Great Opportunities and Important Deadlines


Click on image to learn more about the September 2, 2020 event

Nominations Close Tonight at Midnight

Helps us honor the most influential artists and community members!

Nominate an organization, business or individual for one of the nine distinguished award categories.

Read more about each category and nominate!

Helen Lane Founders Award 

Robert Arleigh White Award for Advocacy 

Art Educator of the Year Award 

The Art of Giving Award 

Art Innovator Award 

Community Impact Award

People’s Choice Award

Large Business Award

Small Business Award


Interested in being an award presenter at the event?

Click below to learn more about sponsorship & presenting opportunities.

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The New Greater Jacksonville Arts Directory

Free Enhanced Listing Through Tonight at Midnight


The new Arts Directory is a rapidly growing list of professional artists and arts organizations of all disciplines in the five-county Greater Jacksonville region. The Basic Listing displays an image, contact info and basic information. The enhanced listing serves as a mini website, allowing unlimited images and text.

The basic listing is always free.

The Enhanced listing is $35 after midnight tonight.

This is open to professional artists over the age of 21.

Learn more & join now!

MOSH 2020 Artist in Residency Program


The 2020 Artist in Residence will be expected to produce an original work of wall-mounted art for Creation Station.  This work of art, tentatively titled The Wonder Wall, will serve as an interactive and aesthetic canvas for guests, especially children, to create their own artworks. 

Interested parties should contact MOSH curator Paul Bourcier  at 904-396-6674 x 216 or to arrange an appointment to see Creation Station and discuss dimensions and spatial context.

Learn more & register!

Call to Artists for Community Hospice


 Attention all Northeast Florida artists: Community Hospice is accepting submissions for art, which will be displayed in the public and family areas for the new Community Hospice & Palliative Care Center for Caring at Baptist Medical Center South.

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New Cultural Partnerships 

We are pleased to partner with MiAddvantage and Interactive Music Museum in Málaga for a unique multi-language opportunity for children to learn about instruments and music. These fun, interactive activity books are available in English and Spanish, for pre-school and elementary school children and can be downloaded from our website at:


We have added a "Cultural Partnership" page to our website. If you have a cultural organization that focuses on the arts, please let us know so we can add your information. Send info to:

A Generous Donation to the Cultural Council

The Cultural Council has recently received a generous legacy donation of artwork by well-known sculpture, Gary Weisman, among others. One of the sculptures is now available for auction at

Percentage of sales, less auction fees, will benefit the Cultural Council. We will continue to post as more items become available. If interested in seeing the complete collection, contact us at:


Gary Weisman (American, b. 1952) 18" H x 6" W, Base 5" Square Anatomy of male figure standing with right leg raised. Total Measures 26 inches high x 8 inches wide x 8 inches deep

What's Else is Going On Around Town?

Visit the "Learn and Have Fun" section of our Covid-19 Resource Page on our website. We list many events that are going on around town.

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

There's never been a better time to support the organizations you love!

Under the new "CARES Act," there are incentives for charitable giving to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations such as the Cultural Council.

Taxpayers who do not itemize their returns: New regulations allow a tax deduction of up to $300 for cash charitable contributions to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations during the 2020 calendar year.

Taxpayers who itemize their returns:The limit on the total percentage of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) eligible for the charitable deduction has been lifted entirely.

Join our list of corporate sponsors who enable us to provide services and programming for the community. 

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