for meet-the-artist receptions, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4-5; the exhibit runs through October.
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. “Out of Nowhere,” an exhibit of new works by Mark, Phillip and Shannon Estlund, may be seen by appointment through August.
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.
CULTURAL CENTER AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, 280-0614. “Raw Umber,” an exhibit of works by Lucy Clark and Karlene McConnell, runs through August.
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.
DOS COFFEE & WINE GALLERY
300 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, 342-2421. “Je Ne Regrette Rien,” an exhibit expressing regrets, fears and missed opportunities, is on display 5-9 p.m. Aug. 31. The show, organized by The Red Sable art store, features speaker Michele Perry; proceeds benefit Yei Children’s Village in South Sudan.
FIRST STREET GALLERY
216-B First St., Neptune Beach, 241-6928. Flagler Beach resident Rick Cannizzaro’s paintings representing Florida sea life are on display in “Colors of the Coast.” A reception is held 7-9 p.m. Aug. 23. The exhibit runs through Oct. 15.
FLORIDA MINING GALLERY
5300 Shad Road, Southside, 425-2845, floridamininggallery.com. The Highway Gallery juried exhibit is on view through Sept. 18. Selected artists will be featured on Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards through August 2014 throughout Jacksonville.
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. Six member artists — Ken Daga, Janice Eve Dale, “Flew” (Frank Lewis), Kelly Meagher, Matthew Winghart and Tonsenia Yonn — showcase their own unique themes in “The Artists Free for All,” on display through September.
Reddi-Arts, 1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com/gallery.html. The works of Glenda Cason, Rose Threatte and Beth Robison are on display through August.
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 & DISPLAY CASES
Jacksonville International Airport, 14201 Pecan Park Rd., Northside, 741-3546. The “Rotating Exhibition Program,” featuring works by Gordon Meggison, Virginia Cantore, Jeffrey Edelson and Claire Kendrick, runs through Sept. 30 in Haskell Gallery and connector display cases. Mediums include acrylic and oil on canvas, and wood, copper and metal.
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 June 2014. An exhibit of the artists is also on display at Florida Mining Gallery, 5300 Shad Road, Southside.
JAXPORT HEADQUARTERS GALLERY
2831 Talleyrand Ave., Jacksonville, 357-3052. The Art Guild of Orange Park’s exhibit, celebrating the discovery of Florida by Spain, is on display; a closing reception is held 5-7 p.m. Aug. 30.
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 by Laura Dagnillo, opens with a reception 6-9 p.m. Sept. 6, during First Friday Art Walk, and continues through September.
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.
FSCJ’s South Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside, 646-2023. “Recent Abstractions on Paper” — an exhibit of more than 30 paintings on paper by Larry Jon Davis, a retired Florida State College at Jacksonville professor — continues through Sept. 20; a reception is held 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the gallery.
6 E. Bay St., Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. The gallery, which includes the UNF Artspace, features works by more than 25 local artists, including Mactuque, Tayloe McDonald, Pablo Rivera, Jane Shirek and Grant Ward.
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 association’s fourth annual “Nature & Wildlife” exhibit includes mixed-media pieces depicting landscapes, flora and fauna, marine life and birds, on display through August.
STELLERS GALLERY AT PONTE VEDRA
240 A1A N., Ste. 13, Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-6065, stellersgallery.com. “Synergy,” an exhibit featuring works of painters Jennifer J.L. Jones, Laura Lacambra Shubert, Enrique Mora and Henry Von Genk III, opens with a reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
VILLAGE ART GALLERY
1520 Sawgrass Village Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-4925. “Wildlife,” an exhibit of oil paintings by Laurel Dagnillo, is on display through September.
WELLS FARGO LOBBY GALLERY
1 Independent Dr., Downtown, 880-9595, michaelnye.org/hunger. “About Hunger & Resilience,” a photo and audio exhibit presented by photographer Michael Nye and Second Harvest North Florida, is on display Aug. 27-Sept. 26 (Mon.-Fri.). The exhibit is intended to bring awareness to September as Hunger Action Month.