Hours: Mon - Sat: 10 am - 4 pm / Sun: 1 pm - 4 pm

Phone : 904.261.7378


The Amelia Island Museum of History’s Brown Bag Lunch lecture series presents lunchtime conversations with fascinating members of the Nassau County community. Join us at 12pm on the first Wednesday of every month to learn from the people who make our community so vibrant! Audience members may bring lunch to eat during the lectures. Attendance is free and open to the public.


The Shape of History

with Shameera Din Wiest

Wednesday, June 1 at 12 pm

Local artist Shameera Din Wiest will present “The Shape of History” for our June Brown Bag Lunch lecture. She will discuss her sculptural work with found materials. She will share her motivations, process, and product of impact and conservation-driven art, which consists largely of reclaimed plastic.

This lecture will be held offsite at Peck Center Auditorium, as a traveling Smithsonian exhibit is on display in the Museum’s lecture hall.

Attendance is free and open to the public and attendants may bring their lunch. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis. This program is wheelchair accessible.

For more information contact Summer Bias at 904-261-7378 x102 or Summer@AmeliaMuseum.org.

Watch this program remotely on our Twitch Channel.

For Future Programs check out our Event Calendar.


“Fernandina Beach’s Tree Ordinance and Heritage Tree Program”
with David Neville
May 2022

In this Brown Bag Lunch, the City of Fernandina Beach’s Urban Forester David Neville discussed the city’s tree protection ordinance and highlight the Heritage Tree Program, which recognizes individual trees based on size, age, and aesthetic or cultural significance.

Visit our YouTube Channel for more of our Brown Bag Program videos.

For questions or for more information please contact Curator Summer Bias via phone at

904.261.7378 x102 or via email at summer@ameliamuseum.org.