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11:00 am

St. Johns Reads: Book Discussion

February 13 @ 11:00 am
Hastings Branch Library, 6195 S. Main Street
Hastings, FL 32145 United States

All are invited to join in the discussion of this year's St. Johns Reads Selection, Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Before We Were Yours is a story told from dual viewpoints: a 12...

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6:00 pm

The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida

February 13 @ 6:00 pm
Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, 82100 Overseas Highway On the property of the Islander Resort
Islamorada, FL 33036 United States

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was on one of FDR's most wide-ranging, yet controversial programs. Many saw it as a "make work' program which did not accomplish its goals - the acronym was derided as...

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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.