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The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters

Event Date:

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue:

Williams Academy Black History Museum
1936 Henderson Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Organizer:

Yvonne Hill
(239) 464-9925
ydhill2424@yahoo.com

Program Description:

This lively talk relates the story of the now- acclaimed artists, who taught themselves to paint idyllic versions of the Florida landscape and sell their creations door-to door during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Their paintings have become the measure of indigenous Florida art and are now celebrated and widely collected.

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