Arts and Culture In St. Augustine

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the st augustine lighthouse against a blue and purple sky with dark palm trees in the foreground

Arts and Culture, Community

World War II Exhibit Set to Open at the St. Augustine Lighthouse on August 1

“Guardians of the First Coast: Building Readiness for World War II" will honor the men and women who defended our shores during the war.

donations made to art with a heart in healthcare

Arts and Culture, Community

The Mett family of Yulee Donates to Art with a Heart in Healthcare

This Florida family offer funding and art supplies to a non-profit that serves the St. Augustine area and beyond.

first coast opera cast on stage

Arts and Culture, Community

$50k Grant Awarded to St. Augustine’s First Coast Opera

As part of the CARES Act, the non-profit will be able to maintain its staffing over the next two years.

sonar image of a world war II wreck in st augustine florida

Arts and Culture, Community

WWII’s SS Gulfamerica Recorded by Archaeologists for Exhibit at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program led an expedition to the WWII wreck and will now display the sonar mapping images.

Marsh In Blue _ acrylic on panel Sold

Arts and Culture, Community

Broken Image Turns Into Breakthrough for St. Augustine Artist Alma Ramirez

After a waterlogged camera introduced her to a new way to look at the world, this local artist is bringing that vision to canvas.

the st augustine lighthouse against a blue and purple sky with dark palm trees in the foreground

Arts and Culture, Community, Family

Registration Now Open for the St. Augustine Lighthouse’s Virtual Summer Camp 2020

Bring on the summer fun while your kids explore St. Augustine’s connection to the sea!

cover of the black hand by andrew sack

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Author Pens Military Thriller that Redefines the Meaning of “Hero”

Andrew Stack enlists his life experiences to write The Black Hand – a contemporary novel rooted deeply in history.

illustration of drive in movies

Arts and Culture, Living

A Night at the Movies: Epic Theatres St. Augustine Introduces Drive-In Movies

We've all missed spending a night at the movies. But with Epic Theatre's new solution, we can settle in for a drive-in experience.

vintage image of the lightner museum or alcazar hotel in st augustine florida

Arts and Culture, Community

The Lightner Museum Hosts Mural Contest

Artists will compete to paint the back wall in the museum's music room. Here are the details on how to submit your work.

performers on stage at the romanza festivale in st augustine

Arts and Culture, Community

2020 St. Augustine Romanza Festivale Offers Performances Online

From concerts to plays to poetry readings, Romanza is bringing the arts into your home through streaming on May 15-17.

St. augustine lighthouse aerial view

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum to Reopen on May 11

Visitors are welcome once more into the St. Augustine Lighthouse. Here are the details and the new guidelines.

art on display at the cultural center at ponte vedra beach

Arts and Culture, Community

Call to Artists for Virtual Spring Exhibition at Ponte Vedra Cultural Center

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is hosting its first ever virtual spring exhibition, and submissions are open now.

a young student paints in an art room

Arts and Culture, Community

North Florida’s Art with a Heart in Healthcare Offers Free Art Entertainment for the Kids

Explore free coloring pages, interactive art sessions, and storytelling provided by this local nonprofit.

a painter with the st augustine plein air paint out

Arts and Culture, Living

St. Augustine Art Association Announces Plein Air on the Porch

When the annual Plein Air Paint Out came to a halt, local artists decided to take their craft online.

st augustine musician gary lee wingard with his guitar

Arts and Culture, Music, People

The Fine Tuning of St. Augustine’s Gary Lee Wingard

Gary Lee Wingard and his wife Carolyn are spending their retirement pursuing both a lifelong love of music and an insatiable urge to follow the open road.

"Living in a Bubble" by Kay Wells, 2020 STAAA Spring Members Online Exhibit

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Art Association Goes Digital with Its Spring Members Show

Social distancing and staying at home doesn't mean that we lose our access to art – the Art Association is just taking things online.

aerial view of the sanctuary in trinity parish st augustine

Arts and Culture, Living

St. Augustine’s Trinity Parish Takes Holy Week Online

The local church will host a diocese-wide digital celebration of the most important week in the Christian calendar.

sailor jane in the recording studio

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Johns Cultural Council Hosts Online Concert Series

The nightly concerts will support local St. Augustine musicians during a time of cancelled gigs and closed venues.