The St. Augustine Art Association - located in the historic district and directly across from Casa de Solana Bed and Breakfast. The Art Association has been promoting artists since 1924. The nation's oldest city, the St. Augustine Art Association produces monthly exhibits of emerging and professional artists, with a great passion for their creations. The Art Association is celebrating 90 years strong this February special events and exhibitions will be promoted all month.
The Gala is February 7th, 2014 - The gala begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 904-824-2310. The birthday party launches with A Gala Galleon. An elegant nautical-themed evening featuring live music and savory culinary delights. The premiere retrospective paintings by the late J. Courtenay Hunt (exhibit is until March 2, 2014. Also, the exhibit of the Lost Art Colony, an informative and entertaining journey of art.
Thursday, February 20 Lecture - Historian Dr. Wayne W. Wood, gives a vivid talk on the life and work of aviator/artist Julian Courtenay Hunt. Known for his extraordinary artistry and love of flying (and the ladies), Hunt produced scores of paintings during his 70-year career, including portraits of many prominent people. The lecture, "Flying Colors," begins at 7 p.m. and focuses on the stunning collection featured in the gallery. Admission is free, but reservations are required.
Tuesday, February 25 Concert - An instrumental musical feast will be served up, when the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival brings the unique strings sound of Acoustic Eidolon to the St. Augustine Art Association. This dynamic duo has produced 10 recordings and has traveled across Europe touching audiences with their contemporary music for the soul. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Art Association or online at gamblerogersfest.org.