Jacksonville Arts

Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

Jacksonville Arts

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
DESCRIPTION: Built on the site of the home of Arthur and Ninah Cummer, the museum opened iin 1961 with a very small private collection. Today it contains over 5,500 objects in its permanent collection and is regarded as one of the best fine arts museums in the state. Although its strength is European Classic art, it also features a small collection of West African headdresses; make time for the lovely formal garden along the St Johns riverfront.
ADMISSION: Adults $10, Students, Seniors & Military w/ID $6, age 5 & under enter Free, Students w/ID enter Free Tue-Fri 1:30p-4p
DAYS & HOURS: Tue 10a-9p, Wed-Fri 10a-4p, Sat 10a-5p, Sun Noon-5p
ADDRESS: 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: across the street
PHONE: 904-356-6857
WEBSITE: http://www.cummer.org

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
DESCRIPTION: Five spacious galleries display changing and permanent exhibitions by national and regional artist and the museum’s permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, and photographs created since 1945; includes a family learning center, the Art Explorium Loft, and hands-on interactive art exhibits for children; enjoy a fine lunch at Café Nola and visit the well stocked museum store for contemporary gifts and home accessories; Photography is not permitted in the galleries.
ADMISSION: Adults $8, age 60+ $5, Students & Military w/ID – $5, Children under 2 enter FREE; students w/ID enter Free Tue–Fri 1:30p–4p; Free Wednesday eve Artwalk 5p-9p
DAYS & HOURS: Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat 10a-4p, Thu 10a-8p, Sun Noon-4p
ADDRESS: 333 North Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: garages nearby
PHONE: 904-366-6911
WEBSITE: http://www.mocajacksonville.org

Florida Theatre
DESCRIPTION: Opened in 1927 find an excuse to visit this 1,918-seat venue; on the National Register of Historic Places, the theatre began hosting Vaudeville acts and silent films. Magnificently restored and recognized as one of the finest concert venues in the Southeast, today it hosts performances of all genres; ticketing.
BOX OFFICE: call 904-355-2787
ADDRESS: 128 East Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: Yates Parking Garage at Adams and Newnan Streets, one block from the Theatre’s front doors for $5
PHONE: 904-355-2787
WEBSITE: http://www.floridatheatre.com

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts
DESCRIPTION: Home of Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and one of the finest multi-auditorium entertainment venues in the Southeast. It features a 3,200-seat concert theater for visiting Broadway shows, an 1,800-seat symphony hall and a 600-seat theater for more intimate productions.
BOX OFFICE: Mon-Fri 10a-5p at 501 West State Street
ADDRESS: 300 West Water Street, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: garages nearby
PHONE: 904-633-6110
WEBSITE:
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Players-By-The-Sea Theatre
DESCRIPTION: A first-class community theater with wonderful productions from drama, comedy, and musicals by the beach
BOX OFFICE: Tickets purchased online in a range of prices
ADDRESS: 106 Sixth Street North, Jacksonville Beach, FL MAP
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 904 249-2022 or 904-249-0289
WEBSITE: http://www.playersbythesea.org

J. Johnson Gallery
DESCRIPTION: Housed in a magnificent building on the shore, the gallery showcases work from modern and emerging artists; their specialties are drawings, paintings, sculpture, print and multimedia art work.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 10a-5p, Sat 12p-5p
ADDRESS: 177 4th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL MAP
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 904-435-3200
WEBSITE: http://www.jjohnsongallery.com

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