THROUGH NOV. 8. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY’S (ADSO) “BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Jennifer Dennis with her mixed media work “Madame Basserfly,” from ADSO’s “Butterflies Are Free” show.
THROUGH NOV. 30. ADSO WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
November’s featured artist is Cherie S. Mulhearn, whose work includes watercolors, analog photography and pottery.
THROUGH NOV. 30. JOEY McKENNA’S “STEPPING INTO MY NATURE” WATERCOLOR EXHIBIT AT COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
More about the artist in this section’s feature and at www.joeymckennaart.com.
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.
NOV. 9-15. ADSO ART WEEK AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Classes begin Nov. 9, and the week ends with an Art Party Friday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 8 PM. During the week, 18 two-hour classes will be offered as a sampler of what’s available at the Art Center. The first class is $25; subsequent classes are $20—all supplies included.
Registration and payment for classes are due in advance. No expertise required; projects will be completed in the class. Also, four fun art competitions will be in progress; deadline for entry is Saturday, Nov. 9, 1-4 PM.
Call 850-244-1271 for more info, or visit artsdesignsociety.org.
NOV. 16. ADSO’S URBAN SKETCHERS
The group meets at 9 AM in the parking lot across the street from the courthouse in Milton. Sketch for a few hours, then have lunch and discuss what you have (or haven’t) drawn. Email Holly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
OPENS NOV. 19. ADSO’S “DREAMSCAPES” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Have a gander at art that reflects the artists’ dreams…or nightmares! Reception Friday, Nov. 19, 6-8 PM, featuring a Battle of the Brushes. Call 850-244-1271 for more info.
NOV. 19. PAINTING AND WINE AT TWISTED GRAPE CAFÉ & WINE BAR, SHALIMAR
Reservations required. Call 850-651-5100.
NOV. 20. ADSO LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Elia Saxer, best known for her illustrative approach to realism, will discuss the different media in which she works, including murals and Plein Air. Cost for the luncheon, which begins at 11:30 AM, is $12 if reservations are made by Monday, Nov. 18—after that, it’s $15. Email email@example.com or call 850-244-1271.
OPENS DEC. 1. DONNA VANN EXHIBIT AT COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
Ms. Vann paints primarily in pastels, but also works in oil, acrylic and watercolor. Her subjects are varied, but she prefers landscapes and nature. “There’s nothing more beautiful than God’s marvelous creation, the earth and all that’s in it,” the artist says.
DEC. 7. ADSO CHRISTMAS FAIR AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
From 10 AM to 4 PM, artists and crafters sell gift-worthy items just in time for the holidays. Hot dogs and burgers, along with chips and drinks, will be available for a $5 donation, plus bake sale. Call 850-244-1271 for more info.
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