2024 Art Awards

SAVE THE DATE: September 19, 2024
Join us in celebrating our Arts & Culture community and our Art Awards winners at our annual gala.

Jaxoscope Sculpture by Shashti O’Leary

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More. Art. Culture.

2024 Art Awards

SAVE THE DATE: September 19, 2024
Join us in celebrating our Arts & Culture community and our Art Awards winners at our annual gala.

At the heart of every thriving community lies a Vibrant Arts And Culture Scene.

The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and the official Local Arts Agency (LAA) by ordinance for the City of Jacksonville. We are your cultural hub to experiencing, supporting, and celebrating the rich tapestry of creativity that our city has to offer. Through grantmaking, public art, support of individual artists and keeping you in the know on must-attend cultural events, we are committed to bringing More. Art. Culture. to every corner of our community.


For Artists and Organizations: Find out how the Cultural Council can support your creative projects through grants.

Art in Public Places

Explore Jacksonville’s public art installations and learn about the stories behind the sculptures, murals, and installations that animate our city’s spaces.

Community Event Calendars

Dive into our curated selection of must-attend cultural events, from art exhibits and live theater performances to music festivals and dance showcases.

Did You Know?

Jacksonville is the largest city by landmass in the United States.

About the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

Founded on the belief that a vibrant arts and culture sector is essential to our city’s prosperity and well-being, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville is dedicated to promoting artistic excellence, supporting the cultural community, and advocating for increased cultural investment in our region. Learn more about our vision, mission, and the impact of our work.

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Featured Grantee

Teresa Donya Cook

To complete 10-12 large 18 x 24 watercolor paintings displaying different monumental places of Jacksonville for a proposed exhibition. The collection will represent iconic buildings and locations throughout the city with goal of helping to create a sense of place for residents and visitors to Jacksonville.

Artist photo taken by Photographer Name.
“See Jacksonville,” watercolor, 18×24.

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