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1902, 2019

CAA Executive Director Elected to Americans for the Arts Council

February 19th, 2019|News|

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce Executive Director Jennifer Steele has been recently elected to serve on the Americans For The Arts Private Sector Network Council for a three-year term effective January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021. This group is comprised of leaders from Private Sector Network organizations elected to assist in developing programs and resources to promote professional development and networking opportunities [...]

1102, 2019

CAA Announces 2019 Spring Rotation Artists

February 11th, 2019|Events, News, The Foster Gallery|

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 21 local artists who were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Spring Rotation, which runs January 29 through April 22, 2019 in the Grand Boulevard Town Center location and February 5 - April 29, 2019 in the Ruskin Place Artist Colony location. The selected artists for the Grand Boulevard location are Melody [...]

602, 2019

CAA Valentine Tour of Homes Brings Creativity & Design Inspiration Feb. 16 – 17

February 6th, 2019|Events, News|

Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors, it signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County. The tour is known for providing a rare opportunity to enter some of South Walton’s most interesting residences, showcasing stunning interiors, acclaimed architectural design and picturesque settings, which are sure to bring inspiration [...]

101, 2019

2019 Foster Gallery Spring Rotation Artist Call

January 1st, 2019|Artists, News, The Foster Gallery|

CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all member artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 2019 Foster Gallery Spring Rotation. The Grand Boulevard location rotation is scheduled for January 29 - April 22, 2019. The Ruskin Place Artist Colony location rotation is slated for February 5 - April 29, 2019. Artists with an interest is both locations can indicate such on the application and need only complete [...]

612, 2018

2019 Underwater Museum of Art Artist Call

December 6th, 2018|Artists, News|

CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 2019 Underwater Museum of Art deployment  scheduled for Summer 2019. Please note: interested artists must create an account at CaFE prior to beginning the application process. The submission deadline is Friday, January 31 at 11PM CST. CLICK HERE for details and to access the application.

2411, 2018

31st Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival

November 24th, 2018|Artist Calls, Artists, Events|

CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 31st Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival scheduled for May 11 - 12, 2019 in Grand Boulevard Town Center. Artists who apply before January 31, 2019 will receive an early bird jury and booth rate fee. Artists are invited to apply in the categories of Mixed Media, Ceramics, Works on Paper, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, [...]

3010, 2018

CAA Announces Fall/Winter Artists & Foster Gallery Second Location

October 30th, 2018|Artists, News, The Foster Gallery|

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 13 local artists recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Fall/Winter rotation, which runs November 2, 2018 through January 27, 2019 in its new Grand Boulevard location. The selected artists are Melody Bogle, Donnelle Clark, Skip Deems, Joyful Enriquez, Hayley Green, Tim Harbeson, Linda Kernick, Rosalyn O’Grady, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher, Shelly Swanger, [...]

2610, 2018

2019 30A Songwriters Festival Headliner Announcement

October 26th, 2018|Events, News|

Jason isbell, brandi carlile, and felix cavaliere’s rascals are set to headline the 10th annual 30a songwriters festival along florida’s scenic highway 30a on january 18 – 21, 2019 Other highlights include patty griffin, steve earle, gregory alan isakov, suzy bogguss, amanda shires, shawn mullins, livingston taylor, john fullbright, the secret sisters, the war and treaty, aaron lee tasjan, robyn hitchcock, radney foster and many more. Event to feature 175 [...]

410, 2018

Calling All Kids For The Flutterby Arts Festival

October 4th, 2018|Events, News|

The Cultural Arts Alliance’s Annual Family Festival Celebrates 26 Years October 20 & 21 in Watersound Origins **October 15, 2018 Update** The Flutterby Festival has been canceled due to Hurricane Michael Recovery Efforts. Please visit our event page for further details. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is calling all kids to flitter to Watersound Origins to celebrate 26 years of the Flutterby Arts Festival. This year’s event [...]

2609, 2018

CAA Announces Fall/Winter 2018 Foster Gallery Artist Call

September 26th, 2018|Artists, News, The Foster Gallery|

CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists who are current members of the Cultural Arts Alliance to submit an application to be considered for the Fall/Winter 2018/19 rotation which will run November 2, 2018 – January 28, 2019. Please study the criteria and submit application ONLINE prior to 11pm on Thursday, October 4, 2018. ABOUT THE FOSTER GALLERY Named for the late Susan Foster, founder of the Cultural [...]

2408, 2018

UMA Named to Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places List 2018

August 24th, 2018|News|

On August 23, 2018, TIME revealed its first annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, which highlights 100 destinations that are breaking new ground, leading industry trends and offering visitors an extraordinary experience. See the full list here: time.com/greatestplaces See the international cover of TIME featuring World’s Greatest Places here: https://bit.ly/2o00KaX To create the list, TIME solicited nominations across a variety of categories—including museums, parks, restaurants and hotels—from TIME editors and correspondents [...]

2008, 2018

CAA Awards Grants To Walton County Teachers Through Art For All Program

August 20th, 2018|News|

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is pleased to announce that seventeen Mini Teacher grants were awarded during the 2017 – 2018 school year benefiting ten area schools and hundreds of young artists. The purpose of the Mini Teacher grant is to enhance the visual, literary and performing arts experience of all Walton County school-age children K-12 in public schools, private 501c (3) schools and home schools through [...]

2806, 2018

The Underwater Museum Of Art Is Open!

June 28th, 2018|News|

This week, the nation’s first permanent Underwater Museum of Art (UMA) opened in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Grayton Beach State Park in South Walton, Fla. The UMA is the first presentation of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA)’s Art In Public Spaces Program and was produced in collaboration with the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA). The purpose of the UMA is to create [...]

105, 2018

Find Creativity Around Every Corner at Art Week South Walton, May 9-20

May 1st, 2018|Events, News|

Events taking place throughout south walton including a special exhibition & live demo with billy the artist, an underwater museum of art fundraiser with shawn mullins band, the 30th annual artsquest fine arts festival and more. Art Week South Walton, an initiative led by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County and sponsored in part by Visit South Walton, kicks off Wednesday, May 9th with a soirée to celebrate [...]

3004, 2018

The Cultural Arts Alliance Announces the Foster Gallery Summer Rotation Artists

April 30th, 2018|Artists, Events, News, The Foster Gallery|

Billy The Artist to join Summer Rotation in a Special Exhibition and perform a live mural demonstration at Opening Reception scheduled for Wednesday, May 9. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce that 19 artists were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Summer Rotation, May 6 – July 22, 2018. The artists are Melody Bogle, Cheryl Burgess, Carol Ann Cain, [...]

1804, 2018

Billy The Artist To Open 2018 Art Week South Walton

April 18th, 2018|Events, News, The Foster Gallery|

Billy the artist to open art week south walton on may 9th with a foster gallery special exhibition and live mural painting performance. Twenty Additional Local and Regional Artists to be Introduced for the Summer Rotation. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) announces the Art Week South Walton Launch Event at The Foster Gallery in Grand Boulevard on Wednesday, May 9th. The official kick-off event will showcase a [...]

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