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Author Reading

Art Presence Art Center invites you to join Susan Wrona as she reads from her book of poetry, “Radiant Cup”. This is on June 14th at 5:00 in the classroom at Art Presence Art Center at 206 North 5th Street in Jacksonville. Refreshments wi…

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ART PRESENCE 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS

Art Presence Art Center’s 2019 call to artists for October Imaginarium show is on! This year’s theme is Mischief & Magic.  Both 2D and 3D artwork welcome for the main gallery show and artisan pieces in the same theme for the Galleria. Application fee is $30, and the deadline is Thursday, August 1, 2019. This […]

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Jacksonville Art Walk

Anne Brooke will be demonstrating “negative painting” in watercolor during the Jacksonville Art Walk, the Second Saturday of June from 5 to 7 at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. 5th Street. Look for the neon green pennant at the front door …

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May Exhibit and Reception: Peaceful Garden

May Exhibit and Reception: Peaceful Garden Peaceful Garden, our May members’ spring exhibition, and A Season of Kimono, a guest exhibit of handcrafted kimonos by Diana Rasmussen, open on Friday, May 3 at 11:00 am. The shows are open for viewing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May 26. Don’t miss “View from the Cemetery” […]

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Peggy Dover Author Reading May 10!

Peggy Dover Author Reading May 10! Author Peggy Dover writes weekly for the Mail Tribune and monthly for the Jacksonville Review. On the second Friday in May, the 10th at 5:00 pm, she reads from her book, “Trips and Tangents,” at Art Presence Art Center.  Peggy penned this eclectic mix of bite-sized stories which serve […]

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Poets on the Loose – Saturday April 13, 2019

Celebrate National Poetry Month in Jacksonville with Poets on the Loose 2019 on Saturday, April 13

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So You’ve Written a Book…

Ginna and David Gordon FREE presentation: Publishing Today, a conversation about indie publishing, from 5–6 pm on Fri, Jan 4 at Art Presence

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Class: Basic Drawing for Adults

Join experienced art teacher Anne Brooke to learn basic drawing skills! First Session: March 11th through April 15th, Mondays from 3–4:30pm Second Session: April 29th through June 3rd, Mondays from 3–4:30pm

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Up, Up and Away! March-April Members Show

Our members’ show of art with an uplifting theme opens on Friday, March 1 and continues through Sunday, April 28. Reception Saturday, March 2 from 1–3 pm

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Naked Art 2019 ~ No Mats, No Frames, Big Savings!

Naked Art & Say It In Six exhibits are open for viewing now through Sunday, Feb. 25. Reception Saturday, Feb. 3 from 1–3 pm with live music and author reading by Christin Lore Weber.

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