THROUGH JULY 15. THE FOSTER GALLERY’S SPRING ROTATION IN GRAND BOULEVARD TOWN CENTER, MIRAMAR BEACH
Artists include Gayle Campbell, Donnelle Clark, Lee Clark, Heather Clements, Skip Deems, Iva Jazayeri, Linda Kernick, Jason Lindblad, Merry Beth Myrick, Rosalyn O’Grady, William Polley, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher, Shelly Swanger and Connie Sweetland. Call 850-837-3037 or visit CulturalArtsAlliance.com for more info.
THROUGH JULY 29. THE FOSTER GALLERY’S SPRING ROTATION IN THE RUSKIN PLACE ARTIST COLONY, SEASIDE
Artists include Melody Bogle, Marscha Cavaliere, Donnelle Clark, Patrick Connolly, Skip Deems, Joyful Enriquez, Victoria Guennewig, Marian Pacsuta, Mary Redmann, The Salty Sparrow, Nikki Staks, Jenna Varney, Krista Vind, and Judy Walton. Call 850-837-3037 or visit CulturalArtsAlliance.com for more info.
THROUGH JULY 31. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
To provide a convenient art gallery for the community, ADSO presents month-long FREE exhibits in their studio windows, facing First Street. The July spotlight shines on Thomas Walsh. His current work—described as salty and textural—captures the Old Florida vibe of living along the Gulf Coast. He believes in reducing our eco footprints, and his work focuses on using only locally reclaimed materials and found objects.
THROUGH AUG. 2. ADSO’S “STILL LIFE AS IT HAPPENS SHOW” AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Enjoy art that captures moments frozen in time. Reception Friday, July 12, 6-8 PM, with a special “Battle of the Brushes.”
THROUGH FEB. 14, 2020. ROSEMARY BEACH SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
The second biennial juried art show of contemporary outdoor sculpture along Scenic Highway 30A includes 16 sculptures by 16 artists. More at rosemarybeachsculpture.com.
JULY 24. ADSO LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Award-winning Kathleen Broaderick talks about her journey from hobby painter to professional artist. She was named South Walton Artist of the Year in 2018 and won the Mattie Kelly Festival of the Arts poster contest in 2016. Ms. Broaderick’s work has also been featured on the cover of Beachcomber. The luncheon starts at 11:30 AM. Cost is $12 if you make reservations by July 22—after that, it’s $15. Email email@example.com or call 850-244-1271.
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Alaqua to the Rescue Again
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PFLAG Organizes in Niceville
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