Archive for January, 2016

Major French Artwork gets a Rebirth at the Lightner

One does not have to travel to Paris, New York or London to see world-class art: here at Saint Augustine’s Lightner Museum there are numerous examples of major artworks. On display are such treasures as a Russian malachite urn first exhibited in London’s Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851; a grand escritoire commissioned circa 1806 by…


Set Sail with the Lightner Museum….

Fine art meets high class cruising with Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers.         Southern Caribbean, December 4, 2016: The Lightner Museum invites the public to sail away with Museum Curator Barry Myers and other fine-art aficionados on a 10-day maiden voyage aboard the newly-built ms Koningsdam by Holland American to the Southern…


America’s Parks

AMERICA’S PARKS I ENCORE EXHIBITION Coming to Lightner Museum, St. Augustine, Florida   The Saint Johns Cultural Council is excited to announce an upcoming art exhibition entitled America’s Parks I Encore Exhibition, which portrays the wondrous beauty of America’s diverse landscapes. The exhibit will be held at the Lightner Museum from June 10 to August…


Going Out In Style

The Lightner Museum and WJCT Present a Special Screening of Masterpiece’s Downton Abbey Series Finale on March 6.     This Event is Sold Out.       Before the final episode of Downton Abbey’s last season broadcasts at 9 p.m. on WJCT Public Television, the Lightner Museum and WJCT will host an early screening…