Tag Archives: Friends of Hemming Park

Explore and Engage: Northeast Florida Public Art Week 2018

Public Art Week (PAW) is an annual, week-long initiative that celebrates Jacksonville’s public art and highlights the benefits that are created when investments are made in art that is accessible by all.  It is led by the to encourage residents and visitors to explore and engage with works of art that comprise Jacksonville’s rapidly developing artistic and creative landscape.  In addition to advancing the community’s awareness of and engagement with the City of Jacksonville’s official public art collection, PAW also showcases public art initiatives led by private entities and individuals. PAW supports the Cultural Council’s role of ensuring broad accessibility …

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GastroFest, Friendship Fountain, Museum of Science and History, MOSH, Jacksonville, Florida, Food Festival

GastroFest Partners with MOSH to Bring Jax’s Favorite Food Festival to Friendship Fountain

DELICOUSLY DUVAL The recipe for a successful food festival is simple. Never run out of food. Obvious food pun aside, producing an event centered around food is more than just a matter of taste and now in its fourth year, has proven to be more than a spread of local cuisine. It’s a carefully curated offering of vendors including food trucks, restaurants, mobile stand-alones, and caterers alongside free and ticketed workshops and tastings, catering to every palette from simple to sophisticated. It’s also vegan-friendly, offering a “food map” to direct vegans to specific vendors and events that meet their culinary …

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Art Republic, Jacksonville, Florida, Downtown Art District, Jessica Santiago, Art (Re)Public, Downtown Jacksonville

ART REPUBLIC: The Creative Intervention invading Jacksonville’s Urban Core

THE WALLS Guest artists will begin to invade Jacksonville November 1 and 2, and begin to execute their mural designs in real-time. Walls featuring the Downtown Art District murals will include: FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Concierges will ensure a welcoming experience for all participating artists, including a Private Artist Lounge, city excursions to introduce each of them to Jacksonville, and a slew of events: DOWNTOWN ART DISTRICT From Jacksonville’s genesis as an early 20th century cultural destination for film and music, there is a move afoot to enhance and designate the as a nationally recognized Art District by visionary , founder of the non-profit …

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Strand of Oaks to Play in Downtown’s Hemming Park

Event: Strand of Oaks concert Venue: Hemming Park Date/Time: March 26, 8pm Tickets: FREE Contact: www.hemmingpark.org Folk and rock project , a.k.a. , will be the first to play at ’s inaugural concert series presented by the nonprofit group , on Saturday, March 26 at 8pm. EU recently spoke with Showalter about the upcoming show, his future record, and the evolution of his music. While enjoying a cup of coffee on his porch in Philadelphia, Timothy Showalter explained that after recently playing a show in the mountains of Washington State, he is more than excited to play in the much …

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Blue Trees in Jacksonville

International Artist, Konstantin Dimopoulos, Paints Trees Blue in Hemming Park This past Saturday, Jan 16, Greenscape of Jacksonville, Inc. invited North Florida families to meet internationally-respected artist Konstantin Dimopoulos in to help launch his project THE BLUE TREES in . Photo by Fran Ruchalski Jamie Can (from left), Peter Valaer, Soo Lim and Donna Blackwell work on painting one of the trees. Photo by Fran Ruchalski Jamie Can (from left), Soo Lim and Donna Blackwell work on transforming one of the trees to a different shade of blue. Photo by Fran Ruchalski Julian Homan, one of the many volunteers from Deutche Bank, …

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HEMMING PARK HERALDS IMPROVEMENTS

Friends of Hemming Park unveiled a new collaboration that will enhance our city’s central park with improvements beginning next year. has partnered with to help establish a main stage near Hogan Street. Black Sheep Restaurant Group has also plans to open a kiosk in the park’s café area near the corner of Laura and Monroe streets. “There is so much momentum building behind Downtown Jacksonville, and Hemming Park is at the heart of it,” says Jacksonville . “These announcements represent a significant investment in the future of this integral park, and will contribute to even more energy and activity for …

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Hemming Park Beer Festival: Drinking Great Beer for a Great Cause

  and are presenting the inaugural at Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 6-9pm. This event is being held as a fundraiser to benefit the , a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Surprisingly, it will be the first major beer festival to be hosted in Hemming Park. While craft brews have played an important role in many of the events that have recently taken place there, beer has never been the primary feature of an outdoor festival in the park. With the inception of the Hemming Park Beer Festival, this omission has been rectified. The organizers will …

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The Markets of Hemming Park

The Green Market & Jaxons Night Market Bring Fresh Downtown If you haven’t been to (formerly known as Hemming Plaza) for a few years, it’s a great time to discover the brand new vibe have brought to the space. Besides a calendar chock-full of new and exciting one-a-year events, they’re also building on existing events, such as and , and they’ve helped to introduce a new in the last month. The GreenMarket at Hemming Park Every Friday 3:30-6:30pm The sound of acoustic guitar drifts over the park, as patrons sit and eat Korean food under a string of lights, their …

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“Big Block” Play at Hemming Park’s New Imagination Playground

Hemming Park unveils Imagination Playground, a giant, mobile play set that unlocks the limits of imagination of children, young and old. Imagination Playground is big block play; an innovative mobile equipment system that will transform the park into a play space that encourages learning, social development, movement, and fun! It is child-directed and open-ended. Jacksonville has a new home for imagination at . In addition to , children will have the opportunity to create a community mosaic outside city hall, hula hoop, get their faces painted, take a yoga class, and take photos in a mobile photo booth. Fun 4 …

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Spring Camps

ART, IMAGINATION, DISCOVERY March 16-20 Join Jacksonville educators for a dynamic art-making experience this spring break. Each class includes a tour followed by art projects based on the artist studied that day. Children in grades K-5 will learn about contemporary art and grow their visual vocabulary. Daily camp themes include March 16: All about Picasso; March 17: Contemporary realism; March 18: Rauschenberg to Oldenburg; March 19: Urban art and March 20: WHITE. 366-6911 [email protected] March 19 Families are invited to the unveiling of the goodies stored inside Imagination Playground. Bring your family and friends and let the kids create, explore, …

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