Events

FEATURED EVENTS

Jan. 15, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2015, 10:00am-4:00pm
Chris Pappan Image
Location: Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, 48 Sevilla Street, St.Augustine 32084
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, History & Heritage
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Concurrent with the St. Augustine 450th commemoration, artists Arthur, Begaye and Hitchcock present a curatorial project which metaphorically retraces the history of seventy-two American Indian peoples who were forcibly taken from their homes in Salt Fork, OK, and transported by train to St. Augustine,... Read More

OTHER EVENTS

Feb. 01, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2015, 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Grassy Waters Preserve, 8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach 33412
Categories: History & Heritage, Business Development
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Celebrate Black History Month at Grassy Waters Preserve with the inspiring story of a group a self-taught African American artists, who went to create some most important and iconic paintings of Florida's landscapes.Over 30 Highwaymen original works on display. Dates: Feb 1 - Feb 28: Lecture dates: Feb... Read More

Feb. 02, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2015, 8:00am-4:30pm
Each One Teach One Painting by G. Miller
Location: Florida Department of State, R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough St. , Tallahassee 32399-0250
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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Artist George E. Miller II is one of Florida's leading child advocacy artists, and he has devoted the past 20 years of his life to creating artwork that advocates for the education and well-being of children.Selected by Governor Rick Scott at the 2015 Black History Month Featured Artist,, George Miller... Read More

Feb. 24, 2015, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Civil Rights in the Sunshine State
Location: Museum of Florida History, 500 South Bronough St, Tallahassee 32301
Categories: History & Heritage, Education & Learning
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Dr. Anthony Dixon, a national expert in the African diaspora, will discuss the history of the diaspora in Florida and sign copies of his new book. To learn more about History at High Noon, visit http://museumoffloridahistory.com/news/calendar/fourthTuesday.cfm

Feb. 26, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Yale Professor Unveils the Hidden History of Music
Location: Matheson History Museum, 513 East University Avenue, Gainesville 32601
Categories: History & Heritage, Education & Learning, Entertainment, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, Visual & Performing Arts
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Hear history come alive at the Matheson History Museum on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 6-8 pm. Explore music history with a multimedia presentation entitled Tampa Red and Hokum Blues: Early Roots of Rock and Roll. Chair of the Yale Music Department James Hepokoski will trace the evolution of blues... Read More

Feb. 27, 2015, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Civil Rights in the Sunshine State
Location: Museum of Florida History, 500 South Bronough St, Tallahassee 32301
Categories: History & Heritage, Education & Learning
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In preparation for Women’s History Month in March Dr. Paul Ortiz will moderate a discussion with three women about their experiences working with the civil rights movement. Dr. Gwendolyn Zohara Simmons of the University of Florida was active in the Freedom Summer in Mississippi and was a member of... Read More

Feb. 27, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Florida Historic Capitol Museum, 400 South Monroe St., Tallahassee 32399
Categories: History & Heritage, Education & Learning
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They came from different towns, professions, and political parties, but the 51 governors that have served Florida throughout its history have each left a unique and profound mark on our State. Join us on your lunch break for a special talk and book signing by Governor Wayne Mixson and Robert Buccellato,... Read More

Feb. 28, 2015, 9:30am-5:00pm
Location: Bayou Grande Marina, Pensacola NAS, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola 32508
Categories: Sports, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature
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NAVY YACHT CLUBPensacola Naval Air Station - Bayou Grande Marina, Pensacola, FloridaFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Sue Stephenson ssteph7@juno.com , Fleet Captain (850) 458-1903Navy Yacht Club- (850) 452-4152 (Bayou Grande Marina Facility) http://www.navypnsyc.orgCommodore’s Cup Race Series - Part of... Read More

Feb. 28, 2015, 2:00pm-10:00pm
Join the fun at Spady Living Heritage Day in Delray Beach
Location: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum , 170 NW 5th Avenue, Delray Beach 33444
Categories: History & Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts
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Spady Living Heritage Day is a family-friendly street festival highlighting the history and heritage of Delray Beach’s African American community.

The Spady Living Heritage Day is scheduled from 2-10 p.m. and will feature demonstrations of crafts from years past. Guests will also enjoy a Junkanoo... Read More

Mar. 01, 2015, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Children & Parents Day celebrates the Mango Fruit on Sunday, March 1, 2015
Location: Boynton Woman's Club, 1010 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach
Categories: Culinary, Education & Learning, Entertainment, History & Heritage
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The non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History’s tenth annual Children & Parents Day is set for Sunday, March 1, 2015. The theme is celebrating the Mango Fruit, National Nutrition Awareness Month and the State of Florida’s Viva Florida initiative as mango farming connects with Florida’s... Read More

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