Archive for the 'Curator’s Tours' Category

New Summer Tours with Museum Educator

June 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. A Picture Tells a Thousand Words New Educator’s Tours will be offered during the summer months at the Lightner Museum. June’s tour will be a 45-minute interactive tour presented by Lightner Museum’s educator and program coordinator, Ellen Morfit at 10:00 a.m. on June 6, 2018.   The tour titled, “A…


Broken Lightner, A Retrospective Series, Part 1

Written by Angela de Gregory Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers had something different in mind for March’s Curator’s Tour, Broken Lightner.  Broken Lightner presented some of the biggest challenges the Museum faces on a regular basis.  Two of these challenges are maintaining the collection and the integrity of the building that was once the Alcazar Hotel.…



Lightner Museum Curator’s Tour April 6, 2016 at 10 a.m.   April’s Curator’s Tour will focus on the evolution of women’s undergarments and highlight Victorian fashion trends. This talk will seek to “bust” some myths about the dangers of corset-wearing and social extremes ladies of the 19th century sought to achieve.  All unmentionables will be…


It’s a Small World!

The Lightner Museum Shares Its Collection of Childhood Gems –  A Curator’s Tour Re-cap Curator Barry Myers leads behind-the-scenes tours of the museum’s collections every month.   Curator’s Tours give visitors the opportunity to see museum artifacts that aren’t usually exhibited to the public. In November, the Lightner Museum highlighted some of its finest examples…