Exhibitions & Events

Imagining Florida: History & Myth in the Sunshine State

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.

On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations

Dec 4, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Tallahassee, FL

This exhibition showcases the pomp and prestige of Florida’s historic inaugurations featuring artifacts, photographs, and film footage from private and public collections.

Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida’s Cattle Culture

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.”

Crossroads: Change in Rural America, Live Oak, FL

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.

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Africanish: Kwanzaa and the Creation of Pan-African Identities in America

Event Date:

December 16 @ 2:00 pm

Venue:

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 River Cove St
Tampa, FL 33604

Organizer:

Norma Robinson
813-935-9402
sulphurspringsmuseum14@gmail.com

Program Description:

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.”

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