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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 [...]

St. Augustine, Florida featured in Samantha Brown’s “Places to Love” – Season Six

2023-01-19T15:55:08-05:00January 19, 2023|News|

Beautiful and historic St. Augustine, Florida is the focus of the next episode of the Emmy award-winning PBS travel show Samantha Brown’s Places to Love. In early 2022 Christina Parrish Stone, Executive Director of the St. Johns Cultural Council,  began work with producer Sylvia Caminer to scout locations for a [...]

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 [...]

Request for Proposal and Qualifications (RFP): SEA Community Help Resource & Cultural Center

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00December 14, 2022|News|

Request for proposal and qualifications (RFP) for architectural/engineering and historic preservation work for the SEA Community Help Resource and Cultural Center renovation in Armstrong, Florida.BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEWThe Spuds, Elkton, and Armstrong (SEA) Community Help Resource Center endeavors to:provide a safe, healthy and educational environment for our children and families.preserve and [...]

St. Johns Cultural Council and the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival Present Live from The Waterworks – A Gamble Rogers Concert Series, October through June

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00September 1, 2022|News|

The St. Johns Cultural Council and the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival have partnered to present a new concert series, Live from The Waterworks, celebrating the legendary recording artist Gamble Rogers, whose balladry and storytelling shaped American folk music. Events will be held on the third Saturday of each month from October [...]

St. Johns Cultural Council applications for 2022 State of the Arts (SOTA) Grants, September 1st

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

The St. Johns Cultural Council will open its applications for the  2022 State of the Arts Grants on Thursday, September 1. The annual State of the Arts (SOTA) grant program will award up to five $1,000 grants and one $5,000 grant award. Applications must be submitted on or before [...]

The St. Johns Cultural Council and its “Art in Public Spaces” program has selected the work of St. Augustine-based fine artist Nancy Hamlin-Vogler and her exhibition “Swimming in the Infinite”

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00August 12, 2022|News|

St. Johns Cultural Council and its "Art in Public Spaces" program has selected the work of St. Augustine-based fine artist Nancy Hamlin-Vogler and will present her exhibition Swimming in the Infinite from Tuesday, September 6 until Tuesday, November 15 at the Rotunda Gallery in the St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian [...]

Request for Proposal and Qualifications (RFP): St. Augustine Beach Hotel Phase I Restoration and Phase II Plans

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00June 13, 2022|News|

The St. Johns Cultural Council is seeking requests for proposals and qualifications (RFP) for architectural/engineering and historic preservation work for the St. Augustine Beach Hotel in St. Augustine Beach, Florida. BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW The mission of the St. Johns County Cultural Council (SJCC) is to provide support to local [...]

St. Johns Cultural Council Receives $25,000 from National Trust for Historic Preservation to Help Tell the Full American Story

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00April 7, 2022|News|

$2.5 MILLION FUNDED BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES THROUGH THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN At a news conference today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Telling the Full History Preservation Fund announced its award of $25,000 to the St. Johns Cultural Council. The grant is one of 80 given to select organizations nationwide with [...]

Local Arts Organizations Can Apply for Share of $400K in Grants

2023-01-03T09:34:11-05:00March 31, 2022|News|

The St. Johns Cultural Council has announced opportunities for funding local organizations that present arts, culture, and heritage programming. The Cultural Council administers St. Johns County’s Tourist Development Council Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants with more than $400,000 available to local organizations this year, according to a release. The grants application portal will open [...]

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