May Art

The Art Center Cooperative 

  • “Bold Statements,” through May 27
  • Virtual gallery  


Jenna Alexander Studio

  • “Modern Summer,” May 3-TBD 


Butterfield Garage Art Gallery

  • “GO WILD!” Community Art Project, May 5-31 


The Corner Gallery at The Jessie

  • Ricder Ricardo: Transitory Permanance, May 13-Aug. 2 


Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

  • “Rockwell Kent: The Shakespeare Portfolios,” through May 7
  • “Brennan Wojtyla: Cathedral of Labor,” through May 21
  • “Reflections: The Art of Well-Being,” through June 18
  • “James McBey: Etchings,” through Oct. 29
  • “Outside: In,” through Nov. 30
  • “Flamboyance! A Topiary Menagerie,” through June 25
  • Jacksonville’s Norman Studios, through Jan. 31, 2024 


FemArt Gallery

  • “Figure It Out,” May 1-June 24 


First Coast Cultural Center 


Flagler College

  • BFA & BA Senior Portfolio Exhibition, May 4, Crisp-Ellert Gallery 


Gallery 725 

  • The Art of Chad Smith, virtual exhibition 


Governor’s House Cultural Center and Museum, St. Augustine

  • “Painting St. Augustine: Selections from the Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers Collection,” through May 


Haskell Gallery at Jacksonville International Airport 


Hillary Whitaker Gallery

  • Spring Show with works by Juniper Briggs, Chelsea Goer, Hannah Lane and Eva Magill-Oliver, through May 31



Jacksonville University

  • ”Bill Davis: No Dark in Sight,” virtual exhibition
  • “Kristin Skees: Close Knit,” virtual exhibition 


The Lightner Museum

  • “Rebecca Lemmon: Leaves & Light,” through May 21
  • “Contemporary Chronicles of St. Augustine,” through Sept. 30
  • “75 for 75: Lightner Musuem Diamond Anniversary Exhibition,” ongoing
  • “Illuminate: Lightner Museum’s Stained Glass Rediscovered,” ongoing
  • “St. Augustine Through the Lens of William Henry Jackson,” ongoing 


MOCA Jacksonville 

  • ”Bo Bartlett: Earthly Matters” May 26-Sept. 10
  • “Don’t Blame It on Zen: The Way of John Cage & Friends,” through May 7 
  • “Brennan Wojtyla: Cathedral of Labor,” through May 21
  • Project Atrium: ”Hiromi Moneyhun: Ghosts,” through Aug. 27
  • “Print+: Sameness and Otherness in Contemporary Printmedia,” through Aug. 27
  • “Contemporary Cartographies,” through Oct. 15 


Museum of Science and History

  • Arts Infusion ImagiNclusion, MOSH Lobby
  • Works by Patricia Madrid, MOSH Creation Station 


Ritz Theatre & Museum

  • “10 Walls,” May 21-TBD
  • “Lift Ev’ry Voice,” permanent collection 


St. Augustine Art Association

  • “Here & There,” May 5-28
  • “Adventures en Plein Air,” May 5-28 


Stellers Gallery

  • Works by Eileen Corse, Jim Draper, Fallon Pepper, C. Ford Riley, Alice Williams, MacTruque and Jeff Foxworthy (yes, that Jeff Foxworthy) 


University of North Florida

  • Senior Exhibition, through May 12, UNF Gallery of Art and Lufrano Intercultural Gallery 


The Vault at 330

  • Featured artists include Susan Astleford, Margena Burnett, Ellen Diamond, Ed Hall, Dolf James, Harry McCormick and Denise Murphy 


Yellow House

  • “A Time to Beast: The Art of Traci Mims,” through TBD
  • “Sit in Stand Up,” virtual exhibition
  • “Still Not About a Hotdog and a Coke,” virtual exhibition
  • “Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood,” virtual exhibition 



Art Walk: May 3

Downtown Jacksonville lights up the first Wednesday of the month with art by local artists at hubs in James Weldon Johnson Park, The Jessie and Vagabond Flea at VyStar Tower from 5–9 p.m. Visitors can also enjoy live music, food trucks, street performers, free admission to MOCA and complimentary rides on JTA’s Skyway. 

Fernandina Beach Arts Market: May 13 and 27

Amelia Island’s premier arts and crafts market comes alive the second and fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 


Riverside Arts Market: May 6, 13, 20, 27

Artists, artisans and makers display their original paintings, jewelry, photographs, prints and other handcrafted items every Saturday—rain or shine—from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Riverside Avenue underneath the canopy of the Fuller Warren Bridge. 


St. Augustine First Friday Artwalk: May 6

On the first Friday of every month (hence the clever name), more than 30 galleries around the Oldest City open their doors from 5–9 p.m. for visitors to browse exhibits and interact with artists. A complimentary trolley service provides transportation between downtown venues. 


Vilano Beach Artisan Market: May 20

Part beach party, part arts market, this monthly event includes works by local artists and locally-made products, as well as live music. The market takes place on the third Saturday of every month from 4-8 p.m. on A1A and Vilano Road.