Arts & Culture

Hand 'n Hand Exhibit at The Cummer Through April 1

 Hand 'n Hand Exhibit at The Cummer Through April 1


VSAFL in partnership with the Gannett Foundation is proud to announce the Hand ‘n Hand Exhibit, running from February 13 – April 1, at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens which features the work of students and their respective teaching artists. 

Jacksonville Painter of Natural Florida is on Kickstarter


Jacksonville artist and Florida painter Jim Draper is using Kickstarter as an alternative funding source for his creative project. He is trying to fund the design of a collaborative artistic, philosophical, and environmental digital book that will be in conjunction with his exhibition at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens titled Feast of Flowers. He is trying to meet his goal of $10,000 by the 29th of February and is offering wonderful one-of-a-kind incentives for various contributions!

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents...

More than 50 works by renowned artists such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent will be on display at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens from February 16 through May 6, 2012 as part of the exhibit: Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art.  The exhibit illustrates the emergence of Impressionism in France during the 1870s, the movement's evolution to Post-Impressionism, and its later influence on American artists.  “This progressive look provides a unique perspective of one of the most controversial, significant and ultimately widely popular artistic movements,” said Hope McMath, Director of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. “We're thrilled to bring this must-see collection to The Cummer and the city of Jacksonville.” 


Governor Rick Scott’s Black History Month Essay Contest is Open


Florida Black History Month 2012

"African-American Pioneers Who Advanced Science and Technology"

Essay Contest Official Rules and Guidelines

A Day of Free Smiles

Local dentist offers a day of free dentistry this holiday season.


Saturday, December 10 beginning at 8:00 a.m., Riverside Dental will be hosting Jacksonville’s first ever ‘The Gift of a Smile’, a day of free dentistry. This is the first time a private dental office in the Jacksonville area will be providing a day of free dentistry to the public. The first 75 people to arrive at Riverside Dental will receive their choice of a free cleaning, filling or extraction.

‘The Gift of a Smile’ will be held in hopes to give back to the Jacksonville community and provide dental care for those who are truly in need. There are no qualifications to be met in order to receive care. The event is first come first serve so be sure to arrive early. Riverside Dental is located at 1061 Riverside Avenue, Suite 101 Jacksonville, Fl 32204. The office can be reached for questions at (904) 355-5531.  

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless


Ever wanted to be a part in writing the next great musical? Here’s your chance. The Jacksonville BUZZ Magazine is partnering with Jacksonville’s City Rescue Mission to announce the third round of the Musicians Against Homelessness competition in which musicians can win cash and prizes, all while raising awareness of the plight of many in our community who find themselves homeless.