Archive for January, 2018

Florida Humanities Speaker Series

A fascinating new program series presented by the Florida Humanities Council is coming to the Lightner Museum in 2018! The Humanities Speakers Series showcases four engaging talks and performances focusing on Florida’s history, culture, and people. The speaker series begins February 2018 and ends April 2018. Admission to each program is $10 and is free…


“Lightner After Hours” May Edition

Kick off the Weekend in Style at “Lightner After Hours” When Thursday January 25, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where Lightner Museum’s Mezzanine and Historic Pool Area Join the Lightner Museum at May’s Lightner After Hours event for an evening of enlightening conversation, exceptional music, and exquisite cuisine in Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery.  …


Rugs So Vibrant, They Almost Glitter!

Written by Angela de Gregory   Mussallem Galleries of Jacksonville, Florida is a spotlight sponsor of the Dressing Downton™ exhibition at the Lightner Museum.  The Lightner was lent a total of ten rare and historic rugs to use in the special exhibition, which are combined into elaborate room settings or vignettes in the Grand Ballroom Gallery. The…