The St. Augustine Jazz Society is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to keeping jazz alive on Florida’s First Coast.
History, Goals, Scholarship, Play It Forward (instrument donations):
The St. Augustine Jazz Society was founded in 1989 by a group of musicians and area residents who enjoy jazz and swing music, good fellowship, and the opportunity to serve the community. SAJS provides an important forum for the exchange of information among jazz enthusiasts within the area. Since the beginning, the Jazz Society has presented and produced numerous jazz programs and events, bringing musicians and the public together to enjoy, appreciate, and learn about jazz.
THE ADVANCEMENT OF JAZZ
The Jazz Society supports, promotes, and increases public awareness, interest, and participation in jazz as an art form by producing monthly jazz jams, concerts, and performances in support of civic functions.
Jazz Jams take place on the last Sunday of each month (with some exceptions) at the Royal St. Augustine Golf Clubhouse from 2-6 PM.
The music is provided by first-rate jazz musician members from around the area. Visiting musicians and singers are always invited to sit in. Just identify yourself, what instrument you play, and sign in. The charge is usually $5.00 for members and $7.00 for nonmembers. There is no admission charge for musicians or singers who perform.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION GRANTS
SAJS has endeavored to provide scholarships for outstanding high school seniors plann
Relics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors. Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical instruments and other artifacts give you a glimpse into 19th century daily life. The Lightner collection includes beautiful examples of cut glass, Victorian art glass and the stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
The Historic Florida Militia (HFM) is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting re-created historic interpretive units and representing a number of cultures and time periods. "We are not street performers, we are educators. We are not parades, we are historic programs. This is not an exercise in free speech, this is an opportunity to educate. We are not promoting a political agenda, we are promoting the city's history through a practical and factual teaching method".
CCPVB is a non-profit 501(c) (3) arts organization located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida dedicated to providing a place for everyone in the Jacksonville region to create, understand and experience the arts. We bring the arts to our community through art exhibitions featuring local, regional and nationally known artist; art classes and workshops for children and adults; children's summer camps; and creative events that support educational programming. Our outreach programs serve children with disabilities, special education needs, and low income families.
Built in honor of Dr. JoAnn Crisp-Ellert and her husband, Dr. Robert Ellert, the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum offers Flagler College students and the Northeast Florida community a venue for fostering knowledge and a deep appreciation of contemporary art. As an educational resource for the College, the Museum exhibits regional, national and international artists, and provides opportunities for critical engagement and exposure to a variety of exhibitions and personal interactions with visiting artists. The Museum challenges students, the Flagler community and the public to cultivate individual creativity, critical reflection, historical consciousness and respect for the free exchange of ideas. In this spirit, the Museum also hosts public programs, including artist talks, readings, panel discussions and film series that provide a platform for vital interdisciplinary dialogue.
The general purpose of this corporation [EMMA] is to stimulate interest in classical music throughout St. Johns County, FL and to encourage interest in and to provide opportunities in classical music for the youth of the county.
The mission of this corporation is to produce a number of quality music and dance performances every year and to offer them at modest ticket prices to the residents of St. Johns County and tourists visiting or planning to visit St. Johns County.