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In the Arts 21 The Recorder · October 8, 2015 Arts calendar Continued from 18 the St. Augustine region. The project formally opened on the First Friday Art Walk, Sept. 4. The sculptures will be on display at each patron site through Jan. 31, 2016. Brochures and maps will be available at hotels, attractions and the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center. Information will also be available online during exhibition dates at www.CompassionStAugustine.org. Additionally, as part of the larger project, kids have been given the chance to decorate their own pintsized monuments. The Obelisk Art 450 Compassion through the Eyes of Children is a collection of 28, four-foot tall obelisks ornamented by elementary schoolchildren in St. Johns County. The art pieces are displayed at a variety of public and private donor locations throughout St. Augustine. ‘Project Atrium: Joelle Dietrick’ at MOCA “Project Atrium: Joelle Dietrick” opened to the public on July 18 and continues through Oct. 25. The Museum is located at 333 N. Laura St. in Jacksonville. For more information, call (904) 366-6911 or visit www.mocajacksonville.org. 2015 Art & Antiques Show The 2015 Art & Antiques Show featuring 50 art and antiques dealers from across America, is Dec. 3-6 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, 1000 Water St. in Jacksonville. The show is presented by The Women’s Board to benefit Wolfson Children’s Hospital. For more information, call (904) 2022886 or visit www.artandantiquesshow. com. 50th annual St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival The 50th annual St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival takes place Nov. 28 and 29 at Francis Field, W. Castillo Dr. in St. Augustine. The festival will feature 150 artists. For more information, visit Susan Griffin/The Recorder A 32-foot piece by Robert Zakanitch part of the “BLOOM” exhibition at the J. Johnson Gallery. www.staugustineartfestival.com. ‘BLOOM ‘at J. Johnson Gallery A brand new group exhibition is currently on display at the J. Johnson Gallery in Jacksonville Beach. “BLOOM,” features the work of six artists hailing from New York City, Miami and Europe, showcasing art inspired by nature. An opening reception was held the evening of Sept. 11. “BLOOM” will be on display at the gallery through Nov. 5. J. Johnson Gallery is located at 177 Fourth Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach. For more information, call (904) 4353200 or visit www.jjohnsongallery.com. Quilts for a Cause at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach Quilts for a Cause is a special exhibition honoring the work of Jacque Huber. Jacque has generously donated a series of seventeen of his hand-made first coast ARTISTS STOP BY AND SEE ALL OF THE ARTWORK ON DISPLAY. Recorder Ponte Vedra Not your average newspaper, not your average reader 1102 A1A N., Unit 108 | Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida About a half mile South of the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall For more information about these works, the artists, or other works, contact Bob Nickerson at First Coast Artists at 904.280.8187. quilts to be exhibited and raffled off to raise funds for the Cultural Center’s outreach programs. Each quilt, meticulously hand sewn, are finely crafted pieces of art that can be functional quilts or become beautiful wall art. All 17 quilts will be on display at the Cultural Center Oct. 9 to 23. Raffle tickets will be on sale starting Sept. 14 through Dec 12, online at ccpvb.org , by phone, (904) 280-0614 ext 204, or at the Cultural Center. Tickets are one for $25 or 5 for $100. Enter for a chance to win a hand-crafted quilt. Winners will be notified by Dec. 15. You do not need to be present to win. For more infor- mation, call (904) 280-0614. ‘Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise’ at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens presents “Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise,” an exhibition focusing on the works of some of America’s pioneering women artists. Showcasing work from what was one of America’s most successful art potteries of the 20th century, the exhibition will be on display Oct. 9 through Jan. 3, 2016. ARTS CALENDAR continues on Page 23