THROUGH MAY 19. NORTHWEST FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE FACULTY ART EXHIBIT AT MATTIE KELLY ARTS CENTER GALLERIES, NICEVILLE
Featuring stunning nature photography, paintings and other works by the college’s art faculty. Call 850-729-6044 or email ArtGalleries@nwfsc.edu for more information.
THROUGH MAY 31. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The abstract realism of Kimberly Heartsong is in the spotlight this month.
THROUGH MAY 31. LORRAINE SLOAN EXHIBIT AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
Sloan’s work has been exhibited at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Festival of the Arts, the Foster Gallery, and many others.
THROUGH MAY 31. PAUL G. HEARON EXHIBIT AT FORT WALTON BEACH LIBRARY
The Choctawhatchee High School graduate and Fort Walton Beach resident says, “I have been blessed with a knack for art and seeing most things in a different light.”
THROUGH JUNE 2. ADSO’S “ON THE MENU” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
Art inspired by what’s on the menu or restaurant happenings in general. Call 850-244-1271 or visit artsdesignsociety.org for more information.
THROUGH JUNE 2. THERESIA McINNIS EXHIBIT AT DESTIN LIBRARY
Retired educator McInnis specializes in watercolors, and you may have seen her award-winning Destin Seafood Festival poster art back in 2015. More at theresiamcinnis.com.
MAY 19-21. DIGITAL GRAFFITI AT ALYS BEACH
Celebrating its 10th year, the event attracts digital artists, filmmakers, musicians, interactive designers, photographers, VJs, producers, celebrities and more from around the world. Visit digitalgraffiti.com or call 850-213-5500 for more info.
MAY 24. ADSO LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
This month’s guest is artist, gallery owner and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Julia Vanover. The topic of discussion is “The Importance of Creativity for Smart People.” Cost of the luncheon, which begins at 11:30 a.m., is $12 if you email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 850-376-3901 by Monday, May 22. See more of Vanover’s work at kinddesignfineart.com.
May 25. DRIFTWOOD/SEAGLASS MOBILE CLASS WITH TEDDIE CIUDAD-REAL AT HH ARTS, FORT WALTON BEACH
Class is from 10 a.m. to noon (or until you’re finished). Cost is $35 and supplies are included, but bring an apron if you like. Make your own one-of-a-kind, but make your reservation now as space is very limited. Call 850-218-2155 to register.
OPENS MAY 30. “TALES AND MYTHS: THE PAINTINGS OF KATHERINE ACE” AT MATTIE KELLY ARTS CENTER GALLERIES, NICEVILLE
The exhibition of works by Portland, Oregon-based artist Ace takes familiar and not-so-familiar fairy tales and retells them in large-scale mixed-media paintings. The exhibition is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 90 minutes prior most Mainstage Theater performances. Through July 22 in the McIlroy and Holzhauer Galleries. Call 850-729-6044 for more info.