Art News & Events

Jacksonville Artist Tony Laenen, Inspired by Local History

Jacksonville water-colorist, Tony Laenen will be the featured artist at the ART’clectic Artisans Market at the Art Center adjacent to the historic Courthouse during the month of May 2016. In addition, you’ll be able to […]

Britt Festival’s Taste of Summer 2016 – Call to Artisans

Taste of Summer is an annual celebration in Jacksonville presented by Britt Music & Arts Festival and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. The event includes a wine walk, live music, food booths, art, classic cars and more. This […]

Eyes to Burma Benefit Art Show at Élan Gallery

Local fine artist Gabriel Mark Lipper is inspired by Eyes to Burma’s efforts and accomplishments within a community of about 100 Burmese families who live and work at a rubbish dump on the Thai/Burma border. […]

John Dodero’s Urns, Cachepots, and More – at the Clayfolk Show

If you have a homeless orchid, you may need a cachepot, crafted by Jacksonville potter, John Dodero. Likewise, if you yearn for an urn, potter John may have just the thing.

Special Halloween Reception at Art Presence Art Center

Join Art Presence for a special Halloween reception on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from noon–3pm. Meet Pioneer Spirits, here from beyond the grave to share their stories, as four groups of Players from this year’s […]

ART is Everywhere in Jacksonville! – by Hannah West

Have you noticed an uptick in our local art scene? From formal galleries to coffee shop displays and more, art is everywhere in Jacksonville.

CAMMY DAVIS—Artist and art advocate Cammy Davis, creator of the Jacksonville Review […]

Elaine Witteveen Retrospective at Art Presence

Longtime Jacksonville resident and local artist Elaine Witteveen passed away at age 98 earlier this year. Due to the high profile and longevity of the Artist’s Workshop, founded by Witteveen in 1979, she was well-known […]

2015 furnARTure Event is September 20 at Valley View Winery!

Join us at the 6th Annual furnARTure event on Sunday, September 20th at Valley View Winery, for a fun-filled afternoon of art, hors d’oeuvres, wine and live music.

furnARTure, is the signature event supporting The Studio […]

2015 Artist’s Workshop Show & Sale is July 31-August 23!

The Artist’s Workshop of Jacksonville celebrates its 31st-annual art exhibit, showcasing the finest work of the area’s best known artists from July 31 to August 23 at Art Presence Art Center. Over 100 significant and […]

Hanley Farm Celebrates Local Artisans!

June 20, 2015, Hanley Farm is hosting local artists and crafters at the farm. Come out, admire original works of art; unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry; hand-made crafts, etc. Speak with fair participants; learn more about how […]