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Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Arthur Schleman

Florida History from Palmetto-Leaves to The Yearling to River of Grass

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The Jewish Underground: Smuggling Refugees from Cuba to Key West

Florida Soul Music Heritage

Florida’s Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad

St. Johns Reads: Book Discussion

Remembering Paradise Park

The Pedro Pan Experience From Different Spiritual Perspectives

Poetry Out Loud 2019 State Finals

Florida Family Day

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Maggie Stroud

Race and Change: Women’s Stories

Florida Transportation History: Planes, Trains & Automobiles (& Steamboats too!)

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment

The History of Jones High School and the Digital Exhibit

Forging New Lives After Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rican Student Voices

PIPELINE: From School to Prison

Short Takes: A Grab Bag of Old Florida Stories

Florida Soul

Patrick Smith’s Florida is a Land Remembered

Hometown Teams Grand Opening Pep Rally

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Henry Plant

BOCA Talk with Taylor Hagood & Evan Bennett

PIPELINE: From School to Prison

Transparent Waters: The History and Significance of Florida’s Springs

Southeastern Encampments

New Port Richey’s Hometown Teams

Books That Every Floridian Should Have on the Shelf

Ten Foods that Define Florida

Patrick Smith’s Florida is a Land Remembered

Screening of Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus (2017), by Carlos Gutiérrez

Hometown Teams Bucs Super Bowl Players

Florida’s First Ladies

The Greek Community of Tarpon Springs – Documentary Premiere & Panel Discussion

500 Years of Maritime Florida: Florida and World War II

The African Diaspora Experience in Florida

Hometown Teams Glory Days in New Port Richey

Hometown Teams Sports Trivia

Functionally Literate presents: Akbar Shahzad & Sarah Pinsker

Changing the Narrative of Slavery in Museums and Public History Sites: Adding the Missing Spanish Past

From Colored to Black

From Colored to Black

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Sergeant Dobson

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History of Polk County Road

Patrick Smith’s Florida is a Land Remembered

Jones High School History and the Online Digital History Exhibit

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Florida: State Parks and More

Screening of movie “El Techo” (On the roof)

Weeki Wachee: City of Mermaids

Florida’s Female Pioneers

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

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Hometown Teams Sports Photography

Hometown Teams Round Table Discussion on Sports

Florida’s Female Pioneers

Florida’s Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Edith Roosevelt

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Short Takes: A Grab Bag of Old Florida Stories

Screening of movie “El acompañante” (The Companion)

Florida’s Female Pioneers

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

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Making Chief Osceola: The Abolitionists and the Rise of an American Myth

Florida’s Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad

Acting Social Workshop

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Pauline Smith

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Lighthouses of the Sunshine State

Screening of movie “Todos se van” (Everybody Leaves)

Florida Water Stories

Weeki Wachee: City of Mermaids

Boulevard Of Dreams : the History of Greater North Miami

Books That Every Floridian Should Have on the Shelf

Come All Ye Bold Heroes: The “Evil Necessity

From Segregation to Desegregation: The History of Jones High School in Orlando, 1880-2018″

Cassadaga: Speaking of the Dead

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Exhibitions

Imagining Florida: History & Myth in the Sunshine State

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.

On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations

Dec 4, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Tallahassee, FL

This exhibition showcases the pomp and prestige of Florida’s historic inaugurations featuring artifacts, photographs, and film footage from private and public collections.

Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida's Cattle Culture

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.”

Crossroads: Change in Rural America, Live Oak, FL

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.