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Strangers in a Strange Land: Picturing Florida’s History through Art
December 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Venue:Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Florida has an especially rich visual mythology, images that span centuries of time and attest to both the vivid imagination of the artists who have sought to capture the essence of an exotic landscape and the equally flamboyant narratives that have fueled the region’s reputation for novelty and eccentricity. In this lecture, we will be “looking for Florida” among the many different images that tell the story of a fabled land. But “who” is Florida? And how do we discover her “real” face?
Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.
Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL
This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.
Mar 23 – May 5, 2019
Havana History & Heritage Society
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.