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Florida’s Emancipation is May 20 not June 19: Here’s Why

Florida’s Emancipation is May 20 not June 19: Here’s Why

Source: Spady Museum E-newsletter In today’s world, news of a single event can be transmitted across the planet in seconds. This was not the case in April 1865, as...

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Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Honors Valiant Women

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum Honors Valiant Women

Celebrating Women’s History Month March 2021 Theme: “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced” Each year, March is designated Women’s History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month...

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Gifford Historical Museum and Cultural Center teaches Black history

Gifford Historical Museum and Cultural Center teaches Black history

GIFFORD – Jonnie Mae Perry, the executive director of the Gifford Historical Museum and Cultural Center, seems to know everything about the history of Gifford and the people who...

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Blanchard House Museum Creates Black History Month Daily Announcements

Blanchard House Museum Creates Black History Month Daily Announcements

The Blanchard House Museum is providing our school district with an African American history moment each school day in February. All are welcome to share this information with schools,...

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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event Goes Virtual for 2021, but Messages of Service and Support Remain Consistent

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event Goes Virtual for 2021, but Messages of Service and Support Remain Consistent

(Delray Beach, FL – January 22, 2021) – Every year, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum welcomes hundreds to enjoy music, performances and presentations that honor the legacy of Dr....

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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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