T0 build a self-sustaining
To create an environment
for Arts to prosper
To educate, exhibit,
partner, and inspire
through the Arts
Painting by Elizabeth Newman
FRIDAY, JULY 2ND 6-8 PM ET
FEATURING THE FORGOTTEN COAST UKULELE ORCHESTRA
WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 11 AM TO 6 PM ET
SATURDAY 11 AM TO 3 PM
Family Art Days
Wednesdays from 1-3pm during the exhibit
Classes are free but seating is limited.
Please pre-register for these classes.
There will also be five special presentations for everyone to enjoy and participate in during our Life’s A Beach exhibit. Please pre-register for these events, either at the Joe or online at www.thejoecenter.org. Events are free but seating is limited. All times are Eastern.
“Poetry by the Sea”
Join us for an open-mike poetry reading session. Come listen to poetry readings by local poets. Come share your own poetry or story of all things related to the beach. (Click here to register)
July 17 from 10am-12pm and from 1-3pm
"Cereal Box Collages"
Nationally and internationally known American Pop Artist, Michael Albert, famous for his “cereal box” collages, will be presenting two workshops. Come learn about various collage techniques and create your own collage from food product boxes.
July 18, from 2-3pm
The E Company Dancers will present a special ballet performance showcasing the talents of our local dancers. (Click here to register.)
July 22, from 6-7pm
Local Author: Tom Baird
Join local author, Tom Baird, as he shares his recent book, “A Year on the Bay: St Joseph Bay, Cape San Blas and the Beaches.” Learn about the fascinating creatures that can be found in St. Joseph Bay and all the special things that make our area so unique and special. (Click here to register.)
July 31, from 11am-12pm
“Our Changing Coastline—The Last 125,000 Years.”
Dr. Jack Rink, Professor Emeritus of Geography and Earth Science from McMaster University, has studied the coastal landforms and the impacts of geological changes on our beaches. Come hear about those past changes and what the impact of climate change may hold for our future. (Click here to register.)