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

Art is always in season on Florida's Historic Coast

May 19, 2022

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

Large photograph fragmentary clippings artwork by Tom Schifanella
Faces of the Alcazar

Through September 30, 2022
Faces of the Alcazar
presents a compelling glimpse of life behind-the-scenes at Henry Flagler’s Alcazar Hotel. Through large-format photographs, the exhibition documents fragmentary clippings from early-20th century motion picture magazines pasted to the walls of the Alcazar staff quarters by the immigrant staff who lived and worked at the hotel.

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

Through 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.

Gail Beveridge

Through September 21, 2022
Gail Beveridge: Embracing Nature presents a vibrant vision of the rich and varied landscape of Northeast Florida. Depicting the pristine beaches, pine forests, salt marshes, and cypress swamps of our region, Beveridge’s powerfully realized images connect the viewer to these special places.

Marguerite Castaing

Through 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.

September 2 - 30, 2022
Ginny LeJeune is the featured artist at P.A.St.A. Art Gallery for the month of September. Ginny works exclusively in oils in an impressionistic style she wants to draw you into a place she would love to be. Her inspiration came from the late Jeremiah Goodman. P.A.St.A Art Gallery is open daily from noon-5 p.m. Admission is free.

September 2 - October 2, 2022
St. Augustine Art Association's Fall Members Show features works in varying subjects, styles, and mediums from drawings and paintings, sculptures, photography, and more! Every piece on display was created by artist members of the St. Augustine Art Association and shows the diversity and talent of St. Augustine’s local artists. Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays 1-4 p.m.

Nancy Hamlin-Vogler

September 6 - November 15, 2022
The St. Johns Cultural Council presents an Art in Public Spaces exhibition featuring the contemporary mixed-media paintings of St. Augustine artist Nancy Hamlin-Vogler. Free and appropriate for all ages. The Rotunda Gallery is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on public holidays.

October 7 - 30, 2022
This annual Tactile Art Show turns the tables on museum etiquette and creates a fun and interactive opportunity for visitors to experience art in a unique way. Visually appealing but also engaging for the blind and visually impaired, the art in this exhibit includes sculptures, assemblages, ceramics, fiber, and other media. Feel the exhibit for yourself Tuesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Admission is free.

October 7 - 30, 2022
Emerging and professional photographers are showcased in this annual exhibit by the St. Augustine Camera Club. Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays from 1-4 p.m.

October 7 - 30, 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.

November 4 - December 30, 2022
The natural beauty of the Sunshine State shines here! This vivid display explores a wide range of artistic interpretations of Florida’s wild side from the plants and animals to the wilderness and waterways. Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays from 1-4 p.m.