Cultural Council News
March 3, 2016
February 21, 2017

It was in the 1920s when the now infamous, Ringling Brothers, started a traveling circus of freaks and mysteries alike. On the evening of April 29th, you will be transported back to that magical time when the Lightner Museum will come to life. From vintage décor to performance entertainment, join the festivities and cavort without restraint all to benefit the St Johns Cultural Council on this unforgettable evening!

February 2, 2017

If you attended one of the many celebrations held in conjunction with St. Augustine's 450th anniversary last summer, chances are, you may have been one of the 450 faces included in Michael LeGrand's "Faces of the 450th" project. 

January 23, 2017

On the eve of Donald Trump’s Inauguration, The Hill newspaper reported that Trump Transition Team staff intend to recommend that the President-elect eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

December 2, 2016

St Johns Cultural Council will host another in a series of Technical Assistance workshops on Sponsorship Development for the arts culture and heritage industry in St Johns County.  The workshop conducted by Mix It Marketing from Atlanta is free and open to the public.   

November 1, 2016

Ten New Exciting Art, Music and Cultural Programs Funded

November 1, 2016

The St. Johns Tourist Development Council and the St Johns Cultural Council in St Augustine Florida seek individuals interested in serving on the Arts Culture and Heritage Grant Funding Panel. Non-resident Panel Members are reimbursed for travel expenses.


September 29, 2016

Presented by the St. Johns Cultural Council

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016, 11am-1:30pm

Location: St. Johns Volunteer Center, The St. Augustine Record Building, 1 News Place, St. Augustine 32086 (at the corner of SR 312 & SR 207)

Please join us for the KICKOFF of the Arts, Culture & Heritage (ACH) Consultancy and Guidance Program, October 26th.

August 11, 2016

Nearly 300 musicians will perform at 19 venues during the Sing Out Loud Festival, which will span three weekends in late August and early September. It will be the largest free music festival ever to be held in St. Johns County, which includes the greater St. Augustine area on Northeast Florida’s coast.

August 9, 2016

The St. Johns Cultural Council is seeking nominations for the ­ Dr. Gail Pflaster ROWITA Awards (Recognizing Outstanding Women in the Arts.)

Community members are encouraged to submit nominations of women who have made significant contributions to the arts community in St. Johns County over the course of their lifetime. The ROWITA Recognition Ceremony takes place during Women’s History Month each March.

To nominate an individual, please fill out the application (below) with the following information:

July 19, 2016

United Way of St. Johns County is pleased to partner with the St. Johns Cultural Council for an inspirational exhibit of photographs showcasing the work of nearly 30 non-profit organizations serving residents in St. Johns County.   The dramatic images graphically depict a range of services from disaster relief to the smiling faces of children at play.   This exhibit will run from August 2- October 20, in the Rotunda Gallery in the St. Johns County Administration Building located at 500 San Sebastian View.