Tue Aug 09 2022 at 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
The Jessie | Jacksonville, FL
AdvertisementJoin us this August for a 5-day celebration of Jacksonville’s past, present and future with an arts, music, film and literary festival at The Jessie. We’ll continue the yearlong Jacksonville Bicentennial commemoration with a week of creativity, collaboration, and envisioning Jacksonville’s next 100 years. https://www.thejessie.org/jaxnext100
? Tuesday, August 9: Artist Salon
[Open to all Jaxsons who consider themselves artists or creatives and who want to learn and network]
The Jessie and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville host an inaugural artist salon, a space for bonding, networking, and idea-sharing. Participants will explore the question, "What can we do to better support local artists and build a more sustainable creative economy in Jacksonville?" To register, email [email protected], subject: RSVP for Aug 9, 2022 Artist Salon.
? Wednesday, August 10: Our Music, Our Future
Curated by Jacksonville-based music festival producers Winterland Presents, four local and national musical acts perform in The Jessie's artful alleyway. Check out the vinyl market, synthesizer explorations and sound bath meditation and grab dinner from a local food truck.
? Thursday, August 11: Cinematic Futures Filmmaking Contest and Celebration
[Contest submissions accepted until July 31. August 11 event free and open to the public]
Curated by Adam and Monique Madrid of LOL JAX Film Festival, The Jessie invites filmmakers to present new work that reflects on 200 years of Jacksonville history and envisions the next 100 years. Use the QR code below to learn more and submit your original works.
✍? Friday, August 12: We Have the WRITE to Our Futures Writing Contest and Celebration
[Contest submissions accepted between June 13 and July 13. August 12 event free and open to the public]
In partnership with 904WARD and Jax by Jax Literary Arts Festival, The Jessie invites writers, poets and spoken word artists to present work that reflects on 200 years of Jacksonville history and envisions the next 100 years. Use the QR code below to learn more and submit your original works.
? Saturday, August 13: Past - Present - Future: Rivers, Threads, Pockets and Bubbles” Collaborative Exhibit Opening
[Exhibit opening is free and open to the public. Exhibit will run through October]
In partnership with Moving the Margins and 904WARD, The Corner Gallery at The Jessie presents an unprecedented collaboration among four local visual artists. Opening night will feature artist talks, live performances, food, and free drinks. Stay tuned for details about the after party!
Where is it happening?The Jessie, 40 E Adams St,Jacksonville,FL,United States, Jacksonville, United States
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