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Spies, Schemes, and the Sons of Liberty: The Shadier Side of East and West Florida During the American Revolution
January 24 @ 6:00 pm
Venue:Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Nathan Hale, Benedict Arnold, Major John André, the Culper Ring; these are the most famous of spies (and traitors) known from the American Revolution. In an era when military intelligence was spotty and frequently unreliable, gathered at great personal risk, and often traveled no more quickly than the pace of a fast horse, accurate information collected by spies was typically the difference between victory and defeat. Did you know that women were often the best spies? Come take a unique look at some rather odd Revolutionary War history, in places you wouldn’t think to look!
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.