Art Exhibitions for the Art Aficionado in Florida’s Historic Coast

Art is always in season on Florida's Historic Coast

January 21, 2022

Here are some of our current and upcoming can’t miss exhibitions:

Picturing a Nation at Lightner Museum

Through – September 30, 2022
Picturing a Nation
is a major reinstallation of American paintings and sculpture from the Lightner Museum’s permanent collection. From America’s great vistas and natural wonders, to intimate scenes of St. Augustine, the exhibition presents a vibrant vision of America on a local and national scale through late-19th and early 20th century American art.

Bouke de Vries: War and Pieces

April 1 - December 31, 2022
Presented by Lightner Museum, War and Pieces, a monumental contemporary craft installation that presents Dutch artist Bouke de Vries’s interpretation of an eighteenth-century tablescape. A former conservator of art objects, de Vries breathes new life into traditional materials, creating provocative works of art that blend historic porcelain with modern plastic elements. War and Pieces will be on display through December 31 at Lightner Museum.

May 6 - 29, 2022
Both on display in gallery and online at the St. Augustine Art Association, Adventures en Plein Air exhibits original paintings produced during the St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out create irresistible artistic tapestry of the nation's oldest city. An art collector's delight! Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays 1-4 p.m.

May 6 - 29, 2022
Travels here and there, bucket list vacations, weekend getaways and staycations. Hiking in the mountains or climbing Everest, white water rapids or lazy rivers. Iconic landmarks and historical sites. Here & There is on display at the St. Augustine Art Association through May 29. Admission is free. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays from 1-4 p.m.

June 3 - 29, 2022
The Annual Honors Invitational showcases the Best of the Best! This impressive exhibit highlights the talents and new works from the St. Augustine Art Association's award winning artists. Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays 1-4 p.m.

June 3 - July 22, 2022
Martha Ferguson: Beyond the Crowds
presents the artist's intimate vision of the Ancient City. Inspired by her experiences strolling the streets of St. Augustine and crossing paths with locals, this exhibit is on display through July 22.

Marguerite Castaing

July 1 - August 21, 2022
Born in Pau, France in 1900 French Impressionist Marguerite Castaing had a long career as an artist. This collection of her paintings will be on display Summer 2022. Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays 1-4 p.m.

Fall 2022

Contemporary Chronicles of St. Augustine explores the urban fabric of St. Augustine through large-format photographs, hand drawn maps, and interactive photographic flip books. The project seeks to define St. Augustine through the residential streets and neighborhoods that have long been inhabited by the people that help support the city as a premier tourist destination. Through interactive sequential images, visitors to the exhibition will uncover the overlooked aspects of everyday life in America’s oldest city. On display at Lightner Museum in Fall 2022.