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January 2020

Mapping Our Past

January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library, 303 Laura St. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Free

Cartophiles and Nat Geo fans, rejoice! Ted Sickley, Director of Cartographic Databases for National Geographic, will be the keynote speaker at Mapping Our Past, a Special Collections event that celebrates the indispensable role of maps in our history from a local, regional and global perspective, at the Main Library Jan. 25, 2020. Sickley will trace the fascinating history of maps and cartography at National Geographic since the magazine’s inception in 1988. Map Expert Peter Cowdrey will examine Florida’s expansion and…

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Increase of caregivers in the workplace

January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
The River Club, 1 Independent Drive, #3500
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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$40 – $50

Join us as we explore how companies can prepare for the influx of their employees being impacted by caregiving responsibilities.

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Community Wellness Summit

January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
FSCJ Downtown – Building A, 101 West State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Free – $100

FSCJ, in partnership with NEFCADA, is hosting a Community Wellness Summit on January 31, 2020 from 7:30am to 5:30pm at FSCJ Downtown Campus - Building A. Community members, students, professionals, and everyone who is interested are invited to come and learn about topics related to the significant increases in suicide and the need for suicide prevention strategies, health and well-being, integrated healthcare, mental health, substance use prevention, trauma informed practices, and other issues that affect our community.

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February 2020

Coffee with a Curator: Kedgar Volta

February 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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$5

Meet MOCA curator Ylva Rouse for coffee and learn more about the Project Atrium exhibition, The Fragility of the Promise by Kedgar Volta.

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(Re) Present Yourself: The Self-Love Edition

February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library, 303 Laura St. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Free

The African American community is disproportionately affected by health disparities having higher rates of diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Come to the Main Library on Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to discover different techniques on how to take time out for self-care and self-love. This (RE)Present Yourself program includes vendors, artistic performances, panel discussions, demonstrations, and more. Let’s come together to educate and give awareness to cultural issues that affect the African American Community!

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Planetarium Night Live presents From Atoms to Ashes: The Lives of Stars

February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Science and History, 1025 Museum Cir
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00
mosh atoms to ashes

MOSH and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium present Planetarium Night Live!, a new program that will allow you to expand your mind and go on an exploration of cosmic phenomena during immersive, live discussions & demonstrations.

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Artists Meet and Greet: Kedgar Volta

February 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Free

Don’t miss your last chance to see the Project Atrium exhibition The Fragility of the Promise.

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Figure Drawing Fridays

February 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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$35

Join artist and teacher, William McMahan, in MOCA's 5th floor studio for figure drawing the last Friday of every month. This life drawing workshop is designed for artists of all levels of experience. General proportions will be introduced initially, along with key anatomical landmarks. A focus will be placed on creating dynamic figures, with gesture drawings being demonstrated and practiced. During longer poses, artists will be encouraged to work from initially placing joints and being mindful of bone structure, before building general shapes on top of the bones. Intentionally considering different levels of finish will also be a focus of this workshop.

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Jax Book Fest 2020

February 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Library, 303 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Free

Leap year comes around once every four years, so use your extra day this year to do something fun and unforgettable—attend Jax Book Fest and meet Brad Meltzer—one of Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors! Jax Book Fest is the “Literary Event of the Year” at the Main Library. Interact with more than 80 local and national authors, with books of every genre and for every age. Enjoy author presentations and signings, pop-up book store, self-publishing workshop, writing workshop, activities for…

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March 2020

Soil Collection Ceremony – Lynching in Duval County

March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vacant Lot, At the corner of Union Street. & Clay Street, Downtown
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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You are cordially invited to join 904WARD and members of the Jacksonville Community Remembrance Project for the Soil Collection Ceremony commemorating the Lynching of Willie Washington Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM At the corner of Union and Clay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 where the lynching took place. This historical and spiritual Ceremony will consist of messages from local faith and community leaders such as Pastor Anthony Walton, Dr. Parvez Ahmed, Dr. Scott Matthews, Dr. Rudy Jamison, , soulful…

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