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Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Edith Roosevelt

BOCA Talk: Sarah Cash

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The Sun Shines Here: Shining a Light on Women and Minorities in the Future of Architecture

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Susannah Heschel: Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement

From Victim to Victor: Jackie Robinson at 100

Climate Justice: Sea Level Rise and Sinking States

Ten Foods that Define Florida

Coffee and Conservation Speakers Program: Manatees in Paradise or Peril?

An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories

The American Black Experience: Then & Now

Lighthouses of the Sunshine State

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Otis Freedman

Ten Foods that Define Florida

Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement

Florida Soul

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

Florida and the Gulf of Mexico: History, Wisdom, and Hope

Blue Revolution: A Water Ethic for Florida

The Most Interesting Floridians I Have Known

Opening Ceremony for Crossroads: Change in Rural America

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Florida: State Parks and More

History of Underwater Demolition Teams

Coffee and Conversation Speakers Series – Florida Loves Manatees!

St. Johns Reads: The Storytelling Simms

An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories

Cypress Gardens: America’s Tropical Wonderland

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Maggie Stroud

Music in the Museum: Courtney Jones

Great Romances in Florida Lore

Oh, Florida!

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St. Johns Reads: Book Discussion

The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations: Florida Stories

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Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Theodore Roosevelt

Oh Florida!

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

Black Miami In Photographs

Deeper than Indigo Symposium

An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories

Florida and World War II

Strange Fruit in Florida

500 Years of Maritime Florida: Pensacola’s Maritime History

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The African Diaspora Experience in Florida

Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

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

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel- Sergeant Dobson

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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.