Sept. 11-17 Arts Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida galleries, museums, theaters and more
DIXIE SWIM CLUB
The comedy, about five Southern women and the value of friendship, is staged through Sept. 15 — doors 6 p.m. Wed.-Sun., 11 a.m. Sat. and noon and 6 p.m. Sun. — at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, $38-$59, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
The three-time Tony-winning musical by Monty Python member Eric Idle is “lovingly ripped off from” the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” parodying Arthurian Legend, Sept. 11-Oct. 13 at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, $10-$25, 825-1164, limelight-theatre.org.
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre presents Rupert Holmes’ Tony Award-winning musical, based on the unfinished Charles Dickens novel of the same name, 8 p.m. Sept. 12-14 and 20-21 and 2 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22 at Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, $20, 249-7177, abettheatre.com.
A musical performance of Mel Brooks’ classic film hits the main stage Sept. 13-Oct. 12 (8 p.m. Thur.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun.) at Players by the Sea, 106 Sixth St. N., Jax Beach, $16-$28, 249-0289, playersbythesea.org.
A series of blind dates go hilariously wrong in a play set in a restaurant within a restaurant. The play, written by Jacksonville native Jonathan Rand, is staged Sept. 15, 22 and 29 and Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Raintree Restaurant Dinner Theater, 102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, $39.95, 824-7211, raintreerestaurant.com.
FOUR LITTLE GIRLS
The staged reading, in remembrance of the four girls — Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley — killed by a bomb at a Birmingham church on Sept. 15, 1963, is presented 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at Stage Aurora Performance Hall, 5188 Norwood Ave., Northside, 765-7372, stageaurora.org.
BITS AND PIECES
The dramatic presentation of lighthearted skits, scenes and monologues is performed by the Vintage Players, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at Clay County Headquarters Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island, free.
Cindy Williams (“Laverne & Shirley”) stars in this show about two couples accidentally booked in the same room for a weekend vacation, Sept. 18-Oct. 20 (doors 6 p.m. Tue.-Sun.; 11 a.m. Sat.; noon and 6 p.m. Sun.) at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, dinner and a show $43-$49, reservations required, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com.
Written and performed by Jacksonville native Lee J. Kaplan, “Bully” plays as part of Theatre Jacksonville’s Guerilla Series, 8 p.m. Sept. 20-21 and 2 p.m. Sept. 22 at Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $10-$15, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.
Terri and Brian Cody cook up a scheme to sell their struggling hotel in the Florida Keys to the only man with any interest in it. Michael Parker's farce is staged Sept. 20-Oct. 6 at Orange Park Community Theatre, 2900 Moody Ave., Orange Park, $15, 276-2599, opct.org.
FIRST COAST DANCING WITH THE STARS
Northeast Florida community leaders and local celebrities pair off with dancing professionals to benefit the free concerts and educational programs of Beaches Fine Arts Series, Sept. 21 at Boleros Cultural Arts Center, 10131 Atlantic Blvd., $50-$250, 721-3399, firstcoastdwts.org.
American writer John Logan's play is set in artist Mark Rothko’s New York studio in 1958-’59, as the artist's assistant Ken questions his theories on art and his work on commercial projects. Northeast Florida director Ian Mairs' adaptation is staged 7-8:30 pm. Sept. 25-27 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com.
Local poets and wordsmiths sound off 7 p.m. Oct. 2 and every first Thur. of the month at The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com.
CALLS & WORKSHOPS
HANDLE WITH CARE AUDITIONS
Theatre Jacksonville auditions roles for one female in her 30s, two males in their 30s and one female, early 60s-late 70s, for “Handle with Care,” 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, theatrejax.com.
GOSPEL BEST SHOWCASE AUDITIONS
Vocalists, dancers, mimes and instrumentals may audition for Gospel Best Showcase, 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at Shands Tower, 580 W. Eighth St., Downtown. Gospel Best Showcase is Oct. 5. To schedule an appointment, call 727-7451; blackexposouth.com.
Jennie Szaltis holds watercolor workshops for novices in two weekend series, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and 1-3:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at 3921 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, and 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 5 and 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at 1 Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach; $155 for one series (plus $15 rental fee for supplies), 525-3959.
CALL FOR CHILDREN’S ART
Artists 17 years old and younger may submit as many as three pieces through Sept. 28 for a Children’s Art Exhibit, on display Oct. 2-31 at the Art Center II, 229 N. Hogan St., Downtown, 655-7239.
CALL FOR TACTILE ART
The St. Augustine Art Association accepts touchable art that's visually appealing and engaging for the blind for its 12th annual Tactile Art Show, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 1 and noon-4 p.m. Oct. 2 at 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. The show opens Oct. 4, 824-2310, staaa.org.
FREE KIDS’ DANCE CLASS
Classes for ages 7-11 are held 4:30-5:15 p.m. every Wed. at Dance Trance, 214 Orange St., Neptune Beach, free, 246-4600, dancetrancefitness.com/dtkidz.
BEGINNERS’ DANCE CLASSES
These classes are held 7:30-8:30 p.m. every Mon. and Wed. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
SALSA/HUSTLE AT STUDIO JEAR GROUP FITNESS
Classes are held 8-9 p.m. every Tue. Five one-hour dance sessions, $50 (all five sessions), 551-0459, email@example.com, zumbajear.com.
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.
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; 322-7672, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
JAZZ, DANCE AND TECHNIQUE
The classes continue every Tue. at Dance Trance, 1515 San Marco Blvd., 390-0939, dancetrancefitness.com.
Several classes for all ages and skill levels every Mon.-Fri. at The Dance Shack, 3837 Southside Blvd., Southside, 527-8694, thedanceshack.com.
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.
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
Art classes are held weekly at Studio 121, 121 W. Forsyth St., Downtown, $20 per class or $100 for six weeks, 568-2146, teresemuller.com.
MURRAY HILL ART CLASSES
Six-week art classes are offered at Murray Hill Art Center, 4327 Kerle St., Murray Hill; $80 for adults, $50 for kids, 677-2787, artsjax.org.
BRAIDED LIGHT DANCE PROJECT
Weekly art classes are held at Barbara Thompson’s School of Dance, 8595 Beach Blvd., Ste. 310, Southside; intermediate ballet classes are held 6-7:30 p.m. every Mon. and modern/improv classes are offered 1-2:30 p.m. every Wed., $10, 997-0002, barbarathompsondance.com.
CLASSICAL & JAZZ
SEPTEMBER PEACE CONCERT
The River City Men’s Chorus, Atlantic Coast Chorus, DASOTA, Jacksonville Children’s Chorus and UNF Chamber Singers perform 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at St. John’s Cathedral, 256 E. Church St., Downtown, free, unf.edu.
NICK CURRY AND FRIENDS
The chamber music concert, featuring works by Arensky, Tchaikovsky and Schubert, is held 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at University of North Florida’s Recital Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Bldg. 45, Southside, free, unf.edu.
JU MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE
Jacksonville University music division faculty performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, free, 256-7677, ju.edu.
The jazz and blues vocalist appears 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at Jazzland Café, 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, $10, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.
ERIC RIEHM TRIO
The trio performs 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at The Grotto, 2012 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, 398-0726.
UF STRING QUARTET
The Chamber Music Society presents the University of Florida String Quartet, 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St., Riverside, 387-5691, goodshepherd23.org.
The recital features pieces written for the marimba, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Jacksonville University’s Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd., Arlington, free, 256-7677, ju.edu.
JAZZ IN PONTE VEDRA
The Gary Starling Group, featuring Carol Sheehan, Billy Thornton and Peter Miles, performs 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Thur. at Table 1, 330 A1A N., Ponte Vedra, 280-5515.
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.
JAX BEACH JAZZ
Live jazz is presented 6-9 p.m. every Fri. at Landshark Café, 1728 Third St. N., Jax Beach, 246-6024.
JAZZ IN NEPTUNE BEACH
Live jazz is featured 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Sat. at Lillie’s Coffee Bar, 200 First St., Neptune Beach, 249-2922.
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 Café features live music 8 p.m. every Sat. and 6-9 p.m. every Tue. at 1324 University Blvd. N., Arlington, 240-1009, jazzlandcafe.com.
JAZZ IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Live jazz is featured nightly at Rhett’s Piano Bar & Brasserie, 66 Hypolita St., St. Augustine, 825-0502.
ART WALKS, FESTIVALS & MARKETS
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
An art walk, with a theme of Pet Walk and featuring 30-40 galleries, museums and businesses and spanning 15 blocks, is held 5-9 p.m. Sept. 11 and the first Wed. in Downtown Jacksonville. For an events map, go to downtownjacksonville.org/marketing; iloveartwalk.com.
Arts and crafts, local produce and live music are featured 3-6 p.m. Sept. 11 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. Sept. 13 and every Fri. at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET
Local and regional artists, strolling performers, bands and a farmers market are featured 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14 and every Sat. at 715 Riverside Ave., Riverside, 554-6865, 389-2449, riversideartsmarket.com.
SECOND SATURDAY ARTREAGOUS ART WALK
The galleries of downtown Fernandina Beach are open for self-guided tours, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 14 and every second Sat., 277-0717, ameliaisland.com.
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Galleries of Atlantic and Neptune beaches are open late, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 20 and every third Thur., at various venues from Sailfish Drive in Atlantic Beach to Neptune Beach and Town Center. For a participating gallery list, call 249-2222.
UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT
The self-guided tour features galleries, antique stores and shops open 5-9 p.m. Sept. 28 and every last Sat. in St. Augustine’s San Marco District, 824-3152.
NORTHSIDE LOVE ARTS & VENDORS MARKET:
The market, “Lifting Our Various Enterprises,” includes entertainment, kids’ activities, arts, a fruit and vegetable market, food trucks and Zumba lessons, 2 p.m. Sept. 29 and every last Sun. at Lonnie Miller Park, 5054 Soutel Drive, Northside, 755-5281, northsidelove.com.
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
The tour of Art Galleries of St. Augustine is held Oct. 4 and every first Fri., with more than 15 galleries participating, 829-0065.
JAX BEACH ART WALK
More than 30 local artists display their works with 15 local businesses participating, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 8 and every second Tue., along First Street between Beach Boulevard and Fifth Avenue North, Jax Beach. For a list of artists and businesses, go to betterjaxbeach.com/jax-beach-art-walk.html.
AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY
233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 261-7378, ameliamuseum.org. “My Feet, Our Path” is displayed through September. The children’s exhibit, “Discovery Ship,” allows kids to pilot the ship, hoist flags and learn about the history of Fernandina’s harbor.
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. “La Florida,” presenting native and Spanish colonial artifacts celebrating 500 years of Florida art, through Oct. 6.
JACKSONVILLE MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER
2 Independent Dr., 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. “Better Left Unsaid,” an exhibit of sculpture and steampunk art by Jim Smith and black-and-white photography by Mary Atwood, is on display through Nov. 1. “Russia,” a quick history of Russia from Peter the Great to the first conquest of space, is on display through Dec. 28. The permanent collection includes other rare manuscripts.
75 King St., St. Augustine, 824-2874, lightnermuseum.org. 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 works by Mandarin artists.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART JACKSONVILLE
333 N. Laura St., Downtown, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com. “Kept Time: Photographs by Joseph D. Jachna” is on display through Oct. 20. “Crush,” an exhibit of works by Heather Cox, explores the distillation of the human figure; it continues through Oct. 27 as part of Project Atrium.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY
1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, 396-6674, themosh.org. “Jacksonville by Design: AIA Celebrates 100 Years of Architecture,” an exhibit guest-curated by AIA Jacksonville, illustrates Jacksonville’s architectural transformation over the past 100 years; through Sept. 22.
RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUM
829 N. Davis St., Downtown, 632-5555, ritzjacksonville.com. Modeled after Harlem’s “Amateur Night at the Apollo,” host searches are held 7:30-10:30 p.m. every first Fri. of the month, $5.50.
ABSOLUTE AMERICANA ART GALLERY
77 Bridge St., St. Augustine, 824-5545, absoluteamericana.com. Romero Britto’s sculptures and limited-edition prints are featured.
AMIRO ART & FOUND GALLERY
9C Aviles St., St. Augustine, 824-8460, amiroartandfound.com. Works by Ginny Bullard, Estella Fransbergen, Deane Kellogg, Wendy Mandel McDaniel, Jan Tomlinson Master and Marcia Myrick Siany are featured.
THE ART CENTER MAIN GALLERY
31 W. Adams St., Downtown, 355-1757. Artists Christian Gonzales, Steve Miller and Pablo Rivera are featured through September.
THE ART CENTER PREMIERE GALLERY
Bank of America Tower, 50 N. Laura St., Ste. 150, Downtown, 355-1757, tacjacksonville.org/premier.html. “Concepts,” a juried exhibit of abstract art, is on display through Oct. 1.
3562 St. Johns Ave., Avondale, 384-8797, avondaleartworks.com. British artist and philanthropist Mackenzie Thorpe exhibits his work; previews begin Oct. 1. Reservations are required for meet-the-artist receptions, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4-5; the exhibit runs through October.
AVONLEA ANTIQUE MALL
8101 Philips Hwy., Southside, 636-8785. Florida landscape painters and Florida Highwaymen artists James Gibson, Issac Knight and Mary Ann Carroll exhibit their work 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28.
CLAY & CANVAS STUDIO
2642 Rosselle St., Ste. 6, Riverside, 501-766-1266. Works by Tiffany Whitfield Leach, Lily Kuonen and Rachel Evans may be viewed by appointment.
CORK ARTS DISTRICT
2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, corkartsdistrict.tumblr.com. "Through the Fire: Glass, Clay & Metal” opens with a reception 6-10 p.m. Sept. 20 and continues through Sept. 29 at CoRK’s East Gallery. Daniel Newman’s artist-in-residence exhibit is held Sept. 13. “Through the Fire: Glass, Clay Metal,” an exhibit of materials manipulated through fire or heat, is on display Sept. 21-29; a reception is held 6-10 p.m. Sept. 20.
CORSE GALLERY & ATELIER
4144 Herschel St., Riverside, 388-8205, corsegalleryatelier.com. Permanent works on display feature those by Kevin Beilfuss, Eileen Corse, Miro Sinovcic, Maggie Siner, Alice Williams and Luana Luconi Winner.
CYPRESS VILLAGE ART LEAGUE
4600 Middleton Park Circle, Southside, 223-6100. “Coastal Atlantic,” an exhibit of Gordon Russell’s landscape paintings, is on display through Oct. 17.
FIRST STREET GALLERY
216-B First St., Neptune Beach, 241-6928. Flagler Beach resident Rick Cannizzaro’s paintings representing Florida sea life are on display in “Colors of the Coast” through Oct. 15.
FLORIDA MINING GALLERY
5300 Shad Road, Southside, 425-2845, floridamininggallery.com. The Highway Gallery juried exhibit runs through Sept. 19. Selected artists will be featured on Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards through July 2014 throughout Jacksonville.
THE GALLERY AT HOUSE OF STEREO
8780 Perimeter Park Ct., Ste. 100, Southside, 642-6677, houseofstereo.com. The gallery features painting, art glass, photography, woodcrafts, pottery and sculpture.
725 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 5, Atlantic Beach, 345-9320, gallery725.com. Six member artists — Ken Daga, Janice Eve Dale, “Flew” (Frank Lewis), Kelly Meagher, Matthew Winghart and Tonsenia Yonn — showcase their themes in “The Artists Free for All,” on display through September.
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 works by oil painters, a mosaic artist, potter, photographer and author.
HASKELL GALLERY & DISPLAY CASES
Jacksonville International Airport, 14201 Pecan Park Rd., Northside, 741-3546. The “Rotating Exhibition Program,” featuring works by Gordon Meggison, Virginia Cantore, Jeffrey Edelson and Claire Kendrick, runs through Sept. 30. Mediums include acrylic and oil on canvas, and wood, copper and metal.
floridamininggallery.com/exhibitions/the-highway-gallery. Nine artists — Nathaniel Artkart Price, Ken Daga, Ashley C. Waldvogel, Brianna Angelakis, Christina Foard, Linda Olsen, Sara Pedigo, Zach Fitchner and Russell Maycumber — will be featured on digital billboards throughout the city in collaboration with Clear Channel of Jacksonville through July 2014. An exhibit of the artists' work is on display through Sept. 19 at Florida Mining Gallery, 5300 Shad Road, Southside.
J. JOHNSON GALLERY
177 Fourth Ave. N., Jax Beach, 435-3200. “Paint Techtonics,” an exhibit of works by painter Leslie Wayne, who uses oils in a sculptural manner to build 3-D compositions, opens with a reception held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 20. The exhibit continues through Nov. 1.
LEE ADAMS FLORIDA ARTISTS GALLERY
Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, 283 College Drive, Orange Park, 276-6750, thcenter.org. “Applause: Celebrating 40 Years of Creativity,” an Art Guild of Orange Park exhibit, is held 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20.
2650 Rosselle St., Riverside, (813) 223-6190, metacusp.com. Jeff Whipple and Liz Gibson’s progressive art is displayed with new shows each month.
1037 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, 398-3161, reddiarts.com. Works by local artists are featured, with a focus on “emerging artists for emerging collectors." Collections change monthly.
REMAX COAST 2 COAST
93 King St., St. Augustine, 886-9077. “Eclectic Collection,” an exhibit of works by Laura Dagnillo, continues through September.
St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian Way, St. Augustine, 808-7330, stjohnsculture.com. Roger Bansemer’s “La Florida,” an exhibit featuring vanishing Florida landscapes, continues through Oct. 24.
SEVENTH STREET GALLERY
14 S. Seventh St., Fernandina Beach, 432-8330. An exhibit of works by Susan Henderson, Susie Sax, Jim Widerman, Paul Massing, Bill Birdsong, Joe Winston, Beverly Hansen, Lea Gallardo and Wayne Howard is on display at a reception held 5-8 p.m. Sept. 14 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21 and 28.
FSCJ’s South Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Southside, 646-2023. “Recent Abstractions on Paper,” an exhibit of more than 30 paintings on paper by Larry Jon Davis, a retired Florida State College at Jacksonville professor, continues through Sept. 20; a reception is held 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 12.
6 E. Bay St., Downtown, 553-6361, southlightgallery.com. The gallery, which includes the UNF Artspace, features works by more than 30 local artists, including Mac Truque, Tayloe McDonald, Pablo Rivera, Jane Shirek and Grant Ward. The gallery is in search of a new location; “Last Chance at the Dyal Upchurch” is held Sept. 20.
228 W. King St., St. Augustine, 829-2838, spaceeight.com. “Ignorance Is a Choice,” an exhibit of works by LA artist Donny Miller, is on display through Sept. 27.
ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION
22 Marine St., St. Augustine, 824-2310, staaa.org. The annual “Fall Members Show” continues through Sept. 29. The 12th annual “Tactile Art Show,” featuring touchable art that's visually appealing and engaging for the blind, opens with a reception during First Friday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 4. The exhibit continues through Oct. 27.
STELLERS GALLERY AT PONTE VEDRA
240 A1A N., Ste. 13, Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-6065, stellersgallery.com. “Synergy,” an exhibit featuring works of painters Jennifer J.L. Jones, Laura Lacambra Shubert, Enrique Mora and Henry Von Genk III, opens with a reception held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
Jewis Community Alliance, 8505 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin, jcajax.org. Ponte Vedra Beach-based photographer Lloyd Roberts’ work is on display through Oct. 2.
VILLAGE ART GALLERY
1520 Sawgrass Village Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-4925. “Wildlife,” an exhibit of oil paintings by Laurel Dagnillo, is displayed through September.
WELLS FARGO LOBBY GALLERY
1 Independent Dr., Downtown, 880-9595, michaelnye.org/hunger. “About Hunger & Resilience,” a photo and audio exhibit intended to bring awareness to September as Hunger Action Month presented by photographer Michael Nye and Second Harvest North Florida, is on display through Sept. 26, Mon.-Fri.