The Conversation: David Bagnall
Oct15

The Conversation: David Bagnall

David Bagnall,
Executive Director, Lightner Museum

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From France to Florida
Oct15

From France to Florida

Marguerite Castaing was born on September 28, 1900, in Pau, a small town at the foot of the Pyrenees mountains in southwestern France. She was the youngest daughter of Joseph Castaing and Rose Picamilh. Joseph, a well-known painter and pastelist of his time, had a long career of teaching and painting commissions for churches and chateaus—often using his wife and children as models for paintings. Two of the Castaing children would follow in Joseph’s painterly footsteps: his son René-Marie and daughter Marguerite.

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Seafood on the San Sebastian
Oct15

Seafood on the San Sebastian

There’s a new fish camp in St. Augustine When it comes to finding freshly prepared seafood in Northeast Florida, locals will tell you to go to a fish camp. Historically, fish camps were the places that men would set up camp alongside the water, fish all day, then enjoy their catch in the evening with a few drinks and tall tales. The design of fish camps today pays delicious tribute to this remarkable heritage, especially at the...

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Oct./November 2020
Oct15

Oct./November 2020

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A Musician’s Time in Quarantine
Oct15

A Musician’s Time in Quarantine

I’m used to being asked, “What did you do over summer break?” but being asked, “What have you been up to since the quarantine began?” is definitely a new question and, hopefully, not one that we’ll all get used to being asked in the future.

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