Art Walk

Bicentennial Art Exhibition at Main Library

Jacksonville Past and Present Bicentennial Art Exhibition June 1 through June 30.

It's not everyday a city celebrates its Bicentennial! That's why Jacksonville Public Library is so pleased to host the "Jacksonville Past and Present" Bicentennial Art Exhibition featuring the work of Jax artists from June 1 through June 30 in the Gallery at Main Library. Six finalists will be announced at the Opening Reception on Wednesday, June 1 during Art Walk (6 - 8 p.m.). Light refreshments will also be served. The Best in Show, Second and Third Place, 3 "Judges' Recognition" and $2000 in prize money will be awarded on the main stage at the Bicentennial Street Festival & Fireworks event on Saturday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Riverfront Plaza.

Must-See Art Exhibition

Perceptions of Poverty Exhibit at the Main Library, Jacksonville Public Library

POP: Perceptions of Poverty explores the inequities in education, health, food, housing and transportation associated with poverty. This collaboration of artists and solution-seeking organizations challenges stereotypes, increases understanding, and brings communities together to co-create solutions.

Live from Art Walk - Ties and Knots Exhibit

Jenna and Hurley with Stephanie Cafcules

The latest exhibit in the Jax Makerspace Gallery is called Ties and Knots: Weaving Narratives of Northeast Florida. Hurley and Jenna talk with three of the extremely talented artists—Jefferson Streeter, Traci Mims and Stephanie Cafcules—during the opening reception at downtown Art Walk. They tell us about their processes as an artist and what compelled them to begin working in this notoriously traditional medium.

Live from Art Walk - A Tale of My City Exhibit

Jenna and Hurley with photographer Malcolm Jackson, in front of one of his photos in the Jax Makerspace Gallery exhibit

The Jax Makerspace Gallery has a new photography exhibit called Jacksonville: A Tale of My City. Jenna and Hurley talk with three of the photographers, Malcolm Jackson, Bob Self, and Cheryl McCain, during the opening reception at Downtown Art Walk. The three photographers tell us about their work and how they went about capturing the true identity of their favorite Jacksonville neighborhoods and monuments.

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