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Jan
5
Sat
ArtZone Drop-in Studio @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 5 – Dec 21 all-day
ArtZone Drop-in Studio @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Drop into the ArtZone and create! Experiment with a variety of materials and art projects, materials and instruction provided. Admission is free. Open 10am-5pm Fridays and Saturdays.
Jan
7
Mon
Stored @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Jan 7 – Mar 31 all-day

Do you ever wonder what is hidden behind the museum’s store room doors? MoFA’s permanent collection spaces will be under renovation during the spring semester, and guest curators from departments throughout the College of Fine Arts will be given the opportunity to arrange, rearrange, and change your viewpoint on some of the “biggest” works in our collection. Six iterations of “Stored” will fill the Lower Gallery from January 7 through March 31. Museum hours are Monday-Friday 9-4pm and Saturday and Sunday 1-4pm. The Museum will be closed on January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be an opening reception on Friday, January 11 from 6-8pm. All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.

Jan
12
Sat
GARY SCZERBANIEWICZ: FOSSILIZED INTENT @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 12 – May 18 all-day
GARY SCZERBANIEWICZ: FOSSILIZED INTENT @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum

Gary Sczerbaniewicz creates small sculptural works that showcase hybrid architecture as the subject matter. His scale-model replicas of brick building fragments and brick masonry façade catalogue a range of vignettes that have been culled from his experience living in a rust-belt city for more than a decade. In this grouping of works, disconnected doors, blocked windows, shadows of staircases, collapsed walls, eroded rooflines, and bloated surfaces shrug off their originally designed roles and stand as petrified strata which seem to gently mock the beholder.
Exhibition admission: $10 for nonmember adults (includes 6 exhibitions); free for Gadsden Arts Center & Museum members, free for children ages 17 and under. Exhibition admission-free days: March 2 / April 6 / May 4
Open Tuesdays – Saturdays 10am-5pm

LESLIE WALLACE-COON SCULPTURE @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 12 – May 18 all-day
LESLIE WALLACE-COON SCULPTURE @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum

Leslie Wallace-Coon takes inspiration from everyday life, of the visible world of people, animals, and her surroundings. Her sculptures and bas-reliefs tell stories of the humorous contractions and extremes of relationships she witnesses between people and their pets. Domestic animals are an inspiration because of the humorous, physical, and “superimposed” human characteristics she sees in them. Her goal as an artist is to create work that compels the viewer to look, laugh, and become caught up the details. Wallace-Coon has work in public and private collections in the region and owns the Bowery Art Gallery in Apalachicola.
Exhibition admission: $10 for nonmember adults (includes 6 exhibitions); free for Gadsden Arts Center & Museum members, free for children ages 17 and under. Exhibition admission-free days: March 2 / April 6 / May 4

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s @ Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 12 – May 18 all-day

The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum is pleased to host Norman Rockwell in the 1960s, an exhibition of prints organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, focusing on illustrations he created for magazines during that turbulent decade. In 1963, the artist ended his almost 5 decade-long association with The Saturday Evening Post and began to search for new artistic challenges. Rockwell left behind his beloved story-telling scenes popular in the Post and threw himself into the visual documentation of social issues and current events like school integration, the moon landing, and the murder of civil rights workers.
Exhibition admission: $10 for nonmember adults (includes 6 exhibitions); free for Gadsden Arts Center & Museum members, free for children ages 17 and under. Exhibition admission-free days: March 2 / April 6 / May 4

Jan
19
Sat
Cuba @ Challenger Learning Center
Jan 19 – Mar 14 all-day
Cuba @ Challenger Learning Center

Cuba is now playing at the Challenger Learning Center IMAX theatre! Cuba’s vibrant culture, meticulously maintained colonial architecture, and pristine ecosystems provide a vivid window into the island’s history and spirit in this 4K IMAX documentary. Cuba will transport audiences across breathtaking landscapes, under the ocean surface to iridescent reefs, and into streets throbbing with music and dance in the heart of Havana. Through the eyes of Cuban artists, historians, and scientists, the film provides an intimate look this vivacious island nation. Tickets ($6.00-8.00) can be purchased in advance by calling (850) 645-7796 or visiting the Challenger Learning Center at 200 S. Duval Street on Kleman Plaza, Downtown Tallahassee. Cuba will remain in the film library after its initial run and will continue to be available for group and field trip reservations.
Runtime: 45 minutes
Showtimes: www.challengertlh.com/showtimes *SHOWTIMES VARY*

Feb
5
Tue
68:18 @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 5 – Mar 31 all-day
68:18 @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts

In the spring of May 1968, an occupation begun by a group of French students grew to one of the largest demonstrations in modern history. Striking workers and protesters brought Paris to a halt, and the posters and graffiti that amplified their message have become part of our visual vernacular. With original artwork that was posted on the streets of Paris fifty years ago and contemporary prints influenced by current student led gun violence protests, this exhibition explores the role of graphic art in political organizing. Museum hours are Monday-Friday 9-4 and Saturday and Sunday 1-4. There will be an opening reception, Friday, February 15, 2019 from 6-8pm and lectures by Dr. Tenley Bick and Denise Bookwalter on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6pm. Metered parking is available on the main level of the Call Street garage; after 4:30 and on weekends all legal spaces are available to visitors.

Visualizing the Invisible “Jungle” of Calais @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 5 – Mar 31 all-day
Visualizing the Invisible

Since 1999, individuals fleeing conflicts or escaping poverty in the Balkans, the Horn of Africa, Sudan, and the Middle East have come to Calais in hopes of crossing the English Channel on the boats, trains, trucks, and buses that move between France and the U.K. Temporary camps – often referred to as “jungles” – have proliferated, and their periodic demolition has come to be seen as emblematic of the “European migration crisis.” Eric Leleu’s photographs document this changing landscape of watchtowers, barbed-wire fences, flooded zones, walls, and surveillance cameras and explore these failed attempts to control migration and the resilient presence of migrants in and around Calais. Museum hours are Monday-Friday 9-4 and Saturday and Sunday 1-4. There will be an opening reception, Friday, February 15, 2019 from 6-8pm. Metered parking is available on the main level of the Call Street garage; after 4:30 and on weekends all legal spaces are available to visitors.

Feb
15
Fri
Le Sang Noir: Brandon Ballengée @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 15 – Mar 31 all-day

In 2010, Louisiana-based artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée saw firsthand the largest environmental disaster in United States history—the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Le Sang Noir (“Black Blood”) is a visual response to this tragedy. Locked in jars, suspended in alcohol, posed in petri dishes, Ballengée’s forms tell stories of species altered and obliterated. His prints, sculptures, and field projects are a narrative of human impact in the Anthropocene. By implicating us in their creation, the projects also inspire us to learn more about life in these complex, often fragile ecosystems. Le Sang Noir will be on display from February 15 through March 31. Museum hours are Monday-Friday 9-4 and Saturday and Sunday 1-4. There will be an opening reception, Friday, February 15, 2019 from 6-8pm and Family Day at the Museum Saturday, February 16, from 10-4. Guests can meet the artist, Brandon Ballengée and there will be informal artist talks, crafts and educational games for diverse audiences. Metered parking is available on the main level of the Call Street garage; after 4:30 and on weekends all legal spaces are available to visitors.

Feb
16
Sat
Family Day at the Museum @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us at the Museum on Saturday, February 16 from 10:00 to 4:00 p.m. Meet the artist, Brandon Ballengée, and learn about the intersection of art and science. Guided tours, fun crafts, and light refreshments served throughout the day. We hope to see you!

USA Dance – Champagne & Roses @ Tallahassee Senior Center
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tallahassee Salsa Dancers Monthly Social: Sweetheart Edition @ Studio D
Feb 16 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 17 @ 2:00 am
Tallahassee Salsa Dancers Monthly Social: Sweetheart Edition @ Studio D

Tallahassee Salsa Dancers Monthly Social on the 3rd Saturday of the month. We have a dance workshop at 930 pm and Social dancing begins at 10:30 pm. Come out and join us

The Institution @ Waterworks
Feb 16 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 17 @ 2:15 am
The Institution @ Waterworks | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Join us every Saturday night for the finest in alternative 80s dance music from The Cure and Depeche Mode, to Joy Division and Siouxsie & the Banshees. We even throw in some Beastie Boys, Operation Ivy, Yazoo, New Order, the Smiths, and Ministry, oh and David Bowie, and Love & Rockets, and, well, you get the point. Come for the great drinks and music and stay for the excellent atmosphere and company.

Feb
18
Mon
Girls Can Be President! Day Camp @ The Oasis Center for Women and Girls
Feb 18 all-day

During our Girls Can Be President! Day Camp, the girls will learn about women’s history in U.S. presidential politics – with an emphasis on trailblazer Shirley Chisholm who conquered many historical firsts for women and African Americans in our country. Campers will then get to focus on what kind of president they’d like to be, and how they want to make a difference in the world. Registration closes February 4th.

Guided Tours in Florida’s Capital and the Forgotten Coast @ Tallahassee, Florida
Feb 18 all-day

 

Guided Driving and Walking Tours

Conducting the finest guided sight-seeing tours of Florida’s Capital City and the surrounding area including Thomasville, GA and the plantations. Tours can be extended to visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast where you will see white sandy beaches, pristine habitats, historic lighthouses, enchanting museums, and dine on the world famous Apalachicola Bay oysters and other seafood. Please see our reviews on TripAdvisor.

From seniors to students on educational field trips, we cater to visitors of all ages. Also great for convention and meeting attendees, newcomers getting acquainted with the area, your family and guests, as an add-on activity during Family Reunions, social clubs, and organization events. Inquire about our private cultural and heritage guided tours and our step-on-guide and itinerary planning services.

 

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