CALL TO PLEIN AIR ARTISTS: Commemorate 450!
The Art Center Cooperative, Inc. has been invited to participate in the Commemorate 450!, 450 Years of French
Florida during FRENCH Week – Thursday, April 6 – Sunday, May 6, 2012. Jacksonville
Mayor Alvin Brown is the Honorary Chair of “Commemorate 450!” and everyone is invited to participate in and enjoy the activities now being listed on the City’s site: http://www.commemorate450.coj.net. On May 1, 1562,
French Huguenot Captain Jean Ribault sailed into the mouth of our river, naming it The River of May, and this was the beginning of European exploration and French history in
. Jacksonville, Florida
Art Center is inviting local plein air artists to paint at the Ft. Caroline National Memorial at the Timucuan Preserve on Tuesday, May 1, the day of the rededication of the . The preserve is open between 9:00 AM -5:00 PM. Those artists who paint are offered to display their one framed painting at our Ribault Monument Hogan Street space during downtown Jacksonville Art Walk on Wednesday, May 2.
Artists may set up on the park grounds during normal hours. Room will be extremely limited at the site of the rededication, so the
area will be closed to plein air painters in the morning. The rededication will start at 10:00 AM. Painters may work in the Ribault Column area in the afternoon. Ribault Monument
Framed, ready-to-hang paintings are to be delivered to the The Art Center II Studios at
229 North Hogan Street on Tuesday, May 1 between 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM. Paintings will remain on display until Tuesday, May 29th. If you have any questions, please contact Annelies Dykgraaf at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The opening will be held at
II Studios Art Center
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
between 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
We look forward to seeing your art in this exhibit!
Annelies M. Dykgraaf
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