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When you’re visiting the Nation’s Oldest City, you’re bound to hear a few ghost stories. Here, we’ll give you a rundown of the history of some of our historic cemeteries plus a tale or two of people you may encounter on your nightly stroll.
Meet Jan Miller, the award-winning artist behind the Butterfield Garage Art Gallery and one of many who helped launch St. Augustine’s monthly art walk, hosted by Art Galleries of St. Augustine. We sat down with Jan Miller to discuss passion, changing styles and her work to help grow St. Augustine’s thriving art scene.
From our distinct architecture to the sights, sounds and flavors you’ll find around the city, Hispanic heritage and cultural influence can be found around every corner in St. Augustine. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re celebrating a few of the city’s best artists.
Everywhere you turn in St. Augustine, you’re bound to find beautiful works from award-winning artists like Teri Tompkins. We had the chance to speak to Teri Tompkins about her artistic style; inspiration and love of representational art, and how organizations like the St. Augustine Art Association are helping to shape our community.
We got the chance to speak with Lenny Foster, St. Augustine’s latest exceptional talent, about getting started, finding inspiration in a new city and Gallery One Forty Four, where you can see see Lenny Foster’s photography series Where We Stand – Powerful, poignant and inspired by St. Augustine’s deep roots in Black history.
Roger Bansemer is a prolific artist, author and co-host of the popular PBS series, “Painting and Travel with Roger and Sarah Bansemer”. Learn more about Roger's adventures in travel painting, his ever-changing artistic vision and how he believes artists shape a community.
Local playwright and director, Deborah Dickey, takes us on a journey through a pivotable point in the life of famed Florida author, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, in her original play “Cross Roads: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Norton S. Baskin in Unguarded Moments.”
Chef Nils Rowland creates custom desserts, cakes, and chocolates in Crème de la Cocoa – a pastry shop he owns with his wife — where the emphasis is on teamwork.
Native Floridian Chef and co-owner of the Floridian restaurant in St. Augustine, Chef Genie McNally derives her inspiration from local food sources and traditions in the St. Augustine Community.
Chef Brian Whittington of Preserved restaurant doesn’t just serve up Southern hospitality, he also focuses on sustainability, local sourcing, and a zero tolerance for waste.