August Art

August 1, 2023
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The Art Center Cooperative  


Beaches Museum

  • “So You Think You Know Jax Music?” through Aug. 6


Butterfield Garage Art Gallery

  • Featuring works by Richlin Burnett-Ryan, Michael Fitzpatrick, Gwen Mehler, Paula Pascucci, Dave Tuttle, Cindy Wilson and more


The Corner Gallery at The Jessie

  • “Ricder Ricardo: Transitory Permanence,” through Aug. 2
  • “Lillian Blades: Fragmental Reflections,” Aug. 12-Nov. 1


Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

  • “American Made: Paintings and Sculptures from the Demell Jacobsen Collection,” through Sept. 24
  • “James McBey: Etchings,” through Oct. 29
  • “Outside: In,” through Nov. 30
  • Jacksonville’s Norman Studios, through Jan. 31, 2024  


FemArt Gallery


First Coast Cultural Center 


Florida State College at Jacksonville

  • “Mark Sablow: 15 Years in Asia,” through Aug. 31, Downtown Gallery
  • Highlights of the Student Annual, through Oct. 13, Deerwood Gallery


Gallery 725 

  • “Masters of Pop Art,” Aug. 11-Sept. 8
  • 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,” ongoing
  • “Freedom Is Not Free: Ax Handle Saturday,” virtual exhibition


Haskell Gallery at Jacksonville International Airport  


Hillary Whitaker Gallery



Jacksonville University

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


Jenna Alexander Studio 


The Lightner Museum

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


Main Library

  • “May Atwood: Observations of an Explorer,” through Sept. 7


MOCA Jacksonville 

  • “Brendan Wojtyla: Cathedral of Labor,” through Aug. 13
  • Project Atrium: ”Hiromi Moneyhun: Ghosts,” through Aug. 27
  • “Print+: Sameness and Otherness in Contemporary Printmedia,” through Aug. 27
  • ”Bo Bartlett: Earthly Matters” through Sept. 10
  • “Contemporary Cartographies,” through Oct. 15  


NoCo Center

“Beyond King Tut,” through Sept. 3


Ritz Theatre & Museum
• “10 Walls,” through Aug. 28

  • “Lift Ev’ry Voice,” permanent collection  


Southlight Gallery

  • Featuring works by Will Dickey, Koo Hon, Paul Karabinis, Pablo Rivera, Enzo Torcoletti, Pam Zambetti and more

    St. Augustine Art Association
  • Online Summer Art Sale,” through Aug. 27  


Stellers Gallery

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


Thrasher-Horne Center Gallery

  • Works by Thomas H. Nagata, Yamel Molerio and John Gerstner, Aug. 9 through Dec. 8


Touché Gallery

  • “Collage a Trois” with works by Noli Novak, Liz Gibson and Eric Gilyard, through Aug. 11


The Vault at 330

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


Yellow House

  • “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: Aug. 2

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: Aug. 12 and 29

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:  Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26

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: Aug. 5

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:  Aug. 19

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.


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