News and Events

    Civil Rights in the Sunshine State

    The Museum of Florida History presents Civil Rights in the Sunshine State from November 7, 2014 through April 5, 2015 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The special exhibition explores the history of the civil rights movement in Florida through artifacts, archival images, film footage, and oral histories to educate visitors about Florida’s significant contributions to the civil rights movement. 


    Poetry Out Loud Teacher Registration

    The Florida Poetry Out Loud State Finals will be held on February 28 in Tallahassee. This program encourages Florida's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. The contest helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.


    Black History Month

    In celebration of Black History Month, which lasts through the month of February, Florida artist George Miller has been chosen as the featured artist, and his artwork is on view in the R.A. Gray Building lobby. Additionally, all K-3 students in the state of Florida are invited to participate in Governor Rick Scott's Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest.



      Contact Information

      Mailing Address
      Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
      R.A. Gray Building
      500 South Bronough Street
      Tallahassee, Florida 32399

      Physical Address
      Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
      329 North Meridian Street
      Tallahassee, Florida 32301

      Phone: 850-245-6470
      Fax: 850-245-6454