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Launch Party for Walk Indian Key
June 6 @ 5:30 pm
Venue:Keys History & Discovery Center
82100 Overseas Highway On the property of Islander Resort
Islamorada, FL 33036
Organizer:Jill Miranda Baker
Join us as we launch Walk Indian Key: a walking tour app sharing stories of one of the great hidden gems of the Florida Keys. Walk Indian Key explores an island once home to the largest community in the island chain outside of Key West. Join us at Keys History & Discovery Center to learn about this 11-acre island that in 1836 was home to a restaurant, saloon, the Tropical Hotel, a nine-pin bowling alley and all the shops, wharves, and warehouses to accommodate a thriving wrecking village. Hear about when the island was named the county seat of the newly formed Dade County. Among a host of other topics, Walk Indian Key delves into the rise and fall of the community, the 1840 attack by Indians during the Seminole War and its most notorious resident, John Jacob Housman. Today, Indian Key Historic State Park is the Florida Keys only ghost town and home to the streets and ruins of this once thriving community. Even if you think you know the island’s tremendous history, odds are that while listening to Walk Indian Key, a story or two you have never heard will be revealed.
Jun 28, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020
Historic Thomas Center
Synchronica :: Framing Time, is an exhibition of 150 photo self-portraits and peer-portraits of young adults made in the same, broad place and ‘moment in time’: Gainesville, Florida 2019.
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A traveling exhibition that seeks to spark an honest conversation about the legacy of racial injustice in America today. Developed in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and the Brooklyn Museum.
Sept 14 – Nov 9
Coral Springs Museum of Art
Coral Springs, FL
Internationally published photographer, and alumnus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Ian Witlen is debuting his powerful audio visual exhibition.
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Pensacola Museum of Art
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