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, September 9, 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, September 9, 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.