Play Music on the Front Porch Day

The Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival is excited to invite everyone to come out to play music on the front porch of Kennedy-Douglass Center of the Arts on August 26, 2017 from 5pm-7pm to participate in Play Music on the Porch Day! Grab any instrument, even if it is your voice, and come join us…

David Kessler Workshop: “No Mud” Approach

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome David Kessler August 7,8,9 for his “No Mud” painting workshop. This workshop is applicable to any painting medium. This 3-day class is only $200! Check out David’s work and teaching philosophy at davidmkessler.com. Contact cbritten@florenceal.org to enroll or if you have questions! Hope to see you…

SUMMER CAMPS!

It’s that time of year! We’re taking applications for our 2017 Summer Art Camps. Young Masters Art School 2017 June 12 -16 or June 19-23 Session 1: Grades 1-3, 9AM – 11AM (this session is full June 12-16, open June 19-23) Session 2: Grades 4-6, 12PM – 2PM STEAM Summer Camp July 17-21  Ages 12-15…

The Circus: A Reader Riot Event

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts welcomes children’s book author/illustrator Sarah Kaufman. Sarah’s work will be on display in the main gallery now through April 29. She will have a reading and book signing in the main gallery at 3PM April 29 as part of the Reader Riot Book Festival. About Reader Riot The Florence-Lauderdale Public…

Art on the Inside: Alabama Prison Arts + Education Program Exhibition

The Alabama Prison Arts & Education Project will show a selection of student artwork at The Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence, AL from April 3 through May 3 as part of the exhibition called Art on the Inside. A gallery talk with the Alabama Prison Arts & Education Project is scheduled for Thursday,…

Isabelle Gautier: Life is a Long Flowing River

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is pleased to present Life is a Long Flowing River, an exhibition of travel and season influenced paintings, by Isabelle Gautier. The exhibition will run from March 2 through April 7 with an opening gallery talk with Isabelle Friday, March 3 at 6 p.m. Isabelle’s work intersects abstract, minimal, and…

Artistic Renderings of Youth Celebrates 25 Years

Artistic Renderings of Youth, a juried exhibit of work by 7th through 12th grade artists from Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale counties, is celebrating its 25th year! Initiated by art educator, Jerry Foster, Artistic Renderings of Youth not only created one of the largest student art shows in the region but a community for art educators…

Rick Adams: Out of the Wood

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is pleased to present Out of the Wood, an exhibition of wood and ceramic sculpture by Decatur, AL artist Rick Adams on display February 1 – 24 in the main gallery. Rick Adams is an alumnus of the University of North Alabama and Muscle Shoals Native. Adams has been carving…

ARTS ALIVE: CALL FOR ARTISTS!

Calling all artists! Please join us for the 2017 Arts Alive Festival at Wilson Park in downtown Florence. Apply for the two-day juried art market in the park, the juried gallery exhibition at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, or both. Over $6,000 in awards! Apply from Zapplication or from alabamaartsalive.com Call 256-760-6379 or email info@alabamaartsalive.com…

Orders from the Invisible by Marge Luttrell

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is pleased to present works by Marge Luttrell January 13 through January 27. Marge Luttrell has been a mixed media artist and educator for over thirty years. Marge has worked in encaustic as her medium of choice for eight years, and has excelled in spreading the gospel of the medium….

Holly and Ivy Luncheons

December 5 -9 Tickets are on sale now at KD Art Center for the Holly and Ivy Luncheons, hosted by the Kennedy-Douglass Art Center Volunteers. This delicious, catered meal is served in the exquisitely decorated Southall-Moore House. It is the perfect opportunity to get a group of friends together for a holiday meal. The Cup O’…