Cultural Arts at the JCA has a wide variety of cultural programs, activities and special events to inspire, inform and entertain JCA members, the Jewish community and the greater Jacksonville community. These programs include annual festivals, concerts, art classes, artist talks and other opportunities for you to explore your creativity, meet renowned artists and writers and share in a culture of creativity with others in the Jacksonville community.

For more information about arts and culture programming, please contact Heather Terrill at (904) 730-2100 ext. 265.

Art Classes

The JCA offers several different art classes and workshops each season. These classes utilize a wide range of media and techniques, and are designed to help you unleash your creative side.


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Vandroff Art Gallery

The Vandroff Art Gallery is JCA’s art gallery, with rotating exhibits each month showcasing local artists.

Jun 28 to Aug 1

Jacksonville Coalition for the Visual Arts    Opening: July 1, 2 – 4  pm

This unique organization promotes and develops established and emerging artists to engage the community and introduce people to new and exciting works.

Aug 2 to Aug 29

Brook Ramsey
Brook’s work focuses on exploring human emotion throughout the various difficulties faced in life.

Aug 30 to Sep 26

Caitlin Flynn
Caitlin’s interest in painting the figure stems from a desire to capture a particular moment, an essence. She is interested in how the figure interacts with her surroundings to evoke a story.

Sep 27 to Oct 31

Eve Albrecht
Showcasing the flora and fauna and outdoor activities enjoyed here in Florida, Eve strives to capture a moment in time, painting the beauty, light and emotion for us all to contemplate and enjoy.

Nov 1 to Nov 28

First Coast Pastel Society               Opening: Nov 4, 2-4pm
FCPS strives to promote the use of soft pastel within its membership and the community at-large as an important and continually evolving fine art medium.

Nov 29 to Jan 2

Keith Doles           Opening: Dec 2, 3-5pm
This exhibit, Constructed Scapes, will feature abstract mixed media paintings inspired from construction sites exploring the deep connections between life’s challenges and triumphs. Paper collage and bold colors are prominent in Keith’s interpretations of buildings in their early stages.

JCA Film Series

The JCA’s Sunday Film Series offers free, open showings of a fantastic collection of movies each season. These movies are chosen due to their cultural, and entertainment, value. All showings are FREE and open to the community. We hope you come and enjoy our latest showings!

In addition to the Sunday Film Series, other movie nights and film screenings are often planned each season.

View upcoming film programs

JCA Concert Series

The JCA takes pleasure in bringing world-renowned musicians to Jacksonville with the JCA Concert Series. Musicians from around the world take the JCA stage as part of the JCA’s efforts to provide premier cultural events for the Jacksonville community.

Thanks to the generosity of the Berman Family, these concerts are free and open to the entire community.

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Cultural Arts Festival
A month of artistic festivities kicking off in November
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Upcoming Programs
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