Archive for May, 2018

Intern Spotlight: Kim Weber

Intern Spotlight: Kim Weber     Tell me about all of your travels for your studies.  What is your major and what are your interests? I am studying International Tourism Management at the Karlshochschule International University in Karlsruhe, Germany. I started my studies in 2015 after visiting the United States for the first time, for…


Lightner Museum Receives Industry Recognition from VCB

Hats Off to the Lightner Museum! Awarded First “Tourism Impact Award” for Dressing Downton™ Exhibition Written by Andrew Gapinski At the St. Johns County Visitors and Convention Bureau annual State of the Tourism Industry meeting, the Lightner Museum was awarded the first ever Tourism Impact Award.  Upon receiving the award, the Lightner Museum was recognized…


CycleHere Media Wins International Award For Creative Video of Lightner Museum

Behind-the-scenes video chosen out of 2,000 submissions, 40 countries Written by Andrew Gapinski CycleHere Media produced a 30 second video to market the new Gilded Age behind-the-scenes tour for the Lightner Museum. This tour offers guests a glimpse of what the formal Alcazar Hotel was like at the turn of the century. With the feel…


“Lightner After Hours” May 31, 2018

Sip and Explore the Second Floor! When Thursday, May 31st, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where Lightner Museum’s 2nd Floor Kick off the summer in style by joining the Lightner Museum on May 31, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second floor gallery spaces.  Enjoy an evening of art, music, and…


Museums are Awesome and so is the Lightner!

Written by Angela de Gregory The American Alliance of Museums recently released a study discussing the impact of museums in communities and the entire United States economy.   Museums as Economic Engines: A National Study Museum Hack broke this study down for us in the simplest of terms: museums generate Gross Domestic Product, museums create…