Water/Ways Grand Opening

Join Amelia Island Museum of History as they welcome Water/Ways with two exciting programs. At 1pm, the museum is presenting a panel discussion with representatives from local environmental groups, including the Amelia Tree Conservancy and Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch. Then at 2pm, the Museum is conducting a live oral history with the Foar from Home team about their experiences rowing across the Atlantic. Both of these programs will be

Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood Artist Panel

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum: Flagler College is hosting a panel discussion featuring writer and curator Shawana Brooks, and visual artists Marsha Hatcher, Cheryl McCain, and Tatiana Phoenix. They will discuss their work included in the exhibition “Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood,” on view at the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center and the St. Augustine Historic Society’s Tovar House from April 1 – 30, 2022. The exhibition “Magic,

Florida Water Stories

Steve Noll, master lecturer, discusses Florida’s long and difficult relationship with water, its attempts to turn land into water and water into land. He shares the contentious issues involving the Everglades, the Ocklawaha River, political battles with Alabama and Georgia, and the potential impact of sea-level rise. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the Amelia Island Museum of History beginning May 7th. Water/Ways is part of Museum

Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood Artist Panel Discussion with Dr. Martha Bireda, Shawana Brooks, and Dr. Lori Lee

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum: Flagler College is hosting a panel discussion featuring writer and curator Shawana Brooks, scholar Dr. Martha Bireda (Blanchard House of African History and Culture), and Dr. Lori Lee (Flagler College). In conjunction with the exhibition “Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood,” Dr. Bireda will present on slave breeding and the resistance of enslaved women. This will be followed by a discussion with Dr. Lee

EXHIBITION: Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum: Flagler College, Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center (LMCC), St. Augustine Historical Society (SAHS) are presenting a multi-institutional exhibition and panel series entitled “Magic, Mirth, And Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood.” The exhibition is centered on the lived experiences of writer and curator Shawana Brooks during her pregnancy and the premature birth of her son Roosevelt. Her “musings” are shown alongside artwork by Cheryl McCain, Marsha Hatcher,

EXHIBITION: Magic, Mirth, and Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum: Flagler College, Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center (LMCC), St. Augustine Historical Society (SAHS) are presenting a multi-institutional exhibition and panel series entitled “Magic, Mirth, And Mortality: Musings on Black Motherhood.” The exhibition is centered on the lived experiences of writer and curator Shawana Brooks during her pregnancy and the premature birth of her son Roosevelt. Her “musings” are shown alongside artwork by Cheryl McCain, Marsha Hatcher,

Oh Florida: What a State We’re In!

Our January 15 event kicks off the new year with history and humor. Craig Pittman will present “Oh Florida!” with no shortage of the weird and wonderful aspects of the Sunshine State. This program will be held at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, a conveniently located business dedicated to cultural awareness, diversity, and civic discussion in their meeting places. The bookstore bistro is ADA compliant. Safety protocols follow the latest

Preserving Zora’s Eatonville: A Conversation with N.Y. Nathiri

N.Y. Nathiri, founding member and Executive Director of the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc, will discuss her extensive work spearheading efforts to preserve the historic town of Eatonville, Florida, including her establishment of the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities. Zora! Festival was named “One of 25 Cultural Tourism Success Stories” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Hosted by the University of North

Marcia Jo Zerivitz Presents Jews of Florida: Centuries of Stories

Registration Required. Please join us for this very special program presented virtually by scholar and oral historian Marcia Jo Zerivitz. This one-hour presentation is based on the author’s seminal book, the first comprehensive history of the Jews of Florida from colonial times to the present – a sweeping tapestry of voices spanning centuries. Despite not being officially allowed to live in Florida until 1763, Jewish immigrants escaping expulsions and exclusions

The Magnificent Drama: Martin Luther King in St. Augustine

The civil rights movement in St. Augustine drew national attention when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited twice in 1964, sparking marches, arrests, and clashes between protesters and police on the tourist-lined beaches of St. Augustine. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Amelia Island Museum of History. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of

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