Arts & Culture

UNF Literacy Professor Leads Comics/Graphic Novel Session at Downtown Library

UNF Literacy Professor Leads Comics/Graphic Novel Session at Downtown Library

Dr. Katie Monnin, author and assistant professor of Literacy at the University of North Florida,” will lead a session “Calling All Parents! Come Learn Why Comics and Graphic Novels are Really Reading!” from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Children’s Department at the main Jacksonville Public Library downtown.

Bank of America’s Museums on Us at MOSH

Not getting enough culture in your life? Let Bank of America’s Museums on Us® program enhance your cultural enrichment in the New Year. Through the program, cardholders receive free admission to some of the best cultural venues in the nation on January 1 and 2. As part of Museums on Us, now in its 14th season, more than 140 leading U.S. cultural institutions, including museums, historical sites, science centers and zoos, open their doors for free to bank cardholders on the first full weekend of each month

Downtown is the place to be New Year's Eve!

Travel back in time to an original speakeasy, hidden in the urban core.  Kick off a new decade with Jazz, gin, and those fringed flapper dresses! Dress up as your best Gatsby or Daisy and come on down to MOCA Jacksonville for The Contemporaries' 333 NYE: Feel Sexy, Speakeasy

Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast-January 14, 2011 Tickets on Sale Now!

The City of Jacksonville’s 24th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast will be held Friday, Jan. 14 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center.  Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the breakfast and program will begin at 7:30 a.m. Parking is free to attendees. 

The Artist Series Presents THE CAPITOL STEPS January 19-23, 2011

The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom (“Don’t quit your day job!”), and although not all of the current members of the Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers, taken together the performers have worked in a total of eighteen Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.

Deadly Medicine Exhibition Opens at Main Library

The Jacksonville Public Library, in partnership with Remembering for the Future Community Holocaust Initiative, hosts Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race on the fourth floor of the Main Library December 13, 2010 through March 13, 2011.
Deadly Medicine examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder and, ultimately, genocide.

Downtown Holiday Window Winners Announced

The City of Jacksonville is proud to announce the following winners for the 2010 Holiday Window Display Project.