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St. Augustine Art & Culture

st. augustine art and culture

Come and Appreciate!

St. Augustine has a wide variety of art and culture. With everything from visual and performance art, to seaglass jewelry to historical attractions, you will never have a shortage of things to explore. We’ve compiled a list of some of the local’s favorite spots below to enhance your vacation and experience Florida like you would if you were born and raised here. View information on some of the top local art spots, best historical landmarks, theaters and more below.


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The Four Forts in St Augustine and the History Behind Them

It should come as little surprise that St. Augustine, named the ancient city, is filled with wonderful historical attractions for first-time visitors. Few attractions capture the deep history and the contentiousness of the region’s occupancy better than its many historical... Read more

5 Must-Sees For Your St. Augustine Vacation

Unless you plan your vacation in detail ahead of time, it can be difficult to know where to go for the most memorable sightseeing in St. Augustine. Fortunately, The Ocean Gallery has you covered! Below, you’ll find a list that... Read more

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10 Fun Facts About St. Augustine

Founded in 1565 and dubbed “the ancient city,” St. Augustine is the oldest city in the country. But that’s one of many remarkable facts making the city such a fascinating place to see and read about. We cover our 10... Read more

Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine is the oldest masonry fort in the United States

Oldest City in America – St. Augustine’s Fascinating History

The history of the city is dense, often complicated, varied, and even frightening. St. Augustine’s fascinating cultural history carries you through high-end luxury architecture, spooky ghosts, and dastardly pirates. This is what you get with a city over 450 years... Read more

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The Basilica Cathedral in St. Augustine

St. Augustine is old. But how old? The city was founded in September of 1565, beating many other classic American towns and cities by over a century. St. Augustine has earned the nickname of the “Ancient City,” and it shows... Read more

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July 4th Events in St. Augustine

With centuries of American history wrapped into the city, you couldn’t find a more accomplished and inspiring place to celebrate Independence Day. Stay at beachfront vacation rentals on St. Augustine for a weekend, week, or the whole summer season, and enjoy... Read more

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Top 5 Pubs in St. Augustine

It’s time to knock back a beer, enjoy some folksy Irish jams, and get treated just rudely enough to make it charming. Yes, it’s an Irish pub, and few coastal cities do them better than St. Augustine. St. Augustine is... Read more

The Ocean Gallery - St. Augustine Trivia

St. Augustine’s Top 3 Restaurant Trivia Nights

Can trivia be considered a cultural phenomenon? For the people craving a little testing of their knowledge of random facts, trivia represents an opportunity to boast and win prizes. Do you know the name of the last AC/DC album featuring... Read more

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Top 5 Family Friendly Attractions in St. Augustine

St. Augustine has many family attractions for you to immerse yourself into. Below are five fantastic and essential places to see for you and the whole family to experience on your next visit to the ancient city. Pirate Museum Location:... Read more

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St. Augustine’s Cultural Heritage

St. Augustine is known as The Ancient City and is regarded as the country’s oldest continually settled city. Founded in 1565, a full 42 years before the British Jamestown settlement, Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles and a crew of Spanish... Read more

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