Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Pauline Smith
March 31 @ 2:00 pm
Venue:Henry Plant Museum
401 W. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606
Step back in time and enjoy the stories of Pauline Smith the telegraph operator at the Tampa Bay Hotel in 1913. This single character performance brings a turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel staff member to life. Polly hails from Georgia and presents attitudes and aspirations of a new woman- that is, a woman with a career. Polly explains the beginning of the 20th century as a world of rapid technological and social changes. She touches on the dilemmas inherent in the role of the professional woman. Pauline Smith is played by actor Barbara Eaker.
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.