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Between The World And Me

Between The World And Me

If you were to ask me to categorize HBO’s adaptation of author Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me – his poignant, poetic reflection on the glories and struggles of...

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Althemese Barnes Retiring from the John G. Riley Center & Museum

Althemese Barnes Retiring from the John G. Riley Center & Museum

10/29/2020 Retiring from Riley Center/Museum – Founder and Executive Director to Emeritus. Dr. Aron Myers is stepping in to lead the organization. Thanks everyone for your support through the...

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Who are the Women of Jazz? Spady Museum Answers with New Exhibit

Who are the Women of Jazz? Spady Museum Answers with New Exhibit

“Jazz: The Joan Cartwright Collection” opens Sept. 23, 2020 Delray Beach, Fla. – September 16, 2020 – When speaking of jazz, most think of jazz legends as male. Dr....

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Spady Museum to Receive $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

Spady Museum to Receive $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

SPADY MUSEUM TO RECEIVE $50K FROM NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS FOR SUPPORT DURING PANDEMIC-RELATED PAUSE IN PROGRAMS Delray Beach, FL – July 23, 2020 – The Spady Cultural...

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Blanchard House Museum new virtual exhibit – PANDEMIC

Blanchard House Museum new virtual exhibit – PANDEMIC

Blanchard House Museum is proud to post its new virtual exhibit, PANDEMIC. » CLICK HERE to View

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Emancipation Day 2020

Emancipation Day 2020

 This video gives Emancipation Day greetings and information about the holiday. Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation For many years at the Emancipation Day celebration, Mr. Brian Bibeau has...

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Frenchtown Historical Markers Unveiling Video

Frenchtown Historical Markers Unveiling Video

 The City of Tallahassee and John G. Riley Center/Museum unveiled the Frenchtown Historical Marker Trail on Nov. 8, 2019. The nine markers that comprise the trail tell the...

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DAR National Medal of Honor presented to Clifton Lewis

DAR National Medal of Honor presented to Clifton Lewis

The DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) National Medal of Honor was presented today and it was one of those out of this world events. This Bartow chapter was...

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Althemese Barnes featured on Tallahassee Inspired

Althemese Barnes featured on Tallahassee Inspired

In this episode of Tallahassee Inspired, follow the inspiring life and work of Althemese Barnes with the John G. Riley Center and Museum. View the video below.

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New Book: The Bomb Heard Around the World

New Book: The Bomb Heard Around the World

In ‘1951 America’ terrorism was homegrown. There were no battles fought on American soil. Yet there were twelve bombings targeting black Americans, Catholics, and Jews in “Jim Crow” Florida....

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