As Downtown Imaginative and prescient screens the quickly evolving state of affairs with Coronavirus, we wish to guarantee our enterprise house owners, residents, college students, and guests are knowledgeable in regards to the methods during which that is affecting the DTJax neighborhood.

Examine again right here often for extra data and updates. We respect your continued help. Keep secure!


Info from the Metropolis:

For the freshest data from the Metropolis of Jacksonville, go to jaxready.com/virus


Digital Experiences:

Our Arts, Tradition and Leisure sector has new choices to accommodate our homebound state. Present them some love and honor their arduous work by having fun with reside performances, digital museum experiences (#MuseumFromHome), enjoyable at-home actions and extra!

Upcoming Occasions:

August fifth | August  Art Scroll w/ Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk

Be part of us at midday for an interview with Shawana Brooks. Then be part of us once more at 6pm for a livestream efficiency by The Band Be Straightforward. Woot!

August sixth | Collection Sketchin’ w/ MOSH Educators

August sixth | MOCA Movie Night Presents: Dayveon

 


Zoom Backgrounds

Present your love for #DTJax by utilizing certainly one of these backgrounds in your subsequent Zoom name! Now we have highlighted some Downtown landmarks and occasions that we love. We’ll maintain including new photographs so examine again right here often to change up your look! Picked out your favourite? Simply click on the picture to open it bigger, proper click on and save!


WJCT launched a brand new multi-platform of companies to assemble and join music lovers all through Jacksonville, Northeast Florida and past. The Jacksonville Music Experience has been months within the making, representing WJCT’s pre-existing music companies and new streaming companies, a brand new podcast sequence, Music Thursdays and Fb livestream with musicians.

Sean McCarthy Band

Madison Grace “TheDirt Highway Angel”

 


The Florida Theatre can be doing a weekly digital present, the RedCarpet Studying! Comply with their facebook page and tune in each Tuesday you’ll be launched to an area e-book lover who will share their favourite story with you. Take a look at the primary Purple Carpet Studying by Ben Stone as he shares his favourite e-book: “Halloween” by Jerry Seinfeld.

Purple Carpet Studying by Ben Stone

Florida Theatre Digital Tour with Michelle Adams 

Whilst you cannot bodily be part of us at The Florida Theatre proper now, you may be part of us for a digital tour of the constructing any time you want!Do get pleasure from this tour of the historic, nonprofit Florida Theatre lead by the Theatre’s Director of Improvement, Michelle Adams!

Posted by The Florida Theatre on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

 


MOSH

Go to the Museum of Science and History‘s bilingual on-line exhibit: Science Behind the News: Viruses. Organized by the New York Corridor of Science (NYSCI), study COVID-19 from the Affiliation of Science and Expertise Facilities (ASTC).

Launched April 1, try MOSH Connect, a digital endeavor bringing partaking academic museum experiences to your private home. It options video content material, step-by-step at-home science and historical past classes, and reside interactive classes with MOSH Educators. Create an arachnid headband, a DIY curler coaster monitor and even biodegradable plastic. Watch turtle feedings with Tonca, an alligator snapping turtle, and study MOSH’s owls Oscar and Susie. Keep updated on new content material releases by following @MOSHJax on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

MOSH Historical past with a Twist: Trailer! 

Historical past with a Twist is a brand new weblog sequence exploring historical past highlights distinctive to Better Jacksonville. Every episode will embody a history-inspired recipe roundup so that you can experiment with by yourself. Please be part of us for this digital program as we have fun Jacksonville, regional historical past and every little thing in-between. Tune in each Thursday at 6pm on MOSH’s Facebook page.


The Jacksonville Symphony is reside streaming concert events each Friday night time at 8pm. Get pleasure from a digital efficiency from the consolation of your private home through their Facebook Page.

 

 


Museum of Contemporary Art has launched MOCA smART On-line, a free digital museum expertise designed to carry MOCA to your private home. Guests can get pleasure from day by day recent content material for all ages to get pleasure from like live-streaming artist interviews, gallery excursions and enjoyable actions to for the kids. Talking of, try the brand new Artwork Aviators artwork exercise that includes vegetable stamping!

Get pleasure from a wealthy assortment within the MOCA video gallery, just like the Venture Atrium: Evan Roth video under. And be looking out for a reside stream manufacturing of “A Midsummer Night time’s Dream” by the University of North Florida Shakespeare in the Park!


Tune in to 1904 Music Hall‘s Socially Distant Live performance Sequence through their Facebook page. If you happen to’re in a position, they’ll even be taking donations for each the venue and the bands. This week’s performances consists of:

 


Seize a cocktail and be part of The 5 & Dime Theatre Co. on Facebook Live at 5 p.m. for a Digital Blissful Hour! Inventive Supervisor Lee Hamby can be boozing and chatting it up with a unique visitor on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

In case you missed the April twentieth Blissful Hour with Ross Frontz…


The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville encourages all Jacksonvillians to interact, join and help our arts neighborhood by becoming a member of two Fb pages. ARTconnectsJAX is an open discussion board to share all types of inventive expression, new works in any medium and digital displays (inform your artist pals!). JAX ARTS is run by WJCT as a digital gathering place for Northeast Florida’s arts and tradition neighborhood. This consists of native favorites like MOCA, The Florida Theatre, The Florida Ballet and extra.


Be part of The Cummer Museum for an audio lecture on Ninah Cummer and her lasting influence on our stunning metropolis. The lecture introduced by Holly Keris, the museum’s Chief Curator. Take heed to the lecture here. Comply with The Cummer Museum on Facebook or Instagram to remain up to date for future digital lectures.

The Eclectic Ecology Gallery is now out there for a virtual tour! Discover how Florida and man coexist – whether or not in concord or imbalance – by way of artworks. Our favourite quote from the tour is:

“My dad and mom didn’t wish to transfer to Florida, however they turned 60 and that’s simply the regulation” (Jerry Seinfeld). – Eclectic Ecology Gallery 

Now go on the tour and see which paintings this quote went with!

 


Jacksonvillians! Go Tuk’n created “Picture Race” Scavenger Hunt Kits full with prizes, goodies and every little thing you want for the challenges enclosed. #SupportLocal and make lasting recollections by buying your package here.


Riverside Arts Market is partnering up with native musicians to carry the efficiency to you! RAM can be streaming reside performances on Facebook. Viewers could make donations through Go Fund Me and all proceeds will instantly profit the musicians.

 

April twenty fourth livestream with Swing Bone!

 

April sixteenth livestream with the 77d’s !


Expertise #JaxFromHome with Visit Jacksonville‘s Virtual Experience Hub. This useful resource consists of immersive 360 movies, attraction movies (like an elephant feeding on the Jacksonville Zoo!), reside digital camera feeds, digital actuality library and #OnlyinJax printable actions! And if that’s not sufficient, comply with their Facebook page for cool watch events like Chef Matthew Medure’s easy pasta dish video this morning. Yum!

The newest from Go to Jax!


Further data on the impacts of COVID-19 on DTJax may be discovered right here:

COVID-19: #DTJax Business Updates
COVID-19: #DTJax Resources for Small Business

We’ll replace as we get new information.

Please contact us if you’re open or wish to share any data with our viewers.

 

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