April 24-30 Arts Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
CRAZY FOR YOU
The musical comedy, winner of the 1992 Tony for Best Musical, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, is staged 6 p.m. April 24-28 and 30, and May 1-5. Matinee shows are April 27 and 28 and May 4 and 5 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $46-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
LEND ME A TENOR
The Amelia Community Theatre stages the fast-paced comedy 8 p.m. April 25, 26 and 27 at ACT’s Studio 209 Theatre, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, $20, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org.
A young musician travels to Amsterdam and Berlin in this musical performed April 25-28 and May 2-4 at Players by the Sea’s Studio Stage, 106 Sixth St. N., Jax Beach, $25, 249-0289, playersbythesea.org.
TEA AND SYMPATHY
Robert Anderson's drama is staged April 25-28 and May 2-4 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $25, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.
THE UGLY DUCKLING
The kids' play about a duckling with a heart of gold is presented 10:30 a.m. April 26 and May 1 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $9, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
’TIL BETH DO US PART
The comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten is presented April 26-May 12 on Limelight Theatre’s Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.
CATHEDRAL ARTS PROJECT
Students from the CAP program perform theater, ballet, step, ballroom, African dance, violin, ukulele, percussion and chorus for this year’s theme, “Viva Florida,” 1 and 4:30 p.m. April 27 and 2 p.m. April 28 at University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Southside, $5, 281-5599, capkids.org.
THE LIVES AND WIVES OF HENRY FLAGLER
The dinner theater performance is staged, with dinner at 6 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m., April 28 at Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $40, 824-7211.
HOW TO (DIS)ASSEMBLE A NINJADOLL
Jacksonville Dance Theatre presents 20-minute dance performances, 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. May 1 as part of First Wednesday Art Walk at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville’s Atrium Gallery, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, jacksonvilledancetheatre.org.
JACKSONVILLE’S DANCING WITH THE STARS
Eleven local celebrities show off their moves in Jacksonville’s Dancing with the Stars, organized by A Social Affair dance studio, with proceeds benefiting Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, 8 p.m. May 3 at the T-U Center’s Jacoby Hall, 300 W. Water St., Downtown Jacksonville, $30-$150, 633-6110, jaxdwts.com.
THE THREE MRS. FLAGLERS
The dinner theater show, celebrating the 125th anniversary of Hotel Casa Monica, is staged 6:30 p.m. May 9 and June 13 at the hotel, 95 Cordova St., St. Augustine, $49 (reservations required), 827-1888, casamonica.com.
Stage Aurora Theatrical Company presents the story of Southern churchwomen, staged 7 p.m. May 10, 2 and 6 p.m. May 11 and 3 p.m. May 12 at Stage Aurora Performance Hall (in Gateway Town Center), 5188 Norwood Ave., Northside, 765-7372, ticketleap.com, stageaurora.org/home.aspx.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
FREE DANCE CLASS FOR KIDS
Dance classes for children, ages 7-11, are 4:30-5:15 p.m. April 24 and every Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.
BEGINNERS’ DANCE CLASSES
These classes are offered 5:45-6:45 p.m. April 24 and 29 (and every Mon. and Wed.) at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, first class is free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com.
PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ART
Suzanne Pickett presents this three-hour workshop on graphic design and photography 9 a.m. April 27 at Art Center II, Studio Gallery, 229 N. Hogan St., Downtown, $20, 355-1757, photoshopart.eventbrite.com.
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH CELEBRATION
The Ancient City Poets gather “renga style” (no emcee) a week prior to Bob Dylan's May 5 St. Augustine visit to share their favorite lyrics from one of the folk/rock icon’s songs, 3 p.m. April 28 at the Gallery Café, 1974 U.S. 1, St. Augustine, 825-9944.
JAZZ, DANCE AND TECHNIQUE
The class continues 7 p.m. April 30 and every Tues. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
ST. AUGUSTINE HUMANE SOCIETY BENEFIT
The Butterfield Garage Art Gallery fundraiser benefits the St. Augustine Humane Society, 5-9 p.m. May 3, 137 King St., St. Augustine, free, 501-0757, butterfieldgarage.com.
TEEN BALLROOM CLASS
Teenagers learn basic ballroom dance moves, 2 p.m. May 4 at Regency Library Community Rooms A & B, 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Regency, free, 415-8611.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Auditions for “Drood” are held 2 p.m. May 11, with roles for 10 men and three women, plus townspeople, at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.
COMMUNITY HU SONG
These Community Hu Songs last 30 minutes, 11 a.m. May 12 at Eckankar Center, 6636 Arlington Road, Arlington, 725-7760, and 7 p.m. May 29 at Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, 472-4272.
Adult actors at all experience levels may sign up for workshops held until May 19 at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $160, 316-7153, abettheatre.com.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Artists may submit works to show on the Clear Channel Outdoor Jacksonville Digital Billboards. At least one and up to four works will be available at Florida Mining Gallery from July 19-Sept. 20. The deadline for all submissions is 5 p.m. June 19, 268-4681, firstname.lastname@example.org.
An art contest for the best design of race T-shirts for Anastasia State Park’s 10th annual Endless Summer 10K is open to all ages; design size limited to 8-inch-by-10-inch paper and four colors. Deadline is June 30; free, Anastasia State Park, 1340A A1A S., St. Augustine, 461-2033, floridastateparks.org.
Classes in theatrical performance, including song and dance, are held Mon.-Fri. at The Performers Academy, 3674 Beach Blvd., Spring Park, fees vary, 322-7672, theperformersacademy.com.
MIXED MEDIA ART CLASSES
Energetic art classes are held weekly at Studio 121, 121 W. Forsyth St., Downtown, at a fee of $20 per class or $100 for six weeks, 568-2146, teresemuller.com.
ART THERAPY CLASSES
Art classes are held 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at Diversions, 210 N. Laura St., Downtown, $30 includes supplies, 586-2088, email email@example.com.
MURRAY HILL ART CLASSES
Six-week art classes are offered at Murray Hill Art Center, 4327 Kerle St., Murray Hill; adult fee is $80; $50 for kids, 677-2787, artsjax.org.
DRAMATIC ARTS AT THE BEACHES
Classes and workshops in theatrical performance for all ages and skill levels are held Mon.-Fri. at Players by the Sea, 106 N. Sixth St., Jax Beach, fees vary, 249-0289.
Belly Dance with Margarita 4 p.m. every Thur. and 10:30 a.m. every Sat. at Boleros Dance Center, 10131 Atlantic Blvd., Arlington, 721-3399.
The Jazzland Café seeks musicians who play piano, bass or drums, for a new ensemble being formed. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dance Shack offers several styles of dance classes for all ages and skill levels every Mon.-Fri. at 3837 Southside Blvd., Southside, 527-8694, thedanceshack.com.
A Kindling Auras & Radiating Musical Awareness group vocal session, focusing on mental clarity, visualization, harmonizing and blending, breath and energy control, is held 6-7 p.m. every Fri. at The Performers Academy, 3674 Beach Blvd., Spring Park. Registration is requested, but not required, 322-7672, email@example.com.
JAX CONTRA DANCE
A live band and caller lead folk dancing at 8 and 11 p.m. every third Fri. of the month at Riverside Avenue Christian Church, 2841 Riverside Ave., $7, 396-1997.
ST. AUGUSTINE CHORUS AUDITIONS
Auditions for singers for “On Broadway! Act II” are held 6:50-9 p.m. every Tue. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 215 St. George St., St. Augustine. Music distributed during the first few weeks of rehearsals at 6:30 p.m., membership fee: $25, 808-1904, staugustinecommunitychorus.org.
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
FOUR CENTURIES OF KEYBOARD MUSIC
A program featuring baroque, classical, romantic and modern works of Frescobaldi, Mozart, Grieg and Kabalevsky is held 7 p.m. April 25 at First Coast Music School's Auditorium, FSCJ South Campus, Bldg. N, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside, free, 646-2004.
GROUND 0, TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Gerard Schwarz performs Robert Beaser’s “Ground 0,” a work inspired by the events of 9/11 and premiered by the Seattle Symphony and Schwarz on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Beaser, born in Boston in 1954, lived in Downtown Manhattan during 9/11. Pianist Jon Kimura Parker performs the Tchaikovsky Piano Concert No. 1 during the program, 7:30 p.m. April 25 and 8 p.m. April 26 and 27 at the T-U Center, 300 W. Water St., Downtown Jacksonville, $25-$70, 354-5547, jaxsymphony.org.
ST. AUGUSTINE ORCHESTRA'S SPRING CONCERTS
Conductor William McNeiland and orchestra perform 8 p.m. April 26 at the Lightner Museum, 25 King St., St. Augustine, $15; encore performance 3 p.m. May 5 at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra, $10, staugustineorchestra.org.
ART WALK CONCERT
Ken Trimmins plays the trumpet and Mimi Noda plays piano, along with faculty artists from Albany State University, 7 p.m. May 1 at the Main Library’s Hicks Auditorium, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown, 630-2665.
FRIDAY MUSICALE CHORUS
The chorus performs its annual spring concert 11 a.m. May 3 at Friday Musicale, 645 Oak St., Riverside, free, 355-7584, fridaymusicale.com.
TASTE OF TALENT
The Riverside Fine Arts Association’s annual fundraiser includes performances by Chroma, Yellow Dog Jazz, Bella Voce Cabaret and Michelle Huang on the piano, doors 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St., Riverside, $25-$200, 389-6222, riversidefinearts.org/buy-tickets.
PETER AND HELEN MORIN
The two play piano and violin at 2 p.m. May 5 at Flagler College's Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine, free, 797-2800, emmaconcerts.com.
PICNIC AND POPS
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra is in concert 8 p.m. May 5 at Central Park at Town Center, 2 Commerce Blvd., Palm Coast, free, 386-263-2991, palmcoastartsfoundation.org.
JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Live jazz is featured nightly at Rhett’s Piano Bar & Brasserie, 66 Hypolita St., St. Augustine, 825-0502.
JAZZ IN RIVERSIDE
Trumpeter Ray Callendar and guitarist Taylor Roberts are featured 9:30 p.m. every Thur. at Kickbacks Gastropub, 910 King St., Riverside, 388-9551.
JAZZ IN MANDARIN
Boril Ivanov Trio plays 7 p.m. every Thur. and pianist David Gum plays 7 p.m. every Fri. at Tree Steakhouse, 11362 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin, 262-0006.
Tonino’s Trattoria hosts saxophonist Saliba 6 p.m. every Sat. at 7001 Merrill Road, Arlington, 743-3848.
JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
The House Cats play 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. every Sat. at Stogies Club & Listening Room, 36 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 826-4008.
JAZZ IN ARLINGTON
Jazzland features live music 6-9 p.m. every Tue. and 8 p.m. every Fri. and Sat. at 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.
ART WALKS & MARKETS
AVONDALE FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
The third annual festival features regional and national artists, a food court, live music by Ronan School of Music students, health screenings at St. Vincent’s Healthcare Mobile Unit, and a kids’ zone, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28 at Boone Park, 3700 Park St., Avondale, shoppesofavondale.com.
Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. April 24 and every Wed. at Bull Memorial Park, corner of East Coast Drive and Seventh Street, Atlantic Beach, 247-5800.
DOWNTOWN FRIDAY MARKET
Arts and crafts and local produce are offered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 26 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
The tour of Art Galleries of St. Augustine is held May 3 and the first Fri. of every month, with more than 15 galleries participating, 829-0065.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held May 1 and the first Wed. of every month in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing; iloveartwalk.com.
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. May 16 and every third Thur. of the month, at various venues from Sailfish Drive in Atlantic Beach to Neptune Beach and Town Center. For a list of participating galleries, call 249-2222.
THIRD FRIDAY IN AVONDALE
The galleries and businesses of Forest Park and Avondale are open late, 5-8 p.m. May 17 and every third Fri. of the month, for a neighborhood block party, hosted by Avondale Bricks Gallery, 130 41st Street S., Avondale, (205) 991-4440.
AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY
233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7378, ameliamuseum.org. “Shrimp Festival: 50 Years and Counting,” an exhibit celebrating the local festival held since 1964, is on display through June. The children’s exhibit, “Discovery Ship,” allows kids to pilot the ship, hoist flags and learn about the history of Fernandina’s harbor.
AMIRO ART & FOUND GALLERY
9C Aviles St., St. Augustine, 824-8460,
amiroartandfound.com. Pieces by 15 Flagler College students —Grace Shipman, Brielle Jenkins, Sean Cusick, Stephanie Marotta, Maja Jydbom, Pernilla Stellgren, Gabrielle Hekhuis, Chryssha Guidry, Douglas Stearns, Eileen Pagan, Rachel De Cuba, Andrew Hollingsworth, Alex Jackman, Alexander McNutt and Camille Seiler — are on display for First Friday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. May 3.
CAMP BLANDING MUSEUM
5629 S.R. 16 W., Camp Blanding, Starke, 682-3196, campblanding-museum.org. Artwork, weapons, uniforms and other artifacts from the activities of Camp Blanding during World War II are displayed along with outdoor displays of vehicles from WWII, Vietnam and Desert Storm.
CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS
829 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 356-6857, cummer.org. The exhibit “200 Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs” continues through April 27. “La Florida,” presenting native and Spanish colonial artifacts celebrating 500 years of Florida art, runs through Oct. 6.
JACKSONVILLE MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER
2 Independent Drive, Ste. 162, Downtown, 355-1101, jacksonvillemaritimeheritagecenter.org. The museum’s permanent collection includes steamboats, various nautical-themed art, books, documents and artifacts.
KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM
101 W. First St., Springfield, 356-2992, rain.org/~karpeles/jaxfrm.html. “Nursery Rhymes," an exhibit of original illustrations and manuscripts of classic nursery rhymes, is on display through April 28. The exhibit “Divergence!” features the work of local artists David Engdahl and Barbara Holmes Fryefield through April 26. The permanent collection includes rare manuscripts.
75 King St., St. Augustine, 824-2874, lightnermuseum.org. The work of Edwin Augustus Moore is on display through May 1. The permanent collection features relics from America’s Gilded Age exhibited on three floors.
MANDARIN MUSEUM & HISTORICAL SOCIETY
11964 Mandarin Road, Mandarin, 268-0784, mandarinmuseum.net. Exhibits regarding Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Civil War vessel Maple Leaf are on display, as well as work by Mandarin artists.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE
333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com. Sarah Emerson’s mural, based on her imaginary interpretation of Aokigahara, Japan’s suicide forest, concludes the second season of Project Atrium and is on display through July 7. Sculptor Michael Aurbach, a Vanderbilt professor, is the featured artist at the fourth annual Barbara Ritzman Devereux Visiting Artist Exhibition, lecture and workshop, held through April 28 at MOCA’s UNF Gallery of Art. The exhibit is held concurrently at UNF and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY
1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, 396-6674, themosh.org/home.html. The exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” – a traveling exhibit developed by the American Anthropological Association – tells the story of race through the frameworks of science, history and contemporary experiences, through April 28.
RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM
829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. “Through Our Eyes” celebrates 20 years of African-American art with the exhibit “20/20 Perfect Vision,” featuring works of 20 artists, through June 30.
ABSOLUTE AMERICANA ART GALLERY
77 Bridge St., St. Augustine, 824-5545, absoluteamericana.com. Romero Britto sculptures and limited-edition prints are featured.
ADELE GRAGE CULTURAL CENTER
716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 247-5828, coab.us/index.aspx?NID=158. The works of watercolorist (and former Neptune Beach mayor) Dick Brown and expressionist painter Marsha Hatcher are on display through May 1.
AMIRO ART & FOUND GALLERY
9C Aviles St., St. Augustine, 824-8460, amiroartandfound.com. The exhibit “Abiding” continues through April, featuring works representing the Buddha by artists Nancy Hamlin-Vogler, Ginny Bullard, Estella Fransbergen, Deane Kellogg, Wendy Mandel McDaniel, Jan Tomlinson Master and Marcia Myrick.
THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY
Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier.html. The juried exhibit “Landscapes: A Panoramic View” continues through May 30.
ART INSTITUTE OF JACKSONVILLE GALLERY
8775 Baypine Road, Southside, 486-3000. “What Those Who Teach Can Do,” the second annual Art Educators’ Appreciation Show, is on display through April.
BUTTERFIELD GARAGE ART GALLERY
137 King St., St. Augustine, 825-4577, butterfieldgarage.com. Jim Smith tells stories by creating Steampunk sculptures of scientific prototypes from found objects in his exhibit “Eureka! Steampunk Assemblages,” on display through April. “Faces and Places in Fiber Art,” an exhibit featuring 26 expressive pieces from the Fiber Artists Network, is on display through April 28.
CLAY & CANVAS STUDIO
2642-6 Rosselle St., Riverside, 501-766-1266. The studio presents its biannual Open Studio Night 5-8 p.m. April 27. Works by artists Tiffany Whitfield Leach, Lily Kuonen and Rachel Evans are displayed.
51 Cordova St., Suite E, 810-5699, St. Augustine. “Iconic Expressions,” an exhibit by artist Kari Marquardt, is on display 5 p.m. May 3 for First Friday Art Walk. The exhibit is on display through May, karilmart.org.
CORK ARTS DISTRICT
2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, corkartsdistrict.tumblr.com. CoRK’s open studio tour is scheduled for April 27, with all the artists’ studios open to the public. Nadine Kalachnikoff exhibits her spring collection “Butterflies” with a reception 6-9 p.m. May 4. The exhibit is on display through May 17.
CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER
4144 Herschel St., Riverside, 388-8205, corsegalleryatelier.com. Permanent works on display feature artists Kevin Beilfuss, Eileen Corse, Miro Sinovcic, Maggie Siner, Alice Williams and Luana Luconi Winner.
4425 U.S. 1 S., Ste. 107, St. Augustine, 794-1872, eclipserecording.com. “Menagerie,” an exhibit featuring works by Marianne Lerbs, is on display through April 24.
ETHAN ALLEN DESIGN CENTER
4939 Big Island Dr., St. Johns Town Center, 292-1700. The Northeast Florida Sculptors’ juried exhibition “in situ” is on display May 3-June 7. An opening reception is held 6-8:30 p.m. May 3.
FLORIDA MINING GALLERY
5300 Shad Road, Southside, 425-2845, floridamininggallery.com. The exhibit “Post” features works by street artist Swoon and the art collaborative MILAGROS, which is presenting installation pieces made from materials mined and repurposed from Harbinger recycling bins.
725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320, gallery725.com. “The Elements: eARTh,” an exhibit featuring works by 14 artists including Gary Mack, Tonsenia Yonn, Linda Olsen, Sid Earley and Matthew Winghart, is displayed through May 10.
Reddi-Arts, 1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com/gallery.html. The works of Judith Patterson, Moises Ramos, Arlene Tabor and Emine Zander are featured in April.
THE GALLERY AT HOUSE OF STEREO
8780 Perimeter Park Ct., Ste. 100, Southside, 642-6677, houseofstereo.com. The gallery features painting, art glass, photography, wood crafts, pottery and sculpture.
GEORGIA NICK GALLERY
11A Aviles St., St. Augustine, 806-3348, georgianickgallery.com. The artist-owned studio displays Nick’s sea and landscape photography, along with local work by oil painters, a mosaic artist, potter, photographer and author.
floridamininggallery.com/exhibitions/the-highway-gallery. Works by architect and artist Jason Fort are featured through April on the Highway Gallery, a public art project on digital billboards throughout the city. Fort’s exhibit, “Rorschach 10,” is on display in the citywide campaign — a collaboration among Harbinger, Florida Mining Gallery, Clear Channel Outdoor and Clearly Jacksonville. Christie Thompson Holechek is the featured artist for May.
IMAGINE FINE ART
125B King St., St. Augustine, 874-7729, imaginefineartprinting.com. St. Augustine Camera Club’s juried member photography show is on display through April.
J. JOHNSON GALLERY
177 Fourth Ave. N., Jax Beach, 435-3200, jjohnsongallery.com. Javier Marín’s sculpture, classical and contemporary with a blend of Western Europe, Asia, pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican and modern Mexican civilization influences, is exhibited through April 26.
LUFRANO INTERCULTURAL GALLERY
University of North Florida Student Union, 1 UNF Dr., Southside, 620-2475, unf.edu/icp/lufrano. The BFA Art & Design Senior Exhibition continues through May 3.
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES
4615 Philips Highway, Southside, 730-8235, lssjax.org. The photography and mixed-media exhibit, “America: Visions of My New Country,” works by children attending the Summertime Express youth refugee camp, is displayed year-round in the main lobby.
PALENCIA FINE ARTS ACADEMY
701 Market St., Ste. 107A, St. Augustine, 819-1584, palenciafineartsacademy.com. The academy, a gallery and educational institution, showcases students’ creative processes, as well as exhibits. Stacie Hernandez’s works are on display.
PLANTATION ARTISTS GUILD & GALLERY
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 94 Village Circle, Amelia Island, 310-6106, artamelia.com. Betty Jane Canerday’s watercolor art on Yupo paper and Luigi Bresciani’s hanging and standing sculptures are featured through May 5.
9 Aviles St., St. Augustine, 825-0069, plumartgallery.com. Works by Claire J. Kendrick (“Botanical Series” oil paintings), Mary L. Gibson, Thomas Brock and Tony Gill are on display for the spring theme exhibit, through June 30.
PRIME OSBORN CONVENTION CENTER
1000 Water St., Downtown, 630-4000, jaxevents.com/venues/prime-f-osborn-iii-convention-center. A preview of the exhibit “PhotoVoice Project” is on display in the Haskell Building 6-7:30 p.m. May 16 and 9-11 a.m. May 18.
THE CULTURAL CENTER AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, 280-0614, ccpvb.org. “Chosen Pathways,” an exhibit of works by Sherrie Pettigrew and John Tilton, is displayed through May 24.
1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. An opening reception for the Members Show, an exhibit of paintings by local and regional pastel artists from the First Coast Pastel Society, is held 2-4 p.m. May 5. The exhibit runs through June 28.
131 King St., St. Augustine, 829-0065, rembrandtz.com. The award-winning art gallery displays Murjani Grace jewelry, original art, glass and pottery. Open late for First Fridays.
SEVENTH STREET GALLERY
14 S. Seventh St., Fernandina Beach, 432-8330, seventhstgallery.com. Susan Henderson’s paintings are on display through May. The exhibit's opening reception is held 5-8 p.m. May 11.
SIMPLE GESTURES GALLERY
4 E. White St., St. Augustine, 827-9997. Eclectic works by Steve Marrazzo are featured.
Wilson Center for the Arts, FSCJ South Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside, 646-2023, fscj.edu/mydegree/campuses/wilson-center/venues/gallery.php. “The Courage to Remember,” a Simon Wiesenthal Center Traveling Holocaust exhibit featuring more than 200 photographs, is displayed through April 26.
6 E. Bay St., Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. Works in painting, photography and other media by 29 local artists and photographers are featured.
228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838, spaceeight.com. Artist Chip Southworth’s exhibit “Deeper: New Art Works to Benefit Rikki” is on display through May 24. Sarah Emerson is the featured artist June 7-July 31.
ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION
22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310, staaa.org. The annual Spring Members Show, a juried exhibit of works by St. Augustine Art Association members, is on display through April 28. “American Glass Now: 2013,” a juried exhibit featuring works by stained glass artists, is displayed May 3-29. “Canvas, Clay, Collage & Cutting Edge” is a juried art exhibition, on display May 3-June 2. An opening reception is held 5-9 p.m. May 3. “Ancient City Mosaic,” a juried exhibition of 450 pieces depicting impressions of St. Augustine, is featured at all six St. Johns County Public Libraries May 3-June 4. After June 4, the 450 pieces will be strung together and hung in grid format to be displayed June 15-Aug. 10. The permanent collection features 16th-century artifacts detailing Sir Francis Drake’s 1586 burning of St. Augustine.
ST. AUGUSTINE VISITOR CENTER
10 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, 825-1000. “Picasso Art & Arena,” an exhibit showcasing 39 pieces of Pablo Picasso’s work from the Fundación Picasso Museo Casa Natal in Málaga, Spain, is on display through Aug. 11. “Hanging with Picasso” features select works of St. Johns County students hanging alongside Picasso’s work through May 11.
121 W. Forsyth St., Ste. 100, Downtown, 561-2146. The exhibit “April in Paris” features the fine art photography of Mary Atwood, with more than 125 images from Paris, on display through April. The permanent collection features works by members Jim Smith, Mary Atwood, Joyce Gabiou, Terese Muller, Matthew Patterson, Charles Payne, Mary St. Germain, Mark S. Williamson and Mark Zimmerman.
3919 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 346-1738. New works by artist Francesca Tabor-Miolla are on display through May 4.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA GALLERY OF ART
1 UNF Dr., Bldg. 2, Rm. 1001, Southside, 620-2534, unf.edu/gallery. Michael Aurbach is the featured artist for the fourth annual Barbara Ritz Devereux Visiting Artist exhibit, held through April 29. The exhibit runs concurrently at UNF and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville.
WATERWHEEL ART GALLERY
819 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach, 261-2535, waterwheelartandframing.com. Works by local artists Henry Von Genk III, John Tassey, Dante De Florio, Sergei Orgunov, Millie Martin and Shawn Meharg are displayed.
233 WEST KING
233 W. King St., St. Augustine, 217-7470. “Human Follies,” an exhibit featuring works by Peter A. Cerreta, along with sculptors Fay Samimi and Marilyn Leverton, is displayed through April.
216 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, 819-9770, whitepeonyboutique.com. This gallery boutique features a variety of handcrafted jewelry, wearable art and recycled/upcycled items.