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The Little Prince
Presented by Making Light Productions (Online)
July 20 - August 18, 2020
 
 
Watch the Little Prince travel to new, magical worlds, including a lonely planet called Earth where he meets a confused aviator who narrates Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic story of their fantastical journey.
 
The Adventures of Lucas the Human
Presented by Monticello Acting & Dance Company at Downtown Monticello
July 24 - 25, 2020
 
 
 
Experience The Adventures of Lucas the Human, an original play featuring music by Benjamin Britten and Abigail Boyd. Reservations are recommended since as outdoor seating is limited to 50 people at each performance.
 
Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden: Jason Taylor
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe
Friday, July 24, 2020
 
 
Come sit in the garden and enjoy local artist Jason Taylor along with housemade pimento cheese, crackers, and a beverage. Audiences everywhere become entranced by Jason's rich, soulful vocals and his musical style, which Jason describes as "a trip down country music memory lane." The performance will also be streamed on Facebook Live.
 
a d v e r t i s e m e n t
 
 
 
Artists Guild Exhibition
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
July 11 - August 29, 2020
 
 
The third Artists Guild installation of the year will include art in varied mediums from the nearly 60-member Guild, including new works from artist Thomas Friedman.

Note: Reservations required for viewings.
 
COCA Spotlight:
Janet Pichard
CEO of the Tallahassee Ballet 
 
   
 
 
Behind the Scenes with COCA:
Elvi Nichols
 
 
Learn more about Elvi Nichols here
See her Behind the Scenes feature on Facebook.
 
The complete series is on our website here.
Submit your own Behind the Scenes feature here.
 
COCA Workshops Online: Thursday 7-23, 5-6 pm
Join Erica Thaler, COCA's Communications and Marketing Manager for an online tour of COCA's www.TallahasseeArts.org. 
 
If you are an event producer, area artist, or run an arts/culture/history organization, sign up for a free virtual tour around COCA's site. In addition to learning the best practices to use the Tallahassee Arts Guide calendar features, you'll learn about our directory, newsletters, and promotional opportunities to tap into. There will be plenty of time for Erica to take questions. 
 
More info here.
 
John Lewis: Good Trouble
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society (Online)
July 3 - September 1, 2020
 
 
This film explores Georgia's representative John Lewis fighting for over 60 years for social activism, legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration. Watch Lewis's astonishing story of fighting for civil rights throughout his remarkable life. 
 
10 Year Anniversary Open Mic Initiative
Presented by 100 Thousand Poets for Change 
(Online)
Saturday, July 25, 2020 
 

Celebrate over ten years of working with poets and artists around the world for peace, justice, and sustainability. This virtual open mic will be open to the public. Readings will be scheduled on Zoom to accommodate the global community.
 
Summer Member Show: Loving the Local Life
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery
July 11 - August 29, 2020
 
 
Loving the Local Life is a member exhibition that reflects the members' love for the way of life in North Florida. This is the first exhibition show since the gallery's recent closure.
 
Leon Hicks: Aligned
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery (Online)
July 10 - August 30, 2020
 

See a new solo art exhibition by internationally-esteemed artist and Tallahassee local, Leon Hicks. Over the last 50 years, Hicks has earned a reputation as an expert printmaker, dedicated educator, and patron to the arts. His latest show, Aligned, is available for viewing online as a virtual exhibition.
 
 
Intro to Improv with Tamara Rozofsky
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company (Online)
Thursday, July 23, 2020 
 
 
Join local writer, performer, and storyteller Tamara Rozosky, graduate of The Second City's Sketch Writing and Conservatory programs, in this one-hour refresher on the Basics of Improv. Workshop requires access to a Zoom account and a computer with a functioning webcam and microphone.
 
Lone Star
Presented by Monticello Opera House
July 18 - August 1, 2020
 
 
This play takes place in the cluttered backyard of a small-town Texas bar. Roy, a brawny, macho type who had once been a local high-school hero, is back in town after a hitch in Vietnam and trying to re-establish his position in the community.
 
 
Community Resources 
 
 
     
COCA Classifieds: Info for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals, including COVID-19 resources (funding and workshops). Classifieds are listed on the Tallahassee Arts Guide newsletter and there is a Classifieds newsletter every Thursday. Update your email preferences here.
 
 
 
 
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CAMPS

Me & My American Girl Doll Sewing Camp
Presented by The Couture Seamstress at The Couture Seamstress Sewing Academy
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

Advanced Guitar Camp
Presented by Music Lessons Express at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

Rising Stars Camp (Ages 5-7) "Once Upon a Time"
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

Girls Can Do Anything! Camp
Presented by The Oasis Center for Women & Girls at The Oasis Center for Women and Girls
Jun 01, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

The Bardlings 2020 Summer Intensive
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 22, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

Intermediate Guitar Camp
Presented by Music Lessons Express at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 25, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020

Firefly Pottery Summer Camps 2020
Presented by Firefly Pottery at Firefly Pottery
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Mainstage Camp (Ages 8 and up) "Rise Up: An American Showcase"
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Around the World - LeMoyne Arts Online Summer Camp
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 01, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020

Tallahassee Museum Summer Camp 2020
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at Tallahassee Museum
Jun 01, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020

Tots and Trails Summer Camp
Presented by Tots and Trails at North-side community center
Jun 01, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020

Virtual Summer Camp
Presented by Mission San Luis at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 15, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

DANCE

The Tallahassee Ballet Performance Fridays
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 26, 2020 - Sep 06, 2020

FESTIVALS

Downtown Market Tallahassee Saturdays 2020
Presented by Tallahassee Downtown at Tallahassee Downtown Marketplace
Jul 11, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020

FILM

Marona's Fantastic Tale
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 19, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

The Tobacconist
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 30, 2020 - Jul 30, 2020

Clementine
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 08, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Yourself and Yours
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 12, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 11, 2020 - Aug 11, 2020

Flannery
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 17, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020

Days of the Whale
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 24, 2020 - Aug 24, 2020

John Lewis: Good Trouble
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 03, 2020 - Sep 01, 2020

HISTORY & HERITAGE

History in Your Hands Historical Map
Presented by Leon County Government at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 16, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Virtual Tours of The Grove Museum
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Thomasville's Historic Walking and Driving Tour
Presented by Thomasville Visitors Center at Thomasville Visitors Center and Municipal Auditorium
May 06, 2020 - May 31, 2021

KIDS

Animal Tales' Animal Show - Leon County Library Virtual Summer Programming
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Jul 20, 2020

The Museum of Florida History's 2020 Summer Reading Program
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 09, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Virtual Story Time with the Leon County Public Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 18, 2020 - Jun 17, 2021

Virtual Baby Time at the Leon County Public Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 18, 2021

Virtual Sing-Along with the Leon County Public Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 21, 2021

Virtual Story Time with the Leon County Public Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 23, 2020 - Jun 22, 2021

MUSIC

Facebook Live Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden - Jason Taylor
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe at Facebook Live
May 15, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

TSO at Home
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 23, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

THEATRE & LITERATURE

100 Thousand Poets for Change 10 Year Anniversary Open Mic Initiative
Presented by 100 Thousand Poets for Change at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 25, 2020

The Adventures of Lucas the Human
Presented by Monticello Acting & Dance Co. at Field between Rancho Grande and the Downtown Club, Downtown Monticello, FL
Jul 24, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020

Lone Star
Presented by Monticello Opera House at Monticello Opera House
Jul 18, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020

Story Walk Thomasville
Presented by Thomas County Public Library at Paradise Park
Jul 01, 2020 - Jan 01, 2021

School's Out Story Time - Online
Presented by NRM Performance Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2021

The Ethermage Saga by David Ekrut
Presented by Author Dr. David Ekrut at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - May 31, 2021

The Little Prince
Presented by Making Light Productions at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 18, 2020 - Jul 17, 2022

VISUAL ART

Color of Light: Retrospective & New Works of Marina Brown
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jun 25, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Christine Black - Summer Season
Presented by Live Oak Gallery at Live Oak Gallery
Jul 01, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Paws, Claws, Wings & Scales
Presented by The Joe Center for the Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 02, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020

"Text & Testimony" Drawings by Marina Brown
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
Jul 10, 2020 - Aug 10, 2020

Recollection - Landscapes Art Exhibit
Presented by Colquitt County Arts Center at Colquitt County Arts Center
Jul 14, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

Healing Streams - Myra Hurst Art Exhibit
Presented by Colquitt County Arts Center at Colquitt County Arts Center
Jul 14, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

Doell West: Fanciful Spaces. Reservations are required!
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jul 11, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020

Gadsden Arts Artists Guild Exhibition #3 for 2020
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jul 11, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020

"Loving the Local Life" at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Jul 11, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020

Aligned
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 10, 2020 - Aug 30, 2020

Tallahassee Senior Center for the Arts Online Gallery
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 18, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

The Wiregrass Gallery Co-op Grand Re-Opening
Presented by The Wiregrass Gallery Co-op at The Wiregrass Gallery Co-op
Jun 19, 2020 - Sep 01, 2020

Creative Tallahassee - Online
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at COCA Online Gallery
Jul 01, 2020 - Sep 14, 2020

Salute To Essential Workers
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
May 18, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020

The 2020 Collection Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 04, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Painting figures in a landscape
Presented by Natalia Andreeva Art Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 09, 2020 - Jul 23, 2020

Beginning Violin Classes
Presented by Tallahassee Homeschool String Orchestra at Thomasville Road Baptist Church
Jun 08, 2020 - Jul 23, 2020

String Chamber Music Classes
Presented by Tallahassee Homeschool String Orchestra at Thomasville Road Baptist Church
Jun 08, 2020 - Jul 23, 2020

Summer 2020 Workshop Series: Intro to Improv with Tamara Rozofsky
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 23, 2020

The Tallahassee Ballet Star Wars Dance Camp
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet School
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

The Tallahassee Ballet Princess Dance Camp
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet School
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

Tallahassee Genealogical Society virtual monthly meeting - Researching Women in Archives
Presented by Tallahassee Genealogical Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 26, 2020

Jazz Technique ONLINE
Presented by Ms Mary Roberts LLC at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 07, 2020 - Jul 28, 2020

Music Theater Jazz - Online
Presented by Ms Mary Roberts LLC at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 07, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020

Beginner Showgirl
Presented by Ms Mary Roberts LLC at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 07, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020

Teen Programs - Leon County Library Virtual Summer Programming
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 04, 2020 - Jul 30, 2020

Make Galaxy Slime with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Paper Chromatography with Liana
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Clouds with Christina
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 03, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Proper Hand Washing with Christina
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Bioplastic Bouncy Balls with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 10, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Ice Fishing with Liana
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 14, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Build a Density Tower with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX Movie Monday: Wild Oceans
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: "Saving Salila's Turtle"
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX Movie Monday: The Water Brothers
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Secret Messages in Invisible Ink with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

May the Fourth Be With You! Star Wars Day
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
May 04, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Kitchen Chemistry: Tie Dye with Food
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
May 07, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Mariana Becomes a Butterfly
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
May 13, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Make a Hand Pollinator
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
May 13, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX & Activity: Dinosaurs Alive!
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
May 22, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Kitchen Chemistry: Making Salt Dough
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
May 29, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX & Activity: Mummies
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 04, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Kwame's Sound
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 10, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Build a Homemade Drum
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 10, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Build a Homemade Sundial with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 15, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX & Activity: Dream Big
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 18, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Free Online Art Workshop for Kids
Presented by FAMU Arch Assistant Professor at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 14, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Wacky Birds - Paper Mache Workshop
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 17, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Online Belly Dance Beginner Class
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020

Sketch Book
Presented by Natalia Andreeva Art Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 16, 2020 - Aug 06, 2020

Monday Evening Creating with Clay
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jun 22, 2020 - Aug 10, 2020

Tuesday Morning Creating with Clay
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jun 23, 2020 - Aug 11, 2020

Wednesday Evening Creating with Clay
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jun 24, 2020 - Aug 12, 2020

Thursday Evening Creating with Clay
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jun 25, 2020 - Aug 13, 2020

IMAX & Activity: National Parks Adventure
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 04, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Paulo's Parachute Mission
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 23, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Design a Parachute
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 23, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Yi Min's Great Wall
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 06, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Design a Bridge
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 06, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

IMAX & Activity: Apollo 11: First Steps Edition
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 17, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Leif Catches the Wind
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 22, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Design a Windmill
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 22, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

Beginner Basics of Art
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 14, 2020 - Sep 01, 2020

Acrylic and Mixed Media Online with Robin Gray
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 16, 2020 - Sep 03, 2020

Online Drawing
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 20, 2020 - Sep 07, 2020

Online Oil Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 21, 2020 - Sep 08, 2020

Online Acrylic Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 22, 2020 - Sep 09, 2020

Rags2Bags/Sustainable Tallahassee Cloth Mask Dropoff & Kit Pick-Up Continues
Presented by Sustainable Tallahassee at Manna Cottage, Faith Presbyterian Church
Jul 01, 2020 - Dec 24, 2020

 

 

 
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