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THROUGH AUG. 26. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) PRESENTS “SHADES OF BLUE” AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The exhibition features works that are in shades of blue, no other colors. Call 850-244-1271 or visit artsdesignsociety.org for more info.
THROUGH AUG. 31. ADSO WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The August spotlight lands on Anne Johnston and her newest oils collection, “Beach Dreams.” artsdesignsociety.org.
THROUGH AUG. 31. ARTIST OF THE MONTH MARY HONG AT 45 CENTRAL, SEASIDE
THROUGH AUG. 31. “CAPTURING THE MOMENT” AT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL ON THE EMERALD COAST, MIRAMAR BEACH
The Emerald Coast Plein Air Painters present 30 works of art on the walls of the hospital’s second floor atrium. The exhibit is part of the hospital’s Arts in Medicine program, and you can find out more by calling Sharon at 850-278-3081 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or PleinAirEmeraldCoast@gmail.com.
OPENS AUG. 30. ADSO’S “3-D” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The exhibit—featuring works in three dimensions (glasses not required)—runs through Sept. 23. Reception Friday, Sept. 2, 6-8 p.m. Call 850-244-1271 or visit artsdesignsociety.org for more info.
OPENS SEPT. 1. ARTIST OF THE MONTH ANDY SACZYNSKI AT 45 CENTRAL, SEASIDE
Saczynski is a past South Walton Artist of the Year and has been featured on the cover of The Beachcomber on several memorable occasions. More at fortyfivecentral.com.
OPENS SEPT. 1. JOANNE JONES AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
Longtime Emerald Coast resident Jones considers her work eclectic, though it’s heavily influenced by the natural beauty of our area. She’s a member of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and serves as a committee member for A+ Art. More at Facebook.com/joannejonesart.
OPENS SEPT. 1. MARLA ARMSTRONG AT DESTIN LIBRARY
The library showcases Niceville artist Armstong’s range of work (watercolor and acrylics!) through Sept. 30. She’s a member of ADSO and has won numerous awards for her paintings and photography. Call 850-837-8572 for more info.
SEPT. 2-4. BAYTOWNE ART WALK AT THE VILLAGE OF BAYTOWNE WHARF, SANDESTIN
Live music, local art and more, from 5 to 10 nightly. FREE! More at baytownewharf.com.
SEPT. 11. URBAN ARTIST UNLIMITED GULF COAST (UAUGC) MEETING AT CHESTER PRUITT RECREATION CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
From 4 to 6 p.m., get acquainted with the new “Artist of Color Group” as they plan and discuss things they can do as an art group for our community. The group is founded by Art Jenkins, whose work we’ve always admired—we hope to feature him on a Beachcomber cover soon! Contact Janette at email@example.com for more info.