TOUCH ST. AUGUSTINE BRAILLE TRAIL
Iconic sculptures around the historic Plaza comprise what is referred to as the TOUCH St. Augustine “Braille Trail.” The people and images represented in these public works of art were instrumental to the growth of the nation’s oldest city. The sculptures are brought to life through site-specific Braille signage with raised tactile diagrams and interpretive descriptions, as well as compelling audio stories available for free by mobile web app or phone call.
ART & ARCHITECTURE WALKING TOUR.
NEXT TOUR: Sunday, October 14, 2018 10:00am
A 90-minute excursion through Old Town, highlighting paintings, monuments, murals, public sculptures, Colonial, Spanish and Victorian architecture, stained glass, artist studios, galleries and more. Discover St. Augustine’s epic history and rich artistic heritage. Tours are on the second Sunday of the month and begin at 10:00am. Led by a professional art historian guide, the tours begin at the St. Augustine Art Association. (Comfortable shoes recommended) Fee: $20. Reserve by 3pm on the Friday before. Call (904) 824.2310. The next tour is scheduled for Sunday, October 14, beginning at 10:00am.
Docents provide free tours of the current exhibits along with helpful tips of the local art scene. Groups of all sizes and ages are welcome. The St. Augustine Art Association gallery is open free to the public year round except holidays and is handicap-accessible. Please call in advance to schedule a group tour. Gallery tours hours are Tuesday-Saturday: noon-4pm; Sundays: 2-5pm. Visit 22 Marine Street in downtown St. Augustine, Florida 32084. Admission is free.
Pop-Up Exhibit, September 25-30
The Renaissance Connection, From Florence to Florida – A pop-up exhibition of academic works from the Florence Classical Arts Academy in Italy will be displayed at the St. Augustine Art Association from September 25-30.
“The Academic Method from Renaissance through Modernity” – Free Lecture, September 25, at 7pm
Join us for a free lecture, “The Academic Method from Renaissance through Modernity” – On Tuesday, September 25, at 7pm, Rev. Vladimir Kaydanov, Associate Professor of Art History at the Florence Classical Arts Academy, will give a vivid talk on the creation of art through the centuries.