• Enjoy the sights and sounds of our local arts community every first Wednesday of the month. Find out more about local art events.
    Downtown ArtWalk

    Downtown ArtWalk is the first Wednesday of each month.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of our local arts community every first Wednesday of the month. Find out more about local art events. Learn More

  • The Riverside Arts Market combines handmade goods by local artists, with a farmer's market and live music!
    Riverside Arts Market

    Enjoy local art, music, and food at Riverside Arts Market

    The Riverside Arts Market combines handmade goods by local artists, with a farmer's market and live music! Learn More

  • Tour downtown galleries and enjoy pop-up galleries, food trucks, live music, and more at the Downtown ArtWalk in Jax.
    Downtown ArtWalk

    Tour pop-up art galleries at Downtown ArtWalk.

    Tour downtown galleries and enjoy pop-up galleries, food trucks, live music, and more at the Downtown ArtWalk in Jax. Learn More


Art in Jacksonville

Explore the local art around town or attend one of our public art events throughout the year!

Jacksonville's art scene is thriving. From public art galleries, to art walks to festivals and more, you will want to check out the art around town.


Art Galleries in Jacksonville

Public Art Murals
When you walk between Market and Julia streets in downtown Jacksonville, you’ll find dozens of public murals representing emerging and established artists. The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville created an Art in Public Places Program, which oversees the selection, installation, maintenance and conservation of the public art around Jacksonville.

Cork Arts District
This cutting-edge, 80,000 square foot warehouse space provides a setting for local artists and galleries and hosts regular events. Future plans for the space include adding more studios and galleries and introducing a live music venue and space for performance art. Visit the Cork Arts District by appointment only or during one of the regularly schedule events.

Scultpure Walk Jax
Visit Sculpture Walk Jax in Main Street Park, visitors are able to learn about the sculptures and their artists by scanning Quick Response (QR) codes on the base of each of the 13 large-scale sculptures in Main Street Park. By scanning the codes you will have access to videos that feature the artists talking about their creative process.

Project Atrium at MOCA

Project Atrium, located in the atrium of the Museum of Contemporary Arts (MOCA) in the heart of downtown Jacksonville, showcases a new site-sensitive installation created by different artists each month. The artists install their art in the atrium of the museum on display for the public, visitors may watch the whole project unfold throughout the month and enjoy a new installation each month. 

Imagination Squared!

The Imagination Squared! Installation is on display in the Jacksonville Public Library. This movement was started by two local artists in 2010 as a way to excite the public to create their own art work. The artists sent out 5" wood pieces to anyone willing to embellish them with art of their choice; 910 people in the community participated in the local movement. You can check out all of the individually created art blocks at the Jacksonville Public Library in downtown Jacksonville.


Art Events in Jacksonville

Downtown ArtWalk | First Wednesday of every month

If you are in Jax on the first Wednesday of the month, then don’t miss the Downtown Art Walk. This free self-guided gallery tour through  downtown Jacksonville features pop-up galleries, arts marketplaces, food trucks, and live music. 

North Beaches ArtWalk | Third Thursday of every month

North Beaches ArtWalk is held on the third Thursday of every month from 5-9 p.m to share local art with the community. The event is open to the public, featuring art and performances from more than 50 artists. 

ArtRepublic | November 

ArtRepublic is a 12-day event series in November each year that strives to bring in artists from all over the world to create public art around Jacksonville. Since it's inaugural event in 2016, ArtRepublic ahs brought in artists who have created 18 new public murals in Jacksonville. 

The Riverside Arts Market | Every Saturday

Jacksonville’s local arts, food, and music scenes converge every Saturday from March through December at the free Riverside Arts Market.  Browse the handmade creations by more than 100 local artists and snack on artisanal treats from the farm stand, all while enjoying the live music and entertainment. 

San Marco Art Festival 

In November and April, the historic neighborhood of San Marco hosts a the local San Marco Arts Festival featuring hundreds of handmade works including glass, photography, painting, jewelry and more. Enjoy free admission to the festival, then dine and shop in this walkable neighborhood.




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