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Africanish: Kwanzaa and the Creation of Pan-African Identities in America
December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue:Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 River Cove St
Tampa, FL 33604
Prof. Hobbs (History and African American Studies, Valdosta State University), discusses the importance of Kwanzaa as a method of unifying, healing, and educating across the cultural and spacial divides within the African diaspora. Since its founding in 1966, the Kwanzaa holiday has been widely embraced across the U.S., and serves as an opportunity to explore and define the relationship of Blacks in America to the cultures and peoples of the African continent.Complements our exhibit, “Florida Holiday Traditions.”
Nov. 13, 2018 – Mar. 24, 2019
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Boca Raton, FL
This stunning exhibition is a major anthology of art made in and inspired by Florida and its people, places, flora, and fauna.
Dec 4, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
This exhibition showcases the pomp and prestige of Florida’s historic inaugurations featuring artifacts, photographs, and film footage from private and public collections.
Dec 11, 2018 – Apr 14, 2019
Albin Polasek Museum
Winter Park, FL
Explore this exhibit focusing on the art of the cowmen and women unique to Florida, who have historically been called “crackers” or “cowboys.”
Dec 15, 2018 – Jan 26, 2019
Live Oak Public Library
Live Oak, FL
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.