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Sip and Explore at an Evening Upstairs/Downstairs Tour!

  Join us for our special Summer Evening Upstairs/Downstairs at the Alcazar Tour! The tour will be offered on Saturday, June 9th, Thursday, July 5th and Tuesday, August 7th from 7:00-9:00 P.M. This interactive tour will discuss what it was like to stay and work at the Alcazar Hotel during the Gilded Age.  Guests will…

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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…

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“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…

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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.…

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Art Contest

  CALLING ALL ARTISTS $1,000 CASH PRIZE the Lightner Museum is hosting a contest for its upcoming anniversary event on October 19, 2018, “Promenade the Alcazar.” This event will celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Alcazar Hotel and the 70th anniversary of the Lightner Museum. Activities will include a Wine Walk throughout the museum and…

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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 three engaging talks and performances focusing on Florida’s history, culture, and people. The speaker series begins March 2018 and ends May 2018. Admission to each program is $10 and is free…

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Summer Mixology Series

August 31, 2017 VODKA Tickets This program seeks to highlight the social trends of the Gilded Era, one of the more popular and iconic changes being the development of the cocktail. Guests will be able to sample specially-crafted cocktails featuring Manifest Distilling products, enjoy food-pairings as well as learn a little about the dynamic changes that…

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants

  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. A Demonstration of Floral Arranging and “Tablescaping” Reminiscent of the English Country Manor. Sunday, July 23rd, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Lightner Museum’s East Room. Join us for an illuminating presentation on floral arranging created by Garden Club of St. Augustine members, Cathy Snyder and Marilyn Smith.…

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The Art of Taking Tea

A Dinner Time Tea and Talk Hosted by the Lightner Museum TICKETS   The Lightner Museum will be hosting an evening of education and entertainment for participants to learn about the development and social customs of  “taking tea” – whether Afternoon, High, or a working class dinner tea– while also enjoying period-correct food and service. When:  Wednesday June 14th, 2017…

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A Fun & Flirty Interactive Workshop

Presented by the Garden Club of St. Augustine PURCHASE TICKETS This year for Valentines Day, make something special for your sweetheart at the Lightner Museum. The Garden Club of St. Augustine will host a fun and flirty, interactive floral arranging seminar followed by desserts. When:  Sunday, February 12, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Where:  Lightner…

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