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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Florida Transportation History: Planes, Trains & Automobiles ) & Steamboats too!)

Event Date:

March 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Venue:

Sunrise Theatre Black Box
117 S. 2nd St
Fort Pierce, FL 34950

Organizer:

A.E. Backus Museum
772-465-0630
info@backusmuseum.com

Program Description:

Tying transportation history to social histiory, this presentation by Dr. Steve Noll moves from the Bellamy Road of the 1820’s to the modern transportation issues facing Florida in the 21st century.

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