All posts tagged: Florida

Where To: Cornell Fine Arts Museum & Orlando Shakespeare Theater

5.25.19 Hello…the long weekend has arrived and there plenty of things to look at here at Shadowboxerinc. First things first. Where To is getting a bit of a makeover. We are in Orlando Florida visiting Rollins College’s Cornell Fine Arts Museum and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre.  From their website:  The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College features rotating exhibitions, ongoing programs, and an extensive permanent collection that spans centuries, from examples of ancient art and artifacts to contemporary art. Open to the public year-round, its holdings include the only European Old Master paintings in the Orlando area, a sizeable American art collection, and a forward-thinking contemporary collection on view both at the Museum and The Alfond Inn at Rollins. Located a few blocks from campus, The Alfond Inn is a visionary philanthropic boutique hotel whose proceeds help fund student scholarships.  In 1981, the Museum became Florida’s first college museum to be accredited by the American Association of Museums (currently the American Alliance of Museums) and continues in 2018 as one of only four AAM-accredited museums …

Where To: Miami, Florida

3.23.19 Hello! We are now in Miami, Florida to check out what the city has when it comes to arts and culture. Thanks to Miami and Miami Beach Guides, you don’t have to worry about what places to visit… Credit source: Miami and Beaches ART GALLERIES OOLITE Three decades ago, our founder, potter Ellie Schneiderman, sought affordable work spaces for our city’s visual artists. Today, Oolite Artscontinues Schneiderman’s mission, to, as she said, “help artists help themselves.” We are both a community and a resource, providing artists with the free studio space, exhibition opportunities, direct support and programming they need to advance their careers. We also offer programming to the surrounding neighborhood and the wider community to help them better understand, and create, contemporary art. 924 Lincoln Road, 2nd FloorMiami Beach, FL 33139 Other art galleries to visit:  Gallery Diet Robert Fontaine Gallery Futurama  and more     DANCE DANCE NOW MIAMI The mission of Dance NOW! Miami is to promote the artistic vision of co-founders Hannah Baumgarten and Diego Salterini. The company creates, promotes …

MidWeek Updates: FMOPA 2019 Photo Competition

2.27.19 Good morning all! I just came across this while I was getting the Where To post together. If you read the segment Saturday, Where To made a stop in Tampa Bay, Florida. The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts was one of the places featured. For anyone interested, they have a photo competition. The deadline dated is April 6, so you do have time to enter. Here is the information from their website… Credit source: Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMOPA)       Cost to enter: $10 Cost to vote: $1 per vote w/5 vote minimum Deadline for entries: April 6, 2019 / midnight Winners announced: May 4, 2019 Exhibition dates: June 1 – July 23, 2019   Categories:  People and Portraits Places, Landscapes, and Drone Photography Nature, Science, and Animals Documentary/Social and Political Photojournalism Still Life Abstract Photography Conceptual Photography   To know more information, to enter, or vote, go to http://mulabula.com/splash/fmopa.html.    Featured & other images: Roadtrippers, Ronen Tivony, and Anna Murray

Where To…Tampa Bay, Florida

2.23.19 Hey there and hello Tampa Bay! What can you do in Tampa? Well, take a look for yourself… TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART From the museum’s website: The Tampa Museum of Art opened its award-winning new building in 2010 with a commitment to provide innovative public programs with a focus on ancient, modern, and contemporary art. The Museum balances a growing collection, including one of the largest Greek and Roman antiquities collections in the southeastern United States, with a dynamic annual schedule of special exhibitions. The region’s largest institution devoted to the art of our time, the Museum has fostered a reputation for presenting contemporary photography and new media; most notably, Leo Villareal’s Sky (Tampa), a 14,000-square-foot LED installation on its south façade, has become an iconic landmark for Tampa. Since its founding in 1979, the Museum has been dedicated to providing quality education to students and adults, with more than half of its programs offered free of charge. The Museum is home to Riverwalk Cafe at TMA, a Cafe featuring favorite local flavors overlooking the …

MidWeek Update: Art Business Conference

11.14.18 Hello! Just a few things to drop on you. First, Artsy Shark has sent me an email for an art business conference. It looks promising. Here take a look for yourselves… Credit source: The Clarks Hulings Fund Art-Business Conference Conquer the Changing Marketplace February 1 – 2, 2019Fort Lauderdale, Florida Art is a Business, and Artists Should Run It The marketplace is changing—not just technology, but HOW art is marketed, bought, and sold. You, the Artist, are at the center of this. Take charge of your career, mesmerize your audience, maximize your extraordinary professional advantages and Sell-Sell-Sell. This is going to be an amazing event. Tickets are on sale now. Get your ticket early for the best rate!Early Bird Price (Now!): $295From November 15: $345From January 1: $395 For those interested, here is the link to this event: https://clarkshulingsfund.org/events/florida/.    Image source: unknown

MidWeek Scene: Artists & Makers Bootcamp

6. 13. 18 Hey there again! Arts Business Institute has some activities going on for the next few months. The first is a boot camp… Credit source: Arts Business Institute   Arts Council of Hillsborough County  presents a professional development event for creatives Artists & Makers Bootcamp August 11, 2018 Entrepreneur Collaborative Center 2101 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL Join us for an intensive program focused on providing actionable, step-by-step strategies for artists and makers who want to grow strong, sustainable businesses.   Schedule at a Glance 9:00 a.m.                          Registration opens 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Creative Marketing Strategies  11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch Break 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Pricing for Profit 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       How to Sell Your Work Online   Individual Topics (all include Q&A) Making Work that Sells Create a body of work in a cohesive signature style, and use smart strategies to build in collectability, and repeat …

Wknd Scene: American Black Film Festival 2018

6. 2. 18 Last post for today. I’m glad that I found this and I wish I could go, well maybe next year! The American Black  Film Festival 2018 will be held in Miami Florida. Got the short detailed description and ticket information below… Credit source: American Black Film Festival    AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL 2018 JUNE 13 – 17, 2018 MIAMI FLORIDA Overview of the festival… ABFF® OVERVIEW The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. Founded by Jeff Friday, it supports emerging artists to foster a wider range of images, stories, and storytellers represented in the entertainment industry. The ABFF is committed to the belief that Black artists deserve the same opportunities as their mainstream counterparts, and is recognized as a vital pipeline for Black talent in front of and behind the camera. Annually held during the month of June, the festival is comprised of five action-packed days of films, engaging panels, networking events and more…from the star-studded opening …

Updates, Updates….

January 20 / 18 Updates…AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Program) Conference & Bookfair and Arts Business Institute Summit… Credit source: AWP   AWP Conference & Bookfair. I’ve posted information about this event and I’m just going to give the key dates. As far as I know, nothing has changed, so is what they have so far… 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center  & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7–10, 2018 Key Dates January 4, 2018: Preregistration closes January 5, 2018: Will-call registration opens February 7, 2018: Deadline for accessibility requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to submit offsite events February 21, 2018: Deadline for press pass requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to assign Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations March 7, 2018: Onsite registration opens March 8, 2018: Conference events begin May 1, 2018: #AWP19 event proposal deadline Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Conference & Bookfair App Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP18 Bookfair Facebook Page Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 301-226-9716 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 301-226-9711 Want to know more? Click here to register. You may or may not have time to register, …