News Announcements

St. Johns Cultural Council Selects 17 Local Artists for Exhibition, September 5 – November 30

2023-08-14T13:13:39-04:00August 8, 2023|News Announcements|

St. Johns Cultural Council will commemorate textile arts this fall with workshops and theatrical performances at The Waterworks and an Art in Public Spaces exhibition at the St. Johns County Administration Building. Events will feature two performances of Thread and Bone, a heartfelt and humorous solo show by Lisa Egan [...]

St. Johns Cultural Council Receives $50,000 in National Grant Funding from African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund and National Trust for Historic Preservation

2023-06-14T11:19:35-04:00June 14, 2023|News Announcements|

St. Johns Cultural Council has announced $50,000 in funding from the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, a program from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Council’s project is one of only 40 selected from more than 600 applications from organizations across the United States. According to Christina Parrish [...]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Textile Exhibition

2023-07-19T11:51:44-04:00June 7, 2023|News Announcements|

The St. Johns Cultural Council presents an opportunity for textile artists to exhibit at the St. Johns County Administration Building: September – December 2023 The St. Johns Cultural Council will host its first fiber arts exhibition at the Rotunda Gallery of the St. Johns County Administration Building, St. Augustine, [...]

St. Johns Cultural Council Announces its Third Annual Haiku Contest

2023-01-27T14:34:34-05:00January 27, 2023|News, News Announcements|

The St. Johns Cultural Council is pleased to announce its Third Annual Haiku Contest. Local poets of all ages are invited to submit up to three haiku with the theme Natural Florida through the online application portal. Applications must be submitted on or before February 28th, and the following guidelines [...]

Iris DeMent to Headline Gamble Rogers Folk Festival, April 14-16

2023-01-19T12:37:20-05:00January 19, 2023|News, News Announcements|

Headliners include Bill and the Belles, Robin and Linda Williams, and Richard Smith The Gamble Rogers Folk Festival and the St. Johns Cultural Council have announced the headliners and ticket sales for the 27th Annual Festival celebrating the legacy of legendary troubadour Gamble Rogers, whose balladry and storytelling helped shape [...]

St. Johns Cultural Council Announces Recipients of Fall 2022 State of the Arts Grants

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00November 9, 2022|News Announcements|

The St. Johns Cultural Council has awarded this year’s recipients of the Fall 2022 State of the Arts (“SOTA”) Grants. The grants, presented annually, are available through funds raised by the sale of “State of the Arts” specialty license plates which have provided more than $140,000 of support to arts organizations [...]

Request for Proposal and Qualifications (RFP): St. Augustine Beach Hotel Roof Repair

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00October 26, 2022|News Announcements|

Location of Work: St. Augustine Beach Hotel, 370 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, Florida Scope: Reroof Spanish tile on building mansard and upper to include: Remove single layer of existing tile (store onsite for reinstallation), underlayment, drip eave, flashings, pipe boots and venting from area complete to expose roof decking As [...]

Gullah Geechee Heritage Festival to Celebrate St. Augustine’s Rich History

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00October 18, 2022|News Announcements|

The St. Johns Cultural Council, the organization that promotes arts, culture and heritage in St. Augustine, has announced a Gullah Geechee Heritage Festival that will be held on December 3, 2022. The SEA Community Gullah Geechee Heritage Festival will celebrate 450 years of West African influences on the St. [...]

St. Johns County Tourist Development Council Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021

2023-01-03T09:34:12-05:00July 19, 2020|News Announcements|

July 19, 2020 The St. Johns Cultural Council (SJCC) is pleased to announce that 24 Arts, Culture and Heritage (ACH) grants totaling $275,000 have been awarded by the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners to fund annual and special events, visitor experiences and resource development projects during the upcoming [...]

Arts Emergency Fund

2023-01-03T09:34:12-05:00March 27, 2020|News Announcements|

March 27, 2020 Pursuing a career in the creative sector can be challenging in the best of times. Emerging artists may live from paycheck-to-paycheck with little opportunity to establish a financial safety net. Small arts organizations may rely solely on donations or ticket sales to fund operations and [...]

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