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Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Art Events - Gary Worthington's Wishbone at Full Circle and More

A Legacy of Peace at Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville Aug. 16-26.

Aug. 14. Downtown Fort Walton Beach ArtWalk, 5:30-8 p.m. This month’s ArtWalk is a community fundraiser for the art program at Elliot Point Elementary School. Purchase raffle tickets for a $50 gift certificate at Liz Fashions during the event. More at

Aug. 16-26. “Gandhi, King, Ikeda: A Legacy of Building Peace” at Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, Niceville. The touring exhibition promotes the ideals of nonviolence and celebrates peace builders and human rights champions. Opening ceremony and address by Dr. Lawrence E. Carter Sr., Dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Atlanta’s Morehouse College Saturday, Aug. 16. FREE and open to the public. For more info, call (850) 729-6044 or email 

Through Aug. 25. Melanie Moore Exhibit at Northwest Florida State College South Walton Center, Santa Rosa Beach. Moore is the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County’s 2013 Top of the Class award winner.

Through Aug. 30. Mark Douglass Exhibit at Destin Library. Douglass’ art was recently featured on our cover. He specializes in caricatures and political cartoons and works with acrylics to create fantasy sea and landscapes. Call (850) 837-8572 for more info.

Through Aug. 31. Carol Dickson Exhibit at Walton County Coastal Library, Santa Rosa Beach. Dickson was featured in the July 31-Aug. 13 Art & Artists department.

Through Sept. 6. “Art Calusa: Reflections on Representation” at the Indian Temple Mound Museum, Fort Walton Beach. Featuring eight Florida artists’ depictions of the state’s indigenous peoples with a focus on the Calusa Indians’ period of contact with early European explorers. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (850) 833-9595 for more info.