20th Anniversary Traveling Exhibition
Celebrating Jacksonville'sWilderness Parks
Come learn about the 7 Creeks Trail Partnership and Barrier Islands Parks, view breathtaking art inspired by parks right here in Northeast Florida and discover how our natural spaces instill a sense of place and a sense of well-being. Our exhibition features images highlighting the beauty of the area’s parks and preserves. Also within the exhibition are panels that highlight our nonprofit organization’s accomplishments of the last 20 years as well as our current resiliency, health, engagement and park development initiatives.
- Four new park paintings by fine artist Kathy Stark
- A video which includes drone footage captured by Tom Schifanella
- Still images by photographer Will Dickey
- A map of our parks, native animal cutouts and animal tracks
- Online video of the exhibition at the Friends of the Library website
2022 | Fort Caroline National Memorial
On August 31, 2022, our 20th Anniversary traveling exhibition opened at the Timucuan Preserve visitor center at Fort Caroline National Memorial where it will be on display through February 2023.
2022 | Downtown at The Jessie
From March to May 2022, the “Timucuan Parks Foundation: Celebrate and Explore Our Wilderness Parks” 20th Anniversary traveling exhibition was displayed downtown at the Jessie Ball duPont Center (The Jessie). Visitors to the Great Hall and the just-resumed First Wednesday Art Walks learned about the City's expansive wilderness parks system and TPF's work to support it.
2021 | Beaches Museum
In April 2021, the exhibition reached the Beaches Museum in Jacksonville Beach. Visitors viewed the exhibition in the Dixon Gallery and were treated to monthly virtual and in-person Boardwalk Talks featuring the artists and notable speakers.
2020 | Fernandina Beach Branch Library
Beginning July 1, 2020, visitors to the Fernandina Beach Branch library’s community room were able to celebrate our parks and preserves virtually and then in-person with the exhibition. It was installed in partnership with Friends of the Library–Fernandina Beach and extended to March 2021.
2019 | Launch at MOSH
The exhibition was launched at the Museum of Science & History (MOSH) where it was on display from October 30, 2019 through June 21, 2020. Museum admissions during that time numbered just over 54,000 visitors. You can view highlights of the exhibition at MOSH here.
Sponsors and Supporters
Our sponsors and supporters are the reason this milestone 20th anniversary exhibition for the community was possible. We thank you so very much. We are grateful to our partner, the Museum of Science & History (MOSH), who generously provided the initial exhibition space.
This exhibition was made possible by generous underwriters.
The Marco Family Foundation
Marco Family Foundation, Inc.
Sense of Place panel:
Scenic Jacksonville *
Sense of Well-Being panel:
Nona J. Rawls & H. Taylor Jones Foundation
Berry & Co. Real Estate
Scenic Jacksonville *
Laura D’Alisera, William “Bill” Bishop, Catherine Brinton, Susan Caven, Terry DeLoach, Leslie Goller, Alicia B. Grant, Murray “Lad” Hawkins, III, Barbara Ketchum, Michael Kirwan, Larry and Emily Lisska, Jim Overton, Leslie Pierpont, Nancy Powell, Good Neighbor M.A.N.I.A.
- Maggie Means
- Susan S. Wiles
- Zim and Terry Boulos
- Catherine Brinton
- Cathleen and Kurt Dunkle
- Robert Hays
- Ross and Jean Krueger
- Emily and Larry Lisska
- John and Sally Ragsdale
- Richard Skinner and Patricia Houlihan
- JoAnn Tredennick and Jack Meeks
- Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board
- University of North Florida Environmental Center
- Akel, Logan & Shafer, P.A.
- David and Cynthia Baker
- Felicia Boyd and Dan Legett
- Susan and Rick Brodeur
- Dr. Richard Danford, Jr.
- Susan Davis
- Thomas and Julia Davis
- John Delaney
- Joe and Katie Eberly
- Rick and Kathy Fitzgerald
- Carolyn Jennings, The Write Touch
- Ted M. Johnson
- Bob, Maria and Garrett Mark
- Katie and Dave Mitura
- Kathy and Bud Para
- Nicky Runnels, Champion Brands
- Drs. Todd Sack and Barbara Sharp
- Jim Schwarz and Trisha Meili
- Shepherd Agency
- Will Dickey Photography