African Americans developed a cultured identity through “soul” and associated food ways of people of African descent over hundreds of years. In this exhibit, we will explore the vast variety in African American cooking; from foods prepared by enslaved Africans in British America and the antebellum South; in the urban centers during the Great Migration; […]
Join the Ybor City Museum Society for the unveiling of special exhibit at the Ybor City Museum State Park on the six phases of Spanish immigration. Enjoy a festive and educational cultural program on Spanish immigration delectable Spanish-style tapas, beverages Spanish guitar museum and more in the museum garden. The exhibit is based on a […]
Toys are for girls and boys – right? Actually, we’re never too old to appreciate them! In fact, as we get older, it’s hard to erase the excitement we felt from owning a favorite toy. Though toys have changed over time – plastics have replaced metals and corners aren’t so sharp – they still occupy […]
On July 24, 1969, Apollo 11 met President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 challenge of “landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” The poster exhibition from the Smithsonian, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, explores what led the United States to accept this challenge and how the resulting 953,054-mile voyage […]
Imagine walking down a generations-old road. A rustle off to the side makes you snap to attention, and you hold your breath as a tiger crosses your path. Her ancestors have used this same road for as many generations as yours. In some parts of the world, people share their environment with tigers just as […]
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit, “Tiger! Tiger!” with special guest Lisa Spencer-Novak from Big Cat Rescue! From hands-on activities to learning opportunities with materials from Big Cat Rescue itself, come on out for a fun, family-friendly day at the museum. This event is free and open to the public.
Because Black artists were not paid royalties on their songs in the way white musicians were, touring was among the only ways to make money from their music. However, traveling as a Black person, especially in the American South, was incredibly dangerous. On the road, travelers were faced with segregation laws everywhere. There was intense […]
Supporting local artists has been a passion at our Artisan Faire, This day is dedicated to showcase the talents we have right here in our community. Come out for a fun day under the grandfather oaks, live music, food and fun for all. If you are an artist please apply for a booth at valricoartisanfaire.com
Call to Artists for Tampa Regional Artist’s next exhibit, Art in the Garden. Receiving June 5& 6, noon -3 at the Old Hyde Park Art Center, Pre-registration on the TRA website encouraged.