Arts & Culture

San Jose Episcopal Day School Celebrates Art Day

San Jose Episcopal Day School is pleased to announce that its annual Art Day will be held on Friday, February 4th beginning at 8:30 AM. The highlight of this year’s celebration will be the construction of an Icelandic Sod House.  Currently, SJEDS students are learning about the culture and customs of Iceland.

First Coast Artist Ryan Strasser at Upcoming Art Walk

First Coast Artist Ryan Strasser at Upcoming Art Walk

First Coast artist Ryan Strasser plans to unveil quite a bit of work on February 2nd. For the upcoming Art Walk, Ryan will be showing The Ladies of Club Shadow at 111 E Bay St. This painting collection highlights Ryan's technical proficiency, as well as his dedication to challenging and unique content. What's more, the subjects are all local performers.

The Cummer Museum of Art Presents A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens presents A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era on January 25, 2011.  The exhibition, on view through April 24, 2011, features 52 large-scale photographs of many well-known historic American estates by Carol Betsch, managing editor of the University of Massachusetts Press and written commentary by Robin Karson, founding director of The Library of American Landscape History.  From Stockbridge, Massachusetts to Santa Barbara, California, A Genius for Place exhibits seven landscape designs that were originally created as private estates, but have retained significant portions of the original layout and most are currently open to visitors.

Peter Max Comes to Jax

Peter Max Comes to Jax

An impressive collection by artist legend, Peter Max’s exquisite paintings will be available for acquisition at R. Roberts Gallery in the historic Avondale district of Jacksonville .

The Artist Series Presents Frankie Valli

The Artist Series Presents Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli…A true American pop music icon. His incredible career as a solo artist and with the Four Seasons has produced 19 top ten hits and sold over 100 million records worldwide. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and named longevity champ of the rock era by Billboard Magazine. Now, FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS will perform at the Times Union Center’s Moran Theater on Sunday, February 13th at 7:00PM for one performance only!

Jacksonville Symphony Guild 2011 Designer Showhouse and Designers Announced

The Jacksonville Symphony Guild has announced that the 17-acre Coxwell Estate, located at 9433 Coxwell Lane in Jacksonville, will be its 2011 Designer Showhouse. The Showhouse will feature a variety of fundraising events to benefit the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

MOSH LEGO® Competition Winners Announced

More than 100 contestants battled it out at the Museum of Science & History’s LEGO Competition held today.  The contestants, which included kindergartners through 9th graders, worked in teams or as individuals to construct original LEGO designs.  The top prize winners included a farmhouse, a moveable bridge and a spaceship.