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Experience Nature through Art

Experience Nature through Art

From now through early January 2022, Jacksonville residents and visitors can experience nature as expressed by two artists – one local and one from Wales – in two local museums. “Structure of Nature | Nature of Structure” is a retrospective of the work of photographer and installation artist Doug Eng, a native and current resident […]

Local Folks: Elaine Wheeler

Local Folks: Elaine Wheeler

“All you need is love…and a carrot dog.” Paul McCartney may have written the first part of that line, but Elaine Wheeler created the now famous carrot dog at her vegetarian café and art gallery, Heartworks, which until 2007 was the heart and soul of 5 Points and one of the only vegetarian cafes in […]

IMAGINATION SQUARED10 art exhibition celebrates Project Atrium’s 10-year anniversary

IMAGINATION SQUARED10 art exhibition celebrates Project Atrium’s 10-year anniversary

MOCA Jacksonville celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Project Atrium installation series withthe exhibition “IMAGINATION SQUARED10: A CREATIVE COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO OUR TIMES.” More than 600 works submitted by the community of Greater Jacksonville are on view April 16 – August 8, 2021. In December 2020, the museum placed a public call for art asking […]

MOCA curator showcases contemporary art, lives in historic neighborhood

MOCA curator showcases contemporary art, lives in historic neighborhood

As the new senior curator at MOCA Jacksonville, Ylva Rouse seeks to bring contemporary art from local and international artists to the museum. But at the end of the workday, she transitions from the contemporary to the historical as she makes her way to her Avondale home.  Rouse moved to Jacksonville from New Orleans, where […]

MOCA patrons preview new Project Atrium installation

MOCA patrons preview new Project Atrium installation

Patrons of the Museum of Contemporary Art—Jacksonville (MOCA) turned out July 18 to preview the latest Project Atrium installation, “Camp/Wall/Flock” by celebrated international artist Khalid Albaih. The exhibit, on display through October 27, highlights the refugee and asylee community in Northeast Florida, as well as the city of Jacksonville as a point of entry into […]