Chris Alvarado, Owner & Founder of Driftwood Guitars, has a new project to build a one-of-a-kind guitar in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock music festival. The neck of the guitar will be crafted out of wood from the historic Woodstock stage. Alvarado will be breathing new life into the stage wood from many years ago, adding to the musical heritage and legacy of Woodstock.
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) has opened a new Pottery Studio at the Bayou Arts Center in Santa Rosa Beach. Classes will begin in Fall with reservations being on a first-come, first-served basis.
The gift of pottery equipment several years ago by long-time CAA members and artists Tom and Karen McGee was the catalyst for the idea of the Pottery Studio, which came to fruition through a generous donation from Shawn and Richard Tomasello.
The 12th Annual Digital Graffiti Festival lit up in Alys Beach on May 17-18, 2019!
Stop by the Rosemary Beach Town Administration Building and pick up a map for a walking tour to check out the 2019-2020 edition of the outdoor sculpture exhibit.
On Wednesday, May 22, the Justin Gaffrey Gallery invites the community to an opening reception for Gaffrey’s latest collection of paintings titled “LIFE STILL”.
This exhibition began as a study of traditional still life paintings, inspired by artists like Henri Matisse and Leonardo da Vinci. Gaffrey researched and studied various works in order to better understand the true meaning of still life and the thought process these great artists went through in order to produce such great works.
Join the Cultural Arts Alliance on Thursday, May 9th from 6 - 10 PM in Grand Park for an evening with, Yacht Rock Schooner to benefit the Underwater Museum of Art (UMA), collaborative project with the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA)
The 31st annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival, a Mother’s Day weekend tradition, takes place May 11-12 at Grand Boulevard in South Walton, Florida. Produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, ArtsQuest provides an opportunity to view and purchase original art from over 200 artists from around the country while also experiencing live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule), student exhibits and great food & beverage options in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin.
Santa Rosa Beach artist Joan Vienot has been awarded the prestigious honors of Ambassador and Artist-In-Residence for the Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America’s Great Paint-Out in Apalachicola May 3-12, 2019.
Plein air characterizes the activity of painting outdoors in open air, capturing scenes with natural lighting.
Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is a colorful and creative projection art festival where artists from around the globe use the latest digital technologies to create and project original works onto the ubiquitous white walls of Alys Beach. The 12th Annual Festival takes place May 17-18, 2019.