Calling all kids! Experience hands-on history at the Museum each month!
All programs run from 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The program, admission, and parking are free.
October 12, 2019 Curious about Quilts Learn why quilts were important to pioneer communities and create your own quilt block.
November 9, 2019 Copper Commodities Long before the arrival of Europeans, native people had trade routes that spanned more than 1,000 miles! Practice trading items important to these communities and create your own copper breastplate.
The 37th Annual Capital City Quilt Show
October 12, 2019
2nd Saturday Family Program: Curious about Quilts
Learn why quilts were important to pioneer communities and create your own quilt block.
October 22, 2019
History at High Noon: Quilting Traditions in North Florida
Angie Barry, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, speaks about quilting traditions developed over the past two centuries.
The programs are free and open to the public.
History at High Noon
Quilting Traditions in North Florida
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Angie Barry, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, speaks about quilting traditions developed over the past two centuries. Discover how these traditions are shared in the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum’s new exhibit From the Cedar Chest: Generations of Southern Quilting, 1830s to Today.
Swing Dancin' in the Street
The Knott House Museum hosts a 1940s-style block party on Park Avenue on Saturday, October 19. Enjoy swing dancing at sunset under Park Avenue’s majestic live oaks in front of the Knott House.
Dance lessons by the Florida State University Swing Dance Club start at 6:30 p.m., the Tallahassee Swing Band plays at 7:00 p.m. and museum tours are offered during intermission. Light refreshments will be available in the park, or you can bring a picnic.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on the Arts and Culture and by the Friends of the Museums of Florida History.
Ron DeSantis, Governor Laurel M. Lee, Secretary of State
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