THROUGH JULY 14. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) “WHAT’S IN THE CONSTITUTION?” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The art in this exhibition features words from the United States Constitution in the designs. More info at artsdesignsociety.org, or call 850-244-1271. See some of our favorites in the July 13-26 print edition of Beachcomber.
THROUGH JULY 22. “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 in the McIlroy and Holzhauer Galleries. Call 850-729-6044 for more info.
THROUGH JULY 31. ADSO WINDOW GALLERY EXHIBIT AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
Multitalented George Brandon works in charcoal, pastels and oils to create portraits and seascapes.
THROUGH AUG. 31. KAY RICHOUX EXHIBIT AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
Richoux takes over the SoWal library all summer long.
OPENS JULY 18. ADSO’S “ART OF THE LANDSCAPE” AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The exhibition features art depicting landscapes and cityscapes. Opening reception Friday, July 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. More at www.artsdesignsociety.org.
JULY 26. ADSO LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
This month, Michael Holman talks about Face Art, a form of found art in which a collage of faces makes up one main image. Cost of the luncheon, which begins at 11:30 a.m., is $12 if you make your reservations by Monday, July 24. After that, it’s $15. Call Risa at 850-376-3901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULY 27. JOYFUL ENRIQUEZ’S “A WORLD UNDERWATER” AT SEVENTH SEAL TATTOO CLUB ART GALLERY, PANAMA CITY
Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. “All of the art depicts the beauty of the color, light and movement of life beneath the waves,” says Enriquez. She adds that she is using this show to help raise awareness for local wildlife and ocean conservation efforts. The artist is donating a portion of her art sales to the Gulfarium’s C.A.R.E. program and Gulf World Marine Institute.
JULY 28. ADSO PAINT AND SIP FUNDRAISER AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
Join award winner Pat Z. Roberts from 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. For a $35 donation, you can complete your own bird of paradise acrylic painting. All art supplies provided by ADSO, but bring your own beverage. Register by July 26—call 850-244-1271 or visit www.artsdesignsociety.org.