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    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. 

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    Convening Culture 2015

    Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. proudly presents Convening Culture 2015: Building a Healthier Florida through Arts and Culture on February 8 and 9 in Orlando. From sessions on arts and healthcare initiatives to roundtables on sustaining a healthy funding environment, this statewide cultural conference will provide many ways for participants to engage and explore these topics. 

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    Poetry Out Loud Teacher Registration

    Florida teachers interested in having their school participate in the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest may review classroom materials, poems, instructions and other resources. To initiate a Poetry Out Loud program, contact the State Program Coordinator to receive the Poetry Out Loud Teachers Guide and register your school by December 30.

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    Artwork by Mally Khorasantchi in the 22nd Floor Capitol Gallery

    Florida Artist Mally Khorasantchi is interested in how nature exhibits both chaos and calm, constantly evident on micro, macro and universal levels, seemingly at odds and without purpose. Newly discovered species, natural and manmade adaptations and renewal, and a growing awareness for global sustainability are reflected in her artwork now on view in the 22nd Floor Capitol Gallery.

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      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 32308

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