Save the date for Shelter House’s 5th Annual Palate & Palette Dinner to be held February 6, 2021! This year, the event will feature five local unique artists and be hosted as five different intimate dinners across Okaloosa and Walton Counties. In South Walton 30A, The Events will be...
Mattie Kelly Arts Guild Lunch Kids
In honor of the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s (MKAF) 25-year historical journey, the popular Arts Guild Luncheon titled “Love for the Arts” returns on Feb. 19, 2020. Hosted at the Emerald Grande, Emerald Ballroom from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Arts Guild Luncheon will feature acclaimed guest speaker,...

Upcoming Art Classes

Artful Things Niceville: Upcoming workshops at the gallery: April 15, 10 a.m. Encaustic Wax Cards - Cornia Zalace April 17, 10 a.m. Intro to Calligraphy - Elia Saxer April 23, 6 p.m. Date Nite Acrylic Pour- Debi Profeta April 24, 10 a.m. Swipe and String Pull Acrylic- Debi Profeta April 24, 1:30 p.m. Book Release...

Art Classes Offered

Upcoming Classes at Artful Things Niceville These classes continue weekly and students are worked with on an individual basis. Beginners welcome! Ongoing classes: Oil or Acrylics - Artist, Rosalyn O’Grady, www.rosalynogrady.com. Call 850-865-5343 to reserve a seat. Tuesdays 10 a.m., 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. $20 per session...
By Dr. David Simmons, Professor of Film Studies, NWFSC The 2021 Sundance Film Festival was different from all other years. Instead of flying to the snow-covered mountains of Park City, Utah, as I have several times before, I was I able to stream 17 films during the six days it...
Artful Things Niceville Rosalyn O’Grady–Oil or Acrylics Tuesday mornings 10 a.m. – Noon, or Tuesday afternoons 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. $20 per session plus supplies. Email Roslyn to reserve your space or for more details. ogradytr@cox.net. www.RosalynOgrady.com. MJ Montgomery–Anime and Drawing Basics Wednesday afternoons: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. $10. Text seating request to:...
Vintij
Join Vin’tij Food & Wine in Grand Boulevard on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. for the first in a series of wine dinners benefiting the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF). Vin’tij, known for its creative menus and impressive wine boutique, presents Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars in celebration of...
By Chris J. Ogle, Local native and lifelong ocean lover If you happen upon local artist Harley Van Hyning, you will likely feel his artistic vibes immediately. His always smiling persona exudes a love for the ocean—especially surfing and fishing. Born and raised in the local area, Harley has found...
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) names popular Destin artist, Kelly Pierre, the 2019 Festival of the Arts poster contest winner. Born and raised in Southern Louisiana, Kelly Pierre’s passion for arts sparked at a young age. As a child, Pierre spent a lot of his time sketching marine life...
Festival of the Arts
Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Known as one of Northwest Florida’s premier fine arts shows, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF ) Festival of the Arts is one of the most anticipated cultural events of the year. The 24th...

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