Beaux Arts Ball
Friday, February 23, 2024 (6:00 PM)
The St. Augustine Art Association is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with a Beaux Arts Ball on Friday, February 23, 2024, at the Lightner Museum!
You’re invited to join us for an evening of celebration, dinner by the Chef’s Garden, dancing, and of course, fine art! (Live painting and auction.)
Friday, February 23, 2024
6pm at the Lightner Museum
75 King Street – Enter through the Radzinski Family Garden at the back of the museum
Wear your best masquerade ball attire!
1949, Beaux Arts Ball by Louise Shanks
The History of the Beaux Arts Ball
“Whenever there are people concerned with the fine arts, the Beaux-arts Ball is a medium which brings them together for a gala and festive occasion and to further the projects in which they are all interested.”
The St. Augustine Art Association was founded on January 18, 1924, to promote the arts in St. Augustine. As the organization grew, it became evident they needed their own building. In 1945, the organization purchased the land at 22 Marine Street in historic downtown, from member and past president Hildegard Müller-Uri’s parents. To raise the funds for a building, the board of the Art Association put on the Beaux Arts Ball, which Otto Lightner generously hosted for a number of years at his museum–the old Alcazar Hotel. In February 1954, the St. Augustine Art Association opened its own gallery space–the building that is now the Main Gallery.
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
& Bill Mayer
Rita & Jim Urbanski
Eric & Nikki Rakov
Purchase Your Tickets
$75 from your ticket purchase is tax-deductible. Please consult your tax preparer for how to handle your deduction.
Tickets have sold out.
Programs & Exhibits of the St. Augustine Art Association are funded in part by grants from the the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, the St. Johns County Cultural Council, and the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida.