This Week's Happenings

Live Streaming of the Duval County Plaza Redevelopment Update


Tuesday June 2nd - 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Join us for a Facebook Live meeting where Public Art Program Director, Glenn Weiss, will take us a step farther into the vision and recommendations for the future transformation of the Duval County Courthouse Plaza into Public Art.  Click here ​to learn more and access live video.

How to Promote your Art Business on Social Media


Tuesday June 9th - 7:00 - 8:00 PM

We're going live for this month's ESAL -  Facebook live, that is. And what better topic to cover than Promoting your Art Through Social Media.

 This will be a panel of three members of the Jax art world who have had success selling and representing themselves on social media. Learn strategies and ask questions. Panelists include: Word Revolt Gallery owner, Theresa Rykaczewski, Artist, Chris Clark and muralist, Nicole Holderbaum. 

Copyright + Art in Three Parts


Thursday June 11th - 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Part one of a three-part seminar that explains and illustrates the basics of copyright law.
Author, artist and lawyer, Deborah Reid, will present this very useful information following based on her upcoming illustrated book, "True Stories of Transformation + Infringement: Art + Copyright."

Click on image for more information.

Art Award Nominations open NOW until June 19th!


Learn more and nominate!

The 44th Annual Arts Awards - September 2, 2020

This year's theme, Bridges, focuses on the interconnectivity between the arts, business and the community, as key to a thriving city. 

The annual arts awards have been a yearly anticipated event for over four decades. Throughout the years the event has taken on different forms, but this is the first year it will be streamed, virtually, with creative options to view in person. Stay tuned for more information about this exciting hybrid event.

Creativity Springing up All Over Town!

During quarantine, creativity in the virtual world seem to ooze out of every museum. Take a look at some of these local Jacksonville artists who created exhibits outside, for everyone to safely enjoy while social distancing.

Read our latest blog​ about some cool new murals 

Check Out the 6 Ft. Away Gallery

Artist couple, Shawana Brooks and Roosevelt Watson III turned their yard into a gallery to showcase Roosevelt's art, bring the community together and educate through his inspiring Way Maker Series.

click on the image to see Tennika Hughes' interview with the couple.


Don’t Miss A Beat and  Players by the Sea,  will collaborate for the “Behind the Curtain” program that educates youth about the front and back of house activities for the theatre. The two organizations will work in tandem to produce an educational experience that culminates with an end-of summer cabaret production produced by DMAB! Click on image for more information.

Visit the "Learn and Have Fun" section of our Covid-19 Resource Page on our website. We list many events that are offered, virtually, in the area.

Check out the "Re-opening" page for updates as theaters, museum and other venues begin to open again.

We have listed more sources for COVID-19 financial help on our resource page. 

Resource Page

The Greater Jacksonville Arts Directory

Free Enhanced Listing Extending Through June 7th! 

The newly formed Arts Directory is a searchable database for individual
artists and arts & culture organizations. Professional artists in the five county area are welcome to join the growing list of North Florida creatives.

Basic listing is always free. 


Thank you to our corporate sponsors who enable us to provide services and programming for the community. 

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