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Tallahassee Arts Guide

 
Featured Events
 
The 2020 Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit Online
 
 
COCA (Online)
November 18 - February 9, 2021
 
The Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibition 2020 Online will showcase youthful talent and imagination through K-12 student artwork. Elementary, middle and high school art teachers submit work on behalf of their students for the show. The entries represent numerous different area public and private schools. The dedication and professionalism of our area art teachers is evident in the quality of the student artwork on display and the exhibition is always stunning.
 
 
Swingin’ In Conversation:
A Talk with Terence Blanchard
 
 
Jazz is Love (Online)
Thursday, November 19, 2020
 
Hosts Wayne Winborne and Scotty Barnhart will welcome Terence Blanchard, globally renowned jazz trumpeter and composer, for a virtual discussion. There will be some music and laughs as they explore Terence’s life and his music.
 
 
In A Vivid Light:
Paintings By Julie Bowland
 
 
Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, GA
Through January 6, 2021
 
See over 40 colorful paintings representing Florida springs, marshes, rivers, and seas; Georgia hills, rivers, and marshes; the high desert of Utah, coastal and inland California; and tropical Hawaii are on exhibit in a variety of media, including oil, encaustics, pastels and watercolors.
 
 
Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees
 
 
The Joe Center for the Arts
November 20 - December 12, 2020
 
Celebrate 12 days of holiday cheer with beautiful trees, a silent auction, and fun-filled activities. Music by local groups and choirs will perform to liven the festive spirit.
 
 
Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams
 
 
Tallahassee Film Society (Online)
November 20 - December 30, 2020
 
Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in the 100th Annual Koshien, Japan’s wildly popular national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include U.S. baseball star Shohei Ohtani and former Yankee Hideki Matsui.
 
 
A (Mini) Midsummer Night's Dream
 
 
Southern Shakespeare Company
at Goodwood Museum
November 21 - 22, 2020
 
Experience an original one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Featuring beautiful costumes, original music, and comedy hijinks, this open-air production is the perfect opportunity to bring the whole family out.
 
 
Meet & Greet with Randy Brienen
 
 
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Saturday, November 21, 2020
 
Make a reservation to meet artist Randy Brienen. The artist will be touring his exhibition Atmospheres during two visit times.
 
 
Historical Black Churches in Leon & Gadsden Counties: Institution Building in the 19th Century
 
 
Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU
Ongoing
 
In its mission to collect and preserve African-American history and culture in the southeastern U.S., the Black Archives presents new additions to its African American Life & Culture gallery.
 
 
Featured Workshop: Mosaic Tiles
 
 
Tallahassee Clay Arts
Through November 21, 2020
 
Create a mosaic piece using your own custom ceramic tiles. This two-day workshop will help you design tiles in clay to make a mosaic work of art. The finished piece is ideal for a backsplash or table top.
 
 
COCA Spotlight
 
Veronica Hernandez
Photographer
Photographer Veronica Hernandez does not fear sand nor flying bugs when it comes to capturing the perfect angle.
 
She has crouched and rolled in the beaches at the St. Mark’s Lighthouse for a friend’s engagement photoshoot, and despite leaving itchy and full of bites, found the end result to be completely worth it.
 
Truthfully, Hernadez is a master of poses no matter the environment. She completed her yoga teacher training last month. She enjoys not only taking photos of her fellow yogis, but also uses her knowledge of the physical, somatic practice to help her clients capture their best selves on film...
 
Read the complete article written by COCA for the Tallahassee Democrat.
 
Creativity Persists
 
Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group
Music charity aims to be a ‘Warrior’ for young people and artists
This year has not been kind to many, least of all it seems to The Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group. Their journey to opening their doors has been fraught with growing pains. The nonprofit got off the ground in January 2018 thanks to the vision of founder Christopher Godwin.
 
His dream of hosting live music performances to raise money for at-risk youth programming became a reality when Alicia Kilman came on board as executive director. Together, they took nine months to renovate the “The Riverfront” building overlooking the Ochlockonee river, now known as “The Warrior on the River...”
 
Read the complete article written by COCA for the Tallahassee Democrat.
 
More COCA Newsletters
 
 
Every Thursday, "COCA Classifieds" provides arts industry Info including calls to artists, professional development, funding resources, and more. View all listings here.
 
Check out the 11/12/20 issue here with community updates, calls to artists, and other funding sources. Reminder: Leon CARES non-profit portal closes on Friday!
 
 
On the first Tuesday of every month, COCA's "Arts in Education" newsletter has resources for teachers, students, caregivers and arts advocates.
 
View the November issue here.
 
Upcoming Industry Events
 
 
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7-8 PM on Facebook and YouTube: more info here!
With guest artists Quincie Hamby, Erica Passage, and Sue Stelzmann
 
12 Ways to Support the Arts: Week Five
 
 
COCA knows that the arts inspire us, now more than ever. Here are 12 ways you can support the arts in our community - right now! Week Five: Advertise
 
Get your message out to a responsive audience of over 13,000 arts enthusiants - ermail erica@tallahasseearts.org to learn more!
 
a d v e r t i s e m e n t
 
CAMPS
 
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Nov 20, 2020
 
 
FESTIVALS
 
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Thomasville Center for the Arts
Nov 21, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Downtown at Tallahassee Downtown Marketplace
Jul 11, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020
 
Presented by The Joe Center for the Arts at The Joe Center For The Arts
Nov 20, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
 
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse (Carrabelle Lighthouse Association)
Nov 07, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020
 
 
FILM
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 09, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 27, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 30, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 30, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 20, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 20, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020
 
 
HISTORY & HERITAGE
 
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 18, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Government at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 17, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Mission San Luis at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 07, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020
 
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020
 
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020
 
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Mar 01, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020
 
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Mar 02, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Government at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 16, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
 
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
 
Presented by Thomasville Visitors Center at Thomasville Visitors Center and Municipal Auditorium
May 06, 2020 - May 31, 2021
 
Presented by Spring House Institute at Spring House
Oct 13, 2020 - Oct 12, 2021
 
 
KIDS
 
Presented by Music Lessons Express at Gentle Hands Tallahassee Playspace
Sep 14, 2020 - Dec 14, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 02, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 18, 2020 - Jun 17, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 18, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 23, 2020 - Jun 22, 2021
 
 
MUSIC
 
Presented by The Wine House on Market St at The Wine House on Market St
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by Jazz Is Love at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by The Wine House on Market St at The Wine House on Market Street
Nov 20, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Bach Parley at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 27, 2020 - Dec 13, 2020
 
Presented by Burlap Productions & U•LOT Records at Doctors Without Borders online
Sep 03, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Youth Orchestras at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 18, 2020 - Feb 01, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 23, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at The Warrior on the River Theater of the Performing Arts
Oct 09, 2020 - May 28, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at The Warrior on the River Theater of the Performing Arts
Oct 10, 2020 - May 29, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at Online/Virtual Space
Aug 01, 2020 - Aug 01, 2021
 
 
THEATRE & LITERATURE
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 20, 2020 - Nov 17, 2020
 
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 16, 2020 - Nov 18, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 20, 2020
 
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Nov 21, 2020 - Nov 22, 2020
 
Presented by Theatre TCC! at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 20, 2020 - Dec 05, 2020
 
Presented by NRMPerformance at NRM Performance
Aug 04, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
 
Presented by Thomas County Public Library at Paradise Park
Jul 01, 2020 - Jan 01, 2021
 
Presented by NRM Performance Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2021
 
Presented by Author Dr. David Ekrut at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - May 31, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 18, 2020 - Jul 17, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Cascades Park
Sep 27, 2020 - Sep 27, 2022
 
 
VISUAL ART
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at COCA Online Gallery
Sep 16, 2020 - Nov 16, 2020
 
Presented by College of Fine Arts at FSU at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 18, 2020
 
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 18, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by Firehouse Arts Center at Firehouse Arts Center
Nov 21, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Nov 21, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 05, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020
 
Presented by Pines & Palms: The Georgia-Florida Artists Association at Thomas County Public Library
Aug 28, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Nov 10, 2020 - Nov 28, 2020
 
Presented by Wiregrass Gallery at Wiregrass Art Gallery
Nov 01, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Nurseries at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 01, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and Art at Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and Art
Nov 03, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at Fine Art Galley at TCC
Oct 08, 2020 - Dec 03, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 25, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 18, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 25, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
 
Presented by Colquitt County Arts Center at Colquitt County Arts Center
Nov 06, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Oct 31, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020
 
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
Oct 30, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020
 
Presented by Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts at Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts
Nov 10, 2020 - Jan 06, 2021
 
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Nov 06, 2020 - Jan 10, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Oct 28, 2020 - Jan 25, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at COCA Online Gallery
Nov 18, 2020 - Feb 09, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 04, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 18, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 18, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 18, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
 
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 28, 2020 - Nov 16, 2020
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 30, 2020 - Nov 18, 2020
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 30, 2020 - Nov 18, 2020
 
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Thomasville Center for the Arts
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 01, 2020 - Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by College of Fine Arts at FSU at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2020
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 02, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020
 
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Union Art Center
Oct 12, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020
 
Presented by River's Edge Apalachicola, LLC at The Gallery At River's Edge Apalachicola
Nov 18, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 19, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
 
Presented by Tallahassee Clay Arts at Tallahassee Clay Arts Studio
Nov 07, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
 
Presented by Pines & Palms: The Georgia-Florida Artists Association at Pines & Palm’s La Cubana Art Space on the Vashti Campus
Nov 20, 2020 - Nov 22, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 02, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 25, 2020 - Dec 11, 2020
 
Presented by Sustainable Tallahassee at Manna Cottage, Faith Presbyterian Church
Nov 05, 2020 - Feb 25, 2021
 
Presented by Cabin Hill Music at Cabin Hill Music Studio
Mar 23, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
 
Presented by We Can Speak-Podemos Hablar Toastmasters Club at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 14, 2020 - Mar 29, 2021
 
Submit to the Tallahassee Arts Guide
 
For consideration in the weekly Tallahassee Arts Guide weekly email, events must be listed on www.tallahasseearts.org by FRIDAY of the previous week.
 
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COCA's programs are sponsored in part by the City of Tallahassee, Leon County, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.