Archive for March, 2018

As Illuminated as Ever!

  Written by Angela de Gregory When visiting the Lightner Museum people probably immediately take notice of the exhibits.  Under the surface however, there are other important details too. For example,  Keeping the Lights on at the Lightner. “Keeping the Lights on,” refers to not only the straightforward sense of the words, but symbolically as well.…


Undressing Downton

The elaborate process of dismantling a blockbuster exhibition.  Work for the Lightner Museum staff was far from over when the Dressing Downton™ exhibition closed its ballroom doors on February 4, 2018. Dressing Downton™ costume curator Nancy Lawson flew in from New York City for the project of dismantling the 36 costumes from the hit PBS…


“Lightner After Hours” March 29, 2018

Sip and Explore the Second Floor! When Thursday March 29, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where Lightner Museum’s Second Floor Gallery Spaces Come excited to explore the second floor with a new twist to our monthly Lightner After Hours program.  This month’s social hour will be hosted in the second floor “spa gallery” which currently…