Art

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

A community to the Northwest of downtown Jacksonville is using public art to help rebrand itself and fight negative stereotypes.

Cathedral Arts Project

Florida arts organizations are saying they feel like losers in this year’s state budget process.

Michelle Corum / WJCT News

Student creativity and talent are being showcased this month in downtown Jacksonville as part of the Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards. 

Ebyabe / Wikimedia Commons

An art exhibit inspired by the First Amendment will go on display Friday evening at the Karpeles Museum in the Jacksonville’s Springfield area.

Hannah Joy Wells.

updated 10/24/17  

A University of North Florida art student is spending the fall semester painting in her very own studio space at the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Jacksonville.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Among the casualties of Hurricane Irma’s storm surge in Jacksonville are the historic gardens at the riverfront Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. The gardens are now closed indefinitely as the damage is accessed by the museum staff.


Marisa Yow

A new exhibit at the Jacksonville Library is designed to shine a light on an uncomfortable reality: the prevalence of sexual violence.

“Survive to Thrive: Life Beyond Sexual Abuse” is meant to educate and unite the community around those affected.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Mayor Lenny Curry wants to see The Jacksonville Landing redeveloped. But amidst his wrangling with the shopping center’s owner, artists at The Landing’s Art Center Cooperative want the city to see some tenants are still trying to make the location work.

 


Matthew Farina / WJCT News

The Jacksonville Public Library unveiled a piece of art Wednesday from Harlem Renaissance sculptor and Jacksonville native Augusta Savage.

Michel Curi

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Arts a $30,000 grant.

Toni Smailagic

The Wall Street Fine Art gallery downtown opened a new exhibit Friday, showcasing Cuban-American Artists.

Narrow streets and high congestion in St. Augustine’s historic district continue to contribute to tensions felt between street artists and the city, which wants to limit their performances.

Kiara Sanchez

After recent damage from Hurricane Matthew, a St. Augustine artist is using her talent to help with relief efforts.

John Burr

Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Art is losing its director to a job in Milwaukee. As she prepares for her exit, Marcelle Polednik spoke with WJCT business analyst John Burr.

He tells News Director Jessica Palombo what he learned about the business of running a museum in this week’s “Business Brief.”


Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Anyone who’s walked through Five Points recently might have seen the painter with a jarring sign hanging above him. Next to a colorful mural, it reads:  “I have borderline personality disorder. I used to manage with heroin. Now I make art.”


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