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11:00 am

Deeper than Indigo Symposium

February 21 @ 11:00 am
Flagler Room, 74 King St.
Saint Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Ms. Judy Newland, MA, Textile History, MS, Professor of Anthropology, University of Colorado-Boulder, looks at the cultural contexts behind the centuries' old traditions and contemporary interpretations of indigo. The main export crop in British East...

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3:00 pm

An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories

February 21 @ 3:00 pm
Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States

A professionally-performed cabaret performance of inspirational jazz vocals and literary stories tracing the common journey of native-born Americans and immigrants as we adapt to life in a diverse society and social change on a global...

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5:30 pm

Florida and World War II

February 21 @ 5:30 pm
Lightner Museum of Hobbies, 75 King Street
Saint Augustine, FL 32084 United States

On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Florida was the smallest state in the South. Today, Florida is a Sunbelt megastate. World War II is the lynchpin. The war galvanized Floridians, resulting in the inux of...

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6:00 pm

Strange Fruit in Florida

February 21 @ 6:00 pm
Lake Wales Museum, 325 S. Scenic Highway
Lake Wales, FL 33853 United States

Despite its reputation as the "Sunshine State" and a tourist destination, Florida harbors a lengthy and painful history of racial violence. Dr. Tameka Hobbs examines the history of lynching and racial violence in Florida, outlining...

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7:00 pm

500 Years of Maritime Florida: Pensacola’s Maritime History

February 21 @ 7:00 pm
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, 81 Lighthouse Ave
Saint Augustine, FL 32080 United States

The ninth lecture in the 10-part 500 Years of Maritime Florida will bring Dr. Gregory Cook of the University of West Florida to St. Augustine to discuss the maritime history of Pensacola. As one of...

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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.