Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum. The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.. and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner’s eclectic relics.
Inhale knowledge at March’s Curator’s Tour which will highlight the art of tobacco accoutrements and their finery from the turn of the 19thcentury to the 1920’s and beyond. Guests will get an in-depth glance of Otto Lightner’s collection of everything tobacco related from art, smoking etiquette, accessories, and the history of this popular past time.
Tours are included in the price of admission and will begin in the front lobby of the Museum. Admission is free for St. Johns County residents with valid identification.
This tour will be a co-lecture given by Lightner Museum Director Robert Harper and Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers.
Discussed will be the topic of smoking from an artistic perspective only, there will be no smoking at the Lightner Museum.
Donations are appreciated and will be accepted after the tour.
The Lightner Museum is a non-profit cultural institution sustained by the generous support of individuals, businesses and sponsors.
For more information on programs and events happening at the Lightner Museum visit www.lightnermuseum.org